Received SMS going unnoticed

Davide Scaini dscaini at
Thu Nov 12 22:32:38 CET 2009

maybe a led flashing... we have 3 leds!

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 9:40 PM, Ben Wilson <ben at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been using SHR unstable for my everyday phone for a while and i was
> wondering what solutions people
> are using to stop sms messages arriving without being noticed.
> I leave me phone running and on charge next to the PC when i'm at home
> so the battery is always full when i go out.
> What's happening is I get a sms and of course the sound plays but i'm
> not there to hear it.
> With the auto screen poweroff I don't even notice when I return to the
> PC, can be a few hours before i tap the phone and notice.
> I could turn off auto screen poweroff, so when I return the new message
> is visible on the phone but then the LCD would be running pretty much
> all day/night which is probably not so good for its lifespan.
> What would be ideal is for it to keep playing the new message sound
> every few minutes while the new message popup is being displayed. Does
> anyone have a cron script or anything to solve this problem.
> Thanks
> Ben.
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