Originally Posted by DaMaDo
If there is some way to change this or if it's just my phone, please let me know.
I've had the 8700C since they started taking orders on the phone. Love it, but there are two things that drive me up the wall.
The first and biggest problem is that the mic picks up everything.
Example: If I'm at a mall, the person on the other side can barely hear me b/c of the noise at the mall. I also hear the noise through the phone itself which makes it hard for me to hear the other person. The treo wasn't this bad and I used to have a sprint phone several years ago that even filtered out a jet engine when I was 20 feet away from it (best phone mic I've experienced).
The other gripe doesn't happen too often, but sometimes when my signal gets weak and then loses connection, the phone plays this european police sounding siren at full volume and it almost blows my ear drum.
Is something screwy with my phone or is this just how it is?
I am on my 4th 8700R and have the same issues you stated.
The current one is much better than the first 3 I had. Problems you ask?
#1 - Major issues with voice clipping, especially in noisy environments
#2 - Freezing during calls requiring me to pull the battery to reset the device
#3 - Was sent as a replacement for #2 with a blown speaker
I wish there was a way to disable the signal lost notification but to my knowledge there is not. Also, I find that my phone is almost unusable in noisy environments.