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.



41 posts

Geek


Topic # 103291 3-Jun-2012 10:02 Send private message

I'm on 2degrees, and if someone leaves me a voicemail, I never get an alert on my phone that I have a new text message (from 2degrees, informing me of the voicemail), despite being sent a message which appears in my inbox if I manually open the messages folder.

This happens on both an HTC Desire and an iPhone 4s, using the same number but different SIM cards and both pre and post pay.

Any ideas how I can be alerted to new voicemails? I'm missing messages because I forget to manually check after getting a missed call.

Create new topic
2759 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 411

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 634971 3-Jun-2012 12:45 Send private message

Make sure you delete the old one after you look at it.




iPad Air + iPhone 5S + 2degrees 4tw!

These comments are my own and do not represent the opinions of 2degrees.



41 posts

Geek


  Reply # 634974 3-Jun-2012 12:52 Send private message

Hmm, thanks. I deleted the text message, and the voicemail, and did another test. After a few minutes delay, I did get a text message. Seems a strange setup, will have to test in real world use. How do texts get received but not alerted to?

2759 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 411

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 635005 3-Jun-2012 13:44 Send private message

I generally find at least on iOS that if you have one unread message already from a particular number then the next alert is a lot less obvious. You get the beep, but the alert message only shows you the first message. It's a bit annoying.




iPad Air + iPhone 5S + 2degrees 4tw!

These comments are my own and do not represent the opinions of 2degrees.

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 tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Does acupuncture work?
Created by timmmay, last reply by geekiegeek on 30-Jul-2014 13:48 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


New Mobile plans coming?
Created by nunasdream, last reply by Quibbler on 30-Jul-2014 23:10 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


2 x PS4s to give away. Geekzone members only.
Created by BigPipeNZ, last reply by rphenix on 30-Jul-2014 23:18 (66 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


2010 Honda Jazz, Suzuki Swift - which has higher maintenance cost?
Created by joker97, last reply by joker97 on 30-Jul-2014 17:40 (65 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Checking UHF aerial is working
Created by OnceBitten, last reply by B1GGLZ on 28-Jul-2014 21:49 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


VF, why you lie to me?
Created by kenkeniff, last reply by MadEngineer on 30-Jul-2014 22:05 (55 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Hierarchy of a mistake: Gerry Brownlee
Created by joker97, last reply by DonGould on 29-Jul-2014 21:57 (93 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


"keyless" keys - questions
Created by joker97, last reply by MadEngineer on 30-Jul-2014 22:02 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3



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.