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SMS Notification - Vibration settings

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TimMatrix, Apr 4, 2010.

  1. TimMatrix

    TimMatrix Well-Known Member
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    As I am often in a noisy environment, I need to set my HTC Desire to vibrate. Often, I "missed" the vibrating when someone sends an SMS Text message to me as it was too short and I didn't feel it that quickly enough.

    Is there a method where you can 'extend' the vibrating for, say 15 seconds, rather than 1-2 seconds, before it stops vibrating?

    Is it to do with changing the 'ringtone' under SMS notification? Please advise.

    If there is an app that answers the query, please let us know.

    Ta!
     

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  2. Quazar

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    Get an app called Handcent, you can customise the vibration on that. :)
     
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  3. Celox

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    Indeed, plus its free and offers tons of other customizations.
     
  4. hot-fuzz

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    Handcent is great as loads of options, although im struggling to get hte best colours for the bubbles :p
    THere is one disadvantage i can find in that MMS come out tiny. None of the User Agents works, so will have to sacrifice that for the customisability of Hancent.
    Its strange as the default MMS app has them the correct size, but puts the large ones as a slideshow, something Handcent doesnt do.
     
  5. dave rogers cock

    dave rogers cock New Member
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    Carnt beleve i hadent spotted this and i already use handcent....lol....works a treat on 2.2 froyo too:D
     
  6. uc24681

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    i installed handcent and its still not vibrating. what next
     
  7. LECTER

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    Handcent, settings, notification settings, vibrate, always.

    Voil
     
  8. uc24681

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    ya i did that and still no vibrate, Thanks
     
  9. LECTER

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    Try rebooting your phone?
     
  10. uc24681

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    how, and will I loose everything. Need help please....Thanks
     
  11. uc24681

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    need help please,.......Thanks
     
  12. LECTER

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    No you won't, just turn your phone on and off!!
     
  13. uc24681

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    nope... after handcent is in do i need to cancell the other app for sms
     
  14. LECTER

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    It's advisable.
     
  15. Seasider

    Seasider New Member
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    Smart Vibrator app works well. And you can customize the length and strength of the vibrate. But for it to work properly, the default phone vibrate settings need to be set to off.
     
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