Annoying Interference Sounds

kgil79

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I know you are out there. How many of you are annoyed with the interference that the iPhone puts out. I will be laying on my couch watching a movie and my surround sound speakers get a LOUD interference from the iPhone. The same thing happens with my computer speakers. It drives me crazy. Has anyone have any type of solution for this. I hate to have to put my iPhone in airplane mode just to watch tv.
 

iamtko

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I know you are out there. How many of you are annoyed with the interference that the iPhone puts out. I will be laying on my couch watching a movie and my surround sound speakers get a LOUD interference from the iPhone. The same thing happens with my computer speakers. It drives me crazy. Has anyone have any type of solution for this. I hate to have to put my iPhone in airplane mode just to watch tv.
i hate this, but it happens with all cellphones i think..

it REALLY drives me insane when i'm playing FFXI though (_ _; )
 

DavidB

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It is a common thing with any GSM based phone. I have found that if you simply move the phone a few feet, or across the room, you won't get interference and yet it will be (relatively) easy to access...certainly better than turning the phone off.
 

iamtko

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I only notice the noise before an incoming call.
well i notice it sometimes randomly without phone calls... i think it's because even though you're not receiving a call "right at this moment" you are still sending/receiving data
 

Nikos

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This actually never happened to me with the iPhone or my last two phones (Sony Ericsson W810i and M600i). I keep the iPhone right next to one of my studio monitors and never get any interference. For some reason I always see people with Nextel phones having that issue.
 

OJsakila

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Well I noticed it with my razr on tmobile before I got the iPhone and I remember it happening with that stupid IPAQ.
 

Prelector

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It was HORRIBLE with my Razr, much worse than the iPhone. I've found even 12" space is enough to stop the interference with the iPhone.

And yes, this is a common problem with GSM cell devices. It has to do with the signaling frequency used. (being on a call won't cause the problem, but an incoming call will do it. The periodic checks with the cell tower also cause it.)
 

Redfor

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I just learned to keep it at least a few feet from any receivers or speakers.. My Razor did the same thing..