Questions tagged [vibration]

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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How to turn off the vibration, which happens when phone call is connected or the camera is turned on?

I've seemed to turn off all the vibration settings, including settings for camera application, but it keep vibrating when I turn my camera on (by pressing side button twice), the same happens when I ...
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Globally turn vibrations

This question comes up occasionally - but in the hope there is now a way to do it I'll ask again. Is there a way to toggle vibrations (specifically on Samsung's UI 3.0)? Example use-case: at work, ...
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How to stop Samsung Galaxy S20 vibrating on resuming and entering lock mode?

My Samsung Galaxy S20 vibrates every time the screen times out and enters lock mode and vice-versa when I press the right button to exit the lock mode and start using the phone. How do I remove this ...
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Make notifications vibrate

I have an S9+. How do I simultaneously enable vibrations for notifications and ring volume for calls? When the phone is in vibrate mode, if I make the ring volume nonzero then the vibration mode is ...
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block particular apps from accessing vibration [duplicate]

I'm using Samsung S9 ( OneUI version 2.5, Android version 10 ). Is there any way to stop a particular app from accessing the vibration feature of the phone? Even if I turn on the silent mode and turn ...
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Custom vibration patterns for notification types

I'd like to set different vibration patters for different notification types. For example something like: 2 short buzzes for a private Whatsapp message, 2 long ones for a group message, long and short ...
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How to turn off vibration for incoming messages in Google Chat (not Hangouts) - Android 10?

I can't find a setting anywhere in that app. I'm aware of the options present: All messages, New threads, @mentions, etc. I want those notifications. I just don't want the vibration. Tried going into ...
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How can I configure Google Voice so that when I receive a call my phone from Google Voice, the phone doesn't vibrate?

I configured Google Voice to forward call to my phone. However, even when the phone on silent mode (no sound, no vibration), the phone vibrates. How can I configure Google Voice so that when I receive ...
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How can I remove vibration when the phone is turned off on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (non-rooted Android 9, One UI 1.0)?

How can I remove vibration when the phone is turned off on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (non-rooted Android 9, One UI 1.0)? I don't have any option item Settings app > Accessibility > Vibration.
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How do I disable all vibrations on a Samsung A51 running One UI 2.1?

I've got a Samsung A51 running Android 10 / One UI 2.1 and updated to latest available security patch (1st September 2020). Other users report being able to globally turn vibrations off, and this ...
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How do I turn off all vibrations while still in sound mode on android 10?

I want my phone to ring when I get calls and to not give me any sound or vibration for any notification. How do I do that? I have a Samsung A51 if this is somehow relevant.
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Mysterious vibrations from “System Interface”

For some time my Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vibrates for no apparent reason. It's a very short vibration with no notification of any kind so at first I thought I'm imagining things. But I noticed it's ...
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How can I trigger a sound when the device vibrates?

I have a game which makes my device vibrate when a certain event happens. I want my device to play a sound when that event happens. Unfortunately, the developer doesn't seem to be interested in ...
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Enable vibration and location services while on battery saver

I like using battery saver on my Android phone as it greatly extends the battery. However, there is one app that I use that I would like to exempt from two of the things that batter saver disables - ...
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Preventing your device from vibrating whenever it gains or loses its mobile network connection

I've been using a Moto G (2nd generation) running Android 6.0 "Marshmallow". I was playing with the settings, and changed some setting. Now, every time the phone loses or regains cellular service — ...
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Send a notification (or just vibrate) to phone via ADB/shell

I would like to be able to send some kind of notification to my android using a remote shell script (SimpleSSHD running as root, so basically the same as an adb shell). On an iOS device I can use the ...
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How to make a notification vibrate and sound once, and then ideally be muted afterward?

What I am looking to do is, get a notification as normal with vibration and sound, and then any further notifications from that app I want to not vibrate. For context, it would be the most helpful for ...
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After update to Android 9, moto g6 vibrates on home button press even though vibrations turned off

My phone just updated and now every time i press the home button i get a vibration. How do i turn off vibrations? here's a photo of my vibration settings.
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How to turn off incoming text message notification vibration off in Android 10?

I would like to turn off vibrations for incoming message on Google Pixel 1, default SMS app, and I can't find a way to do this. I searched several places, mostly messages app settings and general ...
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Vibrate mode vibration pattern

So there is this thing that has annoyed me since my Galaxy S8. The default vibration pattern for notifications (when on vibrate mode) seems to be two short vibrations. This is driving me nuts as I ...
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Disable vibration in Samsung?

(Attention: Samsung's 9.0-Pie / One UI is different from stock Android) Is there any way to completely disable vibration in a Samsung phone running their flavor of Android Pie (9.0)? I already have ...
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Disable vibrations for notifications on Xiaomi Mi A3

I have a Xiaomi Mi A3 on Android 9. I want to disable the vibration when a notification arrives for all apps. I did not know that by disabling notifications, I won't be able to receive calls since ...
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Is there any way to make calls ring/vibrate only for specific contacts?

My girlfriend has an Android phone but she hates actually talking on the phone, and hates being distracted by ringing or vibrating. Her mantra is that she'll check it when she checks it. This is quite ...
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How to determine which app is causing vibration?

I have a Moto G6 Play that vibrates like it is getting notifications but it's not. The vibration is inconsistent and seems random so I would like to know if there is a logcat or something I can run to ...
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Number of Vibrations for Notifications

My phone just updated to Android Pie, and like many hapless users I'm trying to adapt to the many changes. One thing that annoys me to no end, and that I can't seem to find any information on, is that ...
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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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Phantom Vibration from com.android.providers.downloads

I've found the source of roughly 10x phantom vibrations (e.g. vibrations without notification or clear cause) daily. startTime: 9 Apr 2019, 15:20:33, effect: Waveform{mTimings=[0, 100, 150, 100], ...
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Android Terminal: Vibration command?

Which command in the Android Terminal can be used to vibrate? (for a custom length such as 50 milliseconds) I would like to integrate vibration feedback into a shell script. Maybe I need permission ...
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Phone virbates without there being any notification

My phone, Samsung A8 2018, sometimes vibrates without there being any notification. I've noticed this since yesterday. The two new things which yesterday changed about my phone are: I updated my ...
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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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Moto G5 plus, not vibrating on incoming calls

I have Moto G5 Plus, with Android Version 8.1.0. This issue is related to vibration feature. My phone has stopped vibrating when I receive incoming calls. The phone vibrates properly when there is a ...
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How to find out what is causing vibration when sending and receiving texts?

After updating my LG V20 phone to 8.0, everytime I get a text message my phone vibrates twice. My phone has also started vibrating when I send a text. I am using the message app that came with the ...
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How to prevent vibration of calls from one contact?

I have a contact who calls me regularly on Wednesday evenings. I already set her ring tone to "nothing", but cannot find any method to prevent the vibration. Using regularly silent-mode, but I ...
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Disabling vibration when fingerprint authentication fails

I'm running Android Nougat 7.0 on a Wiko upulse lite phone. I would like to know whether there is a way to disable the vibration that is produced when fingerprint authentication fails. I ask because I ...
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Can the vibration intensity be changed for the Samsung Galaxy J3?

I am trying to maximize the vibration intensity on my Samsung Galaxy J3. I can change the vibration pattern, but I cannot find the setting to change the vibration intensity. Is there an inherent ...
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How do you keep your phone vibrating indefinitely?

I'm suspecting that the vibrator in my phone is not working properly. Before opening the case, I'd like to diagnose first. I need to make my phone keep vibrating for a while, say, like 2 minutes or ...
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Moto g4 play doesn't vibrate after upgrade to Nougat 7.1

My son's G4play phone OS was upgraded last week from marshmallow to stock Nougat 7.1. Since then vibration is not functioning at all, either for calls, notifications, or "vibrate on touch". Any fixes ...
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What is the play sound item is touched setting?

I was looking in settings, and I saw a weird setting option. In "sounds and vibrations " under settings there something know as Play a sound when certain items are touched on the screen Now my ...
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My phone buzzes (twice) but no notification

Since maybe a week I have this weird situation where my phone buzzes twice every so often, but there is no notification. It is really annoying. I saw some search results suggesting that this is a ...
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Haptic feedback instead of “touch sounds”?

On my Galaxy S7, under Settings → Sounds and Vibration → System, I have the option to enable haptic feedback (vibration) for home-button, back-button and recents-button enable "touch sounds", i.e. a ...
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Keyboard keeps vibrating, even though “vibrate on tap” is off?

I recently factory reset my phone, I have Android 7.1.1. I want to disable the vibrations when typing. I go to Settings, Sound, Other sounds, and all options are OFF there, including "Vibrate on tap". ...
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Stock s8 wont play notification sounds

Here i got exonys version of samsung galaxy s8 64 GB running with android 7.0 stock rom. I have set my notification settings to sound and vibrate. Many times when a message arrives , SMS or wapp , my ...
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Increasing vibration intensity in pixel XL

I can barely feel the vibration in my pixel XL. Is there any way to increase it? Some posts suggest there should be a "Sound and Vibration" setting but my O does not have one.
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Upgraded to 8.0.0 (Oreo) and Notification Vibrations Won't Stop

I didn't change any settings between 7 and 8, but suddenly I'm getting overwhelmed with my phone vibrating for every single notification. I still want to get my notifications (of which there are many) ...
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Notification without vibration

I'd like to have notifications for Outlook for Android to appear in the notification bar, but not get vibrations every time a new email is received. How can I do that?
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How to disable vibration from notifications?

I am now on Android version 6.0.1 on a Motorola Moto G (3rd gen) I have the ebay app installed and prior to the update whenever I received Ebay notifications they would just silently appear on my ...
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Enable Vibrate on touch in Meeting audio profile on Android 5.1

When I enable Meeting (Vibrate only) audio profile Vibrate on touch is turned off and there is no way to change that through GUI. Is there any other way? Maybe using root or smth else. I use Android ...
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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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S6 edge doesn't vibrate

For some reason, my device (Samsung Galaxy S6 edge) doesn't vibrate. At all. I downloaded an app with the only intent of vibrating (an app that just vibrates the device), but it doesn't. This doesn't ...
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Can't change vibration strength on Lineage OS

I just installed Lineage OS 14.1 on my Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus. However, the vibration strength for - for example - pressing the "Recent Apps" or "Back" button and typing was pretty much the maximum. ...