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Broken sound control after Pie update

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Sony Xperia Support
Message 21 of 23
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Message 21 of 23

Re: Broken sound control after Pie update

Hi @azzido,

I have not heard back regarding the feedback, but that does not have to mean that this is not being considered. However I'm not sure if Sony or other brands are allowed to change how this works in Android Pie, for example, if this is a requirement from Google and that it can't/is not allowed to be changed.


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Message 22 of 23
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Re: Broken sound control after Pie update

@mrnino

There's a workaround for the people who want to control ringer and notification volume when pressing the volume buttons. Simple install Button Mapper v0.73 APK, grant it accessibility permission, then map your volume up button to "Volume up" and volume down button to "Volume down". This will make the volume buttons control ringtone and notification volume by default and you'll see 2 sliders on-screen: one for ringtones and the other for media.

 

Note: DO NOT install later versions of this app, you'll find this feature requires a paid subscription (unless you want to support the developer, of course).



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Re: Broken sound control after Pie update

@Quester, that is a really good find, thanks for sharing this information! Slightly smiling Face


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