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How to disable the camera sound on a Huawei G525?

I have a Huawei G525 (Android 4.2 jelly bean). The Camera makes a sound when taking photos even when it's in silent mode. How do I disable the shutter sound altogether?
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Do not Disturb Mode with some special conditions

I am looking for a way to establish a "Do not Disturb" Mode (like on iOS) that does at least the following (on an unrooted phone): Switches ringer and notifications to Silent (disable vibrate, vol = ...
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Is there a way to automatically put my Android phone into silent mode while recharging?

Every night before sleep I usually put my Galaxy S4 into my bed's headboard to recharge, but every night I also get up because of the beep that the phone does when someone send something to my wazzup ...
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How to silence all but one application? (no calls, messages, notifications and similar interruptions)

When listening to meditation instructions (previously downloaded as *.mp3 files) I would like to be able to silence all applications, (that is, all audible notifications, messages and calls). How? ...
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How to Disable Auto Silence

My Motorola Electrify M keeps auto-silencing the ringer. How do I disable auto-silece? My phone is running Android version 4.1.2. It seems to go on silent when I have meetings scheduled. It ...
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why is galaxy s4 switching to silent at night

My s4 switches ALL sounds off at night. Alarms, ringtones ,you name it. Trawled the Internet for an answer but no satisfaction yet. When I go to turn them back on it won't let me. I've to restart the ...
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Block calls for everyone except for contacts

Is there a way to block (or mute) all calls except for those on my contact list? Im using android 4.1.2 o samsung galaxy s3 mini, thanks in advance
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Nexus 4: Can't get phone into vibrate only mode

After a recent Android update, my toggle keys for the Nexus 4 will not let me put the phone into vibrate only mode. I can adjust the volume down to it's lowest setting, but it still makes noise for ...
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How can I exclude certain contacts from silent mode? [duplicate]

During the night, I set my phone to silent, since even the vibrate wakes me up. Is there some way to let it still vibrate if I get a call from certain contacts?
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Can I remove silent mode from the volume rocker?

I've got a Nexus 4. I keep accidentally going into silent mode by hitting the volume down button. My intention is to only put it into vibrate mode though. Is there a way I can just get rid of ...
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How to turn off ringer when connected to particular wifi network

Is it possible (in built or via an app) to silence the phone when it's connected to a particular wireless network, and then unsilence it when the network is out of range. Use case : When I'm in the ...
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How to switch to vibrate mode using only hardware keys

I have a Nexus 4, and I would like to be able to switch it to vibrate mode without having to look at the screen or unlock it. My previous phones had this ability (my iPhone had a switch dedicated to ...
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Droid 4 puts itself into silent mode

For the past couple weeks my Droid 4 has been switching itself into silent mode at night. At first I thought it was me, but it's not. At around 11pm I plug it in and set it on the table. At this point ...
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Prevent activating silent mode when screen is locked

Is there a way to prevent turning the sound (silencing the phone) off from the lock screen? This is a Motorola Droid 4. I notice I've missed calls and check only to find that the sound has been ...
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Can I silence only certain notifications during the night?

I would like to be able to set up a silent period (at night for sleeping) where email alerts - but ONLY email alerts - will be silenced. I still would like to have text messages and phone rings be ...
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Cyanogenmod: Profile redundancy?

I use Cyanogenmod profiles (on a Galaxy S2). I've created a couple of custom profiles, "Silent" and "Totally Silent", and I switch to them by doing a long press on the power button. But I've noticed ...
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I have to set the phone to silent twice to make it “stick”. How can I do it after once set?

I have a VZW Galaxy Nexus running bugless beast 4.1 and when I hold the power button and select silent mode, the phone immediately switches back to normal mode. Then if I do it again, it will go into ...
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How can I schedule tasks?

I've found an application called Silent Time, which allows me to schedule when my phone needs to go into silent mode, and when it needs to come out of it. It's a start, but I'm looking for something a ...
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ICS silence on lockscreen

On Gingerbread, there was a nice silence slider on the lockscreen: How do I get something like that in ICS?
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Disable system “tick” sound

I have a Sidekick 4g. This device has a system wide "tick" like sound that plays every time I do various things (click links, click items in list of RSS app, click threads in messaging app etc...) I ...
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Completely “Mute” my Android Phone?

I have seen the Question: Is there a one-click widget to make my phone completely silent? and this is not a Duplicate Question. In my, Samsung Galaxy Y phone, when I completely reduce my volume, it ...
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How to enable silent mode during calendar events?

I'd like to disable all notification sounds whenever there is a current event in Calendar. How can I do this automatically?
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Can I disable the camera sound in the new ICS camera app (in silent mode)?

Android got a brand new camera app with ICS. The old camera app from previous android versions didn't play a sound when the phone is in silent mode, the new one does. Obviously this can be somewhat ...
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Prevent volume rocker from disabling silent mode

On my Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, everytime I bump the volume rocker the phone comes out of silent mode. I hate this. The only way I want my phone going into or coming out of silent mode with a hard button ...
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No notifications during the night hours

I had juice defender installed on my phone for a few weeks but then I decided to remove it. One of the settings that I set up was to disable the vibration and sound notifications during the night ...
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How can I make silent mode affect media volume too?

Silent mode is simple to toggle quickly and easily, but it only effects ringtone volume. I want it to work for media volume too, so I can use it to quickly toggle off game audio in public places. Is ...
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Turn off volume button notification sound in Galaxy S2

1) I get a beep sound every-time I increase the ringer volume using the side button in Samsung Galaxy S2. How can I turn of this sound. I have set the notifications sound to Silent. But still am ...
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How do I make my phone play a ringtone over my headphones despite being on “silent”?

I'm running Cyanogenmod 7.1RC1 on my Desire. When my phone is not on silent, I can hear the ringtone on my headphones when someone calls me, which is great. However, when my phone is on silent and my ...
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Is there a one-click widget to make my phone completely silent?

I currently use Mute All but it requires several clicks. I like the ease of Silent Toggle Widget but it doesn't turn of media sounds. Ideally the widget would also turn of haptic feedback.
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selectively make contact groups silent

At work , i would prefer to set my phone in such a way that only the calls from my family group will ring , while all other contact calls should be silent. And later i should be able to switch it back ...
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What is the fastest way to turn the phone into silent mode?

The title kinda tells it all. Sometimes I need to turn silent for a meeting and the procedure is like: Unlock the phone Click on Menu Go to Settings Click on Sound Enable Silent mode Apart from ...
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Accidentally turn on silent mode

On my LG-ally, I keep accidentally turning on silent mode. What exactly am I doing to cause this, and is there any way to disabled whatever the action is?
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How to stop a phone from ringing without rejecting the call?

Sometimes I don't want to take a call, but I don't want him to know that. So I left the phone be until it stops, so it would appear that I'm away from phone or something and I miss the call. Can I ...
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Keeping Android quiet at night

I'd like my Android device to keep quiet during the night, no alerts for mails and talk messages, only calls and of course, the wake-up alarm. How can I do it?