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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Is there a way to log calls to device vibrator?

I have a Moto G6 Play that vibrates like it is getting notifications but it's not. The vibration is inconsistant 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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Map Controller rumble to Smartphone

Is it possible to map the controller rumble signals from games to the smartphones built in vibration motor? I have a Bluetooth controller without the rumble feature so I wanted to map the rumble to ...
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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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Odd vibrations after upgrading to Nougat

I own a Moto G4 XT-1622. I was stupid enough to upgrade the firmware using the Indian firmware. Since then I experience phantom vibrations. I hesitate whether I should flash the "correct" firmware ...
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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. ...
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How do I force timer volume on, regardless of Vibrate or Mute mode in Android 7.0?

I always keep my phone on Vibrate. That being said, I've never had this issue before until I had to get a new phone on 7.0. Previously, the phone I had from 6.0 through the upgrade to 7 would always ...
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How to disable Vibration in Android devices?

I find vibration super annoying and utterly useless, especially in tablets. I want to totally disable or even destroy, if needed, the vibration feature or part of all my 6 Google Nexus phones and ...
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What's it mean when my phone vibrates without showing a visual alert?

I've just got my first Android phone (Galaxy S7) and so am still learning the ropes. Occasionally, when I am using the phone, it will vibrate quickly twice, like I am receiving an SMS. However, there'...
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Text message notification- vibration during call

I am on Moto G4+ with Android N, version 7.0. I am facing a weird issue where any incoming text message causes the phone to vibrate even when I am in the middle of a phone call. Is there a standard ...
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Galaxy S7edge is beeping instead of vibrating

last night was installed Android 7 Nougat on my Galaxy S7edge, lot of my favourite applications doesn't work with it, so I have download official ROM of Android 6 Marshmallow and downgrade it using ...
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How can I turn on haptic feedback on my samsung J3?

I just got this phone a week ago and cannot figure out how to turn on haptic feedback. I am using Android 6 and there are no vibration options for the keyboard, only sound options. Is there an app I ...
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Change the sound profile automatically when starting and ending charging

When my phone isn't plugged into the charger, it's in my pocket, so vibration suffices for notifying me of a phone call or text message. But unlike my previous phone, it doesn't vibrate loudly enough ...
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Enable Notification LED in Do Not Disturb mode in Android 6

I recently got a new Phone (BQ Aquaris X5 plus) and with that a new Android Version (Android 6). Before that I had another BQ Phone, but running KitKat. I'm missing a way to disable the vibrations, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S7 - How can I get the timer to sound when phone is in vibrate mode?

I usually keep my phone on vibrate. Sometimes I need to set a timer, but when the time is up it only vibrates instead of sounding aloud. I think it should behave like the alarm, which can sound ...
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Why does vibrate keep turning off on my rooted Galaxy S7?

I frequently set my Galaxy S7 to vibrate mode, however it keeps turning vibrate mode back off. I can't figure out what exactly is causing this. I know at least one condition that triggers this ...
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Why does vibrate turn off every time a call is ended?

I have a Galaxy S7, MM 6.0.1, rooted/xposed. Any time a call is ended for any reason, whether it be after an actual conversation, or a manually rejected incoming call, or an automatically blocked/...
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Is it possible to disable vibration for the notifications only (Android 6.0)?

I would like to have vibration for calls and touch events. Is it possible to do this in Android 6.0? (It was possible using Android 5.0.) Phone is SM-G900F, OS: CM-13.
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Stop vibrate for incoming calls and text messages from certain contacts

For certain contacts, I want to silence vibration for incoming calls and SMS messages. I am not asking about silencing the audio notification and ringtone. This is already well documented.
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How to force apps to use default notification sound or vibration?

Every other app has its own notification sound or vibration. Some apps have unpleasant notifications sounds or vibrations so long I think I'm receiving a call. I like my life simple: I want all apps ...
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Nexus 4 disable vibrate

I am using a Google Nexus 4, running Android 5.1.1. I am trying to disable vibrations when I use the unlock pattern, or the main button panel home, back, and open apps tray. All of these buttons ...
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Vibration not working on my android device

Vibration not working in my android device. I am currently running on android version 4.2 Jelly Bean. My phone model is Lenovo a369i.
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Turn ringer to loud from vibrate when a particular contact calls

What can I do to make my phone ringer switch from vibrate to loud when a particular contact calls? I tried using Tasker and created a profile for a Phone state, when a contact calls > set ringer ...
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How to mute phone completely but keep watch's notifications vibrate?

I have and android phone and an android wear watch (specifically, LG G3 and sony swr50). If I get all the notifications on the watch, I prefer my phone to be completely muted - not ring, nor vibrate. ...
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How to turn off Vibration in Google Hangouts [ Version: 6.1.109448852]

It is really annoying that the mobile phone vibrates on every message arrives on google hangouts after update, how to disable it ? I mean for all messages I just don't need vibration, only sound ...
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Stop vibration fedback

How can I stop my HTC m8 from vibration at the start and end of call? I turned off all vibration notifications but still I can't stop my phone from vibrating at the start and end of calls.
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How can I change the vibrate duration for Google Calendar app reminder notifications?

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 6.0.1. I have vibration enabled, and when a Calendar reminder notification triggers, my phone vibrates twice, quickly. This is often too fast/too weak for me to ...