Global Alarm Fail?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by baldmosher, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. baldmosher

    baldmosher Active Member
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    Did anyone else's Desire alarm fail to go off this morning? Four of us (so far!) in the UK had the same failure and were late for work as a result.

    Could be a problem with JuiceDefender app maybe? I think it's the only non-standard app that my girlfriend and I both have installed.
     

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  2. Killyouridols

    Killyouridols Well-Known Member
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    Mine Worked OK as usual with Juice Defender Installed...I'm out of Ideas except the universal 'Have you got a task killer running' question which I'm sure has been done to death and doesn't warrant a response....:D

    KYI
     
  3. PygmyArr

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    funnily enough, my alarms didn't go off and i was late for work, i'm using "alarm clock plus V2*" by cvp... though i'd turned it off n gone backl to sleep, but i just tested it and it didnt go off, although the update it did right after fixed it,

    i also have atk running, but i have my alarms added to ignore list.
     
  4. baldmosher

    baldmosher Active Member
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    I have Advanced Task Killer running, partner doesn't. Although she's been known to switch her alarm off without waking up so maybe it's that.
     
  5. no fit state

    no fit state Well-Known Member
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    Mine worked fine this morning. Not running juice defender
     
  6. baldmosher

    baldmosher Active Member
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    I've just tested the alarm (without ATKiller running, with JuiceDef running) and it works. This isn't scientific at all, as I didn't test it with ATK running first! Pretty sure it's the only thing I'm doing differently since last night though.

    ATK has only come in useful once in the last 6 weeks (to force my Alarm closed when it didn't go off properly on Wednesday!) so I've disabled it. I have installed SystemPanel Lite and that does the same thing but doesn't run constantly. (ref: http://androidcommunity.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-32518.html)
     
  7. speedycolzalez

    speedycolzalez Well-Known Member
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    Worst excuse for being late for work ever... :D
     
  8. w0mbat

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    Alarm worked fine for me this morning (as it always does). Not running juicedefender or any application management app though....
     
  9. chris100575

    chris100575 Well-Known Member
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    +1
     
  10. nx1977

    nx1977 Well-Known Member
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    Mine ran fine, using task killer.

    Do you lay the phone face down?
     
  11. g4rvd4

    g4rvd4 Well-Known Member
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  12. DrNg

    DrNg New Member
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    this happened to me twice when i first got my desire.

    I use Advanced Task Killer. All i had to do was add the clock to my "ignore list" and it has worked from then on.
     
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