Tag Archive: Volume


Disney Family Singalong Volume 2: How to watch & when it airs

Keeping the kids entertained while schools are closed and the world focuses on social distancing hasn’t been easy. Luckily, the Disney Family Singalong returns this weekend with a whole new slate of stars and performances for little ones to look forward to, along with host Ryan Seacrest.

The first Disney Family Singalong aired on April 16 and featured stars like Ariana Grande, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Demi Lovato, and Christina Aguilera singing covers of classic and modern Disney tunes, from  [Read More…]

Samsung SoundAssistant app brings a vertical volume slider to Galaxy phones

The new SoundAssistant feature is only compatible with devices running Samsung’s latest One UI 2.0.

What you need to know Samsung Galaxy smartphone owners can now enable a vertical volume slider with the latest version of Samsung’s SoundAssistant app. The option is currently available only on Galaxy phones running Android 10-based One UI 2.0. Google had introduced vertical volume controls with Android 9 Pie in 2018.

Earlier this month, Samsung rolled out Good Lock 2020 with Android  [Read More…]

Android P will remember volume levels for individual Bluetooth devices

Per-device volume levels will finally be a thing 🙏

There’s a lot to look forward to in Android P, and during next month’s Google I/O conference, we should get even more info on what to expect from the new software later this year. We already outlined some of our favorite features found in Android P so far, but it looks like another recently discovered one will make using Bluetooth speakers and headphones much more enjoyable.

As it  [Read More…]

How to use Media Volume Sync on the Galaxy S8

Bluetooth volume can be a little odd.

The volume range on some Bluetooth devices is really small; on others the steps are too far apart. Sometimes you need to adjust both volumes, and sometimes it’d be nice to only have to turn up one volume instead of two. Samsung gets this, so they have a setting for Bluetooth volume on the Samsung Galaxy S8 that makes things a little easier for most devices…

And it really messes  [Read More…]

How to enable sidetone volume for PlayStation VR

Hear yourself talk, just like in real life!

We don’t usually think about how isolating headphones are for VR experiences, because the overall goal is to be able to immerse yourself in the virtual world by only hearing that world. For exploring something new in VR, immersive audio can be a powerful way to really feel like you’re in the game, but there are plenty of PlayStation VR games where being able to hear yourself and other  [Read More…]

Nextbit Robin update now rolling out with June security patch, speaker volume fix

If you happen to be using a Nextbit Robin, it’s time to check for a software update. A new update is now rolling out to the smartphone, bringing along the latest Android platform security patch, along with a fix for a speaker volume bug and more.

Here’s the full log of what’s new, from Nextbit:

Speaker volume: We have totally revamped the speaker volume after the audio enhancements last month. The minimum volume is much softer and  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge updates fix power and volume button bugs

T-Mobile is rolling out updates for both the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. Both updates fix an issue with the phones’ power and volume buttons, along with some other “system improvements”.

The T-Mobile support pages for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge show that the download sizes for both phones will be 164.61 MB. As usual with these kinds of over-the-air updates, it may take a few days for them to reach your  [Read More…]

LG G5 case listing shows a fingerprint sensor on the rear, power and volume buttons on the side

According to a new accessory listing, the LG G5 may move the power and volume buttons from the back of the phone to the side of it. A case listing on Mobile Fun seems to indicate that the rear of the phone will have just a fingerprint sensor unlike the LG G4 and V10, which had all the buttons on the rear. The phone recently made an appearance locked inside a protective casing, showing off its large  [Read More…]

Prepare to turn up the volume with MaxxAudio in planned OnePlus One update

The OnePlus team have today announced a new partnership with Waves Audio, the company behind MaxxAudio. The new collaboration between the two companies will see MaxxAudio loaded on the One Plus One, which will be bundled in the new year with an update from Cyanogen that will “transform your audio and listening experience”.

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How to remove notification tray brightness and volume controls on the LG G3

Notification tray space is at a premium, reclaim some of it by getting rid of those control sliders for volume and screen brightness

Notification tray space is at a premium on the LG G3, especially when – on some models, at least – there are slider controls for brightness and volume pre-activated in there. With these on, even that giant 5.5-inch QHD display has only about half the total space left available for, well, notifications.

Fortunately,  [Read More…]