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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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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 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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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 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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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 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 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 ...
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How to disable vibration in Google Keep Reminders?

Every time I get a reminder in Google Keep I hear the notification sound and the phone vibrates. I'd like to hear the notification sound but I don't want the phone to vibrate. How can I disable the ...
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How to make delay vibration when phone is ringing?

How to make it start playing ringtone before it starts to vibrate? I like when the phone starts ringing very gently at first (to prevent startling me or annoying others), and but gradually comes to ...
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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 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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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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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Call: vibrate, Whatsapp: don't vibrate

When I'm at work, I'd like to put my Nexus 5 (Marshmallow) on silent. My definition of silent is: for incoming calls the phone should vibrate, for everything else (i.e. messages) I don't want any ...
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Only vibrate when there are no active notifications

Is there a way to tell android only to vibrate if there are no active notifications? Example: I use telegram messenger, and when receiving a message the phone vibrates. Even so I do not use the phone ...
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how to increase the vibration of pressing home button

I have a Nexus 5. My phone vibrates when I press the home button. The problem is the vibration is a little weaker than I would like. Is there a way to increae the vibratoin intensity of that feature?...
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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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Key tap vibration option missing in S3 mini

I have read about how to disable the key tap vibration option in S3. It seems pretty straight forward: Go to Language and Input --> Samsung keyboard settings --> Advanced --> Unselect key tap ...
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Danger of increasing the vibration strength of phone

Are there any dangers or possible negative consequences to increasing the vibration strength of a phone? Ideas were damages to the motor, lower battery life or increased wear leading to a shorter ...
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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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Ringer and Notification Volume

Before icecream sandwich, on my HTC I was able to make my notification volume on zero (so it would vibrate) while my ringer was at full volume. Now with icecream sandwich the ringer and notification ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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