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  1. chrlswltrs

    chrlswltrs Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Is there a way to change the default notification tone for text messages and have all other notifications use a different tone?

    I like the "Droid" notification for most things (email, downloads, etc) but I want to use a tone I created in ringdroid for text messages only.

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    Never mind - dumb post, figured it out. That's what I get for posting a question when I have had the phone lesa than 24 hours!
     

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  2. Drobot

    Drobot New Member

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    I'm having trouble with this. I also like the "Droid" sound, but I get so many emails that I want to have my email notification silent. I've gone into the account settings menu in the email app and tried to change the ringtone to silent, but it keeps changing itself back to the default ringtone. What am I doing wrong?
     
  3. tebower

    tebower Well-Known Member

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    Just go to the ringer volume control panel, and make sure that "use incoming call volume for notifications" is not checked. Then, turn the notification volume slider all the way down.
     
  4. Drobot

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    But I don't want all of my notifications to be silent, just the email notifications. I still want to hear notifications for texts, voicemail, etc.
     
  5. BottledHate

    BottledHate Well-Known Member

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    Open the Messaging App... Hit the soft key Menu Button----> Select Rigntone.


    You can do this for gmail, facebook, and other programs as well.

    edit:

    "Driod Settings"
    From home screen:
    Menu-->Sound&Display-->Notification Ringtone
    The default notification sound if not specified elsewhere.

    "Messaging Settings" txt mms
    Fron Messaging app:
    Menu-->Select Ringtone
    The ringtone for the Messaging app... sms. mms.

    "Gmail Settings"
    wash rinse repeat enjoy... explore :D
     
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  6. 10_eris

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    I'd like to have all notifications other than phone vibrate. When I go to Settings > Notifications in the default messaging app I can choose Select sound or Vibrate. As I understand this, it will play a sound only or play a sound and vibrate, but not vibrate only. Am I wrong on this? Why would there be a vibrate only option for notifications?
     
  7. BottledHate

    BottledHate Well-Known Member

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    try doing this:

    Android Settings--->Sound and Display---Notification ringtone--->[silent]

    Gmail--->Menu--->Settings---Select ringtone--->[silent]
    Gmail--->Menu--->Settings---Vibrate--->[Check ON]

    Messaging--->Menu--->Settings---Select ringtone--->[silent]
    Messaging--->Menu--->Settings---Vibrate--->[Check ON]

    Rinse and repeat for any other programs that notify you... Facebook, Handcent, Google Voice, ect...
     
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    Android Settings--->Sound and Display---Notification ringtone--->[silent]

    "silent" is not an option in this menu. Its also missing from messaging menu. Is this a "feature" of the Sense UI?
     
  9. BottledHate

    BottledHate Well-Known Member

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    i use rings extended.. check it out Rings Extended v1.1 Application for Android | Tools

    gives you more control over what can be set as a tone...

    if you install that, next time you try to set a tone, you will have the option to use the android system or rings extended to set the tone. i've been using it on my moto droid since day one.
     
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  10. stroid

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    anybody notice that the "Droid" ringtone is missing. I checked another phone at the Verizon store and it was gone too. Did this happen when I upgraded? How can I get it back??
     
  11. BottledHate

    BottledHate Well-Known Member

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    still there on mine... look again... unless you rooted your phone and deleted it, i don't see how it could be gone.
     
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    Doh, it is there. I was looking at contact ringtones. Its only available when setting a notification. I want to have "Droid" play when I USB connect but have a different sound for email, etc.

    Thanks
     
  13. BottledHate

    BottledHate Well-Known Member

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    Android Settings--->Sound and Display---Notification ringtone--->[Droid]
    Gmail--->Menu--->Settings---Select ringtone--->[....]
    Messaging--->Menu--->Settings---Select ringtone--->[....]
    ect..
     
  14. SpecialEd

    SpecialEd Well-Known Member

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    I love the Droid message tone, but my wife hates it.

    She has started calling the phone the Dweeb. Fitting, I guess.
     
  15. anni

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    i have just got a Vodafone 845 and i dont have the droid message tone the only option is the beat box droid?
    help !!! <<<<newby here lots to learn actually i have another question
    Ive read about the sdcard.... is that my memory card i put in it ?
     

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