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No notification sound on my samsung galaxy s5 if the screen is locked.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Jrun, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. Jrun

    Jrun Lurker
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    I can't seem to get a notification sound on my phone if the screen is locked. For example... If I receive a text and the screen is locked then I can't get a notification sound but it does light up that I have a message. However, if I am in my phone texting and I receive another text then I can hear the notification sound. I have volume turned up and have reset the phone and it still won't work. Any idea what the problem might be?

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  2. AZgl1500

    AZgl1500 Extreme Android User

    sounds to me like the 4.4.4 upgrade blues.

    Turn off notications, turn it back on.

    Change the notification Sound to something else, and then put it back the way it was.

    Restart the phone, it should work now.

    This is just one of about a dozen problems I know of that happened during the 4.4.4 upgrade. None of them serious, but a PITA to make it work again.
  3. acraftylady

    acraftylady Android Enthusiast

    Strange, my notification sounds work with the screen locked. I think I was lucky as nothing changed on my phone after the update. Well there was one change in that the stock email app I had to click each email 5 times to get it open when I first got the phone but then after the update now I only have to click each email once and they open very fast so made that better for me. Mary

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 release date was April 2014. Features and Specs include a 5.1" inch screen, 16MP camera, 2GB RAM, Snapdragon 801 processor, and 2800mAh battery.

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