1. rmjohnson144's Avatar
    My minutes ran out on my phone. I use Tracfone and this is a Verizon LG G5 phone I got from my father.

    I have been using it a few months without issue. My account expired at the beginning of this month, and I finally got more minute today.

    I activate my phone without issue and everything seems fine, but I just get constant notification dings, but nothing shows up in notifications or at my main phone screen when I double tap to wake it for use.

    I'm baffled as it was fine before reactivation. But after activation, it is a constant ding about every few minutes or less.

    I even turned off notifcations and blocked everything. Then I turned off data as a search on Google said it could be roaming dings being found.

    Anyway, I was hoping someone had some insight on this issue. It's been going on for several hours now, non-stop.

    Any help will be greatly appreciated.
    10-19-2018 12:19 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Does it go away if you turn off NFC?
    10-20-2018 01:53 AM
  3. rmjohnson144's Avatar
    What's an NFC?
    10-20-2018 11:20 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    NFC means Near Field Communication. It allows you to do things like tap-to-pay (Google Pay, or on iPhones, Apple Pay). It can also set off notification tones if there's something else with an NFC chip right next to the phone (e.g., a credit card in a wallet-type phone case that's right up against the back of the phone).
    10-20-2018 11:44 AM
  5. rmjohnson144's Avatar
    I just got back from the store. I stopped by the phone store and they fixed it. They didn't seem to be sure what it was, they disabled a bunch of things and said it was likely Shazam.

    Thanks for the description. I'll make sure to remember for next.
    B. Diddy likes this.
    10-20-2018 01:01 PM

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