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Vibration along with open call notification LED

asked 2015-01-31 22:03:20 +0300

lakutalo gravatar image

updated 2015-04-04 10:01:26 +0300

I would like to be able to set a periodic short vibration to a notification as long as it has not been acknowledged. It could be limited to call/sms notifications, since such a feature would not make sense for email or facebook notifications.

Sometimes it happens that I missed a call with the phone in my pocket where the ringtone could not be heard because of the speaker being covered (see suggestion here). As I was moving I could not sense vibration either. A simultaneous short vibration buzz every, say 3 to 5s would have helped.

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Note that the vibration generally consumes quite a bit of energy, so it could possibly drain the battery quite fast it you keep it running until the notification is acknowledged (even if it's a short 'buzz' every 3-5 s)

simosagi ( 2015-02-10 15:14:04 +0300 )edit

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answered 2015-02-02 14:40:47 +0300

lakutalo gravatar image

updated 2015-03-18 21:40:00 +0300

It could be possible by editing ngfd config files (/usr/share/ngfd) as a first approach (thanks to hints from this thread).

I will try and update on progress, also keeping an eye on battery drain when I get it working.

Best solution would be to have a GUI to manage those settings as suggested here.

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