New answers tagged silent-mode
Yes you can simply turn off/reduce your volume to 0 for the notifications and only keep the ringer volume as required. You can do this under settings>sounds(As you have not specified any os details or the device make or model I can only give you a common answer)
I have a similar issue with the Note 3. Shush seems to work fine. The app lets you configure after how much time to reenable the standard ringer, and it gives you hard-to-miss notification that the phone is in silent mode.
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