Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...
Master Your Inbound Calls With gX Blacklist for Android
Nowadays, you can find various applications that will help you screen your calls, others to control the profiles for sounds and notifications, and a few others that will do a good job doing scheduling of certain actions by your phone. XDA member gxapplications made an app that aims to combine and roll everything mentioned and much more into one single package. GX Blacklist is a fantastic app that will let you customized everything from sounds, vibration patterns and much more on a contact per contact basis. You can get your phone to go into flight mode at a certain time and get it to wake up again at another time. This happens to be a very useful feature for those of you who don’t like being bothered by calls in the middle of the night.
The app can also allow some people to be green listed, which would save them from most of the filter categories. So, if you feel that you want to have more control over how calls actually reach your device, please take the app for a spin and leave some feedback so that the dev can improve it if needed.
Want to master incoming calls ? Turn off ringing or force vibrate/ring modes for lists of phone numbers, according to the time of the day, the day of the week (and even if you are in holidays or not). Multiple lists, with priorities, advanced scheduler to set activation hours and days, and fill each list with green and black phone numbers, from your contact list, or manually. You can also use jokers in the numbers (phone areas).
You can find more information in the application thread.
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