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[Request] add an option/default to silence chat notifications after first message

asked 2014-02-26 13:17:08 +0200

icebox gravatar image

updated 2014-07-25 15:06:06 +0200

jiit gravatar image

Please add option (default maybe?) to alert only on first message of a chat conversation.

There are several scenarios when the current behaviour is annoying:

  • you chat with someone using the phone - it will vibrate and chime on each line you receive
  • you chat with someone (e.g. google hangouts) on the pc, the phone chimes on each line
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answered 2015-01-07 14:30:39 +0200

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updated 2015-01-07 14:36:15 +0200

Another option which would be nice is to silence the notification tone when the conversation is in focus, and only for that conversation, or maybe downgrade to a vibration only notification.

That way you still get an audible notification if you're currently doing something in another app, and also a notification if a third-party messages you whilst you are already in a conversation.

But as mentioned in the Question, listening to notification sounds when your attention is already on the thing its trying to notify you about is annoying and unnecessary.

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