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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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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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Globally disable vibration?

Is there a way to disable vibration on HTC One M8 regardless of individual application settings? I can't conceive of a situation in which I would ever want my phone to vibrate so I'd just assume kill ...
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How to disable Vibration in Android devices? [closed]

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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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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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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How do I allow countdown timer alarm to go off while phone is in vibrate?

I upgraded from Galaxy Mega to Galaxy S6 Edge +. There is no menu button. In Galaxy Mega, part of the menu contains changing the settings of the countdown timer alarm. One setting I had was that I ...
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How can I turn off vibration without going into silent mode on a rooted Nexus 5 with stock firmware?

I see a related question but I do not see an applicable answer to my exact situation. I want to turn off vibration on notifications, without diabling notification sound along (so notifications should ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How to notice a phone is ringing when left in a bag?

I always carry my cellphone on me on vibrate, because I'm male and this works with my wardrobe. Many women I know carry the phone in their purse or other bag, and they often miss calls, not noticing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to control the strength of the vibration of the phone when ringing?

When the phone is ringing, is it possible to set such that it gradually increase the strength of vibration instead a predefined strength of vibration? (When the vibration mode is turn on but the ...
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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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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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Disable vibration of the phone, but leave it on smartwatch

I'm trying to figure out the best setting for my Android 5.1 phone during my working hours. When I'm at my workplace, my phone is constantly docked and in set to the Priority mode (this is automatic)....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Vibrate not working on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Update

Samsung Galaxy S3. I go to Settings > My device > Sound > Vibrations Before the Jelly Bean update, I had a custom vibration which was a medium length vibration. Now, after the Jelly Bean update a ...
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How to make my phone vibrate when a text or an email is received when in vibrate mode?

Currently, when I put my phone into vibrate mode, it only vibrates for calls. It does nothing for texts or emails, however, so I don't know when I've received one. Does anyone know a way to enable ...
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Turn off vibration notification for ALL apps at once

In my stock, unrooted Android 4.3 on a Nexus 4, if I uncheck the feature Vibrate when ringing under Sound Settings, it only turns off vibration for Calls. This does not turn off vibration notification ...
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Vibration for LG Keyboard

I don't know about the other models, but my LG Optimus L3 2 doesn't vibrate while touching the virtual keyboard. That's really bad, because it's annoying to hear a sound to make sure the key was ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...