1. laurabward's Avatar
    I did a search first for "chiming" and nothing came up, so....just got the S4 a few days ago. WHAT is this incessant chiming??? It's not my Hotmail, because I don't have the notifications box checked. I've checked everything else I can think of and I think all my notifications are off. It chimes and then there is nothing in the status bar. There doesn't seem to be a pattern either....
    07-26-2014 10:53 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    It could be the NFC (Near Field Communications) chip, which can cause a notification if it's near something else with NFC. You could try turning it off in the Settings>Wireless & Networks menu.

    Yahoo Mail is another common culprit--do you have it installed?
    07-26-2014 11:03 AM
  3. laurabward's Avatar
    Negative to both...
    07-26-2014 11:24 AM
  4. STSVA's Avatar
    Try setting your default notification sound to silent and see if that helps.

    Sent from my SCH-I545 using AC Forums mobile app
    07-28-2014 03:41 PM
  5. laurabward's Avatar
    I ended up factory resetting it, I didn't want everything to be silent. So that worked. I still have no idea what it was though, very odd.
    07-29-2014 03:38 PM
  6. laurabward's Avatar
    I had it again today, it was in the card while I had Bluetooth on, every ten minutes or so. When I turned off Bluetooth, it stopped.i don't get it.
    08-02-2014 08:23 PM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Glad you figured it out. What Bluetooth devices do you have paired? Is there some setting that makes the phone discoverable to other devices? I wonder if a setting like that might cause a notification until you turn it off, since it could be a potential security issue (to have your phone discoverable on a constant basis).
    08-03-2014 01:26 AM
  8. laurabward's Avatar
    Actually, that wasn't it, when I got where I was going and turned it off and checked my Outlook....then it stopped. I had the thing checked to notify me of unchecked messages, but thought it was for voicemails and texts only, I didn't know it meant email too. Because I purposely unchecked my notification option in the email program! Too many options to keep track of.
    08-03-2014 09:46 AM
  9. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Oh good. I never quite understand apps that notify you with a tone but no message ...

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    08-03-2014 12:31 PM

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