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Simple GV user with a simple question??

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by junior761, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. junior761

    junior761 New Member
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    I use Google Voice on my new Droid and love it. I am trying to use it for SMS but my problem/question is - how do I set it to notify me that a SMS has arrived? I realize there is a lag in receiving these but that's not my problem. I'll open GV and see 5 SMS messages that have been there for an hour and I received no notification.

    Any help would be appreciated.
     

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  2. vincentp

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    Go to the Google Voice app > Settings > Refresh and Notification. Make sure that Inbox Notifications is checked. I know this sounds silly but it may just be that you have them turned off.

    You can pick the ringtone/light/vibration pattern too from there.
     
  3. junior761

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    Thank you! All that plain english on the screen in front of me was too confusing! Very simple solution that I'm now embarrassed to have posted! Thanks.
     
  4. vincentp

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    No need to be embarrased, it happens. I know I've missed obvious settings in apps before, and ended up slapping myself when I finally found them.
     
  5. GV's ringtone very cool.
     

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