Most (if not all) Android devices have the feature to use "vibration", i.e. to let the device vibrate. If your question is related to that, this is your tag. Read on by clicking below 'info' tag.

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Turn off notification sounds and vibrations while allowing phone calls to trigger sound and/or vibration on Nexus 5

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 4.3.2. I want to turn off all sound and vibration notifications for all apps, while allowing phone calls to trigger sound and/or vibrations. Is there a way to do this? ...
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Improve Nexus 4 Vibration Intensity

This is basically the same question as posed here: Increase vibrate strength I thought there might be a different answer for the Nexus 4, however, seeing as how it's a different manufacturer and the ...
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Increase vibrate strength

The vibrate strength of my Galaxy Nexus is incredibly weak. When I have the phone in my pocket I simply don’t feel the vibrate for incoming calls at all, which defeats its purpose. I’ve missed more ...
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Cyanogenmod - What is “Notification mode”?

I think I'm misunderstanding the profiles options in Cyanogenmod regarding notifications. Here's what I'm trying to do: I would like all notifications to pop in the status bar, but only the phone and ...
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How to make my phone vibrate when a text or an email is received when in vibrate mode?

Currently, when I put my phone into vibrate mode, it only vibrates for calls. It does nothing for texts or emails, however, so I don't know when I've received one. Does anyone know a way to enable ...
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How do I silence a call with my Samsung Fascinate?

I want to be able to silence the ringer/vibration of a call without hitting the "ignore" button. The reason is that if someone gets sent to voice mail after one or two rings they will likely know ...
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Vibrate-before-ring

Is there a way to have an android phone vibrate first before it starts ringing? Note that I'm looking for a clean solution, i.e. I don't want to modify the ringtone to include a few seconds of ...
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Maximum ring volume for one contact, vibrate for others (SMS)

I keep my phone on vibrate all the day because of my work. So I mostly get back on people when I have the time. However, I must be informed immediately when some server goes down. For that I have ...
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Disable “vibrate” in lock screen

When in lock-screen, I have to move the middle circle over the "lock" on right hand side. The device vibrates 3x during it - is it possible to disable all the vibrations? (Using ICS)
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HTC Desire HD vibrating constantly

My girlfriend plugged her phone in to charge and it started vibrating, and never stopped. The only way to stop it is to power off the phone, and take the battery out. Even if the phone is off, it ...
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Changing vibrate length of default email app on galaxy s2

I have connected the mail app from the galaxy s2 to my email (exchange). The notification (which I have set to vibrate) is just a very short vibrate. It seems very likely that I will often miss this ...
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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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Notification Vibration Bug on Galaxy Nexus?

My Galaxy Nexus running 4.0.2 does not vibrate for any notifications while in "vibrate" mode. Haptic feedback works, and the phone vibrates when I receive phone calls, but not for notifications. The ...
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Samsung Galaxy s3 still vibrating when getting notification, even though I'm on silent mode

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. When I put it on silent mode, when I get a notification from Facebook, Facebook Messenger and GMail, or any other notification, it's still vibrating. This is very ...
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How can I set my Galaxy S3 to vibrate when locking the screen?

My partner and I have identical Galaxy S3's. However when my phone locks it briefly vibrates, when partner's locks it does not. What setting have I changed that makes this happen on mine and not on ...
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vibrate notifications only when receiving emails from certain addresses?

Is it possible to set vibrate notifications when receiving emails from a list of email addresses but not when receiving emails that don't come from that list? Either using the default Gmail app on a ...
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how do you turn off the vibration alert for incoming text messages on a samsung galaxy s3 mini?

I've gone through the settings menu but can only find options to change the vibration pattern, not to turn it off completely. Any ideas??
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Vibrator not working after upgrading to ICS - Samsung Galaxy S2

I have upgraded to the latest official version available through Kies. And I have noticed that after the update the vibrator of the phone is not working. Actually its working but not in Silent mode on ...
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How can i change text vibration on my Galaxy S3?

I want to change sms vibrations on my Galaxy S3 but I can only change it for incoming calls. Can someone tell how to change notification vibrations for sms on my Samsung Galaxy S3? Thank you in ...
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Vibration stopped working on Galaxy S2

I can't work out why, but it seems the vibrate and haptic feedback functionality on my SGS2 stopped working recently. First time it failed it seemed to come back after a reboot, but it's since died ...
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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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How can I reduce the length and intensity of SMS notification vibrations?

After upgrading my Galaxy GT-i9000 to Gingerbread, the vibration when receiving an SMS is unbelievably long and hard. Before the upgrade (2.1?), the vibration was two short vibrations. How can I ...
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How can I prevent my phone from vibrating when service is lost or re-acquired?

I find it annoying when I'm in an area with poor service, that my phone vibrates every 15 seconds to tell me that service has been lost, or re-aquired. How can I disable this vibration? I have a ...
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Why can't I turn off vibrate while keeping audio on when a e-mail comes in?

After my Galaxy Nexus upgraded itself to Jelly Bean last night, my phone refuses to turn vibrate off! It's set to Vibrate Never when email arrives, but it vibrates anyway. I've restarted the phone, ...
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Vibration Intensity

I have a Galaxy S2. This morning it sent me an alert saying that I could get an update, so I did. Ever since then the phone isn't the same. It works fine; the only thing that is different is that the ...
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Turn off vibration when docking the phone

When I put my phone into the dock, it vibrates very strongly and for too long (IMO). Is it possible to turn that off or at least to decrease the intensity and/or duration of the vibration? This is ...
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How to notice a phone is ringing when left in a bag?

I always carry my cellphone on me on vibrate, because I'm male and this works with my wardrobe. Many women I know carry the phone in their purse or other bag, and they often miss calls, not noticing ...
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Notifications are not vibrating

I got my Samsung Galaxy S2 (android 4.0.4) for a few days now and i realized there's something wrong with the vibration. When I get whatsapp message or Viber, facebook, or email notification the phone ...
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HTC One S vibration keeps getting turned on for normal profile

I have a HTC One S with stock ROM (latest update) and stock launcher, no root or anything. Android is 4.0.4 ICS. HTC Sense 4.1. In sound settings, for the normal sound profile, I turn vibration for ...
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LG Optimus Pro C660 won't vibrate for SMS

I just bought the Optimus Pro C660 and it will vibrate when I get a call or the alarm clock goes off but it won't vibrate when receiving an SMS. I have gone through all the settings and set it to ...
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Verizon Droid X - phone won't vibrate

I've got a Droid X that's been operating fine since a did a hard reset on it a couple weeks ago. Recently however the vibration function has completely ceased. I can't seem to find a setting to set ...
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SMS not vibrating

I'm using a USA T-Mobile G2, stock Froyo OS. My phone used to vibrate when receiving SMS text messages, but now it doesn't; I can't figure out why. As far as I know, there are two settings that are ...
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Globally disable vibration?

Is there a way to disable vibration on HTC One M8 regardless of individual application settings? I can't conceive of a situation in which I would ever want my phone to vibrate so I'd just assume kill ...
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Vibrate function on my Samsung Galaxy S3 doesn't work though it is turned on. What is the cause?

I have had this phone for a few months and only now did I try to start using the vibrate function. When I choose "Vibrate" from the drop-down bar it never vibrates when I receive texts though ...
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How to turn off vibration during a factory reset?

I am experimenting with my phone quite a lot, and I need to do a factory reset quite often (several times per day). Everything works fine, but it vibrates several times during the factory reset. And ...
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Vibrations or not depending on phone position

Is there any chance to disable phone vibrations when phone is in straight horizontal position? (eg. on the table). I want to have vibrations turned on only when I have it in my pocket, close to the ...
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How to vibrate/ring on click of link

How can I make my samsung galaxy tab vibrate or ring when I click a link on a browser? thanks a lot for any help. :)
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Quiet hours “no vibration” not affecting SMS notifications

Running CM11 (Android 4.4). When i turn Quiet Hours on, with the option "Disable vibrations" checked, my phone still vibrate on incoming SMS. How can i achieve the following state, with Quiet Hours: ...
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How to make delay vibration when phone is ringing?

How to make it start playing ringtone before it starts to vibrate? I like when the phone starts ringing very gently at first (to prevent startling me or annoying others), and but gradually comes to ...
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Why is my phone vibrating incessantly during calls?

Yesterday, my phone started vibrating once every 15 seconds or so during phone calls. I'm running cyanogenmd 7 on HTC thunderbolt. I looked in settings and there is only option to vibrate every 45 ...
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Ringer and Notification Volume

Before icecream sandwich, on my HTC I was able to make my notification volume on zero (so it would vibrate) while my ringer was at full volume. Now with icecream sandwich the ringer and notification ...
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Disable force close vibrations

I am developing some applications for Android and I'm getting some errors and force closes. This is rather annoying, although not as much as annoying as the loud vibrations the phone does (a long ...
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Phone will not vibrate for incoming text messages

No matter what I do, I can't get my phone to vibrate for text messages anymore. I am running Cyanogenmod 7.1.0. It vibrates for phone calls and for haptic feedback, so there's obviously nothing ...
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What is the difference between these sound icons in the notification bar?

When I want to change the volume on my phone, I can press the icons in the notification bar to toggle between vibrate only, silent and normal volume. However the latter one appears to have two ...
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How can I fix notification vibration?

When I receive calls and alarms go off, the phone vibrates. However it won't vibrate for any notifications. Changing the vibrate setting from vibrate always or vibrate only when in silent mode has ...
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How to enable Vibrate on call connect?

I am using Android lollipop 5.1.1 on Google Nexus 5. I used to have a feature on Nokia feature phone, which would vibrate the phone when the person at other end picks up the call. I want this kind of ...
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Ringtone and vibration not working on Nexus 5 (Android 5.0.1)

Ringtones and vibration stop working on my Nexus 5 (using Android 5.0.1) when receiving a call. There were working before, but I don't know why the ringtone and vibration just stop. I tried different ...
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How do I disable the triple vibrate of Viber?

When I get a notification in Viber it vibrates three times, as well as playing the sound. How do I stop it from vibrating three times!? I saw the question about receiving multiple notifications but ...
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How can I get both sound and vibration at the same time on my Samsung S4?

Need some help. I must have pressed something on the settings on my Samsung S4 because when I receive a chat or SMS the phone doesn't vibrate unless I turn off the sound. So right now I have to ...
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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?