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Vibration on Text messages

Discussion in 'Android Tech Support' started by mbrown1253, Dec 26, 2009.

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    I will apologize upfront first because I assume someone has had this problem and I haven't searched for it. I wasn't sure exactly what keywords to search so here this is my apology upfront

    My Question: I cannot get my phone to vibrate when I get a text message, it vibrates fine for phone calls but nothing for texts. I have gone into the settings and the box next to Vibrate is checked. I have tried turning this setting on and off, tried turning the phone on and off, I am just befuddled...

    Please, can someone help me figure this out?


    Also, when my phone is set to vibrate only mode, when receiving a text, I still get nothing. Of course I don't get a sound, but I also get no vibration there.
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    you need to go under the messaging app, then hit menu and settings and check the vibration box
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    Not to be rude, but I have said that I have done this and I am still not getting vibration...
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    you said the settings, you didnt specify if it was the general settings from the home screen or setting under the messaging app, cause they are different settings
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    I apologize, but yes, in the messaging application, using the menu "button" and at the very bottom of settings, the box labeled Vibrate is checked.
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    i would try downloading handcent or SMS popup to see if their vibration settings will work
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    I downloaded Handcent and the vibration still did not work. I didn't expect it to. The day before I was going to go to Verizon to complain, I found someone talking about the APP Smart Vibrator and fell in love. This app made my phone vibrate for phone calls and text messages and I could even customize how I wanted the vibration to me. Love it.
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    Thanks for the heads up about Smart Vibrate. My new-text vibrate alert stopped after I downloaded some app. Uninstalled (dont even remember the apps name), battery pull, etc never brought it back.
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