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    Default Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    When I am on Bluetooth, does not matter which bluetooth device (A2DP), the Note 2 plays notifications through the device speaker and across the bluetooth. Why does it do this and how do I correct this? When on Bluetooth, the phone should not play any sound through the device speaker.

    Thanks....

    Fred
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    Default Re: Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    I've noticed this on this device and on my GS3 before this. I've not seen any solution.


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    Default Re: Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    Disable media audio in the bluetooth setting for the headset you have paired.

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    Default Re: Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    Quote Originally Posted by specops2k3 View Post
    Disable media audio in the bluetooth setting for the headset you have paired.

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    Turning off BT media defeats the purpose of a2dp.
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    Default Re: Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    Anybody have any more suggestions?

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    Default Re: Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    Not the easiest solution, but using the app "Tasker", you could have your phone automatically set to silent mode when your bluetooth device connects and then silent mode turned off when the bluetooth device disconnects.
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    Default Re: Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    Install an app named SoundAbout and un-check the "Notifications to speaker" setting.
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    Default Re: Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    I would second the Tasker idea although I like that my phone notifies on both.
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    Default Re: Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    Woodslink, thanks for the recommendation of SoundAbout. It's solved my need to get all notification sounds routed to my bluetooth headset. Keeps my co-workers from being annoyed every time I get a message without my having to resort to vibrate only. Thank you!

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    Default Re: Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    Quote Originally Posted by woodslink View Post
    Install an app named SoundAbout and un-check the "Notifications to speaker" setting.
    Thanks. This helped with my S5, notifications sounding through BT speaker while listening to music .
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    Default Re: Notifications Play Through Device and Bluetooth

    Quote Originally Posted by RichardClark View Post
    Woodslink, thanks for the recommendation of SoundAbout. It's solved my need to get all notification sounds routed to my bluetooth headset. Keeps my co-workers from being annoyed every time I get a message without my having to resort to vibrate only. Thank you!

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using AC Forums mobile app
    Hi! I just downloaded the app Soundabout. What setting (s) did you use to have only the BT headset receive notifications and mute the phone? TIA.

    Allen

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