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I use a program called Volume+ Free. Works pretty well. The free one is capped though at +4 db. If you want to go higher you have to get the paid version. The full version can be found for free on the developer's website.


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If you root your Droid and install CyanogenMod there is something called DSP Manager included which seems to do what you want.


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You can go to Settings > Sound > Volume and turn down the Media volume all the way to 0. I used AutomateIt to Mute Media sound unless the earphone is plugged. A hack that I used to do is to just cover up the speaker hole until I can turn down the volume.


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Yes, you can try an app like Volume Master Free. There are quite a few that do this :-)


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From searching android forums I see that some people had screen protectors covering the speaker. Could this be your issue? I also saw reference to the Quick Settings app which has a Voice Call Volume setting. Hopefully you can set that to its highest setting and your calls will at least be set to the loudest setting.


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During a call press the volume UP (+) button. You're bound by what levels the manufacturer allows for in the phone & any other law needed to be met within your country. If you're technically inclined, Flash your phone with a kernel that uses Pershoot audio booster (usually OC/UV)


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I was having the same problem with my phone until I uninstalled the turntable.fm app. This is the post that clued me into the fix: https://forums.motorola.com/posts/bc23079218


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Conclusion first: It doesn't really matter as this operation needs almost no power anyway for both ways. Changing the volume alone has only a minimal affect on the battery given the screen stays off. Reason: If you listen to music there's already some processing going on and increasing/decreasing volume levels has a very low processing demand (almost ...


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As far as I know audio amplifying circuits will have a fixed amplifying ratio (gain). By adding resistance (either digitally or using analog POT) on the input (or output?) signal the volume is reduced. Hence in my opinion it can't be done. Switching over to in ear phone buds like: instead of: will provide better noise isolation and there by improve ...


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There is no setting for this as I'm sure you know. The only way l see this working is if you potentially write an app to capture all volume button changes and then act on the changes from within the app. You could potentially use registerMediaButtonEventReceiver to register your app as a BroadcastReceiver for all media button calls. I say potentially ...


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I use the Audio Manager app for this. It allows you to control all the different volumes -- Call, Media, Notifications, etc.


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Place a single layer over the speaker.* Repeat Step 1 as needed. *Works with Wii-motes too.


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I'd suggest you try llama. Why because its free and its awesome. It can not only handle ring volume but WiFi, mobile data, run apps and many more. The best thing is it works with Cell Mesh, so you don't have to keep GPS on.


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Not a software solution, but you could always try an in-line volume control like this: Amazon: Koss VC20 Volume Control You can get one on ebay for close to US $1: ebay search: headphone volume control


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I was searching for a way to increase the volume on my phone, before I realized the quietness was because my ear buds needed cleaning. I used an old toothbrush and rubbing alcohol to clean mine. Made everything much louder.


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There is an app which can do it for you... Try the free one first, and if it works, then buy the full version :) Free: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.FREE.android.lvh&feature=search_result Payed: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.TEST.android.lvh&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5URVNULmFuZHJvaWQubHZoIl0. Have a ...


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It appears to be somewhat awkward in ICS and JB to get this functionality, several methods in order to achieve it are discussed here. I'll summarise/copy some of the better sounding ones (I added the links): Try Audio Control, it's by far the best volume management app in the Google Play store. There is both a notification and ringer volume for ICS ...


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Many people have this problem with Android. You can see it has been reported in Android's bug tracking system. The number of levels is controlled by a setting that's compiled into the Android system image. Use a different ROM It's possible that flashing a custom-rom could increase the number of levels, but I don't know which, if any, custom ROMs do this. ...


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I'd recommend checking out Locale, it's meant for this kind of automation. Or Tasker could work too, and it has a 7-day free trial on the manufacturer's page.


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Boy, separate volume controls for the speaker and earpiece would be useful, wouldn't they? You can probably do what you want with Tasker. It lets you control all kinds of settings on the phone based on events. (Some ideas from Lifehacker.)


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For me the app Fine Volume Control was the solution. It does not need root, unfortunately is not free ($ 2.50) but provides a 7 day trial. However it does a great job: it subdivides the media volume range in 100 steps, allowing a much finer resolution for your volume choice including enabling to shut the volume to almost nothing. In the setting there is ...


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While typing this question this was one of the links that the site provided me with: How do I disable the 'click' sound on the camera app? Turns out a similar method can be used to disable the system "tick" sound in question as can the camera shutter sound. I deleted(moved) this file: /system/media/audio/ui/TW_Touch.ogg and then rebooted my ...


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I use an Android specified Headset with 3-button for my Nexus. Works brilliant. Not only does it deliver 3-button action, but also very good sound and a really hard hitting bass. Anyone enjoying Rock or Electronica will not stop listening ;-) The headset is specifically made for Android's lower voltage spec from Google and will NOT work on an iphone (the ...


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The problem with understanding any physical buttons on an Android, is that they are extremely hardware dependent. Usually they're connected to some GPIO port on either the application processor (AP) or cellular processor (CP/modem), and on some devices (MTK,Qualcomm) these are combined in a SoC. In other devices, there is a separate touch screen MCU, that ...


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I was reminded by a friend that the CyanogenMod ROM I am using includes 'DSPManager' which is essentially a graphic equaliser with profiles for Headset, Phone Speaker and Bluetooth Device. By lowering all the levels for the Phone Speaker profile I have managed to reduce the minimum in call volume (hooray!). For people using ROMs other than CM on a rooted ...


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One simple method would be to use a custom ringtone for SMS where the audio itself is louder. You coould use a loud audio clip or edit one to be louder.


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I don't think the Audible Touch Tones menu item is actually related, since that controls whether or not you hear dial pad tones when dialing a number. The setting you want should be CyanogenMod Settings->Sound->Silent State, and you'll just need to make sure that it's checked. I have Audible Touch Tones disabled as well, but it doesn't interfere with ...


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A free alternative to Tasker and Locale is AutomateIt from Muzikant.


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In Jellybean, when you hit the hardware volume keys, a slider pops up with a settings icon next to it. Tapping on this icon allows you to change the Media Volume: Click image to view larger version


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If you have Tasker, you can use it to adjust your media volume based on proximity to a WiFi network and many other conditions. I have mine configured to set the media volume to 1 when in range of the office WiFi (as well as setting the ringer volume to an appropriate level, etc.). You can also configure gestures as triggers, but I have not tried this.



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