How to set your Nokia Lumia 1020 to silent mode
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How to set your Nokia Lumia 1020 to silent mode
How to silence your Nokia Lumia 1020? This is the question we will try to answer in this tutorial. Whether it is to keep calm around you, or not to have the inconvenience of an unwanted sound, you may want to set your device in silent mode.
In the first part of this tutorial we will see how to set your Nokia Lumia 1020 to silent quickly, then we will show you how you can manage ringtones and notifications priority modes.
Finally, we will study the programmatic mode to set the silent mode on your Nokia Lumia 1020, before concluding on the positive and negative aspects of the silent mode.
Switch your Nokia Lumia 1020 to silence quickly
The easiest way to mute your Nokia Lumia 1020 is to drag down the top of your screen.
From there, you will have access to a new black screen.
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A box named ‘Audio Profiles’ will be available.
Click on it and you will see a choice for different audio modes on your Nokia Lumia 1020. Select the silent mode and your Nokia Lumia 1020 will be silent.
Note that alarms and other emergency messages will always ring on your device, we will detail in the next section the priority modes to switch them off too.
Silencing your Nokia Lumia 1020 with priority ringtones
Since the Lollipop version of the Android system, ringtones are now managed by priority modes.
For example, someone who does not wish to have ringtones at all, such as an operator in an operating room requiring silence, will have an interest in selecting ‘No Priority’ or equivalent in this menu. As such this operator will not have ringtones, vibration or even light from his screen.
Priority modes are available through the ‘Settings’ menu, available from the main screen of your Nokia Lumia 1020. Once in this menu, you can go down to the ‘Sounds and notifications’ menu, then to ‘Ringtones’. In this last menu of your Nokia Lumia 1020 you will have a choice between these three options:
- No ringtone: no vibration, no ringtone or even no lighting up screen.
Even the alarm clock and other emergency messages from your Nokia Lumia 1020 will be disabled.
Through this mode, your Nokia Lumia 1020 is completely silent.
- ‘Priority’ mode: with this mode you deactivate all ringtones except alarms and other notifications.
This option is very handy to turn your Nokia Lumia 1020 into an alarm clock for instance.
- Mode ‘All’: the silent mode of your Nokia Lumia 1020 is deactivated.
Set a programmatic silent mode on your Nokia Lumia 1020
It is also possible to program the silent mode on your Nokia Lumia 1020. To do this, go to the ‘Priorities’ tab of your smartphone as in the previous paragraph. At the bottom of this screen you will have the choice of programming a priority at a given time.
This is very convenient for example to automatically set an alarm clock on your Nokia Lumia 1020 before bedtime.
Silent mode: advantages and disadvantages
We hope we helped you to set silent mode on your Nokia Lumia 1020 via this article.
Be careful however, in silent mode, you may miss important calls or messages.
We recommend you to manage the silencer on your phone as best you can!
How do I turn off ringtones on my Nokia Lumia?
How do I put my Nokia phone on silent mode?
How do I take my Nokia Lumia 520 off silent mode?
Turn silent mode on or off – Nokia Lumia 520 Slide your finger left on the display. Press Settings. Press ringtones+sounds. Press the indicator next to”Ringer” to turn the function on or off.
How do I unmute my Nokia phone?
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How do I turn off ringtones on my Nokia?
How do I turn off silent mode sound?
How do I take my Nokia Lumia off silent mode?
Turn silent mode on or off To turn on silent mode: Tap the lower part of the Volume key until silent mode is turned on. To turn off silent mode: Tap the upper part of the Volume key to select the required ring volume.
How do I take my iPhone off silent silence?
– On iPhone 7 and later, go to Settings > Sounds & Haptics. On earlier iPhone models, go to Settings > Sounds.
– Choose what you want to adjust, like Ringtone or New Mail.
– Tap the alert tone that you want.
How can I get sound back on my phone?
Go to Settings > Sounds (or Settings > Sounds & Haptics), and drag the Ringer and Alerts slider back and forth a few times. If you don’t hear any sound, or if your speaker button on the Ringer and Alerts slider is dimmed, your speaker might need service.
Why is there no sound on my Nokia phone?
Isn’t your sound working? Check if the volume is high enough first. You can find the button for this on the side, press the top button to increase the volume. The Nokia also has a silent mode, so check if it’s accidentally turned on.