Is there an app that will do this? A calls only notification modeSupport


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  1. marubozo

    marubozo Member This Topic's Starter

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    My wife and I are both coming from BBs and there's one feature we need but haven't been able to figure out yet. These are our only phones and they stay on the night stand while we sleep. With the BB there were sound profiles you could easily select and the most useful one was "calls only". You select that and all of your notifications go silent except for incoming calls which would ring. This was perfect for switching on right before bed.

    This is more of an issue for my wife because she's usually on call 24/7 so it's important to wake up or hear incoming calls overnight so vibrate mode isn't going to cut it. But at the same time, she has various notifications for email and messages and all of that so it's incredibly tedious to have to manually tweak all of those each night before bed and then turn them back on.

    So, at the very least is there an app or a way to easily switch the phone into a phone call notification only mode? A full blown sound profile app would be great too, but just being able to easily turn all notifications silent but the ringer with a few taps on the screen would be huge.
     

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  2. IamReady

    IamReady Well-Known Member

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    Silent Time does "something" like this. You set a time period for the phone to go silent and then add exception contacts so their calls come through. Would that work?
     
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    gruss Well-Known Member

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    If you can live with texts too put the mobile network widget on a home screen and just toggle off@ night. This kills data but voice and TXT work.
     
  4. tarponbeach

    tarponbeach Well-Known Member

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    Timeriffic will do this. Available free in the Market

    Let's you preset profiles, based on day of the week, and time.

    I have mine set to silence alarms/email notifications at 11 pm, allow phone to ring.

    At 7 am, it restores my alarms/notifications.
     
  5. marubozo

    marubozo Member This Topic's Starter

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    You know, that's not a bad idea. I don't think text messages will be an issue from about midnight to 6am so that could solve the problem for now.


    Excellent, I'll check that out!
     
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    cmantelope Well-Known Member

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    Or you could use the power widget (android) - and just toggle off sync at night...then turn back on when you wake up - that way you receive calls only while it's off - works great
     
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    kmacdroid New Member

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    Thanks everyone! I am just joining the droid world and can identify with other BB users about the different modes. After downloading Simple Sound Profiles and Timeriffic, I think I will probably use a combo of the two. Will have to see how that plays out. Have been thinking about how if I happen to be up late one night I'll have to remember to disengage my sleep timeriffic profile that will only allow calls to come through. Also, I think Simple Sound Profiles is a good initial fix for switching quickly between different sound modes without too much figuring.
     
  8. DodgerinNH

    DodgerinNH Well-Known Member

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    I've had Timeriffic since the launch, and it definitely does everything you're looking for. Once you can figure it all out....it takes a little trial and error.
     
  9. whiteacre

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    take a look at "Bedside" on Android Market - have bee quite happy with it - worth the buck or two it costs
     
  10. ckelly33

    ckelly33 Well-Known Member

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    +2 bedside....also a former BB user. This works great for 'bedtime' phone calls only
     
  11. norm807

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    Get "Tasker" $6 on the market. It is a very powerful app that does tons of stuff. I use it to setup 3 profile widgets (bedtime, work, normal) so if I want to quickly change to those profiles I can plus I have conditions set up so that during certain days and times of the week, my work profile automatically activates.

    For bedtime, I have conditions setup so that when I plug my phone in next to my bed, it automatically unlocks my screen and switches my sound profile to Bedtime. My bedtime profile had most my sounds shut off, with the exception of calls and alarms. I have seen some people that use Tasker to shut all sounds off, but trigger the ringer if a particular phone number calls.
     
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    jtcarnes Well-Known Member

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    +1

    I love Timeriffic.
     
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    bjanow Well-Known Member

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    Me too! I tried Bedside clock but I like the profiles on Timeriffic. I also like that it can change the brightness at a particular time too.
     

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