I use the telegram messaging site on my android device quite a lot. The site uses push messages and notifications. One of my biggest annoyances, though, is that firefox for android does not produce any sound/vibration when we display notifications on android. This greatly reduces the utility of this site on firefox compared to installing the native app. Can we please enable sound/vibration on our notifications? If a user does not like them they can disable in the settings app like they do for all other applications. (Of course, they won't be able to disable sound/vibration for only one site. Just for all of firefox.) James, I think we spoke about this at the all hands last week. Just an NI since it sounded like you agreed this was a bug.
Nevin, can you take a look? We should just allow the normal notification sound to play. Something going wrong in NotificationHelper.
Flags: needinfo?(snorp) → needinfo?(cnevinchen)
I just came back from PTO and will take a look at this.
Assignee: nobody → cnevinchen
I just tested it using Nightly on Nexus 5 Android 6.0.1 I can hear the sound when I got a message. Could you please let me know more about your device? I'll also test it further tomorrow when I get in the office.
I'm on a nexus 5x running Android 7.1.2. See the attached screenshot showing that my notifications settings are not set to silent for nightly. I get notification sounds for other apps.
Comment on attachment 8887549 [details] Bug 1378445 - Add sound for notifications. https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/158414/#review163830
Attachment #8887549 - Flags: review?(snorp) → review+
Pushed by email@example.com: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/04a5e514114e Add sound for notifications. r=snorp
What about vibration? It would be great if Firefox also uses vibration for it's notifications.
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