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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by alexm2002, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. alexm2002

    alexm2002 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi everyone, firstly, thanks for this site, there are some great tips here!
    Well I got my Captivate just about a week ago and can't seem to figure something out...

    I would like to be able to set an appointment, and have it use a loud, noticeable, annoying tone (i.e. to wake me up!). Currently it is using the "On Time" tone, but when I change the notification ringtone, nothing changes. I can change the notification volume, which makes "On Time" louder, but I would like a different sound.
    Any thoughts?
     


  2. fojae

    fojae Newbie

    I had the same problem. Could not figure it out tried everything. Eventually I had to root it and replace the on time sound file with the one I wanted. Let me know of you need help doing that.
     
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  3. t-readyroc

    t-readyroc Android Enthusiast

    I just did some searching, & apparently there's no way to do it via the stock GUI. The suggested solution is to install Calendar Snooze, which lets you select your notification sound. It will play the notification sound you select in addition to the default notification unless you deselect notification sounds in the stock app.
     
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  4. alexm2002

    alexm2002 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Yes, please. I'm already rooted and have side-loading going on, but I don't know how to go about replacing that file.
    Thank you both for the replies... In the mean time I'll give calendar snooze a try!
     
  5. t-readyroc

    t-readyroc Android Enthusiast

    See here.
     
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  6. alexm2002

    alexm2002 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Sweet! That's a good workaround for the time being...
    Hopefully it was something overlooked and the Froyo update will fix it!
    Thanks!
     
  7. blitzin

    blitzin Lurker

    it's totally bizarre to me that with all the other "droid does" features, this simple "customize an alarm sound" function "droid doesn't". and i don't mean "oh, just replace the 'on-time' file with a different sound, but call it the same thing' thing". thats hardly user friendly.
     
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  8. BigCiX

    BigCiX Android Expert

    How do u set appointments on the calender. Everytime I set one I go back to the date and it's not there.
     

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The Samsung Captivate release date was July 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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