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

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How can I control media volume from a 3-button in-line remote?

I have the standard HTC RC-E160 headset with 3 buttons and a mic. I can use the button in the middle to pause and play music tracks, and I can use the buttons on each side to jump to next or previous ...
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Samsung Touchwizz: disable alarm control with physical button

I'm the happy owner of a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini Duos, and that fantastic phone comes with touchwizz, probably one of the most horrible android version I ever see. But I'm not here to insult Samsung, ...
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How do I choose a wired headset whose buttons work?

I'm switching from iPhone to the Nexus 4 (yay!) and I know that the Nexus 4 doesn't come with a headset. I also know that for simple audio playback, any stereo headset can be used -- but I also want ...
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Can't I change the sound volume with the screen locked?

When I'm listening to my podcasts, with the screen locked and turned off, isn't there a way to enable change the sound volume (with the physical volume buttons)? --update I'm on a Motorola Razr D3.
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Changing the ringing volume when pressing volume keys

The volume buttons of the HTC Wildfire S only changes the media volume, rather than ringing volume, even though I'm on the home screen. Is there any way of changing the ringing volume when I click ...
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Volume controls suddenly became disabled. What could happen?

Most of volume controls on my PRESTIGIO PMP5080CPRO android 4 tablet became disabled (all except alarm volume control). And there are no sound except alarms. What could happen? How can I enable them ...
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Ringtone volume decreases after silenting and unsilenting my HTC Desire X

It's that clear as Title says. I can see that current Ringtone and Notification volume is at the highest level. I now put my phone in silence mode and deselected Silent (I selected it using ...
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“Play Music” app keeps changing the volume of the sound by itself

I bought a new Galaxy S4 a few days ago and since then I have been facing problems with the "Play Music" app. It keeps changing the sound volume while a song is playing. I tried applying different ...
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Control volume of particular app [duplicate]

Does android support controlling volume of every running app ? I have podcast app and I would like to run a game while listening, but the game sounds are to high. Thanks for answering.
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How to skip music tracks with screen off?

Is there a way to skip songs/music with hardware buttons and without having to turn on the phones screen? A while ago, I had a phone with a custom ROM that allowed me to skip between songs by long ...
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How to lower down the volume more than by default? [duplicate]

When receiving calls, I sometime use the default headphone but the sound is too high for me. I set the volume to the lower, but it's still too high. How can I define the volume lower than the ...
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Improve mic sensitivity; phone partner can't hear me

Whenever I use my phone to actually call someone, I often hear the complaint that I'm speaking too low, even when I'm using a loud enough voice. Is there a way to increase the sensitivity of the mic, ...
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How to undo silent mode on Nexus 4

On the Nexus 4, I can silence the ringer by pushing the volume down button, however, when I push the volume up button, the ringer remains on silence until I go to settings and change the volume bar in ...
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How can I control the media volume while using the camera?

I just upgraded to a Nexus 4 and have discovered the behaviour of the volume controls has been overridden within the camera app. The volume up button has been remapped to snap the camera shutter. As ...
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How to set google now to use the media volume instead of system volume?

For a long time I thought something is wrong with Google now that it doesn't say anything when I ask it questions. Now I've finally found out the reason - it uses the system volume instead of the ...
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Making notifications easier to hear when listening to music

I would like to find some way to make it more likely for me to hear my notifications (mostly incoming SMS) while I'm playing music on my phone. The phone does vibrate, but that is of little help if ...
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How can I increase the number of volume levels?

Is it possible to increase the number of steps in the volume control? I'd like a finer grained control over the volume level. I have a Galaxy Nexus. Note: I don't want to boost the volume just change ...
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How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones?

How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones? I.e with a set of headphones having 3 buttons Button 1: Volume + Button 2: Play/Pause/Skip Forward/Skip Backward ...
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Volume limit specific app?

Is there an app that will let me set a maximum volume on JUST Spotify? Spotify at 100% is a LOT louder than YouTube at 100%. I never want to listen to Spotify at 100%, but occasionally I do want to do ...
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How to modify functionality (skip song, play, pause) with side phone volume keys?

This is a really requested feature in a lot of forum, but I haven't found any convincing solution. I'd like that my volume keys: If simple (short) press both together, pause/play. If simple (short) ...
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How can I make my Samsung Galaxy Nexus volume go louder than what stock allows?

I find the media volume to not be very loud on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus and would like to somehow "boost" it beyond what stock Android allows. My phone is rooted and is running Ice Cream Sandwich ...
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Loud Ringer Volume with Incoming Calls?

When I listen to Spotify, I all the time modify the lound-speaker button on the side but it is irritating when someone calls and the Ringer Volume is low so cannot hear it. Is it possible to set the ...
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How to increase call volume on Nexus 4?

I just bought a Nexus 4, and this is like my first Android phone. Can someone please help me to increase the call volume? It is really low on my phone. I tried to increase it but the maximum is too ...
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Bluetooth headset in-call volume doesn't change?

I have a Motorola Droid (the original, A855) and a Jawbone Icon bluetooth headset. The headset does not have its own volume controls, so I've tried adjusting the volume using the volume rocker. While ...
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Can I increase the in-call volume of my microphone?

I have a Sony Xperia Active which is barely 2 months old and its in-call mic volume is really low. Is there any way I can increase the volume?
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How to adjust ringer volume while listening to music?

When listening to music on my phone (running Android 4.0.4 ICS), I am unable to adjust the ringer volume with the hardware volume controls. Pushing either of them adjusts the music volume and not the ...
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How can I boost the volume on my Droid's speaker?

I used to have an app for my Treo called "Volume Care" that let me boost the volume of my speaker beyond what the factory settings allowed. Is there any app or hack that would allow me to push my ...
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How can I change the behavior of the volume buttons vs. the orientation of the screen

On the Acer Iconia A200, when you change the orientation of the screen, the function of the volume rocker flips. In landscape mode, with the volume rocker on the right side and at the top, you find ...
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Radio and inbound Calls Volumes Can be set separately?

On Samsung Galaxy 2 is there a way to set volumes for the radio and incoming calls separately from each other? What's too laud for the radio (for me anything above 3) is not loud enough for the ...
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How can I set my volume to be beyond 15 on my samsung galaxy S? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make my Samsung Galaxy Nexus volume go louder than what stock allows? The volume on my media music player sounds very low on my headphones. Wondering if anyone ...
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Volume Slider Widget - Home and or Lock screen(s)

I recently replaced the micro-USB port on my Galaxy Nexus (GSM version, running 4.1.2) after it corroded due to water damage. During that process, I accidentally ruined the connection to the volume ...
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Is there a way to display the media volume in the status bar?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII running CM9. Currently I have an app that displays my media volume by using a persistent notification. However I have 2 problems with this. Since media volume is a ...
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How can I boost the music volume higher than the max limit?

I have a Samsung Galaxy running Android. When I put music to max, it's not loud enough in my ear phone. How can I boost it beyond the maximum volume? On Linux I can do this with ALSA; is there a way ...
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Reconfiguring volume up and down buttons?

A few days ago, I came to know about apps such as Tasker and Locale. Today, I have purchased the Tasker app from Google Play. I have spent around more than an hour, going around and exploring the app. ...
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Android 4.04: Default Silent Mode to Mute

I just upgraded Galaxy S2 (Epic 4G Touch) to Android 4.04. In the previous version, I could change the Default Silent Mode to Mute instead of Vibrate in the Sound settings. I believe this was under ...
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SMS and Gmail notification volume

Is there an app that can control the volume of notifications for separate apps like SMS and Gmail? I searched around and found a number of old threads that says it's not possible. There was an app ...
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What way of controlling volume is more battery efficient?

I have a headset with it's own volume control, and I can also control the volume of the music through the android's volume control keys. But which way of controlling is more battery efficient? ...
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How to increase speaker volume of HTC Evo 3D

I have just bought HTC Evo 3D and as much I am inspired by phone, its speaker performance is giving me equivalent dissatisfaction, the speaker sound is very low for ringtone as well as for music ...
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What keeps my sms notification volume down?

Every now and then I need to Messaging app > Menu button > Settings > Select ringtone > press the up volume button to set the volume up because something (but what?) turn the volume ...
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Can (ringer) volume only be locked by hacks/apps or is there a easy way? [duplicate]

I tried several apps to lock the volume button, because when touching them acidentally this always changes my ringer volume. This seems to be default function of volume button - change the ringer ...
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Ringer and Notification Volume

Before icecream sandwich, on my HTC I was able to make my notification volume on zero (so it would vibrate) while my ringer was at full volume. Now with icecream sandwich the ringer and notification ...
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Disable system “tick” sound

I have a Sidekick 4g. This device has a system wide "tick" like sound that plays every time I do various things (click links, click items in list of RSS app, click threads in messaging app etc...) I ...
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Media volume automatically goes to zero when removing headphones

Whenever I remove the headphone jack1 while I have some media playing2, the file stops (which is what I want and expect) but the media volume also goes down to zero (which is unexpected and I would ...
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Prevent volume rocker from disabling silent mode

On my Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, everytime I bump the volume rocker the phone comes out of silent mode. I hate this. The only way I want my phone going into or coming out of silent mode with a hard button ...
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Android 2.3 set call volume

i tried quite all the options but i can't find the solution. I already have the volume at maximum when i press the + button during a call. The phone hadn't this behaviour when i first used it (it is a ...
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volume rocker as next/previous song

This probably is a common question but so far I have not seen a thorough answer. I want to know if it is possible to have the rocker functionalities that are on cyanogem mod on a factory rom (htc ...
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How can I increase the maximum speaker volume?

Is there a way, maybe even with root, to increase the maximum speaker volume? I own a Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet, which are known for their crappy and quiet speaker. There are ways to replace the speaker ...
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Media volume issues

I've a Samsung Galaxy i551 with Android 2.2, not rooted and with stock rom. I'm having two volume issues (don't know if they have anything to do with each other): When using the external speacker, ...
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Is there a way to set app-specific volume?

I'm looking for a way to set the media volume depending on the app being used. I generally keep my media volume down fairly low so as not to annoy my fellow humans overmuch; while playing Angry ...
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Sound Amplifier for Android

Is there any sound amplifier app for android? My HTC Wildfire S speaker is just too low for my ears even when at maximum. Is there any way I can boost the sounds? i.e Music Player, call ringtones ...