1. jobosumm's Avatar
    I have an ihome alarm clock to dock my iPhone on at night. I haven't been using it for docking because I realized the phone is silenced when docked. I need to be able to hear text alerts. I also have one of those little "docks" that I took on vacation - put the phone alarm clock app on and used it as a clock/alarm. Good thing I woke up when the alarm was "suppose" to go off.... The screen showed the alarm going off but no sound. As I took it off the dock it sounded the alarm.
    Has anyone found a dock that doesn't silence the phone? Or is it a setting I'm missing on the phone itself?!
    12-28-2011 06:10 PM
  2. anon(52425)'s Avatar
    I have 2 iHome products and they dont do this.
    12-28-2011 07:27 PM
  3. EpicInUtah's Avatar
    I also use an iHome product. You have to just make sure it is set on iPod mode and all your sounds should come through...
    12-28-2011 07:38 PM
  4. jobosumm's Avatar
    Ok I'll check the ihome when I get home from vacation for iPod mode... But it's doing it with the simple dock as well... Did it with my iphone4 as well so I don't think it's a problem with the phone? Unless there's a setting that I can't find? The phone will ring - but will not make text tones or alarm tones. It vibrates only for these.
    12-28-2011 08:04 PM
  5. BrindawithanI's Avatar
    I have a Sony clock radio at work and it silences as well. I miss calls all the time when it's docked.
    12-28-2011 08:21 PM
  6. anon(52425)'s Avatar
    That's so weird. I use iHome and a Sony dock in the living room and no silence for me.
    12-29-2011 08:01 AM
  7. atlawson's Avatar
    The way I fixed this problem was to make a silent mp3 and use it as a song to play and it tricks the dock into thinking it is playing sound and then the notifications will work and play through the dock speakers. I set mine up to replay the silent sound file.
    12-30-2011 07:49 PM
  8. jobosumm's Avatar
    weird how some people have the silence issue and some do not......
    01-01-2012 11:08 AM