Can't disable notification tones while ambience is applied

asked 2014-03-18 09:53:25 +0300

akhbit gravatar image

updated 2014-07-25 14:06:27 +0300

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I have disabled the email notification tone from default sounds. When I use and ambience that introduces sounds they seem to override default settings, also the disabling of a sound. I think ambience should honor the "disabled"-option from default sounds.

Is there currently any other way to disable single sound than to remove/rename the sound file?

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I hope i don't misunderstand what you're saying but, if you want to disable a sound you have to do it in Ambience settings, not in default settings. Maybe the problem is that you're not using a personal Ambience but a "default" ambience instead, because it's rather obvious that Ambience settings override default settings.

gordon_pcb_designer ( 2014-03-18 10:45:15 +0300 )edit

For what reason do you pollute the tag list with hash tags? All hashes removed.

Regarding your question: What would be the sense in Ambiences, if the system default setting would prevail over Ambience settings?

See also:

@eric: When you've got some spare time (hopefully, this is not "never"), could you please remove all tags starting with "#", e.g. "#toh"? None of them is in use right now.

jgr ( 2014-03-18 16:32:03 +0300 )edit

I guess i didn't make myself quite clear. What I meant was that I need/want to disable some sounds. For example I want the phone and sms sounds on, but I don't want to hear email-notification in the middle of the night. The problem only exist on pre-made ambiences like TOH ambience that can't be modified.

PS. Sorry about the hastags.

akhbit ( 2014-03-18 21:51:49 +0300 )edit

I found this thread because I had the same problem. I disabled e-mail tone in default tone settings, but it kept playing on incoming e-mail. That is because I didn't understand that some Ambiences have their own settings for tones (I understand those be the "favorites" marked with a star icon), thus overriding the system defaults when active, and others don't (the ones not "favorited"), leaving the system defaults in place. Is that correct? I think it is a distinction one doesn't learn automatically when playing around with the ambiences. Be that as it may, since Ambiences are managed in the Gallery, one has to go to the Gallery to manage tones (if one of the favorite Ambiences is active). That I find not very intuitive.

bennypr0fane ( 2014-07-17 00:38:49 +0300 )edit