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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

You may consider using Google's Find My Device (web version, app). I would not suggest a third-party app from unreliable sources (although you can't trust Google as well :p).
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Allow certain contacts to ring when phone on silent/night mode?

look at your settings for Do not disturb mode. it will make your phone silent for everything, except your favorites contacts.
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

You can automate the process. Install Macrodroid on the old phone, open it and add a macro. Then follow the steps below: In the Triggers tab, in the Call/SMS section, select "Call Incoming', then "...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

Is there a way to make one specific number always ringing loud? (even if the phone is in silent mode) Another solution could be that instead of putting the phone in silent mode, you can set the ...
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Block calls for everyone except for contacts

Although you mentioned using Android 4.1.2, I recently stumbled across this question and thought a more recent answer might be useful to others: On Android 5.0 "Lollipop" and later this can be ...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

It is possible with Samsung Find My Mobile feature. Register here, and you'll be able to make loud sound even If your phone is in silent mode.
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Is there any way to make calls ring/vibrate only for specific contacts?

I don't know any direct method, but we can apply some tricks to it. (I am assuming that we want to make all other calls silenced and only your call can ring or better we can say make a sound.) Open a ...
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Allow certain contacts to ring when phone on silent/night mode?

Look in sounds and vibrations. Scroll to the bottom. There should be a do not disturb setting. In there you will find allow exceptions. Customize to you're preferred settings
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How to mute ads?

Video ads use Android media stream to play sound Muting the phone media mutes ads as well
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

Another solution would be using Termux (my favourite app). In silimar cases, I can SSH to my phone from my computer, adjust volume with termux-volume, play some sound file with mpv, or activate the ...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

In addition to the app mentioned in Reddy Lutonadio's Answer, similar apps like Tasker or the popular IFTTT can also be used to achieve this. IFTTT is probably the easiest to configure: Just activate ...
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How to set everything to silent except the alarm clock [7.1.1 Nougat]

You can try to achieve this by automation. I prefer MacroDroid being easy to learn and free I don't have Nougat , so can't test it. I also recall reading that dnd mode is behaviour is different ...
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Allow certain contacts to ring when phone on silent/night mode?

"Silent" mode is sometimes conflated with Do-not-disturb mode, but they are different. Under standard Android, you can set certain contacts as able to bypass the DND mode. But if the phone ...
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Is there a way to automatically put my Android phone into silent mode while recharging?

I used to have the same boring procedure every night. Plug in the power cable to recharge the phone and turn sounds off manually. So I decided to create an app to automate this procedure. With this ...
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How to turn off ringer when connected to particular wifi network

User rules in Android 11 - System, Rules.
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

If your phone is connected to the Google account, you can use a computer to find your phone. It won't matter if the ringer is off. You could also use Do Not Disturb mode at home instead and allow ...
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Mute all notification sound except Call Message and WhatsApp to be on Vibration Mode

I believe the easiest way to accomplish this is through do not disturb mode with custom exceptions. Allowing calls and text messages through do not disturb mode is easy. Simply set "Calls from" and "...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

Just in case you don't want to use the "where's my phone" functionality, as suggested by the other answers, you could create a contacts entry for the phone you plan to call it from, and assign it a ...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

If you have a Google Home device (normal, mini, etc.), you can use "hey Google, where's my phone?" and it will ring your phone. (I don't remember what setup you have to do in advance, but I use this ...
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Force the phone to beep when a specific e-mail arrives, even on silent mode?

Tasker can achieve this fairly easily, with basic instructions coming from this reddit thread. Create a new task in tasker using Event -> Notification Set your email application as the "Owner ...
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Calls go through even when notifications disabled

Deny/Remove the phone, messaging, etc permissions of that app
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3rd party messaging apps with random silent notifications problem

The same issue on Galaxy Note 9, observed this issue in Nov 2018 but no resolution. The same issue in One Plus also. Very difficult to say whether it is an Android issue or applications issue. Found ...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

I use an app (similar to Lookout mentioned above, but no Anti-virus) called Prey. The main goal of the app is to recover lost/stolen phones, but one of its features is to make noise when a certain ...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

I use the Lookout app. It's a security app that scans for viruses, provides location, wiping, locking and scream (the feature that the OP is looking for) functions as well. http://www.lookout.com
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

There's an app I've been using for years called "Where's My Droid". You text it a specific code (using the default or a optionally pre-configured code) from any number or a white-listed set of number(...
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Can you allow certain contacts to bypass the silent mode on Huawei P20 pro?

You can find that in Settings → Sound → Do not disturb → Advanced parameters. You will need to define a Priority Interrupt. Use 'Only contacts on whitelist', and add that contact to ...
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Dual SIM sound, vibration and notification settings

Go to setting / sound and notification / General / phone ringtone. Select second sim card / select ring tone. Now you need to add ringtone with no sound. You can modify existing ring tone to no sound. ...
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How do I make my kid’s Android phone ring even if silenced when I call him?

It might not be applicable if your kids are older, but my kid just got his first phone and I manage it with Google Family Link. Even when the phone is on silent I can make it play a sound and get him ...
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Android 6.0 Do-not-Disturb: how to go to vibrate only in certain hours?

You are right. Do-not-Disturb cannot manipulate calls and notifications volume. I think the only way to go to "vibrate only" is to hold volume down key all the way down. But you also need to turn ...
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Emergency alerts: is there any way to silence the "severe threat alerts" and "Amber Alerts" while I'm sleeping?

In the Emergency Alerts stock app -> Settings, there is an option "Emergency alert tone" with subtitle "Play a sample emergency alert tone." When you do this, it plays the tone and a dialog says "The ...
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