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Topic # 116458 29-Apr-2013 19:33
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So, I got the latest and greatest Galaxy today from 2degrees, but I've got a problem - there is no notification sound on SMS.  It doesn't matter if I turn sound off and on; the speaker works; notifications happen for other things (gChat, for instance), just nothing for SMS (vibrate works if I turn it on).

Any one else having this problem?

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  Reply # 807643 29-Apr-2013 19:39
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there is an S4 owners thread that may get you a quicker answer

Have you checked the settings in the messaging app or just in the system settings, also need to check that you have the volume slider up for notifications.





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  Reply # 807648 29-Apr-2013 19:50
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Yup checked all that.  This ain't my first Galaxy..

Where is this S4 owners forum you speak of?  I've not found one and it's not for trying.
Or are you saying I should sign up to yet another site that I'll probably only use once?  (Ie, it's not here?)

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  Reply # 807650 29-Apr-2013 20:00
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jnawk: Yup checked all that.  This ain't my first Galaxy..

Where is this S4 owners forum you speak of?  I've not found one and it's not for trying.
Or are you saying I should sign up to yet another site that I'll probably only use once?  (Ie, it's not here?)


http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=114463

ok well wasn't sure if you had or not hence asking





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  Reply # 807651 29-Apr-2013 20:02
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Is it the default SMS program that came with phone or have you installed another one?



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  Reply # 807677 29-Apr-2013 20:39
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jeffnz:
jnawk: Yup checked all that.  This ain't my first Galaxy..

Where is this S4 owners forum you speak of?  I've not found one and it's not for trying.
Or are you saying I should sign up to yet another site that I'll probably only use once?  (Ie, it's not here?)


http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=114463

ok well wasn't sure if you had or not hence asking



Hmm..    Thread.  With 31 pages already.   Sounds like a way to waste an evening!  (I browsed that first; it's full of people drooling and salivating, and whining about being on back order...)






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  Reply # 807678 29-Apr-2013 20:39
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mrtoken: Is it the default SMS program that came with phone or have you installed another one?


Default.  I'm going to try a factory reset, but given the thing is brand new today, I don't really see what difference that'll make.

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  Reply # 807679 29-Apr-2013 20:43
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are you having a bad day!

I suggested the thread as it is the S4 owners thread regardless of what is in it and if every time someone has a glitch they started up a new thread it would be chaos on here trying to keep up.




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  Reply # 807682 29-Apr-2013 20:46
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Maybe having a samsung forum as well as an android one. considering how popular they are. These s2, s3 and s4 threads get huge and unusable in terms of finding any useful information on them.



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  Reply # 807685 29-Apr-2013 20:50
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jnawk:
mrtoken: Is it the default SMS program that came with phone or have you installed another one?


Default.  I'm going to try a factory reset, but given the thing is brand new today, I don't really see what difference that'll make.


Memo to self (and to others) - unlike the S2 and S3, the S4 factory reset nukes user data too.

Incidentally, the SMS has notification sounds. 

_sigh_


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  Reply # 807713 29-Apr-2013 21:51
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Guys, chill out before you end up getting a warning/banned.


jnawk: Incidentally, the SMS has notification sounds. 

_sigh_



Does that mean you resolved the issue?




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  Reply # 807714 29-Apr-2013 21:52
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in the past - S&^% happens aye

today - Samsung happens!

glad you fixed it but interesting to know it deletes everything - probably coz the data is now saved in internal SD rather than application partition like in the s2 that I have :p

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  Reply # 807716 29-Apr-2013 21:53
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Bitchiness removed, issue sorted so locked.

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  Reply # 838813 18-Jun-2013 17:40
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Spent many frustrating hours on the phone w/tech experts...only suggestion they had was to do a factory reset...was not acceptable to me. Only had phone for 1 week ; [ I finally think I figured it out. Go to applications. Find Auto Text Reply App. Uninstall it. I NOW HAVE SOUND W/INCOMING TEXT ;) Good Luck. Hope this works for u ;)

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  Reply # 839163 19-Jun-2013 11:15
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You could try my app

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=smsinterceptor.com

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  Reply # 839567 19-Jun-2013 16:04
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Problem solved but Thank You!

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