SETTINGS & SERVICES
Changing sound settings
SETTINGS & SERVICES

Changing sound settings

Switching between silent, vibration, and normal modes

Do one of the following:
  • To change back from silent to normal mode, simply press the VOLUME UP button.
  • To change back from vibration to normal mode, press the VOLUME UP button twice.
  • From the Home screen, press MENU, and then tap Settings > Sound > Sound profile.
  • You can also add the Profile widget to your Home screen.

Enabling or disabling audible selection

You can choose to play a sound when you’re selecting items onscreen.
  1. From the Home screen, press MENU, and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Sound.
  3. Select the Audible selection check box.

Choosing the notification sound

You can choose a default sound for your phone to play whenever there are new notifications.
  1. From the Home screen, press MENU, and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Sound > Notification sound.
  3. Select your preferred notification sound in the list.
  4. Tap OK

To use different sounds for different types of notifications, set the notification sounds in the respective applications. For example, to set different sounds for received and sent text messages, open Messages, then press MENU and tap Settings.

Lowering the ring volume automatically

Your phone has a quiet ring feature that automatically lowers the ring volume when you move your phone.
  1. From the Home screen, press MENU, and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Sound.
  3. Select or clear the Quiet ring on pickup check box.

Making your phone ring louder with Pocket mode

To help avoid missing incoming calls when your phone is in your pocket or bag, the pocket mode feature gradually increases the ring volume and vibrates when you receive a call. When not in your pocket or bag, the phone will ring at the normal volume you set.
  1. From the Home screen, press MENU, and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Sound.
  3. Select or clear the Pocket mode check box.

Switching to speakerphone automatically

You can switch to speakerphone by simply flipping over your phone.
  1. From the Home screen, press MENU, and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Sound.
  3. Select or clear the Flip for speaker check box.
 
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