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Old 02-06-2007, 11:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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in the Profile section where is says "Use Active Profile Except for: Important Calls? And there is a checkmark next to that.

What are considered important calls?


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Old 02-06-2007, 04:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Scroll down to the "Important Calls" exception, hit the menu button and select "edit". Highlight the "From:" field and you can add names from the address book with the menu. Then when you receive a call from any of the people in that list it will apply the "exception profile" instead of whatever profile you have active at the moment.

You can add additional exceptions and activate them selectively also.

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Yeah, I really don't know how to work this feature either. Hmmm...
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Scroll down to the "Important Calls" exception, hit the menu button and select "edit". Highlight the "From:" field and you can add names from the address book with the menu. Then when you receive a call from any of the people in that list it will apply the "exception profile" instead of whatever profile you have active at the moment.

You can add additional exceptions and activate them selectively also.

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Cool, thanks!

Question: So I go into a theatre and put it on vibrate. That means it will use my important profile for those "important" callers. What is the best way to handle such a situation?
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So I check important calls. What is the default for this? All the new profiles you create below important calls? Reason I ask is that when I check important calls, the profiles I create below do not get checked, I have to manually check them.
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Thank you psxboy, a good trick to know.

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Scroll down to the "Important Calls" exception, hit the menu
button and select "edit". Highlight the "From:" field and you can add names from the address book with the menu. Then when you receive a call from any of the people in that list it will apply the "exception profile" instead of whatever profile you have active at the moment.

You can add additional exceptions and activate them selectively also.

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Anyone able to answer some of the questions in the thread? Thanks!
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please?
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Using this method, I've finally got a phone ringer system that works for me! Only my contacts (and a select few at that) ring when my phone is set to my "At Home" profile.

Here's how it works --
1. I created a new profile called "At Home" that has message alerts, mail alerts, calender alerts and task alerts turned on. I also use a ring tone with the volume I want but downloaded a 3 second silent MP3 for it. Therefore, no noise.
2. I used the "Important Calls" exception rule and added all my friends and family who I don't mind if they bother me at home. I chose a ring tone for them. Under the Use Profile option, I chose "Active Profile"

What this does is the following --
When I have the phone set to vibrate, that overrides the Important Call thing and all calls vibrate -- important or not (therefore, any call comes in). Same with silent.

When I'm at home, I get silent rings for anyone not in my important call list but still get alerts for everything else.

Set the phone to normal mode or anything else, and I get a custom ringtone for my important people (whatever its set to) and a normal ringtone for everyone else. Perfect.

Finally -- no junk calls or people I don't want to talk to when I'm at home!
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Old 02-09-2007, 01:59 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Thanks for helping me out with this. It took a couple of read throughs to get the setup, but I think I have it now.
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