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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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Is there a temporary vibrate analogous to temporary mute?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra running Android 14. I've noticed that if I set it on mute, it will ask me if I want the mute to be temporary, and if I answer Yes, it asks me for how long. I had a ...
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Vibration not working: Pixel 6a

This is not a duplicate of Vibration not working on my android device, which pertains to Android 4.2 Device: Pixel 6a,stock Android, April security patch on Android 14. Problem: After updating to ...
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How do I prevent my Android from vibrating once when I turn on vibrate mode out of Digital Wellbeing's Bedtime mode?

I use Digital Wellbeing's Bedtime mode to automatically turn my phone on silent for the night and back on vibrate for the day. In the morning, when it automatically turns on the vibrate mode at 7 am, ...
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Minimal working vibration time on all Android devices

I'm developing a game, I do offer an optional setting with periodic vibrations for a specific game mode. To make this work well, I need a very short vibration. On my device, 20ms vibration duration ...
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Pixel 5 vibrates once when turned face down

My phone has this irritating behaviour. When I turn it face down, after a second or so it does a couple of quick vibrations. It often confuses me into thinking that I have received a notification just ...
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What causes HARDWARE_FEEDBACK usage of vibration?

Not infrequently I'll experience vibrations seemingly without cause on my Android 13 Pixel 6 Plus. After a particularly busy period, I had dumpsys vibration_manager tell me what had been happening; I ...
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Different vibration sounds for different contacts

I would like to have different notification "vibrations" based on who messages me. Ideally, this would be done on any of the main messaging apps (Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Snapchat, ...
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Disable vibration per app/Globally No Root

I would like to disable vibration for specific app or Globally. There is app for sound "App Volume Control Pro" that can do it for sound without root. Is there any app that can do that for ...
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How can I allow incoming calls to only vibrate when I have Do Not Disturb turned on?

Currently, Do Not Disturb fully disables incoming calls, or only shows a silent notification. How can I just make it cause calls to vibrate when I have Do Not Disturb turned on? My real goal: I do ...
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Is it possible to deactive vibration and ringtone for a call by a certain/specific number?

I would like to deactivate the ringtone and vibration, when a certain/specific number is calling me. Is this possible?
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Why did my phone vibrate when I went to a random website?

I was actually just searching something on google and out of nowhere a spam website opened and when it opened, my phone vibrated, why is this the case? Does this mean my phone's hacked?
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How to make calls ring (with sound) while messages vibrate?

This seems like a fairly basic thing but I'm having trouble nonetheless. I'd like my calls to ring (with sound) while messages vibrate (no sound). How do I do this? Setting sound mode to "sound&...
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How to prevent Google Voice incoming calls from vibrating my phone?

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 ...
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Phone vibrates only for first notification

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, MIUI 12.5.1 (Android 11) When the phone receives a stream of notifications (e.g. 1 message per 7 seconds), only the first notification is accompanied by vibration - other ones ...
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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 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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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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Change vibration pattern

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