Questions that deal with the volume control of Android devices; either using the hardware controls (Volume Keys) or software controls (Apps and widgets).

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
4k views

Why are the speakers on my HTC One so quiet?

I just got a new HTC One, and while it is brilliant, the speaker volume is awfull. Headphones sound really good, but even with the media volume all the way up, the speakers are too quiet. This means ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Help get SC-91JB Android tablet back - restore / recovery

My friend brought me his granddaughter's tablet a couple weeks ago and it was stuck at the Android logo screen, just gray "android" text with white highlight moving across repeatedly. I already had ...
6
votes
1answer
402 views

Simple volume control on Lollipop

Is there some way to have a simple volume control on Lollipop? It was bad enough when each media stream had it's own volume, but the addition of notification priorities has made the overhead with ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

How do you make the music volume louder than the highest volume on the Sony Xperia M2

I recently got a new phone and the music volume continues to decrease so I was wondering if there is a way to make the volume higher than the max volume on the Sony Xperia M2, also I have already put ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Volume Rocker only controls Bluetooth In-call Volume; cannot control all other volumes

I am a bit baffled as to why the volume rocker is currently controlling "Bluetooth In-call Volume" I have not nor have I ever paired a BT device with this phone. In fact I just always leave the BT ...
4
votes
2answers
23k views

How do I adjust audio balance of my Android phone headphones out?

My headphones are disbalanced - one ear is louder than another, so I need to adjust the sound volume balance to get it right. How can I do it on Android?
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to increase speaker/call volume? (cm11.2)

Sometimes after I install new version of cm speaker volume is too low. Then I install another version and it is ok. I did some search and found this post ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I set a max allowed volume limit?

On iPhone I could set a maximum volume limit so I wouldnt be able to put my music too loud accidentally. How do I do this in Android? I dont seem to find the setting in the volume menu.
19
votes
5answers
10k views

Minimum volume is too high with headphones

Got the HTC Sensation XE recently. Liking the phone and the beats headphones/ear-in phones that come with the phone. However, the minimum volume is just too LOUD!!! The beats integration was one of ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Control bluetooth volume on phone?

Seems like the volume control button on my bluetooth headset is broken, is there any way to change the bluetooth volume directly on the phone? I am on Android 4.1.2, just in case it's relevant. I ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

Turn on flashlight when volume button is held

I'm using Tasker. Is there any way to get the Flashlight to turn on when screen is off and the volume up or down button is held for 2-3 seconds? Then turn off the flashlight if the button is held ...
6
votes
6answers
80k views

How to make volume buttons on earphones/headphones work with Android?

I'm on the hunt for a great sounding, non-in-ear set of headphones with working mic, play/pause, and volume buttons. I have Bang & Olufsen's EarSet 3i, which are among the best sounding ...
0
votes
1answer
924 views

minimum in call volume on lg g2 and samsung s4 too high using headphones

I have tried the Apple and Klipsch earbuds with LG G2 and Samsung S4, however, both phones have a minimum in-call volume that is still excessively loud for me. What are some possible solutions? This ...
2
votes
0answers
125 views

Go to silent/vibration mode while listening to music

How can I listen to music and go to silent/vibration mode without having to stop the music? On older versions of Android you just pushed and held the power button and you got a range of alternatives ...
0
votes
1answer
114 views

Xposed module for expanded volume panel

I own a Nexus 5, running stock Android 5. I'm looking for an Xposed module which allows me to adjust all types of volumes (ringtone/media/alarm) when I press the volume keys. I've seen an extended ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I separate ringtone and system volume on JB?

I understand that the Ringtone and Notifications have been linked since (probably about) ICS, but I seem to have managed to link the System sound settings to the Ringtone/Notification volume levels on ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Volume context change on Nexus 5

I recently upgraded my Nexus 5 to 5.0 Lollipop, then 5.1. Somewhere along the way, my volume rocker behavior changed. To be clear, I'm not talking about the priority settings. Also, I have not ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Huawei p7 unbalanced sound

Im using a huawei p7, I use it for music but my earphones are unbalanced.I have been searching the whole day on how to fix it but I dont find any solution for it. It really annoys me that I cant fix ...
0
votes
0answers
185 views

My headphone output suddenly and strangely weakened by half

I was playing yesterday geometry dash with my headphones (because the music is so good!) on my Samsung galaxy s3 mini value edition (i8200) and suddenly, without any interaction, the music weakened by ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Change volume of noficiation with ringtone on vibrate

I was wondering if it is possible in Android 4.4.2 to change the volume of the notifications while the ringtone is put on vibrate. I'm using an Samsung S4 mini with the stock OS that was installed on ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

Volume control: is there a really silent setting?

I like to listen to the radio in the background with earbuds. So I turn the volume down all the way, but in the lowest setting the volume is still about two to three times as loud is I want it to be. ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Turn off “Droid” sound when booting on Motorola DROID 4

I have a Motorola DROID 4 that has a dead battery. I got the replacement delivered today. On the old DROID, I was able to disable the machine from saying "Droid" upon startup. Now I have a ...
1
vote
1answer
470 views

Turn down app volume in Lollipop while not in app?

In Lollipop the volume buttons seem to be context sensitive. In some apps the volume buttons adjust ringer volume, while in others it adjusts app volume. This usually works well, but I often want to ...
2
votes
1answer
385 views

Set different volume for multiple apps running at the same time

I want to use Spotify and a running speed tracker app at the same time, but Spotify is much louder than the other app and so I cannot hear it when both running simultaneously. Is there a way I can ...
2
votes
2answers
302 views

Reducing upper volume level

My 3 year old son is making his first steps with our Android tablet (Nexus 7). He hasn't mastered the correct usage of the volume slider so he pulls the volume to the max whenever he is using it. Is ...
1
vote
1answer
466 views

Why does the in-call volume change on its own on my Samsung Galaxy S3?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (SCH-I535) running Android 4.4.2 and I'm having an extremely annoying issue: Whenever I make or receive a call, if I adjust the in-call volume to the desired level (usually ...
0
votes
1answer
149 views

Android phone water damage or changed setting?

TL;DR: Recently I dropped my phone into water and ever since then I've been having 2 problems. The display has some darker spots, but they are clearing out so I don't even pay attention to them and ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

How to stop beeping noise from the unencrypt device screen

I have encrypted my phone, and set it so that it reboots each night - this works fine, however after it reboots, it asks for my password to unencrypted the device - still fine, however after a bit, it ...
0
votes
0answers
373 views

Normalization - Automatic global android media sound (music videos on youtube) adjustment

I'm using this app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.co.asbit.pvstar&hl=de I have my list which plays in an endless loop. But the problem is that some youtube videos are louder ...
4
votes
1answer
713 views

Microphone “speaker mode” sensitivity with headphones plugged in?

In my car I have the headphone socket of my Galaxy S2 plugged into my car's auxiliary socket so that I can listen to music/podcasts whilst driving. This would also be useful for handsfree calls - ...
0
votes
3answers
890 views

Is there a way to control the app and notification volumes at once on a phone like there is on a tablet?

Whenever I want to change the volume for apps on my phone, I have to open up an app that makes sound. If I try to do it at other times, it only changes the notification volume with no option for ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to increase the call volume in xolo q700

I have xolo q700, not sure if the problem is unique to my piece. During the incoming/outgoing call, voice is not audible (very feeble), however speaker option and headphone provide good volume. Is ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

Volume locker-apps cannot change audio back to vibrate - phone changes it to silent

tl;dr - If I have Volume Locker or RingGuard installed and if phone is set to vibrate, then moves away from it, the app try to move it back, but after that, the phone sets itself to silent - causing a ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Random Brief Sound Reduction Detection

Over the last two weeks I've noticed that my phone sound output will randomly drop to ~15% for about 3-5 seconds and then returns to normal. This happens to any type of audio source (Spotify, Google ...
4
votes
2answers
573 views

Motorola Triumph changes Volume between Songs or with Notifications

I have a VirginMobile Motorola Triumph, stock but rooted. I listen to music with both Pandora and Google's Play Music app. When listening to music, the volume has two modes, 'soft', in which all the ...
4
votes
2answers
568 views

How do I stop warnings appearing when I increase the volume?

I am using Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.4 stock. Whenever I increase the volume while listening to music on my smartphone, I get a warning that listening at high volumes can cause problems to the ears. Is ...
7
votes
4answers
29k views

Can I have different volumes settings for notifications and ringtones with Nexus 4/Android 4.2?

My old Gingerbread phone would let me have a low volume for notifications while having a high volume for ringtones (very useful at night). My new Nexus 4 seems to have these volume settings tied ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Can I disable the volume warning if I raise the volume too much? [duplicate]

Occasionally when I raise the volume on my HTC-one, I get a warning message which stops me until I click 'Ok'. It's more of an annoyance than anything else. Can I disable it? I can't seem to find an ...
0
votes
2answers
526 views

Volume buttons unexpectedly started waking the phone from - how to disable?

When my phone is locked and the screen is off, I could usually wake it up only by pressing the home or power buttons. Now, the screen also wakes when I press a volume button. This started happening ...
1
vote
2answers
67 views

Temporarily adjust message alert and call volume

I can't be the only person with the problem that you temporarily turn down the volume of your calls and texts (in a quiet place), and then three days later it's still quiet and you miss alerts. Is ...
0
votes
1answer
238 views

Help to understand working of powerbutton and volume rockers

I want to understand the workings of power button and volume rockers in Android devices, which are associated with the kernel driver of these keys. What happens in the kernel driver and boot loader ...
0
votes
0answers
231 views

My ringtone volume stays stuck at “silent”. How do I fix this?

(Nexus4 with Android 4.4.4.) Recently my ringtone volume got stuck at "silent." Installing Volume+ and using that to control volume resolved this, but I would still like to know what is going on ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

nexus 7 volume keeps muting

At completely random times the on screen volume slider appears and mutes the sound. Also the slider just stays on screen over anything I'm doing (as it is now) and will not disappear. Sometimes ...
0
votes
0answers
185 views

Random volume changes with headphones

Starting a few days ago, every time when I plug my (Monster iSport Livestrong) headphones on my Galaxy S2, the audio volume just randomly either goes to silent or to maximum, and it keeps doing this ...
1
vote
1answer
559 views

how to disable android headset/aux volume limit?

While using my old Samsung Exhibit II 4G and now on my relatively new LG Nexus 4, I have noticed that music or media playback through headphones or auxiliary cable stops after about 30 or so seconds ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

How can I make Llama use different volumes anyway, despite 4.0+ supposedly not allowing this?

My Samsung Galaxy S 5 allows the ringer and notification volumes to be different. Despite this, Llama is complaining that Android 4.0+ does not allow different volumes, and is giving me the options to ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

Volume reset to 'safe level' on Charge Complete

The volume on my GS4 was automatically reset to the Android defined "Safe Level" when my phone reached 100% charge. What happened is that I was listening to music through headphones in Google Music. ...
4
votes
4answers
465 views

Geofenced ring volume app?

Is there an app to set a ring volume automatically based on location? What I need is an app to switch to vibrate when I'm at home and turn the volume up when I leave home (ringing phone wakes my ...
12
votes
4answers
6k views

How can I change media volume when no media is being played?

Sometimes I want to play games in (near) silence, and don't like the background music to disturb people. If I use the volume buttons, the ringtone volume is changed instead of media volume. When I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Headphone Volume buttons

I've got a Bose qc15 headset with online volume and call buttons. The call button works with my Nexus 5 but not the volume buttons. Is there a way to get the volume buttons to work?