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    Default Moto X: Strange notification sound

    So recently, over the past few days, my moto x has been making a weird sound (sort of like a gong or a bell) only while driving, and seemingly at random. There is no associated notification with the sound. Has this happened to anyone else? I thought it might be the phone letting me know it found a bluetooth signal, so I turned off the bluetooth while in driving assist. It is really annoying, so any help identifying and stopping it would be greatly appreciated.
    I just downloaded and installed a notification history app, so that might help give me some insight.
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    Default Re: Strange notification sound

    You don't have an app that alerts you when you are going faster then the speed limit do you?

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    Default Re: Strange notification sound

    Nope, at least none that I know of. Would that be something I had to download, or would google maps be doing that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Mallis View Post
    Nope, at least none that I know of. Would that be something I had to download, or would google maps be doing that?
    I don't think gmaps has that. But something else might. No speed trap apps installed?

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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    I am facing same problem. My phone even make sound when it is ideal for some time and i try to pick it up. It is very irritating.
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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    Weather storm alerts? First time it happened to me it surprised the heck out of me since I never really went about setting one up (turned out it was buried in a weather app)
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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    I am having the same thing happen to me. It started a couple weeks ago and I haven't added any different apps. I'm getting a ding dong sound that reminds me of a doorbell chime. It happens randomly at all times of the day and night. I've gone through all my apps to make sure there is no notification sounds checked that shouldn't be. Also, the chime that it makes isn't in my list of notification sounds. Could it be some update to one of the motorola services? It's getting to be annoying lately. Hopefully someone else has had this happen and found a solution.
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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    Loss or acquire of signal/connection? Cellular or WiFi? Lightflow has those maybe other apps.
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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    Might check Emergency Alerts, located in Settings, More, at the the bottom of screen Emergency Alerts. Also, check in Settings, Sound, Emergency Tone, has Off, Alert and Vibrate, mine is set too Off. Could be your problem?

    Like Take57 said, if you have a weather alert app., their notification sounds can be really buried and you have to look carefully to find the notification settings. I had one like that and drove me nuts before I found it and turned it off.
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    Any chance it's a roaming alert? If your nearest tower goes wonky (yes I'm with Sprint so Often) you might get some kind of warning tone. If service pops back to normal the roaming notification would disappear.
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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    I had this problem a while ago. I could not figure it out! Turns out I was laying my phone down on library books with those anti-theft stickers in the covers. The NFC in my moto x was picking up on the sticker and making the gong sound. But there was no notification or anything to let me know what was going on.

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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    Wow that was it for me. Everytime I put the phone on my wallet I would hear this sound. I have a metro card that has an NFC chip and the X is trying to read it I suppose. Thank you!
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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound - NFC issue

    Thanks! Turning off the NFC worked for me - just recently got a new case that has one of these magnets that was screwing the x out of my phone trying to read an NFC signal...
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    Smile Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    thanks so much this helped me alot!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by EGO XVI View Post
    Thanks! Turning off the NFC worked for me - just recently got a new case that has one of these magnets that was screwing the x out of my phone trying to read an NFC signal...
    Thank you very much!!! That helped me. I bought a case with magnet an I also put my credit card there. Not sure which one was the messing source, but turning off NFC helped.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ilya Shevchenko View Post
    Thank you very much!!! That helped me. I bought a case with magnet an I also put my credit card there. Not sure which one was the messing source, but turning off NFC helped.
    Thanks! This helped me also. I was getting ready to throw my phone at a wall lol. Couldn't figure why it kept dinging all the time. Turned off NFC and now its fixed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Mallis View Post
    So recently, over the past few days, my moto x has been making a weird sound (sort of like a gong or a bell) only while driving, and seemingly at random. There is no associated notification with the sound. Has this happened to anyone else? I thought it might be the phone letting me know it found a bluetooth signal, so I turned off the bluetooth while in driving assist. It is really annoying, so any help identifying and stopping it would be greatly appreciated.
    I just downloaded and installed a notification history app, so that might help give me some insight.
    It is NFC trying to read data.
    So go to settings > wireless and network > more > turn of ur automatic NFC option.
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    Quote Originally Posted by purwater View Post
    I am having the same thing happen to me. It started a couple weeks ago and I haven't added any different apps. I'm getting a ding dong sound that reminds me of a doorbell chime. It happens randomly at all times of the day and night. I've gone through all my apps to make sure there is no notification sounds checked that shouldn't be. Also, the chime that it makes isn't in my list of notification sounds. Could it be some update to one of the motorola services? It's getting to be annoying lately. Hopefully someone else has had this happen and found a solution.
    I've been having the same thing happen on my moto X. I'm getting a sound that is like I just picked up a token on an arcade game or a low battery sound, only no low battery. It has gotten old for me too. Please let me know if you got it figured out! Thanks!
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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    Solved: It was a time and weather widget notification on my MotoX Pure. Go figure
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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    Thanks solved my problem. Had a student HID card which was obviously causing the nfc too trying to connect. I'll try to turn it off now.

    Quote Originally Posted by HenryWiygul View Post
    I had this problem a while ago. I could not figure it out! Turns out I was laying my phone down on library books with those anti-theft stickers in the covers. The NFC in my moto x was picking up on the sticker and making the gong sound. But there was no notification or anything to let me know what was going on.

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    Default Re: Moto X: Strange notification sound

    Yes, I have also suffered from this sound for 2 long days. Then finally I left my all job, sat in my room and started searching for all option and u can go like this
    1. Check all the apps where u can set limits or condition which will promt notification
    2. Give special emphasise to all new apps,uninstall it if u feel not necessary.
    3. Check for NFC to be turned off

    U would be trolled by what I found to be my reason of notification.
    It was a ******* Sim Tracker app. I uninstalled it and sound gone.

    Yeah.

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