Phone vibrates during callsSupport


Last Updated: 2012-06-19 12:59:08
  1. alex14791

    alex14791 New Member

    When I am on the phone my phone will vibrate the throughout the phone call, I have voicemails I have not checked but I don't see that being the reason. This happened out of random. Hummm........

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  2. thangfish

    thangfish Well-Known Member

    Maybe another incoming call?
  3. Tr10pt1c0n

    Tr10pt1c0n Member

    There is a setting, I believe, that makes your phone vibrate every 45 seconds while in a call. Go to Settings->Call settings and see if "Vibrate every 45 seconds" is checked.
  4. your gotta be more specific, is it vibrating constantly until the call is over, or does it vibrate every few seconds or minutes during the call? there is a difference.
  5. ChampN252

    ChampN252 Well-Known Member

    Mine has done the same since installing cm7. It constantly vibrates during calls and that setting is off. The person I talk to can also hear it
  6. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles VIP Member

    Like shmackshmack said, is it continuous or intermittent?

    Without knowing that...
    Are you getting SMS/MMS or some other notification during the call? Sometimes those are set to vibrate.
    Or:

    I have never had this issue on CM7. So there has to be a setting or app that is causing it. Does your phone vibrate like this when you are not receiving calls?
  7. ChampN252

    ChampN252 Well-Known Member

    it happens every few minutes. I have a different messager and phone app but I can't see where they're conflicting
  8. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles VIP Member

    What apps? It could be something to do with that, you would be amazed at the issues I have seen from some of the 3rd party apps.
  9. JokaLo

    JokaLo Well-Known Member

    His phone does it constantly when on a call
  10. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles VIP Member

    Is it rooted or modded somehow? Any apps that were installed just before it started?
  11. the phrase the OP used, "it vibrates throughout the call" could either mean the vibrator motor is stuck totally on, or that it vibrates over and over again stopping at intervals until the call is over.

    knowing WHICH one it is would help is diagnosing. the way the OP worded it is vague at best.
  12. ChampN252

    ChampN252 Well-Known Member

    with mine it's over and over like I have an incoming call every 5-10 minutes. I'm using TouchPal Dialer and Handcent SMS.
  13. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles VIP Member

    Does it happen when you don't use those apps? i.e. uninstall them to see if they are causing it.
  14. ChampN252

    ChampN252 Well-Known Member

    that's next, but I'd hate to lose my messages. I'm gonna see if there is a backup option
  15. I dont think you lose messages by uninstalling a 3rd party sms app...

    at least not with Go SMS, which is clearly the better between that and handcent.

    with GO SMS, if you delete the app, all the texts stay in the normal sms app, it also allows you to back them all up on the SD card to swap between phones or roms.
  16. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles VIP Member

    I use the stock SMS/MMS. I have an app called SMS backup & restore that I use to save my messages. I do it this way because I had issues with MMS not working correctly on different 3rd party apps (GO SMS and Handcent). But you can try that app as well if you are afraid of losing your backups in switching from Handcent to stock SMS.

    I would also say that stating either of the 3rd party apps as better is a matter of preference, and is not necessarily "clearly" better for everyone and their usage. To each his/her own.
  17. ChampN252

    ChampN252 Well-Known Member

    I uninstalled both apps and my father was using the phone and said it was vibrating. I can't figure this out.
  18. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles VIP Member

    And you tried this?
  19. JokaLo

    JokaLo Well-Known Member


    Rooted with cm7 reloaded newest version, the gapps were done correct
  20. agentc13

    agentc13 Daleks Über Alles VIP Member

    Have you tried reflashing? Then before any apps are installed (besides GAPPS) see if it still happens.
  21. ChampN252

    ChampN252 Well-Known Member

    I've done all and it still happens
  22. ChampN252

    ChampN252 Well-Known Member

    after some close observation, I think I've figured it out in my case at least . It's the sensor that determines how close your head or face is to the phone. When I pull the phone from my face and the screen comes back on, it vibrates. This doesn't happen with speaker phone. I just don't know if there is a cm7 bug or bad hardware. I don't believe it did this stock
  23. jhelectronics

    jhelectronics New Member

    My phone only does this when I have the profile set to Home. If I set it to another profile, the phone does not vibrate like that during a call anymore.
  24. amitrus

    amitrus New Member

    I was getting the same intermittant annoying vibrating during phone calls whilst using my rooted, CM7 android 2.3.6 phone. The profile was an issue. I reset the profiles, and selected default. All is ok now. Weird. thanks.

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