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Perhaps I'm missing something but when I scan an NFC tag via a Galaxy Nexus, the phone always makes the default alert tone.

Is there a way of switching this off? I have scoured the menus / preferences and can't find a way of doing this. The next step ... ICS source code :-/

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Programming problems belong on Stack Overflow. Do you need a programmatic solution or are you just looking for a way to turn it off? – Al E. Jan 5 '12 at 13:37
Either and both !! – Richard Green Jan 5 '12 at 13:46
have cut/pasted into stack overflow as well now btw – Richard Green Jan 5 '12 at 13:48
FWIW. I have raised this in the code base feature request list: – Richard Green Jan 6 '12 at 12:00

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