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Samsung gleam-- when somebody calls, they cant hear me but I can hear them fine? Talked to gleam users and they seem to have same problem and one guy exchanged the phone 6 times before he changed to other phone. Any solutions?

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  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2008

    Same problem. On our 3rd phone and going to get a different one this time.

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2008

    I have the same problem, and I am on my second Gleam phone...

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2008

    Have the same problem with caller not being able to hear me on their first call. They dial a second time and that call is fine. Am on my third phone - same problem. Exchanging for different phone or brand today 4-11-08

  • Anonymous May 12, 2008

    I got my 4th Gleam yesterday, and every single one of them has this problem. It is driving me crazy. Verizon won't let me trade for a different phone.

  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    I am now returning my second Gleam for this exact problem. Unfortunately re-inserting the battery has no effect.

  • fizzgigg_me Jun 19, 2008

    I am on my second phone too, but it not for the earpiece issue. For some reason my screen would become scrambled for several minutes. The only solution I had was to turn the phone off and on again, and sometimes that wouldn't help. It would happen randomly, and even the salesman had never seen this problem before. Anyone else experience this?

  • Larry Rova Jul 03, 2008

    I'm on my second phone. When I flip open the phone frequently I can hear the caller but they can't hear me. I am wondering if it has anything to do with flipping the top open to aggressively? That could then be a mechanical problem?




  • fstwnty Jul 30, 2008

    On my 2nd Gleam. Callers call and I can hear them fine but they can not hear me. Upon calling again for a 2nd time the call is fine. Going on my 3rd device maybe. Most likely switching to a different phone

  • Anonymous Aug 05, 2008

    Same problem, on my second phone. Happens about half the time. SO aggravating!

  • Anonymous Aug 18, 2008

    I have the same problem with my Gleam. when someone calls me , they can not hear me. So i hang up and call them right back abd all is well. I have exchanged my NEW phone 2 times, so after my 3rd one, i am at wits end......

    Si

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    I am on my third Gleam and the current one was brand new. It just started acting up today after about five weeks. I will answer a call and the caller won't hear me. My wife knows what is going on because the phone will stop ringing but I won't answer. She just says to call her. I hit the callback and get her with no problem. I work with someone who exchanged the Gleam 5 times and finally was given a n SCH-540 which has worked perfectly for him. That's my course of action now.

  • Anonymous Sep 11, 2008

    I have the same problem and am on my 2nd going on 3rd phone. I called Verizon and they said there has been a software upgrade 2 weeks ago. They are sending me a new phone. Hopefully, this will solve the problem.

  • jaire8886 Oct 21, 2008

    I have the same issue as all of you-I answer the phone and I can hear the caller but they cant hear me. Driving me crazy-took it to verizon store and the reset something lasted maybe 3 wks. Heading there tonight. Tired of the issue

  • Anonymous Oct 22, 2008

    Same problem here. I am on my 3rd Gleam. Took it in to Verizon last weekend. They said they were aware of the problem and had a software update they downloaded onto my phone. I haven't had the problem since, but it has only been a couple days. I haven't noticed whether there is a decrease in battery life as mentioned in one of the other posts.

  • smashsamsung Feb 16, 2009

    I have the same problem with this phone in Canada with Rogers. I want to smash it with a hammer it is so frustrating. 


  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    It does not help me to turn to the flip open mode and pressing any key to answer.  I am beginning to get anxiety when I answer a call because it is so unprofessional to have to call right back!

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    people cant hear me when I talk on the phone

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I finally solved this problem by switching from the 'flip open to answer' mode to the 'press any key to answer', mode. It may be a bit of a pain since you need to press a key after you open it, but I haven't had this problem again in six months.

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One thing I have found that works is, when you answer and the mic isn't working, hit the speakerphone button, talk, than turn speakerphone off and it works fine. Of course, this isn't really a fix, more of a workaround, but I hope it helps someone out there.

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As of mid july, VZW had a software update for the gleam. This fixed my phone which did the exact same thing. Unfortunately, with this update my battery life decreased dramatically and I began having issues with my screen. The main screen will stay black when opened.....yeah....

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

This is a software problem. Remove and re-insert the battery which resets the microphone. Samsung does not have other solutions.
garnc@bellsouth.net

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