Double Alert Sound

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by captsanner295, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. captsanner295 macrumors member

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    #1
    Having this goofy thing happen. I am getting a double alert sounds for text messages. When it comes through it starts to go off then goes off again like two alerts on top of themselves. Anyone else getting this??
     
  2. danielsan26, Oct 26, 2011
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2011

    danielsan26 macrumors regular

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    #3
    I solved the problem...I realized that it was only giving me double alerts when people were sending me imessages instead of SMS. I had the setting of "allow confirmation of message received" off.

    On their end, they had the setting "Send over SMS if imessage fails" option on. I think what was going on was my phone was denying imessage confirmation, and they were re-sending as an SMS. My phone was merging the message (changed from "imessage" indication above the message to "SMS").

    After I turned on "allow confirmation of receipt," never had the double message again.
     
  3. danielsan26 macrumors regular

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