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Pixel 5 vibrates once when turned face down

This is a side effect of the "Flip to Shhh" feature. The setting page states, To turn on Do Not Disturb, place your phone face down on a flat surface. You'll feel a subtle vibration when Do ...
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Send a notification (or just vibrate) to phone via ADB/shell

Use cmd notification: cmd notification post [flags] <tag> <text> If you are root notification will not be displayed: su -lp 2000 -c "cmd notification post -S bigtext -t 'Title' 'Tag' ...
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How to determine which app is causing vibration?

In addition to the dumpsys method explained in the other answer, you can use Android's hidden (kind of) permission manager appops to get recently allowed vibrator requests, e.g. in last minute. From ...
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How to determine which app is causing vibration?

The next time your device vibrates, connect it to a PC with adb already setup, and issue this command: adb shell dumpsys vibrator In the output, along with the pattern of vibration you would be ...
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Send a notification (or just vibrate) to phone via ADB/shell

You can setup a Task in Tasker which you can invoke from command-line. The task can be setup with actions of your liking in combination, such as show a notification and vibrate with XYZ pattern. When ...
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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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Enable vibration and location services while on battery saver

Vibration and GPS are considered as system services, not apps. Thus, it cannot be exempted on the usual setting when Battery Saver is enabled. However, since Android 8.0 Oreo, it is possible to tweak ...
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Increasing vibration intensity in pixel XL

Unfortunately, Android does not provide a stock setting that will control global vibration intensity because not all phone hardware supports the ability to control vibration amplitude. Instead, ...
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Disable Notification Vibration for Specific Apps

Via https://www.xda-developers.com/stop-vibrations-android-apps/ : Vibration can be disabled per-app with an adb command: adb shell cmd appops set [package] VIBRATE ignore The [package] is usually ...
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Notification without vibration

From your Outlook inbox, go to your settings (gear icon in the top right) and select "Notifications". There should be an option to disable vibration there:
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Turn ringer to loud from vibrate when a particular contact calls

Try adding a Action -> Media -> Play Ringtone -> Type: Ringer to your Tasker profile, to explicitly play the default ringtone after you set full volume. You can also apply a custom ringtone ...
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How to mute phone completely but keep watch's notifications vibrate?

There is an option in the Android Wear app to mute your phone when the watch is connected. This will mute your phone (even stop it from vibrating) but your watch will vibrate (for all notifs that ...
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Is it possible to disable vibration for the notifications only (Android 6.0)?

Yes, but only on an individual application basis. Got to the application settings and turn this option on. Click image for larger version
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Stop vibrate for incoming calls and text messages from certain contacts

Automation is the preferred option. Many apps are available. I prefer using MacroDroid , since it is free (upto 5 macros) and easy to learn. To understand how MacroDroid works and required settings, ...
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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)?

This is option is not for user’s control. It’s default for all smartphones. The main purpose is to alert the user when their phone shuts down otherwise there is a chance that users may not know ...
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How can I allow incoming calls to only vibrate when I have Do Not Disturb turned on?

Comprompise: make phone calls less startling by having them vibrate, then slowly raise the ringer volume from 0% to 100% over ~5 seconds Here is an alternative I just discovered which may meet my need:...
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Minimal working vibration time on all Android devices

There is no standard for the lowest vibration duration because it's not in the Android specification. Moreover, there is no requirement for every Android device to have any vibrators at all. According ...
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Enable vibration and location services while on battery saver

Assuming you have a Pixel 3XL and using the system level battery saving, From: https://dontkillmyapp.com/google Pie and pre-Pie If you see background processing issues, overall it is a good idea to ...
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Preventing your device from vibrating whenever it gains or loses its mobile network connection

I found a relevant CrackBerry.com forum post by Kathy Mansfield. The post guided me towards a solution that works. Open the Phone app. Press the three-dots icon in the top-right-hand corner of the ...
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Disable vibration in Samsung?

Go to Settings -> Accessibility -> Vibration and switch it off
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Disable vibrations for notifications on Xiaomi Mi A3

You wont find any vibration settings to change in Sound settings. You will have go for Settings › Accessibility › Vibration&Haptic › Notification to turn off vibration.
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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 you keep your phone vibrating indefinitely?

Since it is a one-time test, I suggest a simple macro using MacroDroid. Use + to add Trigger/actions from the corresponding panel Trigger: Empty Trigger Actions Conditions/Loops → Repeat actions → ...
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My phone buzzes (twice) but no notification

After using https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.evanhe.nhfree&hl=en I discovered that all of my ghost vibrates were due to Accu Battery. Some search results had pointed to that but I ...
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Keyboard keeps vibrating, even though "vibrate on tap" is off?

It depends on your version of Android. Samsung Touchwiz-based phones and many others have the ability to control key press vibration intensity. Some more pure ASOP phone do not, such as official ...
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Upgraded to 8.0.0 (Oreo) and Notification Vibrations Won't Stop

I experienced the same issue. I ran a google search, and came across this thread. I hope it helps for you too! https://forums.androidcentral.com/google-pixel-pixel-xl/828108-turning-off-vibration-...
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Nexus 4 disable vibrate

Here's what needs to be done: Launch Settings app → go to Sound & notification → tap Other sounds and slide leftwards the switch for Vibrate on touch to disable the latter. (Click an ...
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How can I turn off vibration without going into silent mode on a rooted Nexus 5 with stock firmware?

Install Vibration Tuner Xposed module and set "global vibration strength" to 0%. Compatible with at least Android 5-7 (I don't personally own a device with Oreo installed).
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Increase vibrate strength

On my Samsung S6 there is "Settings >> Sound and Vibration >> Vibration intensity" section. Where one can change vibration intensity for calls, notifications, and feedback individually.
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How to disable vibration from notifications?

You would need at least adb or root access for this to work. I'd describe the method for adb, since root access is not available or cannot be afford by just everyone. Once you have adb setup and ...
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