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[APP][2.1+] Don't Pause - Automatically silence notifications while playing media

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Announcement from tpierce89: Don't Pause is now Open Source. View the source code on GitHub by clicking the link in this thread.
18th February 2014, 06:05 PM   |  #1  
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Don't Pause!


My wife and her friend recently came to Android from the iPhone. Their only main complaint was that when they are listening to music in their cars and they get a notification, the music pauses for a second or two to play the notification sound.

I was unable to find any apps out there that handle this, so I created one called "Don't Pause".

It requires no configuration in its most basic form. Just download "Don't Pause and click the start button to start the service. It runs in the background and whenever you start music, the app will put your phone into vibrate mode. After you stop the music, "Don't Pause" changes your phone back to normal volume. It is that simple. There are also many settings that enable you to tweak the app to fit your needs.

I have added in a "Tablet mode" to support devices that do not have a vibrate mode. If the standard mode is not working for you, just go into the settings and check the box for "Silence notifications only". This will silence your notification stream and leave the others as they were.

Don't Pause now stores your volume preference and restores your preferred volume after the service is stopped.

The free version of Don't Pause now has an In-App purchase option to seamlessly upgrade to pro without having to download another app. Look for this option in the settings menu.

Thanks for checking it out.

Don't Pause is now Open Source. Check out the code on GitHub or fork it and help me continue making it better.

If you use my code, all I ask is that you give me credit in your project.



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Change log:

Code:
Changes:
    v3.52 -- Material UI update. I also added in a feature that will keep Dont Pause from setting your ringer to loud if you reboot your device in vibrate mode.
    v3.3-v3.51 -- tweaks, mods, tests, beta testing, xposed testing, etc. Too much to list and most of it was scrapped.
    v3.2 -- The long awaited update is here. I have finally fixed the bug that was setting your notification volume too high. Now, when you are using tablet mode, the app will store your notification volume on start, and it will restore your volume to your setting when you stop the service. 
    v3.1 -- Finally updated the old 2x1 widget, and added full russian translation.
    v3.0 -- Fixed the settings menu for people using Android 2.1-3.0. Lowered exit notification volume, Improved the look of the widget.
    v2.8 -- gave control back to the user when the service is running but music is not playing, changed notification icon, added tablet mode into the free version, added compatibility for Android 2.1+
    v2.4 -- Added preference screen for advertisements and notification otpion. Cleaned up unused code.
    v2.3 -- Localization of some strings and widget fixes/mods.
    v2.2 -- Added the 1x1 widget that many people requested
    v2.1 -- Added 2x1 home screen widget and persistent notification for the status bar.
    v2.0 -- Initial Public release




***IF YOU ARE USING GOOGLE DRIVE TO OBTAIN THE APP, MAKE SURE TO UNINSTALL THE OLD VERSION BEFORE INSTALLING THE NEW VERSION TO ENSURE COMPATIBILITY***




***DISCLAIMER - there is an interstitial ad when you click to stop the service. That is the only time you will see an ad. Did not want anyone to think I was trying to cover anything up.***

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Don't Pause, App for the Android General

Contributors
tpierce89, SystemErrorOne

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 3.52
Stable Release Date: 2014-09-09
Current Beta Version: 3.51
Beta Release Date: 2014-09-08

Created 2014-05-01
Last Updated 2014-09-09
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18th February 2014, 09:58 PM   |  #2  
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Could you please attach an APK to the OP? Some people don't use Gapps

Also very nice idea

P.S. I fixed your embedded YouTube video
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18th February 2014, 10:14 PM   |  #3  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eagleeyetom

Could you please attach an APK to the OP? Some people don't use Gapps

Also very nice idea

P.S. I fixed your embedded YouTube video

haha, thanks. That embedded video was driving me crazy. I added a direct link to my Google Drive so anyone can download it there.
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Will it still pause the music when calls come in?
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19th February 2014, 03:10 AM   |  #5  
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Thank you so much for this. I shared it on Facebook and Google+

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Hello, where is the apk download link? I just cannot find it.
19th February 2014, 03:53 AM   |  #7  
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Tasker support
It would be awesome to have this be able to be enabled and disabled via a tasker profile. Any chance that could happen?
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Yes, it will still Pause when a call comes it. If you reject or miss the call it will resume playback automatically

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Saber12

Hello, where is the apk download link? I just cannot find it.

The second link in the original post is the direct download from my Google drive

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Quote:
Originally Posted by boomer_jmoore

Thank you so much for this. I shared it on Facebook and Google+

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Thank you for trying it out and sharing!

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