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Speaker on g1 phone stopped working

Have been using a new g1 for the past month. The phone stopped working and so I tried rebooting by removing the battery and replacing. The phone turned on but the with little charge. I then charged it overnight and thought everything was fine. However, I noticed I wasn't getting any calls but then I would checked I there would be voice mail. I checked the ring volume and it's not highest level. The phone vibrates with incoming calls but there's no ring tone. I can call out but the speaker phone doesn't work. I tried changing ring tones and can't hear anything. Is it possible that I somehow turned off the speaker or am I looking at a broken phone?

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  • corriecc Feb 04, 2009

    I'm afraid that if i remove the board that I will "void" any warranty I have on the phone. However I greatly appreciate the advise.

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    same problem

  • TINNiE Mar 05, 2009

    WHEN I TURN ON THE MUSIC IT SOUNDS LIKE THE SPEAKER IS BUSTED OR SOMETHING. I DONT KNOW WHATS REALLY WRONG WITH IT.!

  • stale33 Mar 24, 2009

    During a call on speaker phone the speaker on the G1 phone stopped working. A few days later It worked for a brief moment when I answered a call. The ringer started when I pressed "accept". Making me think it is an application interference with the speaker's functionality.

    I have uninstalled all applications and still the speaker does not work.

    I think it is the programing but I am not finding any viruses.

    any more ideas regarding a programing error.


  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2009

    After a month the speaker in my g1 phone just died. All other functions work, but no speaker phone and no music. About to do master reset and probably get a replacement under warranty from tmobile.

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    I have the same problem. I believe it's software related. Still no solution. I have also factory reset, and cleaned my phone.

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Well first of, there is your warranty, but if your phone breaks after expirations, there is both an T-Mobile G1 Repair Guide and a third party T-Mobile G1 Repair Service, so there is no need to worry.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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Open your phone and clean the contacts between the speaker and the board.... that is the common fault for cellphone speakers.

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

  • Rodolfo Atun Feb 04, 2009

    thank you sir for the appreciation, but since the warranty is stll on, you can take your phone to the retailer where you bought youor phone for repair.. tnx

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My speaker stopped working out of nowhere also. i just had my g1 replaced the month before...that g1's sim slot stopped working...now this g1's speaker isn't working...what's up with that? well, i have insurance so guess i'll be getting a second replacement g1...good luck g1 users, hope u have insurance

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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