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# 180866 24-Sep-2015 12:21
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What app (preferably free) do people use to automatically silence their phones at night?

I'm know that Android can do it itself but I'm using Android 5.0.2 and I don't find the "Interruptions" settings very intuitive or easy to use.

I just need something that lets me set a start and end time (preferrably for each day of the week) when I want the phone to be quite (i.e. no email notifications, etc).  Maybe an option to still let phone calls through and silence everything else.

At the moment I manually put my phone on silence while I'm at work, so if the app could look at my location and if I'm within 100m of work then automatically silence the phone (and unsilence it when I leave work) that would be really good.

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  # 1393440 24-Sep-2015 12:38
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I used to use Timeriffic to achieve this (it's a fantastic app to schedule loads of things), but for some reason it stopped working on Android 5.0 :(




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  # 1393459 24-Sep-2015 12:58
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I use Profile Scheduler.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wetpalm.ProfileScheduler.

It also puts my phone into vibration only mode when it detects the office wifi, and returns it to normal when I leave.




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  # 1393462 24-Sep-2015 12:59
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I just found that Timeriffic have a page with info about this
http://rdrrlabs.com/timeriffic/timeriffic-faq/android-l-silence-volume-and-timeriffic/





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  # 1393506 24-Sep-2015 13:19
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Google Playstore "Simple Quiet Hours". Kills all audio during set hours. But if you play games or music Media Audio is auto enable again until you stop playing.

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  # 1393527 24-Sep-2015 13:23
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I use a NFC to do that

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  # 1393598 24-Sep-2015 14:13
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I would have another look at the baked in Lollipop option as it is pretty simple to use in practice

Settings > Sound & Notification > Interruptions > set the Days, start & end times = done





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  # 1393607 24-Sep-2015 14:20
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Llama, on my rooted S4. It goes silent and into airplane mode, and also does things like reboot the phone a couple of times a week - I find that useful for stability. It can also change volume and profiles based on your geographic location, as determined by cell tower (low power user), Wifi, or GPS.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1393612 24-Sep-2015 14:26
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AutomateIT. Can incoporate a number of triggers and conditions.




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  # 1393619 24-Sep-2015 14:36
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The default Lollipop silence notifications has worked fine for me in the 3 or 4 Lollipop phones I've used in the last few months.

It did change in (from memory 5.02) to make things slightly easier to use.



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  # 1393621 24-Sep-2015 14:39
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Just leave it on perma silent/vibrate?

That's what I do, can't stand audio notifications so rely solely on vibrate.



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  # 1393623 24-Sep-2015 14:41
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Thanks guys, you've given me plenty of options to try out!

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