Alerts don't always work on iPhone 5

Discussion in 'iOS 6' started by lovedakota, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    So, I love my iPhone 5 but my text alerts aren't always working. My iPhone will just be sitting here and i'll look down and see that I have a few text messages that never made any sound. Does anyone else have this problem?
     
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    bradbrad1016

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    Yep, same problem, though I'm on an iPhone 4S. I've had multiple calls that haven't been alerted. It just shows up after the fact as a missed call and voicemail. Seems to me to be an iOS 6 problem. The "Sounds" settings in iOS 6 are confusing this go around, at least to me. Hopefully a fix will be issued soon.
     
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Yeah, I'm hoping for an update to fix this very soon! It really stinks to not get an alert when your having a conversation and not realize you got a reply until 30 min later :eek:
     
  4. macrumors member

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    I am having this problem to

    Do you think it might be a bug in the ios6?
     
  5. macrumors regular

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    I think this is a bug. I can't control my Ringtone Volume unless it's done through the Music App. My ringtone sounds, lock sounds, message sounds are tied to Music Volume and not Ringtone volume.
     
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    SAD*FACED*CLOWN

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    this is happening with Viber as well, sporadic missed calls but no ring or alert since upgrading to iOS6 with an iPhone 4
     
  7. macrumors 6502

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    I thought I was imagining this...

    But yes, I have the same problem.

    Random issues with sound.

    Another to add to the list of fsck-ups in IOS6.

    If only we could roll back.
    iOS6 upgrade was the biggest mistake I've made since owning my first iPhone.
    Next time I'm going to wait.

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