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Notifications and Alarms done work.

My alarms and notifications don't work. I never get notified of meetings, reminders, alarms, etc. When I turn the phone off and back on, it freaks out and for 2+ minutes all of the missed alarms and notifications go off (audibly - not on the screen). I've read that it is a problem with the operating system and that downloading the most current Windows mobile should solve it. I have tried that. It works for a week or two, but then I'm back to not getting the notifications/alarms. I have Microsoft Windows Mobile Version 5.0 OS 5.1.195 (Build 14955.2.3.0). Please help!! I am tired of missing meeting, appointments and over sleeping!!! Thanks!

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  • Lee Anne Faler Jul 28, 2007

    Tried reinstalling the OS - a couple of times. Again, works for a couple of weeks, then begins to not work again.

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It seems to still be an unsolved problem as yet in windows mobile. The solution appears to be to download an independent alarm etc program such as; http://www.handster.com/product.php?id=2 Which you can get on a free trial, or; http://www.smartphone-freeware.com/download-alarm-clock-2007-lite-v2-0-2-21313.html Which is free. Hope this helps :)

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Try to reinstall the OS. This could be a file error.

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