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how to i turn off my iphone ringer

by hilgerch / January 22, 2012 11:02 AM PST

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Re: iphone turn off ringer
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 22, 2012 4:56 PM PST
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Quick and simple
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / January 27, 2012 6:04 AM PST

If you haven't messed with any of your settings on your phone, you can manually turn the switch located on the left of your iphone to off. And your phone will vibrate instead of ring. When you want it to ring, switch it back on.

Cheers!
-Lee

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Can the switch be turned off by the iphone4 software?
by Outlaw / July 19, 2012 3:22 AM PDT
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I find my phone switched off often and I DO NOT remember turning it off - my 65 year old memory could be the problem, but I do not think so. This is really weird and very problematic as I miss calls often when I am not holding the phone. Just wondering if it can happen. Thanks.

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This one is easy.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 19, 2012 3:31 AM PDT

The switch is a physical thing and there are no motors or solenoids to push it to the other position. So software can't change the switch position.

Hope this helps,
Bob

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