Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | ... | 48
67 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 412178 2-Dec-2010 17:20 Send private message

Got a call from a friend saying he had sent me 3 TXT messages and he wondered why I hadn't replied, but the point was I had received no notification, either visual or audible that I had received a new TXT. When I went in to my Inbox, there they were, 1 x MMS followed by 2 x SMS.

I restarted the phone and all has been fine.

Subsequently, the same thing has just happened again, where I looked in my Inbox, had 1 x MMS and 1 x SMS and had received no visual or audible notification.

Is this happening to anyone else? Any help would be appreciated!

145 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 412191 2-Dec-2010 17:48 Send private message

All new message and missed call notifications should show as an icon next to your battery meter. Tapping in that area brings up a menu showing you how many you have waiting. A message box should pop up as well but this can be closed without noticing if you're in a hurry.

I find that the best way to manage these notifications is to put the pre-installed Notification widget on the main homescreen. This does a fantastic job of displaying anything you've missed and giving you an easy way to manage them. Highly recommended.

265 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 412194 2-Dec-2010 17:58 Send private message

Does anyone know how long the 'expected' lifespan set by the commerce commision on devices like this is?

1181 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 9

Trusted

  Reply # 412230 2-Dec-2010 19:28 Send private message

That would be a question for the Commerce Commission ;)

Nokia has a standard 12 month manufacturers warranty, Vodafone include a further 12 months on top of that, so 24 months in total.


67 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 412232 2-Dec-2010 19:38 Send private message

nikrolls: All new message and missed call notifications should show as an icon next to your battery meter. Tapping in that area brings up a menu showing you how many you have waiting. A message box should pop up as well but this can be closed without noticing if you're in a hurry.

I find that the best way to manage these notifications is to put the pre-installed Notification widget on the main homescreen. This does a fantastic job of displaying anything you've missed and giving you an easy way to manage them. Highly recommended.


Hi Nick, thank you for your reply. With respect, I have been a faithful Nokia user since 1997. I am all to aware of the message logo on the side of the battery, so my apologies if I wasn't clear enough, but let me reiterate, there is absolutely no audible OR visual notification of the message either arriving or being in my inbox. Just to clarify once again, this has only happened twice and both times when i have received an MMS. Any subsequent message text or mms that arrives, sets off no notification. In order to fix this I need to read the messages, restart my phone and then any new txt messages came through normally, with the normal notifications. Until, of course, I receive an MMS.......and it all happens again. Happy to answer any questions you may have.

179 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 7


  Reply # 412383 3-Dec-2010 09:36 Send private message

Starplay: Does anyone know how long the 'expected' lifespan set by the commerce commision on devices like this is?


I would say manufacturers warranty would probably be the maximum length.

Does anyone expect an LCD to last as long as the CRT's our parents had? (I think the Phillips something my folks had lasted 23 years)

And to be honest, mobile phones take a hammering. Some never turned off, humid pockets, sharp knocks etc etc.

265 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 412694 3-Dec-2010 23:41 Send private message

BrentR: Nokia has a standard 12 month manufacturers warranty, Vodafone include a further 12 months on top of that, so 24 months in total.



Wow... Thats pretty good really.... 24 months... I know my phones get a little bit of abuse over the years...

1875 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 412768 4-Dec-2010 10:58 Send private message

nikrolls: All new message and missed call notifications should show as an icon next to your battery meter. Tapping in that area brings up a menu showing you how many you have waiting. A message box should pop up as well but this can be closed without noticing if you're in a hurry.

I find that the best way to manage these notifications is to put the pre-installed Notification widget on the main homescreen. This does a fantastic job of displaying anything you've missed and giving you an easy way to manage them. Highly recommended.


Do you know when (if) a fix is on the way to process calendar invites (Accept/Decline/Tentative). The invite has an icon indicating it is a calendar item, but there is no button to process it?!?

145 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 412840 4-Dec-2010 17:57 Send private message

Definitely a high priority. I'm not sure exactly when but I have been told to look out for them early next year. I assume it will be at a similar time to the portrait QWERTY and half-screen keyboard updates mentioned at the Symbian conference which were also slated for early 2011.

1875 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 412856 4-Dec-2010 18:50 Send private message

cool, I can survive until then (not a lot of meetings to attend at this time of year). "half-screen keyboard" will that provide the funtionality currently in WM6?

145 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 412895 4-Dec-2010 22:19 Send private message

As far as I can tell it will provide a keyboard that doesn't take up the whole screen like the current one does. This is already available for programmers if they want to use it (see the 3.06 Ovi Maps beta) but I would say this update will make it default across the OS.

As I'm not on the development team I'm making an assumption going by the half-screen keyboard already available for programmers and the term 'half-screen keyboard' mentioned in the Symbian conference.

1875 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 414035 7-Dec-2010 14:12 Send private message

"Mail for Exchange" has stopped synchronising (OWA tests fine through WebMail and RPM/HTTP) but presents no message indicating that it cannot synch, any hints as to where the diagnostic logs may be for this?

ps. anyone considering an N8 should wait until we see what we get in Jan update as there as many many beta issues (unless you simply can't wait to get a great camera with an incomplete smartphone attached).

1875 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 414036 7-Dec-2010 14:13 Send private message

nikrolls: As far as I can tell it will provide a keyboard that doesn't take up the whole screen like the current one does. This is already available for programmers if they want to use it (see the 3.06 Ovi Maps beta) but I would say this update will make it default across the OS.

As I'm not on the development team I'm making an assumption going by the half-screen keyboard already available for programmers and the term 'half-screen keyboard' mentioned in the Symbian conference.


Will the updated virtual keyboard work in a similar fashion to a BlueTooth keyboard?

265 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 414083 7-Dec-2010 15:41 Send private message

I feel like a kid in a candy shop now!!!!

Just got home from picking up my N8.... I got the last one in store and had to fight off some lady at the desk to get in first...

YAY

67 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 414085 7-Dec-2010 15:47 Send private message

I highly recommend installing Swype. It's in the Ovi store officially for the N8 now. It makes using the landscape keyboard much faster.

1 | ... | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | ... | 48
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic








Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new jobs are posted to our jobs board:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Forms of government for New Zealand
Created by charsleysa, last reply by KiwiNZ on 20-Apr-2014 18:55 (120 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
Created by DS248, last reply by Sideface on 17-Apr-2014 17:28 (735 replies)
Pages... 47 48 49


why does the tax payer have to pay for the prince and princess' 6 star holiday?
Created by joker97, last reply by Geektastic on 17-Apr-2014 15:49 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Naked Broadband, who's made the switch.
Created by Presso, last reply by richms on 20-Apr-2014 23:04 (31 replies)
Pages... 2 3


galaxy s4 now on 4.4.2
Created by nzrock, last reply by jeffnz on 20-Apr-2014 14:10 (59 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Whats the best wife friendly media centre?
Created by amorpeth, last reply by jonolynn on 19-Apr-2014 20:20 (14 replies)

Snap suffering Trans-Tasman congestion 18/04?
Created by Lias, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 19-Apr-2014 00:05 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Help ! Home business connection and VDSL dead. yikes.
Created by Scotsman, last reply by Scotsman on 17-Apr-2014 21:10 (26 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.