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Android stopped notify on text messages

Posted on 2014-01-20
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For some reason the phone stopped showing notifications (vibrate,sound).  The text message symbol pops up quietly.
Tried to Clear Data in messaging, force stop, disable/enable Show Notifications, reboot phone.  No luck.  
Any ideas?

Phone: LG Optimus G Pro
Model: LG-E980
Baseband
Android version 4.1.2
Software E98010k
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Same.  Vibrates but no sound.  Default sound enabled.
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by:Dan Craciun
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So, some progress. You have vibrations.

The call alert works? Trying to see if it's a sound problem or a notification problem.
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by:Tiras25
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Youre righ. Vibrations ok. Default sound selected in handcent.  But no sound even when test.
Call alert works.  Only sms doesnt.  Weird.
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Dan Craciun earned 500 total points
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Can you try to change the default sound in handcent? Maybe with something you uploaded? There is a remote possibility that the default sounds are corrupted.
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Fixed thank you. Switched from default and back. Works now.
Thanks again!
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Glad I  could help.
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