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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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 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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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 ...