1. jeffreymo's Avatar
    Last night I awoke to the sound of a womans voice coming from my phone. Turns out, it was tied in with an Amber alert, and the phone was actually "speaking" the alert to me. Does anyone know of a way to turn the voice feature off, yet still recieve the alert itself?
    02-26-2014 04:41 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Go to Settings>Wireless & networks-More>Cell broadcasts​, and uncheck "Speak alert message."
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    02-26-2014 04:52 PM
  3. jeffreymo's Avatar
    Go to Settings>Wireless & networks-More>Cell broadcasts​, and uncheck "Speak alert message."
    Hmmm. I do not have the "Speak Alert Message" option in Cell Broadcasts.
    02-26-2014 04:57 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    You scrolled down a bit on that screen? It's just below "Vibrate" for me.
    02-26-2014 04:59 PM
  5. jeffreymo's Avatar
    Yes, I did. There is nothing under Vibrate.
    02-26-2014 05:59 PM
  6. crxssi's Avatar
    Yes, I did. There is nothing under Vibrate.
    Strange, it is right there on mine.
    02-26-2014 06:05 PM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Yes, I did. There is nothing under Vibrate.
    Did you get your Nexus 5 directly from Google, or from a wireless company? I wonder if the wireless companies modify it.
    02-26-2014 06:08 PM
  8. jeffreymo's Avatar
    That's possible. I picked it up from the Sprint store.
    02-26-2014 06:17 PM
  9. crxssi's Avatar
    Did you get your Nexus 5 directly from Google, or from a wireless company? I wonder if the wireless companies modify it.
    I thought the carriers were not allowed to modify it. Perhaps I was wrong thinking instead of right thinking. Mine is Google bought and T-Mobile activated (I came off Sprint).

    One way to know for sure if his Sprint Nexus 5 DOES have modifications, Sprint absolutely would shove "Sprint Zone" onto it. So if that is installed, the carriers are tampering (or at least Sprint is, and if they do, they all probably do).
    02-26-2014 06:27 PM
  10. UJ95x's Avatar
    I thought the carriers were not allowed to modify it. Perhaps I was wrong thinking instead of right thinking. Mine is Google bought and T-Mobile activated (I came off Sprint).

    One way to know for sure if his Sprint Nexus 5 DOES have modifications, Sprint absolutely would shove "Sprint Zone" onto it. So if that is installed, the carriers are tampering (or at least Sprint is, and if they do, they all probably do).
    They're not allowed to and I'm pretty sure they don't

    Sent from my Galaxy S4 running SlimKat 4.4.2
    02-26-2014 06:31 PM
  11. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I was wondering if maybe it's some sort of Accessibility setting, since Text-to-Speech is located there--however, there isn't a way to turn Text-to-Speech on or off. On my Nexus 5, I only have one "Preferred Engine" listed, which is Google Text-to-speech, and I can't uncheck it. Maybe if you have more than one engine, it has to be Google Text-to-speech? Check Settings>Accessibility>Text-to-speech output.
    02-26-2014 06:33 PM
  12. jeffreymo's Avatar
    I found the issue. I had not enabled ART until today, and once I did that, the "speak alert message" option was there.
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    03-14-2014 01:18 PM

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