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turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2017-10-13, 11:39 AM

hi, i really enjoy using the Moto Z2 Play, and want to use the fingerprint sensor for one-button nav as well. But i really dislike the haptic feedback the fingerprint sensor has. Why does it have it? Is it meant as proof that the sensor works? cause that gives me the idea that motorolla doesn't expect it to work all the time, while for me it works every single time.

 

Also the feedback is very loud in a quiet environment and it startles me every time i touch it.

 

Please give us an option to turn this off. There is no need to be insecure on the sensor's quality and proof to the user that it works with a stupid haptic feedback.

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Re: turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2018-03-10, 19:11 PM

Finally, this worked for me, check it out:

 

cmd appops set android VIBRATE ignore

 

 

What I did:

 

I knew it was a system package, so I disabled everybody and reenable all user apps at first:

 

for pkg in $( pm list packages | cut -d: -f2); do
appops set $pkg VIBRATE ignore
done

 

to get it back all user apps:

 

for pkg in $( pm list packages -3 | cut -d: -f2); do
appops set $pkg VIBRATE allow
done

 

List system packages only:

 

pm list packages -s

 

and how many of them:

 

pm list packages -s | wc -l

208

 

Reenable one by one untill vibration gets back:


pm list packages -s | sort
cmd appops set <system package name> VIBRATE allow

 

The 1st one already brings vibration back again:
package:android

 

So I reenabled everybody again:

 

for pkg in $( pm list packages | cut -d: -f2); do
appops set $pkg VIBRATE allow
done

 

And disabled only that package:
cmd appops set android VIBRATE ignore

 

Fingerprint sensor vibration is off.
Calling vibration remains usable, checked.


However, "android" package seems a bit broad, not sure if it killed another vibration behaviors.

 

Regards.

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Re: turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2017-10-13, 19:34 PM

wrote:

hi, i really enjoy using the Moto Z2 Play, and want to use the fingerprint sensor for one-button nav as well. But i really dislike the haptic feedback the fingerprint sensor has. Why does it have it? Is it meant as proof that the sensor works? cause that gives me the idea that motorolla doesn't expect it to work all the time, while for me it works every single time.

 

Also the feedback is very loud in a quiet environment and it startles me every time i touch it.

 

Please give us an option to turn this off. There is no need to be insecure on the sensor's quality and proof to the user that it works with a stupid haptic feedback.


Hi Syds

 

There is currently no way to turn vibration off for the fingerprint scanner. The phone will vibrate once when it unlocks successfully, and twice if the unlock attempt is not successful. This provides non-visual, haptic feedback which we think is important for something you can do without looking at the phone. I will, however, be sure to pass your feedback along.

 

Regards,
Ella
Moto - Lenovo Support

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Re: turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2017-10-18, 15:19 PM
agreed. it would be nice feature if it's possible to switch the vibration off for quiet environments
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Re: turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2017-10-18, 19:28 PM

Hi Ella,

 

Thanks for replying to my request, but why do I need non-visual confirmation if I'm holding the phone in my hand that i actually want to look at and start using? Who uses the phone without looking at it?

 

Please do pass on my request, I hope it will be availbe in the Oreo update (or before :)

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Re: turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2017-10-23, 15:01 PM

wrote:

Hi Ella,

 

Thanks for replying to my request, but why do I need non-visual confirmation if I'm holding the phone in my hand that i actually want to look at and start using? Who uses the phone without looking at it?

 

Please do pass on my request, I hope it will be availbe in the Oreo update (or before :)


The reason is to let you know if the problem is with the phone, or with the touch. If it vibrates twice you know that it was a bad touch. If it vibrates once and doesn't unlock, you know the FPS is faulty.

 

Hope this helps!

 

- Matt

Please do not PM me - if you have issues, search the forums for threads on your topic and post there, or start a new thread. Thanks!
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11-05-2017

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Re: turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2017-11-05, 10:00 AM

If you really want us to know if the FPS is faulty or not shoudn't include the haptic feedback for "Back swipe", "Recent Tasks swipe" and "Long press". 

My issue (except the fact that it's really annoying) is that the haptic feedback drain battery very fast, and with the "One button nav" it's an everlasting vibration...
I really wonder if any Moto devs really use it everyday?

We should have the choice, at least as a developer option if you want to hide it.

I hope not being forced to root my Moto Z2 play to just get rid of this unexplainable missing feature

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Re: turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2017-11-30, 16:54 PM

Haptic feedback is turned off in battery saver mode.

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Re: turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2017-12-21, 3:56 AM

Yap, its correct for unlock phone. But how disabled haptic feedback for back to home, recent apps and back.

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Re: turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2018-01-03, 17:04 PM

That would be great as a test mechanism, or troubleshooting. But enforce that behavior to every customer is just not good design.

As mentioned, at least as a 'developer option' the user that knows what's doing should have the option. Please don't try to convey to us that less options is better.

Also as mentioned, it becomes really annoying after one day or two.

If anything, next time just ctrl-c Samsung's hardware buttons implementation: z2 would have plenty of space to do that, it appears.

 

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Re: turn off haptic feedback fingerprint sensor

2018-01-12, 6:57 AM

 Non-visual  haptic feedback for Unlocking is ok but  it is annoying while doing Back swipe, Recent Tasks swipe.

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