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  1. Keynote's Avatar
    I just bought an iPhone and I am hearing an echo when speaking on the phone. I can hear what I say in the distance with a delay. This problem does not occur all the time. Is this normal for an iPhone? It is extremely annoying and distracting. Should I exchange the phone?
    01-12-2009 09:36 PM
  2. melwan's Avatar
    Hmm weird. Never had that problem before.

    Could be the carrier?
    01-12-2009 09:43 PM
  3. Reaktor5's Avatar
    Does it only happen to one contact or every call? Try resetting or restoring your phone?

    This does happen to me occasionally when I call my dad. He's on Vonage and sometimes the connection isn't right and I get the echo.
    01-12-2009 11:48 PM
  4. EnterpriseGlobe's Avatar
    Resetting your phone would be the best solution for this.
    01-13-2009 12:11 AM
  5. Keynote's Avatar
    My friend has an iPhone and he reported that he heard the same type of an echo the other day when talking to someone else. I wonder if it is an AT&T network issue. It occurs randomly while talking to different people.
    01-13-2009 09:56 AM
  6. Stevie No-Wonder's Avatar
    It's probably not your iPhone... and I'd also guess it's probably not your service.

    I had this with Sprint on a Samsung phone, and still have it occasionally on my iPhone with AT&T when speaking with a certain person. It's most likely the other person's phone whom you're speaking with that's causing it.
    Last edited by Stevie No-Wonder; 01-13-2009 at 11:24 AM.
    01-13-2009 11:22 AM
  7. Keynote's Avatar
    However, it occurs when I speak to different people. It even occurred the other day when I was speaking to a Verizon Wireless Customer.
    01-13-2009 12:54 PM
  8. jamesus's Avatar
    It happens to me every once and a while. Happened when I was on Sprint as well. I normally just call the person abck and the issue is fixed.
    01-13-2009 03:44 PM
  9. psyko825#IM's Avatar
    my fiance has the same problem, we figured out that if she turns her volume down from max, the echo disappears
    01-14-2009 09:14 AM