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    Default Nexus 4 ringer not ringing

    My Nexus 4 doesn't ring even when ring volume is set to max and silent mode is disabled. All I get is a visual call alert on my screen. I've checked and re-checked all the settings, tried a reboot, and still having the same problem.

    Anyone else experienced this issue and found a fix that doesn't involve a factory reset?
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    Are other audio functions working? Such as text/SMS alerts, music or youtube through the speaker etc?
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    Yes, that's the strange part. All other alerts (email arrival, appointments, alarms, etc.) are working. Just the ringer when a call comes in isn't working. I've had the phone maybe 3 weeks and originally the ringer was working fine.
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    Try switching the ring tone... is it audible when you select it there?
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    Must be a setting or a conflicting app. Do you have gVoice, Groove IP, etc or lightflow? Curious to the point above as well.
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    Bria SIP appears to be the culprit. After turning off Bria's "run on startup" setting and doing a full reboot, ringer is back to working. I'd done prior reboots without disabling that Bria setting and it had not fixed the problem.
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    As for question from Jaysus, the switching ringtones idea was also tried before I started fiddling with Bria and it didn't have any impact.
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    Glad you found the solution! You should email the developer(s) and alert them so they can get that fixed.
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    Hi,

    this happened to mine too. No idea what caused it as I don't use the app mentioned. All other phone sounds worked OK and selecting a new ringtone made no difference to the problem. A reboot fixed it.
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    My wife's Nexus 4 has the exact same problem.

    It plays sounds through the speaker just fine. In fact, it plays the ringtone when selecting it on the settings menu. Just not when a call is incoming.

    Changing the ringtone has no effect. Neither does rebooting the phone. I've tried booting the phone into safe mode, and nothing (so if it is app-related, it must be a google app, since that's all that runs in safe mode).

    Anyone have any suggestions for anything else I can try? I'm kinda at a loss here...
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    Hi. Had the same issue. The problem was in the volume. Try to go to Settings -> Sound -> Volumes. Find there "Alarms" item and check volume value. My was 0. =)
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    I have been experiencing the same problem for almost 3 weeks. I've tried changing the ringer; I went to settings to sound to volumes and everything is turned up there. I've rebooted countless times. I've downloaded different ringtones. I've tried the ringtones that came with the phone.

    I saw where someone was talking about Bria. I don't know what that is. It's not something I've downloaded unless it came on the phone. Please give me some ideas. I'm missing important calls every day. If I have it sitting on my desk and I happen to see someone is calling, then I can answer. Otherwise, I never hear a thing. All my other sounds like the notifications, alarms and apps work just fine. It's just any incoming call.
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    If anyone who has posted before about having this problem please contact me with how you fixed the problem. Thanks.
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    Hi All...

    I just got my nexus 4 yesterday with stock android 4.2.2

    It is not rooted

    The in call speaker volume is very very low...

    Also, the ring tone volume is very low..

    Other than that I love my phone..

    Please help..
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    i dont know how does it happens but i have quick solution , just go to play music & play a song i speaker mode & its works

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