Questions tagged [volume-control]

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 to adjust ring volume on built-in speaker separately from ring volume on headphones?

Currently, if I receive a call, it rings in both my (wired) headphones and out of my built-in speaker. I don't want rings to ever come out of my built-in speaker. I only want to hear rings in my ...
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What is this icon with a square border containing lines that look like text?

When I use the volume keys on my Samsung Z Flip4 I get the volume bar for media/ringtone volume. When I tap on ... I get the following advanced volume settings menu: What is the purpose of the small ...
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"media: inaccessible or not found" error when attempting to control device volume via ADB

I'm trying to change volume on my device via ADB. When for instance running adb shell media volume --stream 15 --set 0 ...this error is returned (regarding the volume streams): /system/bin/sh: media: ...
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How to get into engineering settings on Google Pixel 3 to increase the system volume?

The ring and speakerphone volume on Google Pixel 3 is too low even on maximum. I want to access the engineering settings to increase the system volume. *#*#3646633#*#* code does not seem to work. How ...
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Stop videos from readjusting phone volume on play

Samsung Galaxy S10e If the volume is set to vibrate (all the way down), then a video is started, the video will automatically bring the volume back up to about 70%. How can this behavior be disabled? ...
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Any way to control the volume/mute for Caller ID announcement?

I really like the "Caller ID announcement" feature, where it announces the number calling you. However, I've noticed it announces it regardless of my volume or mute settings. I do not want ...
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Can I use my volume key as ctrl key on Android? If so how?

In termux, volume up button is used as ctrl key. I want the same functionality also outside termux. Is it possible?
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Samsung Galaxy s20e Android 12 - Disabling "system sounds" but keeping the camera feedback?

Having updated my Galaxy s20e to Android 12/OneUI 4.0, I am now very annoyed. Android 12 introduces (?) a fourth Sound Volume bar, "System Sounds" (in addition to the traditional Call, Media,...
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Smooth audio on Android?

Is it possible to make audio to be always at exact volume no matter how loud it would come out normally. I mean like if I watch YouTube video and suddenly there is loud scream or sound. In that case ...
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Separate call and notification volumes?

On my Google Pixel 3a phone running Android 12, I have a setting for "Ring & notification volume." A single sliding bar. Once upon a time it used to look like this: Is there a way to ...
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How to show a visual indicator when mute all sounds is enabled

On the Galaxy S9 (and I presume later versions, though I don't know for sure) there is a "mute all sounds" setting that can be toggled by pressing the power and volume up buttons ...
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Is it possible to get finer volume control (steps) on a rooted Lenovo M8 tab (HTC Sense UI)?

There's a popular mod to get finer volume control on a device by adding the property ro.config.media_vol_steps to /system/etc/prop.default (android 10) and assigning your prefered steps value, ie '= ...
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Turn bluetooth on when screen off and volume key is pressed

I would like to be able to toggle bluetooth on when phone screen is off (locked) and I press the volume up button, ideally twice (two quick presses). What options do I have to accomplish this on a ...
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How do I completely mute the sound in phone calls?

I don't mean I want to mute the ringtone, and I don't mean I want to mute my own microphone. I want to mute the sound of the other person on the call. When I use the volume control during a call, I ...
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Reduce on-call volume to zero on LineageOS 17.1

I have purchased a pair of headphones which are cheap and too loud. Now when listening to media, there's ways to reduce their amplitude, and I've used ViPER and liked it's performance more than the ...
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How can I control volume of Zoom app?

I have installed official Zoom app for my Motorola One / Android 10.0 to be able to join meetings directly from my mobile phone as an alternative to the regular PC connection. However, I have each ...
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Is media volume only now integrated into Android?

The following app: media volume only allows you to only change the media volume on Android phones(and phone when using). Have briefly experimented with phones in stores it appears this feature is ...
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How do I turn off the sound of Zoom on Android? (not the mic)

I'm joining a Zoom call on my laptop, but I also want to join the same call on my Android device in order to share my Android device's screen and to use my Android device's camera. I don't want to ...
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Bluetooth Speaker Controls Too Loud and in Too Few Steps

I bought a set of Dali Zensor 1 AX speakers which has a Bluetooth connection. Playing over the 3.5mm cable works perfectly and the volume can be nicely adjusted from the phone. The phone has 31 volume ...
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Media volume is changed when on a phone call

I'm using Android Pie on a Samsung Galaxy S9 phone. I noticed if I set the media volume down all the way to mute it that the volume is turned up a bit only while on a call. If anyone is experiencing ...
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What does the "Volume Level" in Spotify do?

What does the "Volume Level" option in the Spotify settings do? I don't notice anything when changing it. A coarse volume level like this also seems redundant to the system-wide volume level.
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What app is changing my volume?

My media volume occasionally and randomly jumps to 100% Usually when it does happen it's in the first few seconds after I start playing music on my headphones, which makes me suspect Spotify or Bose. ...
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What could be lowering my ringer volume every day?

I have a new Pixel 3. Just about every day, I find the volume of the device is quite low. I turn it up, only to find it on a low (20%) setting the day after. What could be resetting my volume to this ...
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Alarm volume changes on its own

Something keeps lowering my alarm volume. I keep it at about 70% because I can be a heavy sleeper at times, but I keep finding that it's been lowered to about 40%. This has been going on daily for ...
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How to automatically normalize loudness system-wide?

I have to constantly adjust the volume, especially to turn down ads and loud action scenes or dramatic soundtrack swells in video, but turn up to keep dialog audible, etc. I need something that does ...
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Android 9 set volume keys to adjust ringer by default

I have a OnePlus 3T, and recently updated it to LineageOS 16, from 15.1 - however I imagine this applies to any device with Android 9. I realise that Android 9 has changed the default behaviour of ...
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Unlink system and ringer volumes

Does anyone know of a way to unlink the system and ringer volumes on Android oreo or pie? My goal is to have a loud ringtone while keeping the system sounds minimal or off altogether. If someone has a ...
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How to change volume balance for headphones?

I am using a Moto Z2 Play, unrooted. One ear is louder than the other and i have discovered thaf it isnt the earbuds. How can I change the volume balance on my earbuds?
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How can I mute the YouTube app while playing music on another player?

I do love to listen to music while watching text YouTube videos, but I can't because YouTube can't be muted. I use the respect audio focus in Musicolet Music Player. I have tried App Volume Control ...
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Can I unlink ringtone and notification volume on Android 6?

I have installed this volume control app on my Android 6.0 phone in order to tune notification volume independently from ringtone volume. However, when I tried to do that, I got the following dialog: ...
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Stop notifications from briefly lowering media volume

I have an LG G6 running Oreo and whenever media is playing and a notification sound comes through something briefly lowers (not fully muted) my media volume. How can I stop this? I don't want ...
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Low media sound volume on huawei nova 3e

The volume is to the max but is a bit quiet. Is there a way to increase it without installing apps? Android 8.0.0
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How to set two different sound levels for two different sounds played simultaneously from two applications?

I'm using Poweramp Music Player (in the background) to play music, and MX Player (in the foreground) to play videos (video lectures). What I'm looking for is to play music in the background with a ...
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Restore Notifications Sound Volume without Factory Reset?

My HTC Desire 728 (Android 5.1) suddenly stopped emitting any notification sounds for Messages (SMS aka "text") and WhatsApp incoming messages. First thing I did was to check the "global quick ...
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How to lower the minimum volume? (Nougat 7.1.2 through LineageOS 14.1)

The minimum volume level available for alarm and ring settings is visually twice as much on the control in the settings as what is available for media and is just way too loud. I am not looking to ...
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Adjust volume with Android Terminal Emulator command?

My volume up/down buttons do not work, and it's also a European phone that cannot change the volume until you agree to the high volume message. The thing is that from options this message does not ...
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Lock Alarm Volume Level To Max

So I let other people use my phone a lot and one little boy (which will go unnamed) finds it funny lowering my alarm to zero when he uses my phone. Is there a way to lock this value(just alarm volume ...
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Sync volume control?

I'm running 7 on my Galaxy s6. Is there an app or setting I could change to where all the volumes are the same when I change them? (Ex when the media is half way, all of them are half way)
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Is there any way to remove the sound alert message?

When I increase the volume with the headphones, a message appears saying that prolonged listening with a loud sound can damage the ear. Is there any way to remove this message on my Smasung Galaxy ...
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Is it possible to set volume presets based upon Android TV input source?

Is it possible to automatically set the volume to a specific level when switching input source on the Android TV? I have several input sources (cable box, PS3, PS4, ...) but the volume on PS4 is ...
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How to increase/decrease volume in smaller increments/decrements?

I'm using Huawei P10 (released in ~Feb 2017, using Android 7.0). One annoying thing I noticed is that the volume button changes the volume by 20 units (out of 100). Phone call volume in general is ok ...
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How to reduce Call volume below lowest setting?

How can I reduce the minimum call volume while using a headset on Android? I am using a Moto G5 Plus, but I am searching generally for all models a way to adjust in-call volume beyond the default ...
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Volume control using Macrodroid

My friend has the same problem on his Samsung device as described here Android automatically corrects my volume I showed him the solution and it worked beautifully for him. But he would like to make ...
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Volume down no longer silents call

On my LG G3, the volume down button no longer silent incoming calls for some reason. Does anyone know how to re-enable it?
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Can't switch off functionality do not disturb

I've activated the functionality do not disturb for 6 hours for my phone, so all the sounds were turned off. Then I switched off my phone while thr functionality was still on without switching it off. ...
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How to get into recovery mode if -

My both volume keys are broken the phone is stuck in a boot loop while playing a game and using game guardian to hack it my battery died and when i started it this sh*t happened. so no use of cable ...
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Media volume is disabled when 'Do not disturb' is active

Since I factory reset my Samsung S7 (SM-G930A, Android 7.0), the media volume has become coupled to the 'Do not disturb' state. When 'Do not disturb' is active, either from the toggle or by schedule, ...
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Automatically adjust ringtone volume Marshmallow

Some time ago (Android 4.1) I used to use Llama app to automatically adjust the ringer volume and dim the screen when my phone connected my work WiFi. That was a fantastic functionality. I've just ...
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What can I do to fix the volume button back onto my Moto M?

Heres a set of pictures depicting the problem. Any form of help will be much appreciated !!!
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Volume up key to answer call

I'm running Android device on version 5.1 and my device doesn't have any buttons except power and volume. I want my volume up key to answer incoming calls. Is there any exposed or any other method ...