iPhone made loud 'cricket' sound all on it's own

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by mict1111, Sep 15, 2010.

  1. mict1111 macrumors newbie

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    There was nothing on the screen, just the sudden sound that sounded very much like a cricket getting louder and louder but with a few seconds of silence in between like a crazy ringer. But there were no calls, or alarms going off or coming in. I turned phone off. It did not happen again after turning phone on.

    Thoughts? I do not have any apps that make such noises nor ringers that sound like that.

    I guess I should add that it's a 3G, software up to date phone.

    Thanks
     
  2. chocobavits macrumors newbie

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    I used to have this happen every time i closed Guitar Toolkit. I think it is some kind of glitch with multitasking. I was using a 3gs jailbroken 4.0. I eventually restored my phone and rejailbroke it. I havent had it happen sense.
     
  3. mict1111 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    cricket sound on iPhone

    Actually, my phone was asleep on the table not being used. I thought there was a real frog or animal recording coming from the wall at first, but no...it was my phone - not running any apps or being used at all. And my phone is not cracked or hacked.
     
  4. Puce macrumors newbie

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    Add me to the list.
    Annoying chirp or cricket noise I think 2 to 4 times a day
    No notification, no alarm, only my well-know apps in the background

    Ipod 4Gen ios 4.3.5 NOT hacked
    Latest downloaded apps : ALmu GOLD, Spiceworks
     
  5. herofilo, Sep 26, 2011
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2011

    herofilo macrumors newbie

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    Mine (iPhone 3GS, iOS 4.2.1) started to behave the way you describe last Saturday, three days ago. Last Thursday, IIRC, I installed ALmu GOLD, so it may be related to this app.
    Now I have uninstalled it, to test whether I am right or not.
     
  6. Puce macrumors newbie

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    The cricket is gone

    I have removed Almu GOLD sunday evening.
    No cricket at all this monday.
    IT was certainly caused by this program and it does go away when WE remove Almu
     

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