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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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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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Turn off notification sounds and vibrations while allowing phone calls to trigger sound and/or vibration on Nexus 5

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 4.3.2. I want to turn off all sound and vibration notifications for all apps, while allowing phone calls to trigger sound and/or vibrations. Is there a way to do this? ...
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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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Turn off vibration for 'Sign in to WiFi network' notification

Since the Android 6.0 update on Nexus 5, everytime I get the notification 'Sign in to WiFi network' the phone vibrates. Any idea where I can turn this off while keeping the vibration for calls, SMS, ...
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Increase vibrate strength

The vibrate strength of my Galaxy Nexus is incredibly weak. When I have the phone in my pocket I simply don’t feel the vibrate for incoming calls at all, which defeats its purpose. I’ve missed more ...
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Improve Nexus 4 Vibration Intensity

This is basically the same question as posed here: Increase vibrate strength I thought there might be a different answer for the Nexus 4, however, seeing as how it's a different manufacturer and the ...
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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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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 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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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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Maximum ring volume for one contact, vibrate for others (SMS)

I keep my phone on vibrate all the day because of my work. So I mostly get back on people when I have the time. However, I must be informed immediately when some server goes down. For that I have ...
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Cyanogenmod - What is "Notification mode"?

I think I'm misunderstanding the profiles options in Cyanogenmod regarding notifications. Here's what I'm trying to do: I would like all notifications to pop in the status bar, but only the phone and ...
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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 do I silence a call with my Samsung Fascinate?

I want to be able to silence the ringer/vibration of a call without hitting the "ignore" button. The reason is that if someone gets sent to voice mail after one or two rings they will likely know ...
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Disable Notification Vibration for Specific Apps

I would like to change a setting for my Android (v5.1.1) to make my YouTube app show notifications (on the Lock Screen and Status Bar as it currently does), but without vibration and sound. That is, ...
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Disable "vibrate" in lock screen

When in lock-screen, I have to move the middle circle over the "lock" on right hand side. The device vibrates 3x during it - is it possible to disable all the vibrations? (Using ICS)
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vibrate notifications only when receiving emails from certain addresses?

Is it possible to set vibrate notifications when receiving emails from a list of email addresses but not when receiving emails that don't come from that list? Either using the default Gmail app on a 2....
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Vibrate-before-ring

Is there a way to have an android phone vibrate first before it starts ringing? Note that I'm looking for a clean solution, i.e. I don't want to modify the ringtone to include a few seconds of ...
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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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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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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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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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HTC Desire HD vibrating constantly

My girlfriend plugged her phone in to charge and it started vibrating, and never stopped. The only way to stop it is to power off the phone, and take the battery out. Even if the phone is off, it ...
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Changing vibrate length of default email app on galaxy s2

I have connected the mail app from the galaxy s2 to my email (exchange). The notification (which I have set to vibrate) is just a very short vibrate. It seems very likely that I will often miss this ...
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how do you turn off the vibration alert for incoming text messages on a samsung galaxy s3 mini?

I've gone through the settings menu but can only find options to change the vibration pattern, not to turn it off completely. Any ideas??
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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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Notification Vibration Bug on Galaxy Nexus?

My Galaxy Nexus running 4.0.2 does not vibrate for any notifications while in "vibrate" mode. Haptic feedback works, and the phone vibrates when I receive phone calls, but not for notifications. The ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy s3 still vibrating when getting notification, even though I'm on silent mode

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. When I put it on silent mode, when I get a notification from Facebook, Facebook Messenger and GMail, or any other notification, it's still vibrating. This is very ...
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Vibrations or not depending on phone position

Is there any chance to disable phone vibrations when phone is in straight horizontal position? (eg. on the table). I want to have vibrations turned on only when I have it in my pocket, close to the ...
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How can I set my Galaxy S3 to vibrate when locking the screen?

My partner and I have identical Galaxy S3's. However when my phone locks it briefly vibrates, when partner's locks it does not. What setting have I changed that makes this happen on mine and not on ...
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Vibration Intensity

I have a Galaxy S2. This morning it sent me an alert saying that I could get an update, so I did. Ever since then the phone isn't the same. It works fine; the only thing that is different is that 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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How can I make my HTC One stop vibrating on notifications, but still make noise?

My HTC One vibrates every darn time the notification sound comes on, and I cannot for the life of me figure out how to get it to stop. I have "vibrate on calls" unticked in the setting, under sound, ...
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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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If I set my phone to "vibrate mode" and I then receive phone calls, can the vibration damage my device?

Do you know if it's a good idea to set the vibration to be almost continuous on my phone when I receive calls? I am asking this because I am worried about breaking the device.
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Vibrator not working after upgrading to ICS - Samsung Galaxy S2

I have upgraded to the latest official version available through Kies. And I have noticed that after the update the vibrator of the phone is not working. Actually its working but not in Silent mode on ...
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How can i change text vibration on my Galaxy S3?

I want to change sms vibrations on my Galaxy S3 but I can only change it for incoming calls. Can someone tell how to change notification vibrations for sms on my Samsung Galaxy S3? Thank you in ...
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Vibration stopped working on Galaxy S2

I can't work out why, but it seems the vibrate and haptic feedback functionality on my SGS2 stopped working recently. First time it failed it seemed to come back after a reboot, but it's since died ...
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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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How can I reduce the length and intensity of SMS notification vibrations?

After upgrading my Galaxy GT-i9000 to Gingerbread, the vibration when receiving an SMS is unbelievably long and hard. Before the upgrade (2.1?), the vibration was two short vibrations. How can I ...
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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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How do I disable the triple vibrate of Viber?

When I get a notification in Viber it vibrates three times, as well as playing the sound. How do I stop it from vibrating three times!? I saw the question about receiving multiple notifications but ...
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How can I prevent my phone from vibrating when service is lost or re-acquired?

I find it annoying when I'm in an area with poor service, that my phone vibrates every 15 seconds to tell me that service has been lost, or re-aquired. How can I disable this vibration? I have a ...
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Why can't I turn off vibrate while keeping audio on when a e-mail comes in?

After my Galaxy Nexus upgraded itself to Jelly Bean last night, my phone refuses to turn vibrate off! It's set to Vibrate Never when email arrives, but it vibrates anyway. I've restarted the phone, ...
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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 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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make calls ring (sound) while notifications vibrate only

Is it possible to control volume in such a way that I can make ringtone ring (sound), while notifications only vibrate. It doesn't matter if calls vibrate or not, ideally though it does vibrate. I ...
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Quiet hours "no vibration" not affecting SMS notifications

Running CM11 (Android 4.4). When i turn Quiet Hours on, with the option "Disable vibrations" checked, my phone still vibrate on incoming SMS. How can i achieve the following state, with Quiet Hours: ...
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Turn off vibration when docking the phone

When I put my phone into the dock, it vibrates very strongly and for too long (IMO). Is it possible to turn that off or at least to decrease the intensity and/or duration of the vibration? This is ...
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