How to make the phone audibly ring right when someone calls???

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  1. jcboyett

    jcboyett Member

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    This is something I've been wonderin'...
    I want my phones ringtone to go off right when it receives a call. Currently it's also on vibrate and it'll vibrate like 2 or 3 times before I hear the ringtone come on. Does anyone has any idea of how to make this happen???
     
  2. gavron

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    There's a d delay built into VZW's ROM. If you install other ROMs they may not have compiled that in. I use SmokedGlass6.0.

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  3. jcboyett

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    I'm using ultimate droid v9, I don't see why they would build that into the rom. It doesn't make any sense to want a phone not to ring the first 15 sec. someone is calling you, good thing I have it on vibrate too
     
  4. gavron

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    The official reason is it gives you time to silence it before the ringer starts.

    *shrug*

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  5. adrynalyne

    adrynalyne Premium Member Premium Member Developer

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    Code:
    adb pull /system/build.prop build.prop
    
    Comment out ro.telephony.call_ring.delay=3000

    Code:
    #ro.telephony.call_ring.delay=3000
    
    Push it back to the phone.

    Code:
    adb push build.prop /system/build.prop
    sync
    reboot
    
    If you get a permission denied error, you may need to remount /system as read-write and copy it to your sd card, then /system.

    Has worked for me, ymmv.
     
  6. brando56894

    brando56894 Active Member

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    Sweet, that slightly annoyed me too.

    Not to bash or anything but I dont see why people love the ADB shell, I would much rather do the stuff on my droid itself, but then again if your eyesight is bad or you dont like the keyboard I could see where you would prefer ADB.
     
  7. adrynalyne

    adrynalyne Premium Member Premium Member Developer

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    One reason:

    Permissions.

    ADB doesn't rape your permissions like root explorer and other apps like that do half the time.
     
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    Interesting, I didnt know that. Thanks for the info. But then again right in rom manager theres an option to fix all your permissions :)
     
  9. adrynalyne

    adrynalyne Premium Member Premium Member Developer

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    It only works for apps.


    ;)
     
  10. jcboyett

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    This prolly sounds like a noob question... but what is adb, and where can I get it to fix this?
     
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    It is just amazing what a person can learn on this WebSite! I salute everyone for their help and information.
     
  12. gavron

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    Android Debug Bridge. It's a software program that allows installing, removing, and controlling your Droid over the USB connection.

    It is part of the google Software Development Kit (SDK). When you download that from Android SDK | Android Developers and install it, the "adb" command allows you to work on your droid.

    There are four major commands I've seen people use on this forum (and there are many more).

    adb shell -- start a shell process (terminal with command line access) on the droid
    adb install -- install an android package (.APK) onto the droid
    adb pull -- make a file on the droid pull over onto your PC
    adb push -- put the PC file onto the droid

    Also popular but rarely mentioned:
    adb remount -- make your /SYSTEM partition mounted with write permissions
    adb reboot -- reboot your droid

    Cheers,

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    Gavron,

    FANTASTIC INFORMATION !!
     
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    My favorite reason.. COPY and PASTE! with ADB, you can easily copy commands from the forums and paste them into the shell window, eliminating untold spelling errors and hair pulling exercises.
     
  15. adrynalyne

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    That too. Thats why many of us put the commands in code brackets so that folks know what exactly to copy and paste. It still requires some knowledge to setup adb correctly, of course.
     
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