Take the 2-minute tour ×
Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII Skyrocket. Everytime I unplug my headphones/auxiliary cord from my phone and plug it back in, the media volume gets lowered to about 60%, system-wide, regardless of media player. As much as I appreciate that Android is looking out for my hearing, I don't want it to do this. Any way to prevent the phone from lowering the volume of its own accord?

share|improve this question
    
Maybe have a look in the settings of your media player. And more details would be helpful like: which media player? which phone? –  masterjo Dec 11 '11 at 23:09
    
Updated with more detail. –  joelmdev Mar 1 '12 at 19:38
    
There is a setting "Limited Headphone Volume" or something it should prevent too loud sound. You can toggle it in Settings->Sounds, i'm using CM10 but i'm not sure if it works on other ROMs(ie Touchwiz) –  silent_cookie Sep 13 '12 at 15:21
    
@wayback no such luck on default ROM. –  joelmdev Sep 13 '12 at 15:43
add comment

2 Answers 2

I'd say this is solvable with an automation tool like Tasker, Llama & Co. Rawly described profile:

Condition: Headphones plugged
Action: Set audio level to X

Where "audio level" in many cases (at least with Tasker) can be defined more specific (e.g. different levels for notification, alert, incoming call...) -- and "X" being the specific level you'd like it to have.

This done, everytime you plug your headphones in, you'll have the same media volume you've defined.

share|improve this answer
add comment

There's an Xposed module to fix that: http://repo.xposed.info/module/com.pyler.nosafevolumewarning

It does the trick for me on the Galaxy Nexus I have plugged into my sound system.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.