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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Can't un-silence ringer without reboot on 5.1.1 / Nexus 5

I turned the "bell" volume down and now it won't turn up again! When I press volume up, I see the slider appear next to a bell symbol, but the slider is at zero, and doesn't budge when I press Vol ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Show volume indicator on notification bar (just like WiFi/battery)

I want to be able to see the volume level of my phone as a scalable icon that behaves just like WiFi and battery. If the volume is on full, it shows up completely white, empty shows up gray, etc. 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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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Selfie stick button causes music to play instead of taking photo

I am trying to get a selfie stick to work with a HTC One X running CyanogenMod 7. The selfie stick is button activated with a 3.5mm "headphone" jack. http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B010QPQDRC ...
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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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684 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 ...
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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 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 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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Disable Media Volume automatic reduction

I'm using a Nexus 5, it's using the stock ROM, it's unbranded, bought from the European Google Play store. I've only noticed this issue since upgrading to Marshmallow, but I didn't use the headphones ...
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How to fix media volume stuck on zero?

Today I tried to play a video but my media volume was on zero. I used the volume button on my phone but it did not increase the media volume. I then went to the settings --> sound --> media but I ...
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how do I set the max allowed volume on Android?

On iOS, it is possible to set the max volume limit so I don't get deaf. I know Android has the warning but I much prefer to set the limit. I did checked the settings on the Xperia and nothing stands ...
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Volume buttons mysteriously switch to controlling Cast Screen volume

I'm running Android 5.1 on a Droid Turbo, and while driving into work today, I had my phone paired with a bluetooth device (to relay audio to my car stereo) and was listening to an article being read ...
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How to sync notification and ringtone volumes when pressing up/down buttons on Galaxy S6?

When using the volume keys on the galaxy S6 it changes the volume of the ring tone only. However, when pressing the volume buttons I would expect the volume of both the ring tone and notifications to ...
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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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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 ...