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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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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Turn off 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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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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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 awfull. 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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ringer and Notification Volume

Before icecream sandwich, on my HTC I was able to make my notification volume on zero (so it would vibrate) while my ringer was at full volume. Now with icecream sandwich the ringer and notification ...
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How can I change the behavior of the volume buttons vs. the orientation of the screen

On the Acer Iconia A200, when you change the orientation of the screen, the function of the volume rocker flips. In landscape mode, with the volume rocker on the right side and at the top, you find ...
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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 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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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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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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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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How do I adjust audio balance of my Android phone headphones out?

My earphones are unbalanced - one is louder than the other, so I need to adjust the sound volume balance to get it right. How can I do it on Android?
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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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Unsync bluetooth audio volume control

After Android 6.0.1 update controlling the volume on my phone which is connected to a bluetooth device controls the volume on the bluetooth device. Before, when I changed the volume on my phone, the ...
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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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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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How to fix media volume stuck on zero?

Today I tried to play a video but my media volume was on zero. I used the volume button on my phone but it did not increase the media volume. I then went to the settings --> sound --> media but I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones?

How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones? I.e with a set of headphones having 3 buttons Button 1: Volume + Button 2: Play/Pause/Skip Forward/Skip Backward ...
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What volume setting do the Twitter and Facebook apps obey?

I asked a question about silencing only certain sounds and decided to go with the AudioManager widget, which is working quite well. My main uses are to silence everything but alarms and the ringer ...
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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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Reduce minimum in call volume

I find that the minimum in-call volume on my HTC Desire is still far to loud on some calls. Since I got the phone, I have flashed several different custom ROMs, radio updates, etc, and have had the ...
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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 ...