How to set your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) to silent mode

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How to set your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) to silent mode

How to silence your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)? 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 Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) 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 Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), before concluding on the positive and negative aspects of the silent mode.

Switch your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) to silence quickly

The easiest way to mute your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) 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 Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). Select the silent mode and your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) 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.

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Silencing your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) 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 Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). Once in this menu, you can go down to the ‘Sounds and notifications’ menu, then to ‘Ringtones’. In this last menu of your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) 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 Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) will be disabled.

    Through this mode, your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) 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 Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) into an alarm clock for instance.

  • Mode ‘All’: the silent mode of your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is deactivated.

Set a programmatic silent mode on your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

It is also possible to program the silent mode on your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). 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 Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) before bedtime.

Silent mode: advantages and disadvantages

We hope we helped you to set silent mode on your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) 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!

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How do I put my Samsung Galaxy phone on silent?

– Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
– Press the sound mode icon the necessary number of times to turn silent mode on or off.
– Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

How do I turn off silent mode on my Galaxy A5?

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen. Press the sound settings icon the necessary number of times to turn silent mode on or off.

How do I put my Samsung S5 on silent mode?

– Press and hold On/Off.
– To turn on silent mode: Press Mute.
– To turn off silent mode: Press Sound.

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Why does my Samsung phone suddenly have no sound?

Check to make sure that your phone has not been accidentally muted. If the sound is not loud enough during a call, try maximising the volume to the highest level. During a call, press the Volume up button on the side of your phone or you can test the sound from the Settings menu on your device.

How do I put my Samsung S5 on silent mode?

Turn silent mode on or off – Samsung Galaxy S5 Press and hold On/Off. To turn on silent mode: Press Mute.

Will my phone still ring on Do Not Disturb Samsung?

The Do not disturb mode sets your phone to mute all sounds except for the exceptions you preset. You can also set it to turn on or off automatically at scheduled times, so you don’t miss an important call.

Does Samsung have a Do Not Disturb feature?

Turn Do not disturb on or off Open the Quick settings panel by swiping down from the top of the screen using two fingers. Swipe to and tap the Do not disturb icon to turn it on or off. You can also go to Settings, then search for and select Do not disturb.

Why is my iPhone on Do Not Disturb?

If Do Not Disturb still gets activated on your iPhone, go for the software update. There is a high possibility that a software bug could be triggering the issue. Go to the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad -> General -> Software Update. After that, download and install the latest version of iOS or iPadOS.

How do I turn off the Do Not Disturb?

– Go to Settings > Focus.
– Tap Do Not Disturb.
– You can select allowed or silenced notifications from people and apps, connect your Lock Screen or Home Screen, have this Focus turn on automatically, and add Focus filters.

How do I get my phone off silent mode?

Turn off Silent mode by flipping the Ring/Silent switch on the side of the phone so you can’t see the band of orange. If you also want to disable haptic feedback while in Silent mode, turn it off in the Settings app in the Sound & Haptics section.

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