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Support Volume Control for individual notifications?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by gmats, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. gmats

    gmats Member
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    Aloha,

    I have been looking for a way to control volume/notifications for individual items. Example being I do not care to hear of "new email" notifications but do want to hear of new txt message arrivals 24/7.

    Currently the closest thing I have found is the Sound Manager app that allows me to schedule times for notification sounds to be turned on and off. However, like I said above, I need to know when "messages" arrive but don't need to be notified (by sound) when email arrives.

    Thanks.

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  2. joneee

    joneee Well-Known Member
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    Hmm....wish there was something like that too. Sure seems to be able to come in handy...
     
  3. mcadam

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    Set your email ringtone to "silent". It's in the list of ringtones.
     
  4. mully

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    Since that is done under "Notification ringtone" it would effectively silence your text messages also.

    I, too, am looking for an app that will allow me to choose "silent" for e-mails, but still have an audible notification for texts.
     
  5. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member
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    Umm ... no. The "notifications" ringtone is for texts. But every email app that I use (i.e. Gmail, Email, K-9 Mail, and TouchDown) all have a setting for email ringtones. In fact, you can have a unique ringtone for every email account your DROID manages. What mcadam suggested was to change your email ringtone(s) to "Silent", but keep the notifications ringtone ON.

    Now ... I wonder if there's an app that will automatically change your email ringtones for you, based on programmed conditions. Hhmmn... I'll see if "Locale" can do this.
     
  6. BottledHate

    BottledHate Well-Known Member
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    in gmail menu--settings---select ringtone----[silent]

    in messaging menu---settings---select ringtone---[......]

    facebook...........

    Android Settings---Sounds&Display---Notification Ringtone......
     
  7. mully

    mully Well-Known Member
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    Gotcha.....I was a bit confused. Usually am :)
     
  8. bwsmith

    bwsmith Well-Known Member
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    I have also been looking for this. I loved the "Profiles" on the Storm so I could set it with a click before I went to bed to silence emails but leave texts at half volume and calls at full volume.
     

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