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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Detect Apple-compatible headphone keys

My headphones have 3 buttons but unfortunately only central one (Play/Pause toggle) is recognised as a "Headphone button". I'm currently using Button Mapper Pro to make the double click work as "Next ...
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Information Request about “Media Output” feature

In Android 10 we are now able to select which output we want to use for playing back audio. Is there any documentation about how to add devices to this list (can apps perhaps register themselves 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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Issues with system volume with/after bluetooth headsets

Anyone else facing this issue. When I connect to my Bluetooth headphones sometimes the volume of the headphones is very low. And increasing the volume on the phone doesn't help. I have to unpair and ...
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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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How does one make it impossible for old lady to accidentally turn off ringtone on Samsung Galaxy J7?

My very old mother constantly manages to accidentally turn of all sounds on her Samsung smartphone (and also on her secondary Artfone). I believe she does that by lowering the volume inadvertently ...
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Headset microphone audio level low during call

I have a phone and two headsets. The listening sound level is fine for both headset; so I can hear my partner just fine. But during calls the receiver can hardly hear me. Without headset the sound ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 - Sound / Interrupt settings missing?

Sorry if this is not the right place to ask, and also sorry for the deluge of pictures. I just cannot explain this properly without them, and as far as I was able to research online, nobody else has ...
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Can I give permanent volume increase permission to my phone?

I use Android 7.0. My phone asks a permission about increasing volume level after every boot if I want to increase the volume level. Is doing this mandatory after every boot or can I disable/by-pass ...
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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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Earbuds are too loud

My third party earbuds are too loud. On a computer, or in certain apps (like VLCs) it's not a big problem. But when in calls, they are way too loud. The volume slider is not granular, and the lowest ...
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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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Control Phone set volume through Bluetooth device

I am stuck with a problem and I need your help please. For some reason I need to use my bluetooth earpiece to be able to control the phone volume. I have also found that the earpiece can control ...
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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 ...
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Phone won't shut up even in Vibrate/Silent mode

If I set my phone to Vibrate or Silent modes, it's still making audible notifications for GMail, Hangouts, Waze, and maybe other things. It has worked as expected for years, and then started doing ...
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Mute all but one app

So I have this national radio news app. Now I should like to use different apps while listening. This doesn't work. As soon as I open a different app, the news app gets muted, even when all sounds ...
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Any way to make Text to Speech not mute the background audio, but just turn it down?

I'm coming back to Android from iOS, having been a heretic for a few years. I'm using a Nexus 6P. The most jarring bit of the transition has been my phone's muting of music being played over ...
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Minimum volume is to loud

I have bought a new Alcatel Pop 4S which I'm quite happy with, but one thing is really annoying. No matter if I'm using build in speaker or headphones, outgoing sounds are really loud for me. I have ...
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Is it possible to always map volume buttons to media volume?

I don't use alarm or ring volume. I use vibrations for those, their sound is always always muted, unless I unmuted them by accident. Sometimes I do want to control media volume when I'm not actually ...
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Disable volume changing when holding volume button?

I still want the volume to change when I tap it, but I don't want it to go all the way up/all the way down if I hold them. Is there a way to disable it? I'm on CM12.1 rooted and I can use xposed if ...
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HTC One volume too low

My HTC One is kind of old (2.5 years) and the volume is progressively deteriorating. I can barely hear the other side when the volume is on highest. Is there any way to adjust the volume beside the ...
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How to Control Volume Changes in Smaller Steps and in Lower Region?

I have new wireless Bluetooth headset but I find that the volume control there is not sufficient with the current steps (much less volume is needed there). I would also like to have finer control of ...
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Changing volume from Android GUI (Quick Settings) - without volume buttons?

Is there a way to change volume - or rather to show the volume change screen - without using the volume buttons? I would have thought I could find on Quick Settings dropdown, but there seems to be ...