My apologies if this had been brought up already. I just recieved my hero 2 days ago and just recently encountered a problem with text messages. It seems like sometimes when someone sends me a message, I dont recieve it or get any notification until I manually turn the screen on. I suspected this was happening so I tested this myself by sending me a text, allowing it to properly send, turning the screen off, and waiting... After a few minutes of no notification, i manually turn on the screen and sure enough a few seconds later I get the audible and vibrating alert. Is this a known issue? If so, are there any workarounds? Btw im using the stock sms app.
Another thing I was wondering, when the phone is charging (orange LED on) and there is a missed text or call, I dont get the LED flashing it just stays the same. So if im away from my phone while its charging there is no way for me to know of any missed calls/text unless I turn the screen on. Is this the way the phone was designed to work? Any responses would be greatly appreciated.
I had your problem for a while, oddly enuf it resolved itself after a few reboots. As for the LED issue, yeah, its designed to be that way. If you use HandCent sms app it will make the track ball blink. I personaly love the stock but your issues may need a hard reset or a few reboots. Hard reseting this phone isnt neer the hassle as with previus phones. If you have a gmail account it will sync your contacts back and you just have to drop 5 minutes into putt apps and setting up backgrounds and ringtones. Hope this helps.
That correct, and you can just turn it off and on. Should be fine. I think i might have needed a hard reset. It didnt happen till the patch came out.