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Allow setting vibration for UI and calls/SMS/alarms separately

asked 2013-12-31 11:23:19 +0200

clashi gravatar image

updated 2014-06-23 01:26:55 +0200

bennypr0fane gravatar image

At the moment there are these settings available, but if I have haptic feedback on, and vibration off in silent mode, silent mode overrides the other setting. It would be nice if it didn't override it, so I would get haptic feedback on e.g. pulley menus while I have silent profile on.

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Would be also nice to get choose only pulley menu vibrate without keyboard vibrate.

millerii ( 2014-01-30 21:41:14 +0200 )edit

Yes, it would be a great benefit to have haptical feedback in pulley menus even though vibration for incoming calls and messages is disabled.

szobi ( 2014-03-09 14:34:15 +0200 )edit

This actually must be a bug, because if that's how the developers wanted it to act (only one button controlling haptic feedback+vibration), then what's the other item for? Conversely, there being a button for toggling haptic feedback, that is what it should do - independently of what another setting is doing (unless the two would rule each other out, which is not the case here).

bennypr0fane ( 2014-06-23 01:21:18 +0200 )edit

@bennypr0fane, the other item is for those who want to have vibration for alarms, ringer etc. but no haptic feedback in vkb, menus etc. And the first one is like a main switch for all vibration. But yes, it would be better if the settings were independent.

ssahla ( 2014-06-23 01:46:17 +0200 )edit

if we have one button that overrides something set by another button - but the two settings are not mutually exclusive - and the whole thing is like that on purpose, then it's not a bug, but a design flaw :-)

bennypr0fane ( 2014-06-23 02:05:41 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-02-10 12:52:46 +0200

cocovina gravatar image

I wanted to have most of the vibrations are OFF (email, sms, alerts, incoming calls, etc.), except the vibration when touch of the virtual keyboard and warnings of course.

So I edited most of .ini files in /usr/share/ngfd/events.d directory ( comment the ffmemless.effect lines ) + reboot.

Works fine, but I should rather see this options in phone settings.

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answered 2015-03-04 23:46:33 +0200

lakutalo gravatar image

A GUI interface to non-graphical feedback daemon (ngfd) would be handy, as requested here.

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