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In my stock, unrooted Android 4.3 on a Nexus 4, if I uncheck the feature Vibrate when ringing under Sound Settings, it only turns off vibration for Calls. This does not turn off vibration notification for individual apps (Whatsapp,FB etc). Therefore what I am looking for is an option to turn off vibration system wide, which means the phone should not vibrate for anything, be it calls, text messages or anything else.
It's like this feature on iOS...when Vibrate on Silent is Off, switching the phone to silent mode turns vibration off system wide.

Is there any app that enables me to toggle this setting?
If Tasker is a suggestion, please provide a detailed description as I am still on the learning curve.

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Does anyone have an answer to this? –  Gh0sT Sep 1 '13 at 15:29
you can use tasker tasker.dinglisch.net –  Tirath Sep 3 '13 at 12:04
Exactly HOW do I use it?? –  Gh0sT Sep 3 '13 at 18:28

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Go to Accessibility and set the notification reminder to off. Otherwise, it will keep reminding you every 15 seconds either by sound or vibration.

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I'm not sure if this is what the OP was asking about. Doesn't this setting control a periodic vibration that you get while in a call? I think the question is simply how to disable vibration from all notifications. –  eldarerathis Dec 17 '14 at 15:24

Messaging > Menu (bottom left button) > Settings > Notification Settings > Uncheck Vibrate

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This just turns off vibration in the Messaging app. The question is about turning off vibrations for all apps. –  Dan Hulme Mar 6 '14 at 16:07

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