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    Default turning off audible notifications during phone calls?

    Ok there has to be a way to disable the audible notifications during a phone call. when I am on the phone I still get notifications for emails and text messages coming in. Anyone know how to turn this off?
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    Default Re: turning off audible notifications during phone calls?

    Settings / Sound / Notifications (Disable). I think these are be global settings but that will kill the ring as well

    You may be able to still setup your mail and texts to LED notifications. So you still have some type of notifications. I think those setting should be in the mail and sms apps.

    You could also try system settings / sounds / volume / turn notification volume all the way down. Doing this, the phone call my still pause even though the sound is off. Then again if all else fails, make a mp3 file without sound that is only a fraction of a second in length. At least then it would only be a very quick interruption.

    I don't know of an easy answer at this point. Perhaps there's an app...
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    Default Re: turning off audible notifications during phone calls?

    found it- push call button/ menu/ call settings/ call alert/ uncheck alerts on call.
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    Default Re: turning off audible notifications during phone calls?

    Thank u . This worked. Perfectly.
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    Default Re: turning off audible notifications during phone calls?

    Do you mean press the call bitton to make an actual call? I dont see that option when I do.

    Thanks for the help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gadgetgirl01 View Post
    Do you mean press the call bitton to make an actual call? I dont see that option when I do.

    Thanks for the help.

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    He's talking about going into the dialer. When you have the dialer open, hit the menu button, then go into call settings, etc.
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    Default Re: turning off audible notifications during phone calls?

    Go to: Settings/Call/Call Alerts/Alerts on Call.

    Alerts on Call description states: "Alarm and notification sounds will go off during call."
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    Worked perfect!!! Thanks!
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    Default Re: turning off audible notifications during phone calls?

    I've found this setting, and turned it off, but I still have the problem. Occasionally, the text message notification will blast in my ear. (Before I turned off the setting, it happened only occasionally too - during a call, sometimes texts came in silently, sometimes loud and so it seems changing this setting has changed nothing for me.) Additionally, my notification sounds don't seem to respond to changes to the notification volume setting. I can turn every volume on my phone down (but not off), and phone calls will ring quietly, but notifications will be loud. Setting the volume to 0, means no sound, but I can't get quiet sound. Any ideas? Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

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