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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kathayes, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. kathayes

    kathayes Well-Known Member
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    I turned off the volume for everything except my ringtone and last night my phone started making sounds multiple times to let me know that someone was discussing something in a photo I was tagged in on Facebook. I had the notifications volume slider set all the way off. Anyone know why it did this and how I can make sure it doesn't do this again?

    Thanks.
     



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  2. dwagner88

    dwagner88 Member

    Hold down the power button then press mute on the screen. Repeat to bring sound back again.
     
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  3. kathayes

    kathayes Well-Known Member
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    I want the phone to ring if someone calls me, I just do not want to hear any notificaitons.
     
  4. Corki2

    Corki2 Android Enthusiast

    I had the same problem the other night. I use an app to silence everything but my ringer and alarm. My FB notification went off. I ended up switching to the "silent" ringtone for FB.
     
  5. killerkamatis

    killerkamatis Newbie

    Android have multiple audio settings like alarm, notification, system, etc.
    If you want to silence your fb just mute notification and set the loudness for ringtone.

    You can access the settings easily by pressing the volume button up. An on-screen loudness control will appear. On it's right there's an icon for setting. Click it and set it up.

    Hope this helps.
     
  6. Veritas4420

    Veritas4420 Android Enthusiast

    As long as notifications are turned down I don't get any audible alerts. [​IMG]
     
  7. lcneed

    lcneed Android Enthusiast

    Sounds like FB is using ringtone instead of notification for their notification!
     
  8. I'm pretty sure you're right with Facebook app using the ringtone setting instead of the notification volume. Any idea how to fix this? Even if it involves coding...
     

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