Silent ringtone?

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    Is there any way to set someone to a silent ringtone? I see there is a way in contacts to cause a contact to go straight to voicemail, but I don't want the contact to know that I set it that way.

    I assume when I enable the "straight to voicemail" setting, the person on the other end will know something is different. I just want it to seem normal for them. I want it to seem to ring for them, and then go to voicemail, but I don't want to hear (or see) anything on my end.
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    So you want to NOT know whenever a certain person is calling you?
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    I don't see anyway possible to do this. This I believe would have to be done manually.
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    You could make a ring-tone with nothing in the recording and put it as their individual ring-tone though, that should be easy. That way when they call you don't hear anything, but when anyone else calls it will ring normally.
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    Yeah, I thought of that. Seems like a hack, but maybe I'll give it a try.

    @dfalcon217, yes, I don't want to hear when they call, but I also don't want them to know that I have them set to "straight to voicemail". I assume with that option on, the caller will be able to know, because it goes to voice mail right away, rather than ring for a while first.
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    Use Google Voice

    If you have a google voice account you can set which of your phone rings when someone calls you. Set none of your phones to ring and you shouldn't be notified when they call...
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    Better yet, if you have GV you have these options which I find very useful:

    http://www.google.com/support/voice/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=115089
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    Silent Ringtone. Huh?? :icon_eek:
    Silent = No sound
    Ringtone = sound
    you want to silence your phone so it doesn't ring? Is that what you mean?:)
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    Never mind my post. I just did a little digging . I now know what your saying. I dumb.:icon_ banana:
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