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Android 9 volume

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Learner
Message 31 of 36
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Message 31 of 36

Re: Android 9 volume

@Jonas

I dont wan to mute it at night (which needs now 2 actions instead of one before)

 

I want to lower the volume, I am on standby for work sometimes and just dont need it as loud as in a train when its beside my bed. But as soon I do that it starts playing the ringtone. (3 actions instead of one before)

Adviser
Message 32 of 36
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Message 32 of 36

Re: Android 9 volume


Did you actually mean the bell icon, and not clock? there is no one.

@Jonas wrote:


@Knatti, you can quickly turn the phone silent if you click on the volume button on the side of your device and then you tap the little clock icon in the square, just above the volume slider. Tap once to activate vibrations only, or tap twice to have it muted. Although I completely understand that you prefer how it was in Android Oreo compared to how it is in Android Pie.

Sony Xperia Support
Message 33 of 36
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Message 33 of 36

Re: Android 9 volume

@Knatti, I see!

There is no way to change this, but as I wrote, I will forward the feedback, but I can't promise that there will be a change.

@Endorphinity, you are correct! I meant the bell icon, not the clock of course! I have edited my post now and thanks for pointing this out! Slightly smiling Face


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Moderator
Message 34 of 36
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Message 34 of 36

Re: Android 9 volume

@Capn and everyone else

There's a workaround for the people who want to control ringer and notification volume when pressing the volume buttons. Simply 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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Sony Xperia Support
Message 35 of 36
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Message 35 of 36

Re: Android 9 volume

@Quester, that as a really good tip! Thanks for sharing! Slightly smiling Face


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One time poster
Message 36 of 36
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Message 36 of 36

Re: Android 9 volume

I am strugling with the same issue here, everyday since upgrade to 9! I rarely use my phone as a media device, but change the volume several times a day. This is the most stupid change you brought to the xz1 compact! And I dont care its you or Google! Bring back the Android 8 way! Why change something that works flawlessly? For the sake of the change? I am very angry!