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Support Stock notifications versus custom text tones?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by elralinde, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. elralinde

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    Hi, all-- Smartphone newbie here with many a question, but I'll try to be brief for my first cry for help!

    I'm trying to set a custom text tone for my text messages. I used messages>menu>settings>notifications>Recieved Message Notification Sound to choose my custom text tone from my SD card.

    However, now when I get a text, it STARTS to play my custom text tone, but then stops abruptly and plays my stock notification sound (from my menu>settings>sound>notification sound).

    It just started doing this in the past couple of days, and while I've been tinkering with my phone settings, I can't for the life of me figure out how to get the stock notification sound from NOT playing whenever I'm texted and just play the custom text tone that I selected in Messages.

    Any help with how to fix this? I read on some other Android phones that you can disable the stock notification sound? But that's not what I'm looking to do-- I'd still like it to play for gmail notifications for example. Plus I don't even see how you would go about disabling the stock notification sound completely anyway on the Normal profile. Siiiiiiiiiiiiigh.

    ...so I TRIED to be brief... :eek:
     

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    Okay, I think I figured it out... For some reason, my Stock Notifications wasn't reacting well with my Stock Messaging Notifications, but Stock Notifications works totally fine (no doubling) when I assign it something standard, disable the Stock Messaging Notification, and use Ringo Lite to assign ringtones/text tones.

    Weird. We'll see if this continues to go smoothly or not! :)
     

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