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    Default How to silence the boot sounds.

    I found an old app called Silent Boot in the Play store. It is free and mutes all of the startup sounds on the SIII. The downside is that it doesn't mute the power off sound. Hopefully someone will find a fix for that, but at least we can turn our phones on without everyone in a three state area having to hear it. This is for unrooted devices, so no root is necessary.
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    Default Re: How to silence the boot sounds.

    thanks, was looking for a way to do this. i can't fathom of a reason why you MUST have a boot sound that cannot be silenced from the factory settings.
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    Default Re: How to silence the boot sounds.

    Copied from my other post answering this topic: (requires root)
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    This is easy to do if your phone is rooted, and requires no modification to any boot animation or anything.

    Open a root explorer, go to /system/media/audio/ui.

    Rename the following two files as shown below (not mandatory for the names to match mine, they are just for example)

    PowerOn.ogg -> PowerOn.ogg.disabled
    PowerOff.ogg -> PowerOff.ogg.disabled

    From here, you can also get rid of camera and other annoying sounds from the phones UI.

    Hope this helps answer your question, but there is no non-root method that guarantees silence.
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    Default Re: How to silence the boot sounds.

    Quote Originally Posted by dpham00 View Post
    thanks, was looking for a way to do this. i can't fathom of a reason why you MUST have a boot sound that cannot be silenced from the factory settings.
    exactly. another stupid and simple thing that where app is needed instead of being integrated. lame.
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    Default Re: How to silence the boot sounds.

    You can also just press the pad of your finger firmly over the speaker while it is going. Pretty much cuts the audio.

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    Default Re: How to silence the boot sounds.

    Do you guys reboot your phones that often?
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    Default Re: How to silence the boot sounds.

    I think its for those who swap out their batteries throughout the day.
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    Default Re: How to silence the boot sounds.

    Quote Originally Posted by rockhopperGS3 View Post
    Do you guys reboot your phones that often?
    Egh, about once a week give or take. More out of force of habit than from need.

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    Default Re: How to silence the boot sounds.

    Just put phone on vibrate. No sounds shutting off or turning on except for a short vibration.
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    I've silenced the "system volume." No more boot sounds or audible low battery warning. And I use tasker to silence the camera shutter sound. Handy.
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    Default Re: How to silence the boot sounds.

    Quote Originally Posted by techgeek32 View Post
    I found an old app called Silent Boot in the Play store. It is free and mutes all of the startup sounds on the SIII. The downside is that it doesn't mute the power off sound. Hopefully someone will find a fix for that, but at least we can turn our phones on without everyone in a three state area having to hear it. This is for unrooted devices, so no root is necessary.
    This is easy go to system and sounds then to volume last bar line is system just turn it down and no more startup sound.
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    Thanks for that tip!!!!! :-)

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    Default Re: How to silence the boot sounds.

    Quote Originally Posted by kloos View Post
    I've silenced the "system volume." No more boot sounds or audible low battery warning. And I use tasker to silence the camera shutter sound. Handy.
    Thanks...your answer is the easiest solution, works like a charm and seems like it should be common sense...it is now! lol :-)

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