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Questions tagged [volume]

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Unify volumes for global volume control with the rocker

My android seems to have different volume levels for alarms, ringtone & notifications, music and games. This is annoying/confusing for me and I'd just like one global volume control by using the ...
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Question about Volume Booster App

This is on a Dell Venue Tablet. The multimedia volume on the tablet was very very low from the time of purchase. I installed an app called Volume Booster - the app ran & said it has increased the ...
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Unify Volume Control Via Rocker

Is there really no way to make the volume rocker on the side of my Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 control ALL volumes at once, every time? I really don't understand why the volume rocker doesn't just ...
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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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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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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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default_gain.conf not present (for volume)

I have been editing my default_gain.conf on my android devices for as ong as I can remember now. I recently upgraded to the Note 4 (N9100F) and I cant seem to find this file anywhere. My device is ...
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How can I set my phone to display all Wireless Emergency Alerts silently, without playing any sound?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with CyanogenMod 12.1 (Android 5.1.1), and I want to silence the Emergency Alert (e.g. AMBER Alert) sounds without disabling the alerts entirely. A few places ...
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Loud speaker on my HTC One turns on almost every time I answer an in coming call

My HTC One is about 18 months old. On almost every in-coming call I receive, the loud speaker turns on. Other than the fact you look like an idiot saying 'Hello' only to have your phone on loud ...
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SGS running CyanogenMod 10 headphone volume cap

Is there a way to increase the max volume cap for SGS running CM10, please? Thank you.
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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 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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Disable programmatic volume control

How do I disable volume control by apps? Apps like skype, webex, etc. Basically I want that volume can only be adjustable by physical buttons and may be from system settings, but not from/by apps.
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What config files are involved in master volume levels?

I recently took the plunge and installed LineageOS on my Nexus 5X. My hope was that this would allow me to increase headphone volume as my favourite headphones are not loud enough with the stock ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy S7 - How can I get the timer to sound when phone is in vibrate mode?

I usually keep my phone on vibrate. Sometimes I need to set a timer, but when the time is up it only vibrates instead of sounding aloud. I think it should behave like the alarm, which can sound ...
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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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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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Volume settings keep changing automatically- driving me nuts

I am running Andoird 6.0.1 on a Samsung Note 4. In the past few days, the phone will change the four volume settings on its own! I usually keep the notifications and system volumes off, as I don't ...
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Microphone volume randomly reduced

I have a Lenovo A6000 phone, Android 4.4.4 is installed. I have Dolby off and I don't use any app to control volumes (not even skype, viber or facebook messenger), also, the phone is NOT rooted. ...
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HTC One M7 Volume fail

Like others, the microphone on my HTC One M7 is patchy. I can hear people fine, but they say I'm echoey, far away, quiet. It seems to have become worse too. I believe it might be to do with the noise ...
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HTC One M8 - Do Not Disturb still plays sounds in Videos and Music. Any total sounds off option?

Do Not Disturb>On Message displayed: This turns off all sounds and vibrations, including from alarms, music, video and games. If I turn on this mode, go to Youtube (or any website with a video)...
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Volume too loud at the start of every music track

This is on a Moto X with Android 4.2.2. Not rooted, no EQ installed or enabled. I primarily listen to music through DSub (streaming audio from a Subsonic server), but I've talked to their devs, and ...
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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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How to stop Do Not Disturb turning on every day at midnight?

Every day at 00:00 my phone goes into Do Not Disturb mode. I have turned off Do Not Disturb in all settings. I have tried with scheduled Do Not Disturb and with the schedule turned off. No matter ...
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Media volume drops after silence in music

Whenever there is a long enough pause (meaning silence, not that I pause the music) in my music or other audio I'm listening to the volume drops and fades back in when the music or media starts again. ...
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Independent volume for Bluetooth headphones

I have Plantronics BackBeat Fit 2100 headphones. They were working fine with my Moto X4 (Android 9, May 2019 update) until this afternoon, at which point the volume controls stopped working. Before: ...
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How to turn down the minimum system call volume?

I'm running Android Pie on a Pixel 2XL. Is it possible to override the system minimum call volume easily? Whenever I'm on a call the speakers are way too loud. In fact, even when I plug in headphones, ...
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car bluetooth call volume

I use my car's Bluetooth to answer phone calls. While I was all happy with this option, I had to update my Moto G6 from Oreo (v8) to Pie (v9). Soon after the update, I had to root the phone for the ...
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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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What is effecting my Android's sound?

Recently, while listening to music and YouTube the volume level fluctuates. It goes from... what I set it to - to 70% lower volume - to back to what I set it to - to 70% lower, on and on and on. ...
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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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Sony Xperia Z3c in-call volume

Is it possible to increase the in-call volume on Sony Xperia Z3 compact. I have rooted my phone and tried various apps, but they only seem to increase the speaker volume and distort it at the same ...
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Changing volume capacity

I have an adroid tablet in my car, and the volume it's volume is in the range on 0-30, It is very low since the last tablet (not an android tablet) had a range of 0-60. How can i raise the maximum ...
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Permanently mute media (non-bluetooth) volume or control (with app?) media volume while connected to bluetooth

Phone: Galaxy S8 Problem: I use Bluetooth headphones all the time, I adjust volume with them or on the phone, but once I disconnect the media volume on the phone is no longer muted (or at low volume) ...
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How to disable speaker independent of volume settings

I'm a deaf person with a Nexus 5X. I almost never want my phone emitting any kind of sound. When I had a Samsung Galaxy S4, there was a configuration option to mute all sounds independently of the ...
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minimuize ring volume at certain times of day

I have an android phone, a kid, and some friends who call just after the kid goes to bed. My friends will call, at 7pm, my phone will ring, and the ring will wake up my kid. Is there an app that can ...
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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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Ringer not ringing when phone call comes through

I have a Nexus 6 running the latest version available to it (5.1.1). All of a sudden, a few days ago, the ringer has stopped ringing when I receive a phone call. I have the volume turned all the way ...
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Volume control: is there a really silent setting?

I like to listen to the radio in the background with earbuds. So I turn the volume down all the way, but in the lowest setting the volume is still about two to three times as loud is I want it to be. ...
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My headphone output suddenly and strangely weakened by half

I was playing yesterday geometry dash with my headphones (because the music is so good!) on my Samsung galaxy s3 mini value edition (i8200) and suddenly, without any interaction, the music weakened by ...
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Notification Volume Control

One of the most annoying things about my phone is that the volume buttons adjust the ringer volume but not the notification volume. Is there any way I could write a script or configure my phone so ...
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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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Alarm Volume On A Motorola Citrus

I'm using a Motorola Citrus. Basically my alarm volume is low. It is low in settings, but it is even lower, barely audible when I run a timer. In settings I have the volume bar maxed out. I ...
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call volume increases by iteslf?

The volume of the call increases by itself when I'm using headphones. It starts at max when a call is coming and a minute or so after I lower it it increases again to the max. I thought it was my ...
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Low call volume on Nexus 5 Lollipop

After upgrading my Nexus 5 to Android Lollipop, the volume in call is extremely low. I've compared it to my girlfriend's exact same Nexus and she hasn't got any problems. Is there a solution to this? ...