Droid wakes me up in the middle of the night

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  1. rlb

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    are you using the USB wall plug that came with the phone? Some people have reported strange behavior while the Phone was plugged into a cheap wall plug
     
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    Yes, I'm using the included cord/plug combo.
    The reason I haven't provided more info is that's all I have. There wasn't any visible indication of why the phone was making noise.
     
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    Do you happen to have locale installed? Locale wakes me up all the time, it reestablishes its location every so often it seems. So I wake up to a notification showing me that its on my wireless connection (which I think is how locale determines its in that location). Either way I get random notifications from locale all the time and its annoying as piss. To the point I stopped using the app.
     
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    then everything is an assumption at this point. like i've covered, system notifications is any notification that requires attention that has not been identified as having a customized notification process.

    if you've set your email, messaging, im clients, calendar and anything else to use their own notification process, then the system notification will only be for system messages, such as your SD card mounting and unmounting, your phone rebooting or various other system notifications.

    my advice would be to turn off system notifications and/or SD card notifications.
     
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    I don't have locale, but I guess I need to examine all of my apps and see what's going on.
    It's weird that there would be an audio notification but nothing in the task bar to tell you what you're being notified of.
     
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    i tried locale for all of one day before i decided it was garbage. too many variables that just couldn't be constantly accounted for. i'd much rather silent my phone when needed.
     
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    sounds like a good indication of your SD card mounting to me. if you've got NO OTHER app that would be running in the background, it sounds like a perfectly good explaination. turn off SD card notifications.
     
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    Okay, I found the SD Notification setting and unchecked it.
    Where do I find other system notifications?

    The only notification that I have set is for email, and I always have unread email before I go to bed, so that shouldn't alarm.
     
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    well, the notifications in your settings will apply to everything that hasn't had a custom setting. so say, if you went into the gmail client and set it's own setting (ringtone, notification, vibrate), it would override the system setting.
     
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    I really really enjoy locale for the most part, its quick and changes locations really fast. The only real down side is again it randomly notifies me of a connection, maybe my router is set to kill a wireless connection after a time frame. Unlikely but i'll check tonight, cause there is no way to tell locale to not notify me of a change from the options I looked at.
     
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    Erm...Huh? Last time I checked the dock charges my droid every night so technically it is a charger?

    Anyway another Program to check out is Foxy Ring, it's a pretty cool program that adjust your ringtone level based on how loud your environment is also it has a sleep mode where you can specify what times to silent your phone.
     
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    we're seriously still talking about this? take apart your docking station and let me know what circuitry is in there that is charging your phone. the cradle is a physical extension of the usb cable that plugs into the wall. you could remove the cable from the back of the cradle and plug it directly into your phone. is your cradle still "charging" your phone then??????

    all the cradle does is stand your phone upright and invoke the dock app.
     
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