Its been that way for years. There wasnt even an icon when you plug earphones into a Samsung A9 2018 (I dont use that phone now tho, since October I have been using a Samsung A51 5g and there is still no earphone icon.
Many thanks for your reply. My last phone was a note 8 and it was on there just wondering if I've missed it in the settings somewhere, do you know if there is an icon when Samsung Buds are connected to the 52?
I enjoy helping others with solutiobs to problems involving Samsung phones/tablets. My phones havent malfuntioned badly before (my old phones had a minlr issue with the camera but I think thats how it was made but I noticed it most after the first year of having it). I enjoy helping others and I like seeing people's opinions on technolgy