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iPad beeps now and then... Don't know why.

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by Futurebird, Apr 29, 2011.

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    Every few hours my iPad makes a bleep noise, it will do this if I'm using, or if it is sleeping and just sitting on the dresser.. No dialogue box comes up with this sound... What could it be? I have about 30 aps..

    Any idea what this could be?
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    No idea why that happens. But I get the same. From time to time the new mail sound appears, but there is no mail and no dialogue box.

    Do you happen to have AppShopper? It is the only app, at least of the ones, which might cause such a thing, but I don't even know, whether it plays the incoming email sound when an app gets updated. So this is more of a guess.

    Perhaps it is phantom sound? I read a recent article, about people imagining their devices ring, because they expect/want it to do so :D
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    Did you look in Settings > Notifications? It'll show all apps that have alerts, tones, badges, etc.
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    I have all notifications off... It just happened again when I was watching a movie. The sound on the movie went down, then "bleep!". Then back to the movie... Now dialog... Now new mail either...so mystified.
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    Wow, that's weird. Hafta' google around on that one.

    Check your calendar, it has alert functions too, maybe something there?
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2011
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    A few things to try comes to mind:

    1. Have you looked in Settings > General > Sounds?

    2. Doubletap the home button, and try removing all open apps first, then start just one app which you think most likely might be causing it and see if that's the culprit.

    3. Note the intervals between beeps: is it at fixed, regular intervals, or at random?
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    Hmm, I noticed something similar, new mail sound and no mail in my inbox.........then I checked out my junk mail folder and it was mail going straight into that!

    The Archangel
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    uh huh. I think you two are trippin. Twilight Zone?:D
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    Shouldn't this be in the ghost section! Hmm!
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    That'll be my craic addiction!

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    You mean "crack?" Just checking, Gab. Craic could be something different where you are!:)
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    No, I definitely mean craic......just ask anyone who is Irish......I'm always having the craic!

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    You guys just CRACK/CRAIC me up!
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    Nice find Tim, I didn't expect to see it on there!

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    Well ~

    "Craic or crack is a term for fun, entertainment, and enjoyable conversation"

    I would never have thought this! Crack certainly isn't that over here. Hmm..i guess some may think so.
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    Interesting! I love learning other's way. I have some friends in Canada, and they are always saying, "eh," before and after things. I love it!

    Oh, crapums. We should get back on topic!!

    Sorry, OP!
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    You Americans eh......always having to take everything one step further!

    The Archangel
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    My iPad only beeps when email arrives, mostly in the form of IPF mail! See, I can go back on topic.
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