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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I had this problem a LOT with my Thunderbolt. The solution I went with was to buy a low-profile TPU case for it and I've LOVED this solution. Not exactly what you're asking for but it might be something to consider. I chose a $5 "S-Line" case from eBay that lots of people sell. It's great and adds a lot of protection at little cost and is as low-profile as ...


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On rooted phones, it's possible to install custom kernel which can lower the volume setting lower than is available stock. You might want to look around for custom ROM for your device, if it's a common problem it's highly possible someone would make a custom ROM to modify the volume setting. You'd generally want to try other solutions first though.


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I am afraid this is not really an answer, but I found no way just to post a comment to the question so here it goes: For the Samsung Galaxy S and the Samsung tablets, Vodoo control effectively amplifies the sound and it is available in the Android Market


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Stock Samsung headphones have 3 buttons, volume +/- and pause. They also have a mic. They are only $5 on Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-EHS64AVFWE-Premium-Stereo-Headset/dp/B007C5S3AU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1362357220&sr=8-1&keywords=samsung+headphones Admittly, they aren't the best sounding and I don't like the remote being so close ...


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If everything else fails (and your comment above says you cannot set the volumes separately as needed), you could take a look at Volume Ace, which not only allows you to set all volumes separately1, but even lets you create profiles3 switchable via widgets2: This enables you to always have the right volume settings according to the situation.


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When an app is playing sound, Android will only adjust the volume for what is actively playing the sound (in this case the media volume). You can manually adjust your sound volume under Settings -> Sound -> Volume If your ROM supports it, you may be able to enable expanded mode for volume under Settings -> Sound -> Volume Panel Style -> Expandable. This ...


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If it cannot be done with native support (as described by bassmadrigal), there are several 3rd-party solutions available. Take a look at e.g. Slider Widget - Volumes, which seems a solution you might love: Slider widget, second screenshot with open slider (source: Google Play; click images to enlarge) As the screenshots show, it gives you a widget bar ...


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Unfortunately, Android and IOS specify different hardware specs for the remote feature. The way the clicks get registered by the devices are not compatible. Sad, but true. There are very few good solutions that I've found, but I have found a couple. So far, the best I've done is this combination: Samsung makes earbuds with a mic/remote specifically for ...


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That most likely depends on what phone and interface you have. On, say, a Galaxy S3 with the stock TouchWiz UI, when music is playing in the Samsung player or in Google Play Music, the volume control is enabled at the lock screen. On some other devices, it may not be possible. May I suggest editing your post to include which phone model you have?


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Quick Answer Volume control is managed system wide. The Android OS doesn't support independent control per application, only per stream type. Technical The AudioManager Class only provides developers a way to adjust the audio volume per Stream type, not per application running. This means that when setting the volume for a specific stream, will affect ...



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