1. cccgina1's Avatar
    When I get a call lately, my phone says, incoming call from so-and-so. Nice and loud. incoming text too. Where do I turn that off?
    Thanks!
    04-23-2013 11:21 AM
  2. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    When I get a call lately, my phone says, incoming call from so-and-so. Nice and loud. incoming text too. Where do I turn that off?
    Thanks!
    Change your ringtone for incoming calls to a ringer type instead of the announcement under phone calls where you can choose a new ringtone. Same with text messages.
    04-23-2013 11:50 AM
  3. solotristan88's Avatar
    Simple! Pull down notification bar and unclick the driving mode. It will stop.
    1812dave, 808TBolt and Cluso like this.
    04-23-2013 12:29 PM
  4. robb6006's Avatar
    What if driving mode is off and it still makes announcements?
    05-08-2013 01:05 PM
  5. Huggie87's Avatar
    Try going into settings and accessibility and see if talk back is on that may help

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Android Central Forums
    05-08-2013 01:24 PM
  6. pbuscemi's Avatar
    Press phone to show the dialer
    in the upper right corner press the three vertical dots below "favorites"
    select "settings"
    select "caller id readout"
    select "ring only"
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    06-23-2013 12:59 PM
  7. Kelly Paridy's Avatar
    Mine is set the way you suggested, but it still announces.
    08-12-2013 03:37 PM
  8. karsdroid's Avatar
    Mine is set the way you suggested, but it still announces.
    did you pull down the notification bar and make sure driving mode is NOT selected? that's usually the culprit.
    08-13-2013 11:00 AM
  9. Elaine99c's Avatar
    I press the phone and there is no 3 dots, only shows keypade logs favorites and contacts on the top!!!!!!!!!! It's not on driving mode went into setting accessibility and talk back is off I am going crazy and don't know what to do.
    09-25-2013 10:14 AM
  10. ikroot's Avatar
    On my Verizon phone there is an app called "Caller Name ID" that can't be uninstalled. But I went in and disabled it, and it finally stopped the name announcing.
    What a nuisance!
    09-26-2013 10:37 AM
  11. poedroid's Avatar
    I had the same problem with unwanted caller announcement. when it happened last ihut the button to show all open apps and the culprit seemed to be Motorola Assist (I have a Moto X). maybe it got stuck on driving mode. I manually closed the app and hopefully that will solve it.
    10-22-2013 07:17 AM
  12. MariaPerez's Avatar
    Go to Setting and then select APPS. Make sure you are under ALL APPS. Look for the one called Moto Assist Talk to Me and disable.
    You can still take advantage of the Moto Assist APP for when you are driving only without having to deal with this annoying feature on non-stop. Disabling the Caller ID APP did nothing to resolve this issue.

    Ooops....correction..you cannot use the Moto Assist APP....I just read this issue is a known bug where the phone once it activates the APP when you are driving doesn't revert back...so until a fix is identified, as mentioned before it can be disabled but the functionality is lost
    11-07-2013 09:30 AM
  13. kgk1985's Avatar
    Disable talk back feature in settings

    sent from Galaxy Note 2
    11-08-2013 11:10 AM
  14. JDWorks's Avatar
    Disabling Driving Mode in pull-down notification screen solved the problem for me. Thank you!
    12-11-2013 11:56 AM
  15. Joseph Sigur Jr's Avatar
    assuming driving mode is off for Galaxy s5 go to settings... accessibility... voice control... uncheck the voice control option
    07-13-2014 03:22 PM
  16. ndilakuyanda's Avatar
    I've done all these things...car mode is off. Text to speech is off. On my s5, its so very loud. Make it go away?
    07-19-2014 02:48 AM
  17. blackburn7465's Avatar
    All,
    Go to settings, accessibility, answering and ending calls then make sure you un-check voice control.
    11-17-2014 11:41 AM
  18. getthrutheday's Avatar
    THANKS!
    11-21-2014 02:18 PM
  19. lparisss's Avatar
    I found it and I could not find any of the answers here that were applicable. Go to settings, go down to 'apps' and then go down to 'talkback' and do a force stop. It took me forever to figure this out and I got no answers from googling it that worked.
    09-22-2016 08:14 PM

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