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HELP! DroidX phone no longer rings

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by raduray, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. raduray

    raduray Member
    Thread Starter

    I've had the DroidX a couple of weeks. This morning it stopped ringing on incoming phone calls. It does vibrate. Last time it rang is when I was playing with settings to have it stop ringing when I place if face down.

    I've undone that facedown setting.
    Ringer is ON. I've cycled it on/vibrate/off and back ON.
    Silent Mode is OFF
    Phone Vibrate is OFF
    Audible touch tones is ON and I hear tones on phone keypad
    Volume is Audible.
    I can select and listen to my ringer tune.

    Any suggestions?
     



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  2. kevro_86

    kevro_86 Newbie

    The face down setting is what did you in.

    Motorola knows about this bug, and they are supposedly working on a fix for the next update. Until then, the only way to get the ringer back is to reset the phone to factory default.
     
  3. raduray

    raduray Member
    Thread Starter

    Aargh! That means I lose all my home screens and application settings? How about my downloads?

    Also, How do I go back to factory default?
     
  4. Don't know if this other issue is fixed yet, but before you do a reset:
    http://androidforums.com/motorola-droid-x/141270-attention-running-android-2-1-big-read-me.html

    I guess in worst case scenario, you can always take it into a verizon store and have them replace the phone. They can probably transfer your files for you there too.
     
  5. akkkmed

    akkkmed Guest

    I get to be an ass for one second.
    By looking just at the title, maybe it's because no one likes you anymore. :D
     
  6. speedbagger

    speedbagger Newbie

    no ringer here either....never touched 'face down'.

    battery pull fixed it for me...
     
  7. tdse

    tdse Well-Known Member

    Try this reported fix (copied & pasted from Motorola forums):

     
  8. raduray

    raduray Member
    Thread Starter

    Just tried that. Couldn't get it to vibrate when flat on its back. Any suggestions for settings I might try for this fix?

    Also, can you point me to the link in the Motorola forums?
     
  9. raduray

    raduray Member
    Thread Starter

    No, No, it's because I'm getting lots of calls that I know the ringer doesn't work:)
     
  10. raduray

    raduray Member
    Thread Starter

  11. mahers

    mahers Android Expert

    Raduray, did you ever find a fix? I am having the same issue all of a sudden! Tried a battery pull, the flat phone thing, toggle off/on of ringer and vibrate settings... but nothing worked. I do NOT want to do a reset!
     
  12. rdfisch

    rdfisch Lurker

    I loved the IDEA of the face down smart profile, but having used it ONCE and losing two days of customization on my new phone just to make it ring again, it was not the best way to start my iPhone to Droid X migration.

    I've just updated to 2.2, but don't want to risk having to wipe my phone again for the face down feature.

    Can anyone share actual experience with 2.2 and the Smart Profile Face Down feature on the Droid X ...

    specifically have you silenced a ring by doing the face down maneuver, and then actually heard your phone ring to indicate an incoming call after that ?
     
  13. 1plus19

    1plus19 Lurker

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The Motorola Droid X release date was July 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 512GB RAM, TI OMAP3630 processor, and 1540mAh battery.

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