LG to Release Octa-Core “Nuclun” SoC in the LG G3 Screen

LG is set to follow the likes of Samsung and other manufacture its own … more

Lockdown Pro 2 Brings Material Design and Media Support

Back in March of this year, we took a look at a rather innovated security application … more

Mural Watchface Brings 500px to Android Wear

On a traditional watch, you can’t really do too much to change its appearance once … more

Android 5.0 Favorite Features, Release November 3rd? – XDA TV

Google Confirms Android 5.0 Lollipop for November 3rd! That and much more … more
Post Reply

[Q] Vibrate - not strong?

OP ericdmiller

24th April 2014, 05:27 AM   |  #11  
flipq88's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 607
 
1,514 posts
Join Date:Joined: Aug 2011
More
Yep, very disappointing. I have the Neo and I sometimes won't even feel it if I'm moving around.

Sent from my SM-N900T using Tapatalk
25th April 2014, 01:35 PM   |  #12  
Member
Thanks Meter: 15
 
82 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2010
More
Same here, came from a pebble, have my phone on silent and my watch too, depend on the vibration to notify me of missed calls or texts during meetings, sometimes cant feel a thing, hoping with time some dev finds a way of increasing strength or length of vibrate
25th April 2014, 07:06 PM   |  #13  
Senior Member
League City, TX
Thanks Meter: 34
 
148 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2009
See, to me, the vibration is perfect! I was using a ZWatch for a while and that thing sounded like an industrial vibration unit was strapped to my arm. My boss always knew when something came in, so I typically didn't bother with the vibration feature except for wake-up alarms.

With this, I get two very quick buzzes and it's silent. I've set it so the notification doesn't force the display to turn on so I can be more discreet in seeing my notifications.

I see nothing wrong with the vibration.

However, if others require more, then hopefully there's something that can be done to address it.
28th April 2014, 04:38 AM   |  #14  
lanwarrior's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 147
 
2,168 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2006
Hmm.. so the Gear 2 have loud shutter button but weak vibration.
1st May 2014, 06:50 PM   |  #15  
Member
Atlanta, GA
Thanks Meter: 4
 
37 posts
Join Date:Joined: Sep 2010
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by TopDogg1

Gear 1 vibration was way stronger!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N900A using XDA Premium 4 mobile app

Agreed! Gear 1 was much stronger. I dont think I even used it on its strongest setting it worked much better.
I miss the buzz on my Gear 2 anytime I'm moving around alot, and a lot of the time when Im driving.

Then the fun of the phantom buzz has begun. Im paying more attention looking for that faint buzz that I keep checking it for notifications to find there aren't any. Just like when you have your phone on vibrate and you THINK you felt it. ugh. (Biggest complaint about the watch.)
2nd May 2014, 06:49 PM   |  #16  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 14
 
310 posts
Join Date:Joined: Oct 2008
When I first got my Gear2 I noticed the vibrate anytime it went, but now I hardly notice it and often miss it I made sure mine is set to strong too.
3rd May 2014, 06:21 AM   |  #17  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 30
 
230 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jul 2010
When i was going through the initial setup, I'm not even sure why but the watch vibrated and it was VERY strong.... now "strong" feels like 10% of the vibration I initially felt.


Very disappointed with that, and the pedometer... I swear I sat around the house eating junk food all day and i'm nearing 4500 steps.....
12th June 2014, 08:47 PM   |  #18  
raiu's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 98
 
450 posts
Join Date:Joined: Oct 2008
Donate to Me
More
I just went and got a gear 2 since my gear one broke and i have to say the vibration on this thing is much much weaker, the speaker on the other hand is much louder.

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes