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Calls take 3 rings to come through

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by drl, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. drl

    drl Member
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    Had the Hero for 3 weeks now, and love it. Much nicer than the IPhone :D

    Just one issue I have had with it.

    When someone phones, I tend to only have about 2 rings to answer it before it goes to voicemail. When I tested trying to phone it myself from another phone, it rang 3 times on the phone I was rinigng it from before my Hero made any sign of life. On the 4th ring the LED started flashing and on the 5th ring it started making a noise. By th 7th ring the voicemail had kicked in.

    Why does it take 3 rings before the phone starts doing something?

    It seems like its the software just taking a moment to work out whats going on. I'm running the latest ROM however it was the same on the older one too.

    Any ideas?
    david
     

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  2. justjimjpc

    justjimjpc Premium Member
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    I dont think this is a problem unique to HERO ... my G1s do the same .... I suspect that it is a Carrier network delay ... as their system trys to find out where you are .. before routing the call to the correct tower .... hence the delay ...
     
  3. hoppy1986

    hoppy1986 Well-Known Member
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    i think this this highly annoying
     
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