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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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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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 ...
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Where are Volume Settings stored in CM11 44s Android phone

I am using CM11 44s Oneplus One If I change the volume settings in UI, which database will save such settings? Many users, including me, are having problems that the In call volume settings are not ...
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Where is the database to save android volumes

In android settings database, we can see below items: <setting id="96" name="volume_music_bt_sco_hs" value="15" package="android" /> <setting id="4" name="volume_alarm" value="6" package=...
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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 ...
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Unsync bluetooth audio volume control

After Android 6.0.1 update controlling the volume on my phone which is connected to a bluetooth device controls the volume on the bluetooth device. Before, when I changed the volume on my phone, the ...
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Android 6 volume reset

I recently upgraded to Android 6 (v6.0.1) on my Sony Xperia Z3. I have the ringtone volume set to vibrate only. But after calling someone and hanging up, the ringtone volume is set to about 10%. I ...
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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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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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How do I find out which App changes the Alarm Volume?

For some reason my alarm volumne sometimes goes to zero. I don't know which app is causing the behavior. Is there an app that can tell me the answer? An app that tells me when my volumne changes and ...
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What's the difference between these two volume bars in Android Marshmallow?

What's the difference between the top volume bar (squiggle) and bottom volume bar (bell)? I think they both have something to do with notification volume, and most of the time changing one also ...
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Disable automatic change of sound profiles on volume keys

When I have volume at minimum, any extra accidental press on volume- causes phone to go into vibration profile and later into DND profile. This is extremely annoying: sometimes I just want to press ...
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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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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 ...
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In-call speaker volume fixed too “low” while smartwatch connected via Bluetooth

When my smartwatch (a cheap noname MTK 6260A device probably running Nucleus (most likely a clone of the ZGPax S29), and controlled by the BTNotification app on my Android device) is connected to my ...
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Can I know who is changing Android's media volume?

Recently my phone's media volume will be changed to a fixed value in period automatically. I guess there's a bad app running in background or by alarm doing this, but I have no idea which one is the ...
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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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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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Turn off beep sound when pressing volume up/down buttons on lenovo s660

Here is the sound on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H5ZOVelLEw The sound video was uploaded by a person who has the same problem as me, though he has a smartphone of another model. In ...
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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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Display 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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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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Turn on flashlight when volume button is held

I have Nexus 4 on Android 5.0 Lollipop, and 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 ...
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Volume controls with Apple in-ear headphones

I want to be able to use the volume controls on a pair of Apple in-ear headphones with my Google Nexus 6P (running Android 6.0). The play/pause function of the middle button works but not the volume +/...
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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 (http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread....
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Android automatically corrects my volume

I have a bit annoying problem. My Android 4.2 Jelly Bean automatically corrects volume down every few minutes. It is rather annoying than a problem. I tried to find and switch off this functionality, ...
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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 Up....
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Does Android support individual sound control per app when two apps with active sound are running? [duplicate]

Does Android support controlling volume of every running app individually in the context mentioned below? I have podcast app and I would like to run a game while listening to podcast. The game sounds ...
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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 Birds,...
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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 ...
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How do I adjust audio balance of my Android phone headphones out?

My earphones are unbalanced - one is louder than the other, so I need to adjust the sound volume balance to get it right. How can I do it on Android?
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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...