Make it Stop!

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    I did a fdr on Friday and I'm going to do another one because I didn't carefully follow the instructions. Now today I am getting a woman's voice announcing 'Verizon wireless' every time I get a call. (I am assuming that if I got a call from another carrier it will announce them?) Anyway, please help! It wasn't doing this earlier and the only thing new I added was mybackup and the other one recommended that we get before you do a fdr. Help! I've looked on every tab in settings to try to figure out where this is coming from. Help! She is quite annoying.
    TIA
    Wendy
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    Try dialing *228 to reprogram your phone.
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    Go to Settings>Sound>Roaming Tone make sure that is not checked. Also the Network Lost tone might be the culprit.
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    Never do this on a 4g device :) it can fry your simcard. :) vzw has been having uninformed people tell customers to do this..

    On a 4g device, simply power cycle the device.. it will re register with the network.. :)

    *228 is for 3g devices :) just letting you know.:thumbup:
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    On a 4g Device never do the *228, because it will kill the sim card that's inside of it. Go to Settings>Sound>Roaming Tone make sure that is not checked.
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    This! Try it first... let us know
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    No idea, no one ever told me not to. I guess I wont be doing that anymore. How do you know if you damaged the sim card?
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    You'll have connectivity issues.. data drops, dropping 4g and or 3g... your device might even start to reboot on its own. When in doubt, swap it out :) its free. Just go in and say that you would like to swap your sim.. :)
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    I NEVER KNEW THIS!!! Thank you for sharing. Wow, you learn something every day when you come here!!

    wjg
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    Thank you so very much! This was exactly what it was. So silly of me to think that it meant I would get a "tone" when "Roaming" when I clicked that box....:icon_eek:
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    No problem at all, glad I could assist.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR MAXX.
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    Glad I could pass it along to ya :) lots to learn here.... this is where I learned most of it ;)
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    Glad I could pass it along to ya :) lots to learn here.... this is where I learned most of it ;)
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