Rattle near the auto-focus

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  1. denimjunkie82

    denimjunkie82 Member

    Do this:

    1) hold the phone on it's side, screen facing up.

    2) From the bottom, use your finger to tap your phone near the camera mechanism. A gentle tap will do, the with the same force you'd use to tap someone on the shoulder.

    Does your phone have a slight rattle?

    Yes No

    Mine does. It also rattles when my phone vibrates from calls or whatever reason, and makes the vibrate sound kind of nasty.

    And yes, I still love this phone.

  2. MartinS

    MartinS Well-Known Member

    Yes it does. I think this is an HTC thing, had exactly the same on the GSM Hero.
  3. kafkef

    kafkef Well-Known Member

    I think mine rattles from the usb port :/
  4. adamlovesu

    adamlovesu Well-Known Member

    this phone literally has 5 and up COMMON problems..... damn.....
  5. androidtx

    androidtx Well-Known Member

    This is NOT a defect. What you are hearing is the coil/spring in the autofocus mechanism.
  6. KlaymenDK

    KlaymenDK Well-Known Member

    I'm having the same issue.

    The autofocus also makes a very noticeable sound when it operates, which my Galaxy does not.

    I guess it's meant to be like that.

    (Gawd, that was a crummy haiku!) :p
  7. MartinS

    MartinS Well-Known Member

    it is - don't make it into an issue!
  8. KlaymenDK

    KlaymenDK Well-Known Member

    Okay, okay, relax! :p

    I, um, understand that it's meant to be like that. Is that acceptable for you? :D
  9. t0ph0id

    t0ph0id Well-Known Member

    It's a feature. Tell me another phone that does this?

    Way ahead of the pack.
  10. RogerPodacter

    RogerPodacter Well-Known Member

    Every Nokia phone I've had does this as well. Nokia n95, n97, 5800. They all do it. It's the auto focus mechanism and It's always been like this on all my phones, so let's not try to pretend the nexus is somehow defective because of this.
  11. club968

    club968 Well-Known Member

    Those Nokias were notorious for this sound. Really noticeable when haptic feedback was turned on. Still don't like the noise, but it's not something I'll notice all the time, usually when operating the phone in a sound proof booth or something.
  12. cshih2

    cshih2 Member

    its normal to all the Nexus one,
  13. Mostly Harmless

    Mostly Harmless Well-Known Member Contributor

    DInc has the same rattle, it's the auto focus and nothing's wrong with it.
  14. Jammy

    Jammy Well-Known Member

    This happens on my Desire too...

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