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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Can't mute volume/speaker on Samsung A02s during a Twitter Space

I am using a second phone to host Twitter Spaces from a branded account, so that I can speak in the event with my personal account. The branded account will never be used speak, it is used to just ...
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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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Stuck on Recovery Mode 3.0 screen in Redmi Y2

My Redmi Y2 phone was working fine for long time but suddenly I found that "VOLUME UP" key is not working so I tried to restart the phone but it got stuck into Recovery 3.0 screen. It only ...
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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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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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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 awful. 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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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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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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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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Can I have different volumes settings for notifications and ringtones with Nexus 4/Android 4.2?

My old Gingerbread phone would let me have a low volume for notifications while having a high volume for ringtones (very useful at night). My new Nexus 4 seems to have these volume settings tied ...
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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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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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How to control the media and ringtone volumes separately?

In my Galaxy S20, whenever I turn down the volume for an application, it also turns down the ringtone volume too, which means I'm missing calls if I forget to put the volume back up. In my previous ...
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How to turn off the beep sound when pressing volume up/down buttons on Lenovo s660?

Here is the sound on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H5ZOVelLEw The sound video was uploaded by a person who has the same problem as me, though he has a smartphone of another model. In ...
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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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Cannot control Nvidia Shield volume while streaming to TV

My setup: Nvidia Shield is connected to the TV I use the optical out of the TV to connect two speakers I use the Nvidia Shield remote to control the Shield volume out (not the TV volume or the ...
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How to disable warning about listening at high volume for a long time on Xiaomi Redmi note 12

All the solutions are not working on Xiaomi Redmi note 12. I want to disable the message which also automatic lower the volume of my phone
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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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Stop the volume rocker from controlling smart speaker (Alexa or Google Home) volume

In my use case, I use a Google Home speaker to play lullabies to my toddler in the evening. However, adjusting the volume on my phone will then ignore my phone, but adjust the smart speaker volume. ...
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Does Pixel 4 support three-finger swipe?

Because the volume buttons no longer work, I want to assign three-finger swipe up and three-finger swipe down to increase and decrease the volume. However, if the hardware doesn't support detecting ...
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How to "Suppress Beep Sound At Recognition Start" on Gboard voice input?

When using Gboard voice to text input, an atrocious bell sounds to prompt the user to start talking. It wakes up the ... Sure, I could turn down its volume with the four Android volume sliders. Indeed,...
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Prevent my phone from leaving "Do not disturb" and "silence"

I have a similar problem to How to stop Do Not Disturb turning on every day at midnight? I set my "Do not disturb" on to stay on "until you turn off". Nonetheless, at random times, ...
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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 control volume for Chromecast with Google TV from your phone AND have 5.1 surround support

I have just bought a new Chromecast with Google TV and hooked it up to my A/V-Receiver+Beamer setup, but I will refer to it as "TV" further on as it doesn't make a difference here. According ...
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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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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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How can I boost the volume on my Droid's speaker?

I used to have an app for my Treo called "Volume Care" that let me boost the volume of my speaker beyond what the factory settings allowed. Is there any app or hack that would allow me to push my ...
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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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Normalization - Automatic global Android media sound (music videos on YouTube) adjustment

I'm using this app: PVSTAR+. I have my list which plays in an endless loop, but the problem is that some YouTube videos are louder and some are quieter. I want the audio to be constantly at a certain &...
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Volume rocker as next/previous song

This probably is a common question but so far I have not seen a thorough answer. I want to know if it is possible to have the rocker functionalities that are on cyanogem mod on a factory rom (htc ...
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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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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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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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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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How to sync notification and ringtone volumes when pressing up/down buttons on Galaxy S6?

When using the volume keys on the galaxy S6 it changes the volume of the ring tone only. However, when pressing the volume buttons I would expect the volume of both the ring tone and notifications to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I increase the number of volume levels?

Is it possible to increase the number of steps in the volume control? I'd like a finer grained control over the volume level. I have a Galaxy Nexus. Note: I don't want to boost the volume just change ...
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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 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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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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How can I change media volume when no media is being played?

Sometimes I want to play games in (near) silence, and don't like the background music to disturb people. If I use the volume buttons, the ringtone volume is changed instead of media volume. When I'm ...
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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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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 ...
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In-call speaker volume fixed too "low" while smartwatch connected via Bluetooth

When my smartwatch (a cheap noname MTK 6260A device probably running Nucleus (most likely a clone of the ZGPax S29), and controlled by the BTNotification app on my Android device) is connected to my ...
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Setting the Alarm Clock's Bluetooth volume

I have LG G3 with CyanogenMod 13 (Android 6.0) and a Bluetooth speaker. In the phone settings I have chosen maximum alarm volume. When the alarm rings through the phone's internal loudspeaker the ...