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    Is there a quick way to put your phone on silent or vibrate when going into a meeting etc.
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    Just use the volume rocker and on the top right you would see the "bell" symbol.. just tap on it and it will go to vibrate, tap again... it will be in ring. You can toggle between them with just a tap.

    Works in Lock Screen mode as well.
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    This is how I've been doing it.

    While screen is Locked>Hit lock button>hit volume button> then gives you option to switch to vibrate.

    Hope there's a better way!
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    Quote Originally Posted by CSI Guy View Post
    Is there a quick way to put your phone on silent or vibrate when going into a meeting etc.
    I'm new to WP, but the way I've been doing it is by pressing the power button to get to the lock screen (of the screen is dark), then pressing up or down on one of the volume buttons. The current volume appears on the screen; you can then hold down the volume down button and the phone will go to silent mode at 0, or you can tap where it says "ring" on the top right corner. Tapping the "ring" icon repeatedly will toggle sound on and off.
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    AH thanks folks, needed it tonight when going into a movie. Now I know.
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    I just wish you could set it to vibrate while set to silent without it also set to vibrate while it's set to ring.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ProfessorTripp View Post
    I'm new to WP, but the way I've been doing it is by pressing the power button to get to the lock screen (of the screen is dark), then pressing up or down on one of the volume buttons. The current volume appears on the screen; you can then hold down the volume down button and the phone will go to silent mode at 0, or you can tap where it says "ring" on the top right corner. Tapping the "ring" icon repeatedly will toggle sound on and off.
    There's now way to set a WP8 device to 'silent' using the volume buttons and the volume drop-down that appears. When you turn the volume to '0' it automatically puts the phone on 'vibrate'.

    You have to go into the settings menu and turn vibrate 'off', at which point turning the volume to '0' will put the phone in silent.

    I have no clue why Microsoft didn't just include a simple 'silent' option from the volume drop-down menu, it seems like a no brainer.
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    it blows my mind why we don't have ringer profiles....they were in WM6.5 It is a ridiculous situation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Landsharkk View Post
    There's now way to set a WP8 device to 'silent' using the volume buttons and the volume drop-down that appears. When you turn the volume to '0' it automatically puts the phone on 'vibrate'.

    You have to go into the settings menu and turn vibrate 'off', at which point turning the volume to '0' will put the phone in silent.

    I have no clue why Microsoft didn't just include a simple 'silent' option from the volume drop-down menu, it seems like a no brainer.
    Correct, I have vibrate turned off. In that case it does go silent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TenTwelve View Post
    I just wish you could set it to vibrate while set to silent without it also set to vibrate while it's set to ring.
    I'm kind of confused by your statement but I think I know what you're talking about. I wish that little button in the corner would cycle between ringer (+ vibrate if you have it on), vibrate only, and silent. Because sometimes I don't just want vibrate, I actually want it to be silent, but then I have to go all the way into settings to turn off vibrate.

    I should go see if someone suggested the feature on the WP suggestion site.

    Quote Originally Posted by inteller View Post
    it blows my mind why we don't have ringer profiles....they were in WM6.5 It is a ridiculous situation.
    You mean like the ones BlackBerries, old school Nokia's and Sony Ericssons had?
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    I'm pretty sure if you put it face down it will go silent if its ringing.
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    Got my Lumia 920 yesterday. I have a habit of putting my BB to silent before bed. Love the phone and OS but can't believe there are no profiles, let alone not an option to put it to silent using the volume rockers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mapleleafs89 View Post
    Got my Lumia 920 yesterday. I have a habit of putting my BB to silent before bed. Love the phone and OS but can't believe there are no profiles, let alone not an option to put it to silent using the volume rockers.
    I personally keep vibrate off... So all I do is hit the volume button up or down and tap the sound button in the top-right corner to mute it.

    Easy enough
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    Is there any app available which would give you the profile thing. I have come from a very old Nokia phone in which you could configure all sorts of different profiles, from Outdoor to Watching TV, Totally Silent, A Lot Quieter etc.
    I can't believe that you don't have this option on the Lumia 520.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mapleleafs89 View Post
    Got my Lumia 920 yesterday. I have a habit of putting my BB to silent before bed. Love the phone and OS but can't believe there are no profiles, let alone not an option to put it to silent using the volume rockers.



    there is an option. Hold down volume rocker down while on the lock screen, and go to 0/30 and your phone is on vibrate or silent depending on if you have this vibrate setting turned on or not.





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    Or: Press the volume rocker once. Tap on "vibrate & ring" once and it will show "vibrate". To turn on the ringer, do the same to change "vibrate" to "ring & vibrate".
    Last edited by mpt15; 07-04-2013 at 01:21 PM.
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    Also really wish we didn't have to go into settings to switch between vibrate and silent. I do this every night to turn off vibrate, then again in the morning to turn it back on. Would be nice to use the volume rocker to do that.
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    You could, just press the volume control all the down to go 0/10 and it goes silent mode. When u press up again, it will go to ring vibrate mode
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    Vibrate will only be turned on when you go to volume 0 *if* you have vibrate enabled in the settings.... That's how it works on my 920 at least, :)
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