1. bigstein's Avatar
    Hey folks. I'm new to the iPhone and to this blog, but I am happy to report that I love the iPhone, especially compared to all the issues I was having with the Palm Pre.

    That said, this morning something happened for the 2nd time: after I hit snooze several times in the native alarm clock app, the volume on my phone stops working completely and most other apps become very slow and non-responsive. The only fix for this has been to shut down the iPhone and start up again, but I'd prefer for this not to be happening at all.

    Advice? Thanks!
    12-30-2009 09:52 AM
  2. en0c's Avatar
    Try restoring the iPhone and set it up as new.
    12-30-2009 12:13 PM
  3. dawggg63's Avatar
    Alarm Tunes is easy to set and reliable.
    12-30-2009 06:08 PM
  4. lungho's Avatar
    Night Stand is also a good one.
    12-30-2009 06:52 PM
  5. Earless Puppy's Avatar
    Alarm Tunes is easy to set and reliable.
    I don't trust 3rd party alarms, without backgound apps I dont trust them for waking up

    @bigstein
    What did you hate/issues about the Pre? just curious
    12-30-2009 06:54 PM
  6. JohnH59's Avatar
    I'd like to give you an answer, but I use the native alarm clock every morning and hit snooze at least three times each morning. I have never experienced the problem you're describing.
    12-30-2009 10:57 PM
  7. bigstein's Avatar
    @en0c: Will I lose everything if I restore my phone? Contacts, music, etc.?

    @earless puppy: I had 6 Pre's, 1 had screen distortion issue found on earlier units, second had wobbly hardware, touch screen completely stopped working, and I forget the other issues, but the phone just didn't work out for me. I wanted it to, but it didn't. I also had a terrible case of iPhone envy, so I did what I had to do. Minus the alarm clock issue, and I am not exaggerating here, the iPhone is perfection!
    01-11-2010 03:49 PM
  8. flyingember's Avatar
    @en0c: Will I lose everything if I restore my phone? Contacts, music, etc.?
    you can manually backup your phone in itunes.

    your music, contacts, etc should all be sync'd to your computer. if you're not, do it asap.
    01-11-2010 03:58 PM
  9. Gamedesign's Avatar
    Just use traditional alarm clock!!!
    01-11-2010 09:47 PM
  10. cajunrph's Avatar
    I've had on rare occasions problems with the snooze function in that the alarm would shut off instead of going into snooze mode. That and the volume is no where as loud as my BlackBerry Bold is. But I've never had any lag problems like the OP described. I don't guess you have jailbroken the phone yet? This could cause lag I suppose.
    01-11-2010 11:18 PM
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