1. Greg Mallis's Avatar
    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.
    03-09-2014 03:15 PM
  2. GadgetGator's Avatar
    You don't have an app that alerts you when you are going faster then the speed limit do you?

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-09-2014 04:10 PM
  3. Greg Mallis's Avatar
    Nope, at least none that I know of. Would that be something I had to download, or would google maps be doing that?
    03-09-2014 04:41 PM
  4. GadgetGator's Avatar
    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?

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-10-2014 03:10 AM
  5. Rishi Kishore's Avatar
    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.
    06-04-2014 09:54 AM
  6. Take57's Avatar
    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)
    06-04-2014 11:19 PM
  7. purwater's Avatar
    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.
    07-11-2014 12:16 PM
  8. JudH's Avatar
    Loss or acquire of signal/connection? Cellular or WiFi? Lightflow has those maybe other apps.
    07-11-2014 01:29 PM
  9. jexx's Avatar
    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.
    07-11-2014 03:28 PM
  10. bc2k's Avatar
    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.
    07-11-2014 03:42 PM
  11. HenryWiygul's Avatar
    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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    07-13-2014 07:39 PM
  12. mistophiles's Avatar
    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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    02-10-2015 12:33 AM
  13. EGO XVI's Avatar
    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...
    02-18-2015 03:43 PM
  14. Miroslava Herrera's Avatar
    thanks so much this helped me alot!!
    08-20-2015 12:55 AM
  15. Ilya Shevchenko's Avatar
    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.
    10-12-2015 03:54 PM
  16. I hate picking usernames's Avatar
    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.
    11-23-2015 07:26 PM
  17. Akshay Nakhawa's Avatar
    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.
    03-31-2016 10:41 PM
  18. 169646gjkdg's Avatar
    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!
    06-30-2016 03:50 AM
  19. kspear1's Avatar
    Solved: It was a time and weather widget notification on my MotoX Pure. Go figure
    08-25-2016 12:16 PM
  20. Illugi Torfason's Avatar
    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.

    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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    09-17-2016 03:40 PM
  21. manmohan tiwari's Avatar
    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.
    11-18-2016 09:58 PM
  22. RaphaelaMatias01's Avatar
    It is NFC trying to read data.
    So go to settings > wireless and network > more > turn of ur automatic NFC option.
    Thank you so much! My partners phone was doing the noise and she was almost going to throw it on the floor. thanks
    04-15-2017 05:53 PM
  23. Bryan Daum's Avatar
    Had the same notification "Bong" happening all of a sudden. Found out it was from my Plantronics bluetooth app when I turned of that apps notifications it went away. Note that I didn't show that I had the app. Had to reload the app to turn the notification off. BTW, Plantronics' tech support was great.
    05-01-2017 11:04 AM
  24. Peter Bennett1's Avatar
    I had same issue with my g5s it's was the NFC reading my oyster card in my phone case took it out and it stopped
    11-15-2017 03:05 PM

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