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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Separate volume level for speaker-phone mode?

My phone (a Samsung Vibrant, aka T-Mobile's variant of the Galaxy S) has a single volume level for both the speaker-phone and normal modes. I like to have it up high if I'm using speaker-phone mode ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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incoming call ring volume ( sound - silent - vibrate )

I used to be able to change the incoming call ring volume from sound to silent to vibrate using the volume buttons. Today I went to Sound settings and unticked "Audible touch tones" and since that I ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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Sidekick 4g media volume doesn't save

Just recently got myself a t mobile sidekick 4g. I am loving it so far except for a few quirks. This device doesn't seem to remeber what volume I set for media playback. Since I use my phone to play ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to make ringtone ring at high volume right from the begining in moto e?

My Moto E rings at low volume in the beginning of the ringing and slowly increases to high volume after some 4 or 5 seconds. I want the ringtone to be at high volume from the start? Is that ...
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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 ...
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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 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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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 ...
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Reduce in call volume

I'm using Jelly Bean on my Samsung Galaxy Note. Plus I'm running Ultimate Rom v5.1 as mu ROM. The problem is minimum In-Call Volume is too high even though I have reduced it. How can I reduce that in ...
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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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...