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How to Turn off Vibration for Notifications on Android

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If you receive many notifications on your Android phone, vibration or haptic feedback can be distracting, which otherwise is quite useful. Wondering how to make your Android phone vibrate only for calls and not for notifications? Thankfully, you can easily get sound notifications without vibration too. You can disable vibration for notifications of all apps or one app on Android phones. Let’s check different ways to turn off the vibration for notifications on Android phones.

How to Turn off the Vibration for Notifications From All Apps at Once

You can remove vibration from the notification of all Android apps in two ways.

Method 1: From Sound & Vibration Settings

You will find the notification vibration setting in Sounds & vibration on Android phones. Follow these steps to turn it off:

1. Open Settings on your Android phone.

2. Go to Sound & Vibration.

3. Tap on Vibration & haptics.

4. You will find different modes of vibration like calls, notifications, touch, alarm, etc. Turn off the toggle next to Notification vibration to disable vibration from the notification of all apps.

Make sure the toggle next to Ring vibration is enabled if you want your phone to vibrate for incoming calls only.

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Method 2: From Accessibility Settings

In case you don’t find the vibration setting inside Sound & Vibration, you can access it from the accessibility setting as well.

1. On your Android phone, open Settings.

2. Go to Accessibility.

3. Scroll down and tap on Vibration & haptics present in the Interaction Controls section.

4. Turn off the toggle for Notification vibration.

Tip: Learn how to put Android phones quickly on silent mode.

How to Turn off Notification Vibration for Messages and Other Apps

The above method will turn off the vibration from all apps. However, sometimes, we want to disable notification vibration from just a single app like Messages. Thankfully, you can customize notification vibration and turn it off for specific apps as shown below:

Follow these steps to stop the vibration of text messages on Android:

1. Open Settings on your phone.

2. Go to Apps followed by the app for which you want to turn off notification vibration. In our example, Messages.

3. Tap on Notifications on the App info page.

4. Here you will find different notification categories. Tap on the Default or Incoming messages text. Please note that you need to tap on the text and not the toggle.

5. Scroll down and turn off the toggle for Vibration.

6. Similarly, repeat step 4 for other notification categories or the person for whom you want to disable vibrations.

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How to Turn off Notification Vibration on Samsung Galaxy Phones

To disable vibration for notifications on Samsung Galaxy phones, follow these steps:

1. Open Settings on your Samsung Galaxy phone.

2. Go to Sounds and vibration followed by Notification vibration.

3. Select Silent.

If you don’t see the Notification vibration option, tap on Notification sound instead followed by Notification vibration pattern. Choose Silent from the list. Now, your phone will only vibrate for calls and not for notifications.

Tip: Check out other ways to turn off vibration on a Samsung Galaxy phone.

Bonus: How to Turn off Vibration for WhatsApp Messages on Android Phones

Just like other apps, you can turn off vibration for WhatsApp personal or group messages by disabling vibration in various notification categories as shown in method 2. However, if that doesn’t help, WhatsApp offers a native setting to turn off the vibration for messages.

For that, follow these steps:

1. Open WhatsApp on your Android phone.

2. Tap on the three-dot icon and go to Settings.

3. Tap on Notifications and press the Vibrate option under Messages

4. Select Off. This will disable vibration for messages from personal chats.

5. Similarly, if you want to turn off vibration from group messages, tap on Vibrate under Groups and choose Off.

Tip: Learn how to get WhatsApp notifications on the lock screen.

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Hope you were able to turn off the notification vibration on your Android phone. Also, know how to mute calls from one person and what happens by putting your phone on Do Not Disturb.

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