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#112650 16-Dec-2012 15:05
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My phone doesn't ring on incoming calls. I don't know that it ever has, as I receive so few calls.

The call is announced on screen and vibrate works, but the ringer doesn't sound.

I've checked that it's enabled, the volume is turned up and "Do Not Disturb" isn't enabled.

When I select a different ring tone the selected sample plays OK so the ringer itself works.

Is there something else I have overlooked?


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  #733170 16-Dec-2012 15:40
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Have you checked the silent switch on the top left side?

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  #733173 16-Dec-2012 15:53
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When you play music does it play out of the speaker?

Sometimes some lint gets stuck in the headphone jack causing this problem - suggest you plug in and remove several times to see if that helps.

The speaker unit on be replaced on the 4 easily but you need to check out these other potential issues first.

 
 
 
 


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  #733182 16-Dec-2012 16:28
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make sure your call isnt been screened , not sure on iphones , but it was the reason my phone never rang , the number was been screened. just a thought.




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  #733283 16-Dec-2012 21:30
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uglyb0b: Have you checked the silent switch on the top left side?


You might call yourself Ugly but your answers are beautiful.

I felt it had to be something simple and it was. That wretched switch.

RING  RING!

Thank you.

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  #733284 16-Dec-2012 21:32
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Epic.

Just epic.

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  #733305 16-Dec-2012 22:45
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Lol no worries, I've seen it catch a lot of people out.

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