During office hours, while attending classes or meeting someone important, there might be chances you put your iPhone on the vibration mode. iOS has an uniform default vibration pattern for all notifications. This makes it really difficult for users to distinguish between alerts, compelling them to check each of them or skip everything. This is obviously very distracting for an user. Thankfully, iOS lets you customize vibration patterns for each type of alerts. Here s how you can customize and assign vibration patterns on your iPhone. Also Read - Apple CEO Tim Cook claims iOS is more secure than AndroidAlso Read - Apple Music Lossless, Spatial Audio features with Dolby Atmos coming soon to India
First you need to launch the Settings app. Tap on Sounds and then on Ringtone. On top of the list, you will notice a section for Vibration. Enter the Vibration menu, scroll down to tap on Create New Vibration. Now tap on the center of the display in patterns you want your vibration to be set. For continuous pattern, hold your finger down on the display. For pause, lift your finger. Also Read - Apple sells more iPads in early 2021 than ever, grows along with Samsung
You can play back the pattern you just recorded to be sure it is exactly as you wanted. In case you aren t satisfied, you can record it again, and then save it. You can set a name for each custom pattern as well.
Now go back to the previous menu, and assign vibration pattern for each alerts. For an example, you want to customize vibration pattern for text messages. Tap on Text Tone in the Sounds menu. Tap on Vibration, scroll down to choose from different custom patterns you have set.
Bonus tip: You might have noticed even when you have put your iPhone on silent, it still vibrates. Well, you can customize this by launching the Settings app. Go to Sounds, uncheck the Vibrate on Silent. You can similarly customize vibration for Ring alerts.