All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

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Old 01-02-2006, 05:48 PM
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why no vibrate for 3rd party S60 applications?

as above really.
i have a couple of apps that would benefit from a silent alert (such as yahoo messenger and geominder) but from what i understand, nokia haven't given the 3rd party symbian software producers the right to access the vibrate function. is this correct? and if so, why?

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Old 01-02-2006, 09:58 PM
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Ask the developers of the apps in question to dig into their copy of the S60 SDK and use the calls documented there to turn the vibration on or off; it is there for anyone to use (at least in the S60 2nd Edition Feature Pack 3 C++ SDK I have currently installed on my PC).

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Some phones firmware (S60 FP2) doesnt have vibractrl.dll and even if application supposed to use vibtation, it wont. If so, you should update your firmware.
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