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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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How can I disable the volume warning if you raise the volume too much?

I recently got a Nexus 4, and I've got a question regarding the volume warning that pops up if you raise the volume too much. Is it possible to disable or remove this warning? I want to be able 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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How to turn off ringer when connected to particular wifi network

Is it possible (in built or via an app) to silence the phone when it's connected to a particular wireless network, and then unsilence it when the network is out of range. Use case : When I'm in the ...
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Is there a way to set a default volume for different bluetooth connections?

I use my phone as my main audio player, with headphones, through my car, and through my speakers at home. When using it in the car I crank the audio on my phone to full volume and adjust volume ...
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Can I remove silent mode from the volume rocker?

I've got a Nexus 4. I keep accidentally going into silent mode by hitting the volume down button. My intention is to only put it into vibrate mode though. Is there a way I can just get rid of ...
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Navigation voice not loud enough

I have a Galaxy S and I love using my navigation app. The problem is she isn't loud enough. I think I have the speaker turned all the way up. Is there way to make it louder? It's a straight talk if ...
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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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How does changing the mixer_paths.xml increase volume?

I've been trying to boost the maximum volume obtainable through the audio jack of my phone (Nexus 5). Instead of installing equaliser or volume boosting apps, I thought I'd go about this the technical ...
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In call volume root modify

I have a HTC One m7 international. It has root access. Android lollipop 5.0.2 The in call volume is too low despite being on max volume. Which file in the root system should I modify to increase ...
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Android automatically corrects my volume

I have a bit annoying problem. My Android 4.2 Jelly Bean automatically corrects volume down every few minutes. It is rather annoying than a problem. I tried to find and switch off this functionality, ...
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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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Volume Limiter for android?

Is there a way to limit volume with a parental passcode on android? I know there are apps for limiting volume, but is there any way to secure those limits so a child cannot change them?
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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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How to set google now to use the media volume instead of system volume?

For a long time I thought something is wrong with Google now that it doesn't say anything when I ask it questions. Now I've finally found out the reason - it uses the system volume instead of the ...
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How to control the volume of an android device from a pc

I want to ask if there is a quick way to control my android devices volume from my pc. All solutions I find in Google are the otherway round. So does anybody has an idea? Thank you in advance
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Why are Google Talk notifications at a low volume?

When I am chatting with someone in Google Talk and I receive a message, the notification sound is played at a very low volume, low enough that I have some difficulty hearing it. But if I receive a ...
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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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Emergency alerts: is there any way to silence the “severe threat alerts” and “Amber Alerts” while I'm sleeping?

There are some emergency alerts I would be very grateful to receive even when I'm sleeping, but so far I've only receive alerts for things that didn't actually put me in danger or for things that I ...
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How to increase speaker/call volume? (cm11.2)

Sometimes after I install new version of cm speaker volume is too low. Then I install another version and it is ok. I did some search and found this post (http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread....
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Earphone is not working well, volume is very low in Galaxy SIII

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII. Please help me to find the problem. I cannot hear well when I receive phone calls. This problem started recently, before that, the earphone was working perfectly. Does ...
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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 disable warning about listening at high volume for a long time

I use an ambient sound app through headphones while I sleep. This usually works quite well, except for the occasional night where i get woken up because Android has decided to drop the volume and ...
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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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What is the difference between these sound icons in the notification bar?

When I want to change the volume on my phone, I can press the icons in the notification bar to toggle between vibrate only, silent and normal volume. However the latter one appears to have two ...
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What does “loudness compensation” in the volume settings mean?

In my CyanogenMod 10 sound volume settings/equalizer (at least, for headset), there is "loudness compensation" (with values from "disabled" to "strongest"). What is its effect? (I'm using a Samsung ...
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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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How to lower global media volume of Doogee X30?

Even on lowest media volume (slider on first non-silent stop) the output is way too loud. I am trying to lower a value of a media slider's starting point (ideally decrease volume of at least first ...
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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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Controlling call volume

How do I set the volume of a call (ideally while being on the call)? I can find volume settings for media, alarm and ring but none of those appears to impress the voice volume on a call. Calls are ...
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Caller cannot be heard

When the my Nexus 4 is called, the telephone caller can only be heard when loudspeaker is switched on or with earphones - is this normal? - is this a case for warranty send-back?
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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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My LG X Power volume keeps resetting to 2

I turn down my ringer to 0, with no vibrate. I leave it on my desk, and when I get a message, I hear the message ding. When I check, the volume is at 2 (i mean 2 levels higher than vibrate). This ...
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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 ...