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Exit silent mode without vibrate

When using the hardware switch on the side of my iPhone to change from silent mode to non-silent mode, the phone vibrates once. How can I turn off this vibrate? There is no vibration from non-silent ...
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iPhone ignores silent mode with VIP contact

I have a contact defined as a VIP with a different ringtone as the default. Since a couple of months I began noticing that my iPhone was ringing for this particular person even in silent mode (Do Not ...
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iPhone makes shutter sound when taking photos despite being on mute

I recently purchased a refurbished iPhone 6. It's been set up from my old device's iCloud backup and updated to iOS 10.2.1. Unfortunately, despite being set to silent via the physical mute switch, ...
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How can I make iPhone silent for a specific amount of time?

On Android phones, there are apps (not native functionality) to make the phone silent for the next N minutes starting right now. This is different than setting specific times of day like Do Not ...
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How to Change iPhone between Silent and Vibrate

I have an iPhone 5s and I only like to use silent and vibrate. I never use the sound. Is there a way that I can assign the switch on the side of the phone to be either silent or on vibrate? I don't ...
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Banners when Do Not Disturb is on

I just got a new iPhone 5s and I've been trying to adapt it to my needs. I do remember that on my 4s, I only switched between silent (with vibrate) and Do Not Disturb modes. When I was using the ...
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Why does the iPhone have a physical sound-switch?

I'm new to the iPhone world, although I've been down iPod lane for a few years. One thing that is well-known (and even parodied) about Apple devices is the slimmed down and minimalist approach. So it ...