Multimedia dock charges but does not put phone into dock mode

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  1. warrenianbarr

    warrenianbarr Member

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    When I put my phone in the multimedia dock, it begins to charge but does not enter the dock mode (horizontal, etc.). Help!!!

    Thanks,
    Warren
     
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    Try settings - orientation. Perhaps you have this feature shut off (not check marked)?

    cuskit
     
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    Nope, its checked.
     
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    try to physical put it in dock mode from the notifications tab and see if that works and or pull the battery out and try again.
     
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    I assume u mean that pull down window shade looking thing on the home screen. The only thing listed there is my quick settings app. Battery pull doesn't work either. Basically phone is acting like its plugged into a regular wall charger.
     
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    thats weird you should i have a little picture of the dock on the top of the screen and if you click it then it will launch into that mode.
     
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    No pic. Only thing that changes is battery icon.
     
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    I had this issue in the past myself. It seemed to go away after installing 2.0.1 when it became available. Sometimes it says "multimedia station" but doesn't switch until I hit the "Home" button and it goes there.
     
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    hmm, if you don't have the icon then that is weird. mine doesn't always go into the mode automatically, but the icon in the notification bar always shows up. i just click on it or click home and it goes into the mode.
     
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    No icon. Basically it looks like my phone looks when I plug it into a regular wall charger. Nothing changes except for the battery icon.
     
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    call motorola
     
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    Phone works fine in car dock so is it safe to assume the multimedia deck is defective or not necessarily? The reason I ask is because I thought the mm deck is basically just a stand with a well placed magnet or is there more to it?
     
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