Silent mode still rings?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Kev1000000, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. Kev1000000 macrumors member

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    Maybe I just dont know what im doing, but if I leave the ringer volume up, even if the switch is turned to silent, my phone still rings.

    What gives?
     
  2. pilotError macrumors 68020

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    My wife had the opposite, she had hers on ring and it stayed on silent.

    Somewhere in the settings menu, she found that it was still on silent, I would check in settings.
     
  3. Kev1000000 thread starter macrumors member

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    I've checked every setting :(
     
  4. jangler macrumors newbie

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    The ringer settings are confusing, I agree. I tinkered with them trying to find the silent/vibrating, but none of the combinations worked. I finally checked the little booklet and saw the picture describing the buttons on the iphone. The rectangular one on the top left side of the ipod is a switch which silences the iphone. It works and vibrates when you switch it.
     
  5. Diode macrumors 68020

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    Yep slide the switch on the side. One of my favorite features :)

    So simple I wonder why it hasn't been done before (maybe it has ... I just never owned a phone with one).
     
  6. Kev1000000 thread starter macrumors member

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    Yes, I have that switched so that it has the red dot displayed. In my silent settings, I have vibrate to on. In my Non-silent settings, I have everything on.

    When the switch is flipped so that the red dot is displayed, my ringer still plays. No other sound plays though, just the stupid ringer. I can only turn off the ringer if I turn the sound all the way down on it, but then it wont ring if I flip the switch back to Non-silent mode.
     
  7. question fear macrumors 68020

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    Treos have it too! I was glad the iphone does since its one of the few treo features that really spoiled me!
     
  8. Kev1000000 thread starter macrumors member

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    So everyone's iPhone will not make any noises, even if you ringer volume is at max when you have the switch flipped to silent mode?
     
  9. diabolic macrumors 68000

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    Correct.

    When you slide the switch so the red dot shows up do you get a vibration and an icon showing on the screen to indicate silent mode?

    You should.
     
  10. Kev1000000 thread starter macrumors member

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    Yep.

    Do alarms only vibrate as well on silent mode?
     
  11. JW008 macrumors 6502

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    I had the opposite problem--mine would always be on silent no matter what. I checked all the settings, reset the phone, restored the phone, etc. etc...and it still didn't work.

    I ended up having to take it into an Apple Store to get it replaced.
     
  12. Kev1000000 thread starter macrumors member

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    And replacing it fixed your problem?
     
  13. pilotError macrumors 68020

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    Check under Settings -> Sounds

    It has Silent and Ring settings where you can set it to play a ringtone as well as vibrate.

    In vibrate mode you can even turn vibrate off???

    I haven't gone into the manuals, but the switch is there.
     
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  15. bucodebeto macrumors newbie

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    My Wife had the same issue. Phone switched to Vibrate and still rang. Turning phone off (not Sleep) for 2 minutes and back on solved that issue.
     
  16. gameface macrumors 6502

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    No, alarms will go off even if silent. I keep my phone on silent most of the time and my alarms still ring every morning.
     

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