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    Default Does 4.4 allow unlinking notification volumes?

    One of the worst updates starting with ICS - the inability to adjust notification volume independently of the ringer volume.

    Has this been rectified in Kit Kat? (I won't hold my breath, but I sure hope so).

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    Default Re: Does 4.4 allow unlinking notification volumes?

    Use xposed framework . There is a module just for that.

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    Default Re: Does 4.4 allow unlinking notification volumes?

    I don't mess with my phone (i.e. custom ROMs) and this sounds like what you're talking about. How about for a non-geek? Did Google fix this issue?

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    Don't know if they fixed it. Framework is used to customize or fix without roms etc.

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    Default Re: Does 4.4 allow unlinking notification volumes?

    Quote Originally Posted by DirtyHarree View Post
    One of the worst updates starting with ICS - the inability to adjust notification volume independently of the ringer volume.

    Has this been rectified in Kit Kat? (I won't hold my breath, but I sure hope so).
    No, unless there's some new setting buried somewhere, "Ringtone & Notifications" is still just one setting :P
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    Default Re: Does 4.4 allow unlinking notification volumes?

    Ok, thanks. I kind of figured. Why have a useful setting like that included in your OS? Ha

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    Default Re: Does 4.4 allow unlinking notification volumes?

    Quote Originally Posted by DirtyHarree View Post
    Ok, thanks. I kind of figured. Why have a useful setting like that included in your OS? Ha

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    One of those things sorely missed from BlackBerry. I was pretty surprised to find out that it wasn't an option in Android (wasn't surprised about its absence from iOS)
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    Default Re: Does 4.4 allow unlinking notification volumes?

    The crummy thing is, that WAS a supported feature prior to Ice Cream Sandwich. Why take a useful setting away?

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    Default Re: Does 4.4 allow unlinking notification volumes?

    Quote Originally Posted by DirtyHarree View Post
    One of the worst updates starting with ICS - the inability to adjust notification volume independently of the ringer volume.

    Has this been rectified in Kit Kat? (I won't hold my breath, but I sure hope so).

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk 2
    No, but you can use LightFlow to unlink them, and no root required.

    Quote Originally Posted by cmac57 View Post
    Use xposed framework . There is a module just for that.

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    It's not compatible yet because the developer doesn't have a phone that run kitkat, but there are some donations toward it. is now
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    Default Re: Does 4.4 allow unlinking notification volumes?

    According to the reviews, seems to do the trick. I haven't tried it myself

    There's also a
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    Instead of going to Settings, Sound, Volumes, the same screen comes up when you hit the volume rockerDoes 4.4 allow unlinking notification volumes?-screenshot_2013-11-14-13-33-56.jpg and gives you the ability to separate one from another. I have HTC One running 4.3.
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    Yes! Thanks. Smart Sound Profiles works great on my unrooted Nexus 5. I have low volume notification sounds while the ringer can be loud (or even with increasing volume).
    Thanks!

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