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How to show a visual indicator when mute all sounds is enabled

On the Galaxy S9 (and I presume later versions, though I don't know for sure) there is a "mute all sounds" setting that can be toggled by pressing the power and volume up buttons ...
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How do I completely mute the sound in phone calls?

I don't mean I want to mute the ringtone, and I don't mean I want to mute my own microphone. I want to mute the sound of the other person on the call. When I use the volume control during a call, I ...
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Gmail: How do I mute ALL coming mail *except* mail from certain senders?

I have a gmail account and I am getting too many inbox notifications. It wouldn't work to create a blacklist, because they come from many places. I would like to whitelist 3 or 4 senders and only ...
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Remove notifications sound (add "silent notifications" setting on Android)

I have a Pixel 3a with Android 11 installed on it. I have a lot of notifications, like SMS, Viber, WhatsApp, Facebook, etc... all beeping all the day. I would like to remove just the sound of all ...
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Microphone does not work when speaker is on

So, for a few days I have been having problems with my microphone on video call or call with loudspeakers. I tried Whatsapp video call, Whatsapp voice call with loudspeaker, Zoom, and Google Meet and ...
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Microphone goes mute on Pocophone F1 when opening any game while in a phone call

Using Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (MIUI 11.0.8 Global). I abruptly go into mute when I boot up any games while in a normal phone call. This doesn't happen in other apps. I tried denying microphone permissions ...
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How to record video with mic off?

I am using a Samsung S10+. How do I record a video with no mic input ? I have tried to put my finger over the mic, but I could still hear some background noise. I am looking to make a video in a ...
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Media volume is changed when on a phone call

I'm using Android Pie on a Samsung Galaxy S9 phone. I noticed if I set the media volume down all the way to mute it that the volume is turned up a bit only while on a call. If anyone is experiencing ...
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Watching Youtube and listening to music at same time in android phone- Is it possible [duplicate]

How can I watch Youtube video (app) muted as well as listen to music in phone's built in music app in any android phone? It is not a duplicate of this How can I mute the YouTube app while playing ...
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How can I mute the YouTube app while playing music on another player?

I do love to listen to music while watching text YouTube videos, but I can't because YouTube can't be muted. I use the respect audio focus in Musicolet Music Player. I have tried App Volume Control ...
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Android P, Total Silence

I installed Android P once it got released for Google Pixel phone. But they changed how you mute your phone. Now there is the option to put your device on vibrate/mute on the bar that appears when you ...
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Mute call from a specific sim card

Would there any way to mute incoming calls from a specific sim card in a dual sim phone? Also, would it be possible to schedule-mute them aswell? Or would both things affect both sims?
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How to mute audio of video ads?

Even when the phone is on silent mode, some apps show audible video ads. How can I mute the ads audio?
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Often received call goes on mute on Nokia 5 (Android 7.1.1)

Often when I receive a call, after a half or one minute my mic goes on mute. It only happens when I receive the call so far. When this happens, I have to unlock the phone, and select the ongoing call ...
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how to mute all apps while my app is running?

I'm working on an app that generate sounds through audio jack to be transmitted through micro-controller to RC car, and move it right, left, forward, and back. But the problem is the sounds of ...
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How to disable pop-ups and notifications?

I have Android 5.1. I use my phone as navigation when I`m driving and I need to disable all notifications and pop-ups. I know I can block notifications from settings, but this takes too much time to ...
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Do not mute Sound on incoming notification - Android, YouTube

Is there an option to manage sound notification behaviour on a Android phone? Description: In the morning, I do watch YouTube lectures, but every minute or so I do receive Slack message, that mute ...
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Most frequently used contact is muted but mute isn't checked, how to unmute/demute?

I mainly use my phone to contact one person. Recently the contact's texts got muted so no notification sounds. In the conversation view the little mute icon shows but in the menu the mute option is ...
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Mute an APK file

How to patch an APK file so that its permanently mute? For example if I want to send a game to my friend but don't want him to hear its sound? Can I edit permissions related to Audio?
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S3 mini switches off randomly

My S3 mini switches off when I use social media or browse internet, then won't switch on until I have put it on charge but then it has 75% battery, just comes off charge and then the same thing ...
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When receiving a call, how do you mute the phone?

This might seem like a stupid question, but I couldn't find the answer on this SE so here goes. When I receive a call and my phone starts to ring, how do I mute the phone without answering or ...
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Mute (not pending) a caller during a call

I want to use conference mode for calls in a webradio. But i need to control who can speak, i can't find a way to mute a participant who should be cut to let others speak. So, there is no way to mute ...
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Android 5: headset's button mutes an active phonecall instead of ending the call

I recently bought a phone that came bundled with android 5. It is a ZTE Blade S6. I also have bought a Senheizer MM70i which has one button. I am sure that the first few days if I pressed the ...
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Mute/Unmute call from notification bar

I be on meeting calls for long hours. I usually mute/unmute call by pressing home and then use call app to mute. I want some app which can provide me functionality to mute /unmute using ...
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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 disable the low-battery sound in Cyanogenmod?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S3 running Cyanogenmod 11 (20140804-SNAPSHOT-M9-i9300). When the battery hits ~15% or 5%, an alert appears with a warning sound. How can I disable this warning sound (...
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How do I prevent a bluetooth headset from muting when it hears sound

I have a Plantronics M50 headset, which works wonderfully on my Android 4.0.4 Sony Xperia Ion LT28at. However, it mutes its output anytime it detects a loud enough sound. If I type during a business ...
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Data connectivity disabled when phone mic is muted

This is a persistent and repeatable issue with my HTC One (Android 4.3) but I can't find any mention of it on forums etc. It would be great if anyone can tell me whether it's a known issue, specific ...
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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 wouldn'...
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In call Mute button sound. Can it be STOPPED?

Is there a way to set the MUTE button (the one on the in-call phone menu) to NOT make a sound when pressed. For instance, when I'm in conference calls on my GalaxyS4, and want to mute my microphone, I ...
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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? I'm using android 4.1.2 on a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. Thanks in advance.
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Mute Button Missing?

I upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S4 from an iPhone 4 today and have been setting various settings. When I first made a call there was a mute button in the middle bottom of the screen. Now, after I have ...
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How to mute on Galaxy s2 on android 4.1.2

Have just updated software to android 4.1.2 and whereas before one went to settings - sound - and had options mute vibrate so you could mute the phone this new version does not offer that. How do I ...
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People can't hear me on my Samsung Galaxy S3

When I send or receive a call, the person on the other side can't hear me. Sometimes, the microphone goes mute during the call. But when I check if the phone is on mute, but it isn't. It happens ...
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Does Huawei Honor support silent camera mode in Ice Cream Sandwich?

I use the app Camera Zoom FX for taking photos. On Gingerbread, I was able to mute its sounds via the settings. After updating to Ice Cream Sandwich, I always hear a sound when taking a photo. Since ...
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Android 4.04: Default Silent Mode to Mute

I just upgraded Galaxy S2 (Epic 4G Touch) to Android 4.04. In the previous version, I could change the Default Silent Mode to Mute instead of Vibrate in the Sound settings. I believe this was under ...
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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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