Questions tagged [silent-mode]

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Taking out of silence after x missing calls from specific person?

I'm using silent/vibrate mode most of the time, however, I do want to be notified by a ring if a specific user/s called me more than once Is there any setting or app to help with this request?
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Can I shedule the vibration mode in my phone?

During university hours I have to keep my phone in silent/vibration mode. But sometimes I forget to turn on the vibration mode when I am at the university, which leads to many problems. I also ...
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Enable external users to un-silence my phone

I have my phone on do-not-disturb or silent virtually always. I usually see my phone, and can see I'm being called. However, sometimes my SO needs to reach me quickly, and I just happen to not see ...
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Dual SIM sound, vibration and notification settings

I have a Huawei P20 Pro. This might be a quirk with their software, but I thought I should ask either way. Let's say you have two phones with two numbers. One is your private phone and one is your ...
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Mute all notification sound except Call Message and WhatsApp to be on Vibration Mode

I have a brand new Galaxy S10. I would like to keep the phone in mute mode but want the phone to vibrate if there is any Call, SMS or any WhatsApp notification. How to do this? I do not wish to root ...
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Is it possible to have a specific app make noise and vibrate even when the phone is on silent?

When I go to bed for the night I usually put my phone on silent without vibration, so that I don't get disturbed by constant notifications from meaningless things overnight. However, I have an app ...
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Sony Xperia XZ Premium goes out of silent mode when connecting to Bluetooth

I have my phone set to silent (vibrate) mode and have noticed that when I connect to a bluetooth device, the phone 'exits' silent mode and the ringer volume is enabled again. This is especially ...
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Can you allow certain contacts to bypass the silent mode on Huawei P20 pro?

is there a way you can allow certain contacts to bypass the silent mode on a Huawei P20 pro? I like my phone on silent through the night but need to have a certain contact to be able to ring (elderly ...
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android 8.1 plays random music sporadically and stops after 10 seconds or so

I have an android phone that runs 8.1 and sporadically it will run some random music that I don't know of. It then stops on its own after a few seconds. My browser is turned off, and the phone is on ...
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How to make an incoming call silent while the phone is in general mode?

Now I am using Lenovo K8 plus. How to make incoming call sound to silent mode while mobile in "general" mode. On Xiaomi Redmi mobiles, if a call coming with sound, I just flip the phone and it will ...
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Silent mode priority only haywire

So recently my do not disturb priority only and silent mode keeps switching to just that from the volume being all the way up sometimes right before my eyes I can see it changing and all the settings ...
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How to mute audio of video ads?

My phone has Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) even when it is set on silent mode, some apps play video ads with audio. Is there a way to mute them?
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My phone is going silent every day at 08.00 PM. Can't disable

I have Android 4.4.4 and once (or maybe after playing with settings) it started to go silent at 08.00 PM every day. And morning it is going back (usually I am doing it manually earlier). In settings ...
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Silence and vibration scheduler

I used to have Silet Time on Android 4.4 and it worked really well. The application sets silent mode or vibration at scheduled time of the week. I now have Android 6 and that application does not ...
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How to set everything to silent except the alarm clock [7.1.1 Nougat]

Does anybody know how to set everything to silent except the alarm clock? In priority only, and alarms only mode, both calendar reminders and alarm clock notifications make the phone vibrate. If I ...
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Allow certain contacts to ring when phone on silent/night mode?

My WinPhone had this feature to set my phone silent at fixed hours of the night, but whitelist certain contacts for calls/texts. I've recently switched to Android (OnePlus3) and while I'm sure this ...
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Vibration / sound priority notifications for a Gmail label that continue until dismissed

I know the Gmail app has some per-label notification settings, however I don't see an option for a notification to appear when you have priority notifications only or an option to repeat the ...
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How to Prevent Battery Full Notifications in Mi 2 Band?

Situation: to prevent Mi 2 Band's battery full vibration, which wakes me up; the notification bypasses Android's own Silent Mode Secondary solution: use Do Not Disturb applicaiton of Playstore ...
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tasker to turn on do not disturb when plugged into charger

I'm trying to use Tasker to turn on the do not disturb mode in android 6.0 marshmallow. I used to use tasker to make my phone go silent when I plugged in my charger cord every night, and turn off ...
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Android 6.0 Do-not-Disturb: how to go to vibrate only in certain hours?

I'm trying to familarize myself with my newest Nexus 6p, which runs Android 6.0.1 now. Do I understand correctly, that currently Do-not-Disturb cannot manipulate calls and notifications volume so ...
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Silent mode on Z1 Compact Lollipop 5.1?

I have a Sony Z1 Compact. Android 5.0 had a beautiful silent mode. Pushing the power button the screen went on, locked, and when you pressed the volume button you could set it to silent, optionally ...
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Google Calendar notification are silent

The notification show up on time but since yesterday the phone remains silent. Before there was a little sound with the notifcation. I have checked the volume of the phone, the blocking mode is off, ...
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Configure audible alarm in cyanogenmod's silent mode

I recently installed cyanogenmod 12.1 (snapshot, 2015-09-01) on my HTC One M8. Following my habits, I tried to activate a silent mode. There was the first problem: CM only has a normal and a (total) ...
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Emergency alerts: is there any way to silence the “severe threat alerts” and “Amber Alerts” while I'm sleeping?

There are some emergency alerts I would be very grateful to receive even when I'm sleeping, but so far I've only receive alerts for things that didn't actually put me in danger or for things that I ...
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Mute the autofocus for the camera on samsing galaxy S3 i9305 (4.4.4) for the video mode

I have done the follwoing to silence the camera : Renaming the files in system/media/audio/ui/ Adding this line to system/csc/others.xml <CscFeature_Camera_ShutterSoundMenu>true</...
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How can I turn off all sounds and LEDs apart from my Alarm?

How can I deactivate all sounds and LEDs, except the alarm? When I'm sleeping, I don't want to be disturbed by anything except the alarm.
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Any way or app to enable vibrate only mode in Lollipop?

I have a Moto G and earlier the Moto Assist used to have a setting to put phone in Vibrate only mode while in meetings. On updating to Lollipop, I don't have this option. I know that it's possible to ...
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Temporarily disable notifications

I need a way to temporarily disable all notifications with ONE CLICK ONLY, for example via widget or EQS. I don't care if it is for all apps or just whatsapp, as long as it prevents vibration and ...
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How can I make it so my cyanogenmod phone is silent for everything but calls and alarms?

I like to keep my phone on silent at night so I can actually sleep without disturbance. The problem with that is that everything becomes silent. No one can reach me in case of emergency or anything. ...
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Completely muting notifications while leaving the ringtone on vibration

I have an LG G2. I'd like to completely mute notifications, while leaving the ringtone on vibration. I know I can set different volumes to notifications and ringtone, but the lowest the notifications ...
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Silence notifications but not calls

During my night time, I would like to silence all app notifications, including text messages, emails and news alerts. On the other hands, I do not want to silence calls. This is because calls after ...
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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? PS:...
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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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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?