1. iMore Question's Avatar
    I'm a contractor and work in noisy conditions so it is difficult to know when a call comes in. This is the first cell phone I've had that does not give repeated alerts when there is a received call or voice mail. A text will ding all day until I do something, but not incoming call or voice mail. For example, if I don't hear the initial call or voice mail alert, then I have no way of knowing that a call even came in unless I physically remove the phone from my pocket and check the screen. Some may say, so what? Well, for me it's a big deal. If my phone is laying on my desk and receives a call while I go outside to do something, upon return if I do not physically go and check the phone I basically miss the call and often that means I miss a customer which translates into lost income. I talked to Verizon and Apple about it and they basically told me there was nothing I could do about it as that is how the phone is engineered. Am I missing something here? Is there possibly an app that will fix this problem for me?
    Any help will be appreciated.
    Deke from Michigan
    02-20-2014 03:23 PM
  2. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Unfortunately there is not much you'll be able to do aside from assigning a louder alert for your voicemails...you can even make custom alerts for it but as far as the frequency of the alert itself, as far as I know there is no customization of such.
    02-20-2014 03:34 PM
  3. kataran's Avatar
    When you have in your pocket a different vibrate selection can do wonders like the Rapid or Heartbeat instead of the default I found it to help a lot

    Hope this helps

    Go to Settings>Sounds>Ringtone then scroll up to the top and change the Vibrate Selection


    Sent from my iPhone 5s Gold 64GB
    02-20-2014 03:56 PM

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