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HTC Touch Pro only rings twice before switching to voicemail

My phone only rings once or twice before switching to voicemail. If I ring it from a landline, I can hear it ringing out on the landline phone but the touchpro doesnt actually ring until the fourth or fifth ring. Anyone got any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    I have the same issue. I miss alot of calls because of this. I've noticed on my phone it will vibrate once or twice before ever ringing. Sometimes I get just one audible ring on the cell phone by the time I pick up the caller has been forwarded to v-mail.

  • kataylor5349 Apr 06, 2009

    I'm having the same issue. Is there a way to allow more time for it to ring before voicemail engages?

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    Mines the same, I'm searchung for answers now!

  • RespectSpeck May 01, 2009

    The hotfix on HTC's web site says it's for fixing a "prolonged ringing" problem, where the 'phone continues to ring after the caller has hung up. You answer the 'phone and nobody's there. This isn't the same thing, and anyway, as at the time of writing, the hot fix is 404 not found when you try to download it.



    The problem I have (and that everyone else seems to have) is that the 'phone (or, more likely, Windows) is so slow that by the time the 'phone has started ringing the caller is ready to give up or go to voicemail.

  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    I do have a problem with HTC Touch Pro while picking up the phone call, whenever, i am able to hear a ring, the phone is showing a missed call in my list.

  • jamiebelleza May 11, 2010

    I've went to the HTC website that you suggested put in my phone which is the (Sprint Touch Pro) but there is no option for downloads, is this a carrier specific download? Which did you use?

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I think the issue is a misconception on the operation of the phone. The phone flashes for the first ring, vibrates for the second ring, and then rings for the 3rd and 4th ring before dropping to voicemail. it requires a registry modification as can be found on some forums to make it "ring immediately." If you put the phone on vibrate it will buzz immediately and skip the flashing lights step.

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There is no fix for this problem on the HTC web site. 
270rexton, if you think there is, please provide the link. I think you are probably referring to this:
http://www.htc.com/www/SupportDownload.aspx?p_id=140&cat=0&dl_id=502


The problem people are reporting here is that the phone takes a long time to start ringing. However, the fix referred to above is that the phone takes a long time to *stop* ringing if the caller hangs up - not the same thing.
There is a solution to the former problem here, but I haven't tried it yet so make no promises! But other posters to the thread claim a result.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=258109

Posted on May 06, 2009

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Hi guys, this is a commons issue,but HTC released hot fix. So go to htc.com choose your device-support-downloads-there is a .cab file to fix this issue.

Rate me if helped. Thanks.

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