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App to rotate notification ringtones with every message

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by empyreandance, May 8, 2010.

  1. empyreandance

    empyreandance Well-Known Member
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    Hey everyone,

    Do you know of an app that would do this? For example, when I'm texting a lot, the same ringtone over and over gets a little monotonous. I'm using the Rite of Spring, so if I could have a set of like 10 moments from the piece that it rotated through, that would be great as it would provide some variety but I could still easily know that they were texts since the tones came from the same piece.
     

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  2. UncleMike

    UncleMike Well-Known Member
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    Tasker could do this, though it would be a little involved to configure it. If you haven't seen/used Tasker, this won't make sense, but:

    Set a context of "SMS Received"
    Variable Add %RINGER,1
    Ringtone Notification SONG1 If %RINGER=1
    Ringtone Notification SONG2 If %RINGER=2
    Ringtone Notification SONG3 If %RINGER=3
    Variable Clear %RINGER If %RINGER>3

    What this does is each time an SMS is received, it increments a counter, and uses the counter to determine what file to use for a ringer. Once the counter reaches beyond the number of songs you want to use, it resets and the cycles starts over.

    http://www.dinglisch.net/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1260702666
     
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  3. empyreandance

    empyreandance Well-Known Member
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    Good call. Thank you very much! :D

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  4. cornbreadfarts

    cornbreadfarts Well-Known Member
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    ShuffleTone 2.0 will do the job too. Can set different list for Ringtones and Notifications. It's pretty cool. Used it ever since I got my eris. Can also back up lists to SD card so when you flash another rom (if rooted) you can just restore that list. Saves a lot of time if you have like 50 ringtones being shuffled.
     
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  5. schtip8bit

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    shuffletone works very nice!

    Thanks!!!
     
  6. schtip8bit

    schtip8bit Well-Known Member
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    shuffletone works very nice!

    Thanks!!!
     

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