No Email or Text Message Notification?

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    Hey all,

    Got my Droid X this morning, configured for exchange and gmail. I do get emails and texts to the phone, however there is NO notification sound, vibrate, visual indication anywhere. If I want to know whether I have a new email or text I have to click on the messaging icons to fire up email/text. I know I should get a notification, have them turned on to notify me with sound and vibrate, but nothing... Any ideas?

    Thanks,

    Forrest
     
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    go into settings>sounds and make sure your notifications are configured then into each app to do the same thing.
     
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    ? I don't see any email or text application specific settings under settings/sounds & display

    Only a place to set notification ringtone. If I configure notification within email or text while they are running they are all configured to vibrate, play a tone, etc. Any other ideas? Oh, I've also set it to blink the light, but that doesn't happen either.
     
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    in settings will only be the stock setting for all notification apps. i was just saying make sure its turned on and to a basic one so you know its on.

    from there make sure each app is configured (open app>menu>settings will usually do it) and check those too

    led will not work unless the screen is off. and makre sure silent mode is off
     
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    Yep, stock setting notification is on. Application specific setting for email notification is turned on, sound configured, vibrate on as well, still nothing.

    Do i need to put a specific widget on my screen to see/hear these, or should the appear as I've configured to show up in the status bar?
     
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    they should appear in teh status bar..

    so youve tested this new setup now?
     
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    Yep. I got an email on the phone saying you had responded to this thread, but the status bar never gave me any indication and there was no sound either. I am using LauncherPro Plus, but it's configured to leave the status bar alone.

    Ok so i just sent myself a text message and i got a tone, blinking light, and vibrate. Also the status bar shows a message now. Not so for email thought, just sent an email and nothing...
     
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    fvultee, if you figure anything out, please post because I am having the same issue on my Droid 2.
     
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    Are you using a task killer? I've known them to interfere with email push and notifications. Sometimes adjusting ignore list can fix this. Also, try a battery pull and reboot.
     
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    I do not even know what a task killer is. FYI....this is a brand new device to me and the IT department set this up for me.

    To be specific, I do receive notifications until the screen goes into Sleep Mode, then nothing until I do in and wake it up and select the email app. Only then do new messages seem to be "pushed" and I receive notification??

    Thanks.
     
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    I have the same problem. Occasionally it works, but most of the time I have to click on my email icon and then the emails show up.
     
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    After a bunch of reading on Motorola and Droid Forums I have a found a solution. I had previously played with every setting, re-installed my email account and did the factory reset of the phone. Nothing worked.

    Finally, I downloaded an App called TouchDown. It sets up to work with my exchange email account. It is simple to set up and even easier to use. I immediately started getting alerts from TouchDown and the native email client. Unfortunately, it is not a free app, but it is worth the money to me to have my phone work correctly.

    Good luck.
     
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    I assume in all your reading you also noticed that you can get TouchDown for free to address this problem before 2.2 comes out.
     
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    I have a similar problem with notifications...I get the alert that I have a text or email and I slide the bar down to see what it is BUT when I touch it it changes to NO NOTIFICATION and I have to open the email or text app???
     
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