- 12-30-2012, 01:37 PM #1
Whenever I shake my phone I hear something from the top of the phone (around camera I think) that ticks or hits something.
Sometimes when I take photos I can hear it before or after the photo's been taken.
It is really weird. I don't remember that I had this problem before I had it repaired (due a bug that restarted my phone constantly when I turned my BlueTooth on).
Do you think it is normal to hear that sound? I don't want to send my phone in service once again :(
I believe it is coming from the (sound) jack... or the speaker or the lenses are moving (although the photos look awesome)? But from the top of the phone for sure.
- 12-30-2012, 05:29 PM #3
i dont know if this is it... probably not since u say when you shake your phone.
i had a noise come out of the camera i guess when it opens, turn off, change from rear cam to ffc, anything i did that would turn on / off the camera would make a noise so im guessing its camera shutter opening closing or idk.
but you said it makes the sound when u shake the phone so idk... check if its the volume rocker buttons? because the phone i had made a noise from the volume rocker buttons.
dont know forsure but hope i helped someway
- 12-31-2012, 01:09 AM #4
- 01-02-2013, 10:37 PM #5
i never thought the noise from the camera was a problem, i think its just the lense switching on and off.
i had the 8gb model. i returned it and ordered a 16gb. mostly because of the light leak problem, not so much because of storage.
i dont really know any fixes though. saw a video where iphone 5 had noise from shaking, the guy said pressing down on the place that was making the noise put it in its place and the noise stopped.
other than that, i don't have much more intelligence to pass around...
Last edited by dookie dave; 01-02-2013 at 10:56 PM.
- 01-03-2013, 02:15 PM #6
i just got my new 8x, shook it, and it has that noise. i dont think its a defect at all though
my iphone 3g has the same sound. my sister has the same sound on her iphone 4.
i guess this isnt a bad thing since i had my iphone for 2 years and never noticed it until i shook it.
if it is a problem... your going to have to call the president of Kazakhstan or something.
have you went to a store to get it checked out? if yeah, what'd they say?
01-03-2013, 03:25 PM #7
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This is caused by the camera sensor because is not mounted directly on to any surface. It is held suspended in the frame by a fairly stiff ribbon cable, but when shaking the phone or setting it down on a surface, the sensor will shake hitting the insides causing this sound. It is completely normal, and the same on nearly every phone.
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