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Handcent and 2.1 Led Notification

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bemenaker, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. bemenaker

    bemenaker Well-Known Member
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    Since installing 2.1 this morning, I'm not getting LED notifications from Handcent. I've played with the settings some, but I can't seem to get them working.


    Adding this from my later post:

    OK, did some further testing. If my screen is dark (asleep), it lights up my main screen and I see the notification in the notification area. After the phone goes back to sleep, I get a blinking reminder LED that blinks a short time, then goes off. At this point, I think this is just a change in 2.1 behavior. Not a bug.

    When I hit "Test Notification" in Handcent, I do not get a LED.
     

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  2. johninbigd

    johninbigd Well-Known Member
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    Same problem here. No more LED notifications.
     
  3. ttaylor0024

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  4. bemenaker

    bemenaker Well-Known Member
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    I just turned the default txt app's led notification back on until Handcent is updated.
     
  5. ttaylor0024

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    Actually, I just checked... Mine still works! Good luck!
     
  6. messenger13

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    No problem here ... works great. :thinking:
     
  7. xp2002

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    did you guys try reinstalling handcent cause mine works fine also
     
  8. Esabasard

    Esabasard Well-Known Member
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    No problem with mine.
     
  9. SinfulDragon

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    Installed handcent after the 2.1 upgrade (wanted to give it a chance to work with my phone again) no issues here.
     
  10. bemenaker

    bemenaker Well-Known Member
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    I just reinstalled it and still no go.... hmmmm
     
  11. bemenaker

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    I'm not getting LED notifications form the default TXT app either. Odd.
     
  12. CombatChuck103

    CombatChuck103 Well-Known Member
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    I'm having the same issue, however, I can't get a notification light for anything! I've factory reset twice, and even reinstalled the manual 2.1 zip. No luck so far :(
     
  13. bemenaker

    bemenaker Well-Known Member
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    That's what I'm getting too.
     
  14. sooper_droid12

    sooper_droid12 Well-Known Member
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    When people post problems with their 2.1 update, they should say whether or not they forced the update or not, so that we know if it's a glitch in the push or something related to forcing the update.
     
  15. bemenaker

    bemenaker Well-Known Member
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    This was forced of the OTA from the update.zip I d/l'd from here. It was the 3rd link in the list.
     
  16. nathan312

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    I force updated from Link 1 and had a problem with the standard messaging app, pre 2.1, so i immediately installed Handcent and disabled notifications of standard messaging app. I get the blue LED on text message, but it doesn't blink, it just stays there...then again I'm sure I can just change that in the settings lol. Somewhat offtopic but, i got my friend to force update and he did Link 1, and he says his wallpapers won't change for his backgrounds, LWP's, but only for his lock screen...dunno what to tell him lol
     
  17. SSinisterSS

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    mine works when the screen is off, when its on it goes off (which is kinda cool)
     
  18. bills534

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    Im having the same Issue it seems. Tried Reinstalling handcent too. Haven't recieved a message with the screen off yet now that I've been playing with it :D maybe that's the problem?

    Sorry forgot to add that I forced the update also.
     
  19. SSinisterSS

    SSinisterSS Well-Known Member
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    the default sms app does the same thing for me
     
  20. CombatChuck103

    CombatChuck103 Well-Known Member
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    Hahaha, so, I get LED with my screen off. Though it goes away when the screen is on. Error, or clever new notification system? Who knows.
     
  21. tominabox1

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    EVERYBODY LOOK: 2.1 roms and the OTA update have always acted this way: NO LED NOTIFICATIONS WHEN SCREEN IS ON!!!

    there, cleared that up for you.
     
  22. nathan312

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    I just noticed mine does the same lol..i like it
     
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  23. Fabolous

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    This is a change due to the update.

    2.1 does NOT blink your LED when the screen is on. This is because you can quite obviously see your notifications on the bar.

    It will revert to the same behavior as 2.0.1 when you have the screen off.

    Though the power savings may be minimal, at least there is some :D
     
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  24. icecold

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    Is he using a home replacement app? I know some of them don't support the live wallpapers (I am using Sweeter Home, and the only way I get the live wallpapers is by using the default home).
     
  25. bemenaker

    bemenaker Well-Known Member
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    I'm not getting LED notifications when the screen is off.
     

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