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 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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
1k views

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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1answer
717 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 - ...
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1answer
402 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 ...
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1answer
529 views

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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1answer
564 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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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 ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
134 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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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.
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
647 views

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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1answer
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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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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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0answers
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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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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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622 views

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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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?
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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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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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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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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 ...