Questions tagged [sound-volume]

Refers to the loudness of the sound. This tag should be use when dealing with question regarding volume control issues.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
2answers
33 views

How to jump between two volume levels quickly?

I'm on a MacBook with a touchbar – that's how I control volume levels. In practice, I only use two volume levels: "silent" (two bars) and "loud" (13 bars). It is a bit annoying to ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Macbook and Bluedio T7+ volume synchronizing problem

I have a Macbook Pro 2020 (Big Sur) and a Bluedio T7+ headset. The T7+ has own volume management and Big Sur has its own volume management. When I connect the headset over the bluetooth, then Big Sur ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How can I monitor when audio is sent to an output device?

I want my mac to take an action (pause my music) when a sound is heard on a particular output device. When the sound stops, I want another action to occur. How can I monitor the output device for ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Disable startup sound when turning on my Macbook M1

I am looking for a way to turn off that useless sound every time I open / turn on my Macbook. This is a Macbook Air (M1, 2020) currently on Big Sur 11.0.1 I already tried something without success: ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Can't control monitor volume with keyboard on 2018 Mac mini [duplicate]

I just decommissioned my 2011 iMac and replaced it with a 2018 Mac mini and a new 27" monitor. The iMac is where I used to play audio and controlling from the keyboard (F10 - F12) was never a ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Is there a way to change the default 6% volume increment on macOS?

Running into the problem of sound coming from Podcasts apps without volume sliders being just a bit too loud on the lowest volume increment on my MacBook Pro while using external headphones. I have ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

mac OS microphone only works when System Preferences Dictation pane is open

When using my Mac on various apps (Zoom, Quicktime audio recorder, Skype etc.), the input from all microphones is extremely quiet and voices become inaudible. This occurs for the inbuilt microphone, ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Volume visual/audio feedback not working?

I recently installed Big Sur from scratch, and then restored my Time Machine backup. For some reason, when I press F10, F11 or F12, the volume changes/mutes, but there's no visual popup/sound feedback ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Muffled speakers - software issue?

MacBook Pro 2016 15.4". Lately my speakers go from perfectly clear to a very muffled sound almost all the time. Selecting a different frequency in the Audio/MIDI configuration or killing ...
2
votes
0answers
17 views

How can I reduce media playback volume while on a call?

How do I mute my media while on a phone call? I’d like to watch videos while I’m on the phone, but they are so loud, I can’t hear the person on the other end, and if I simply turn the volume down, it ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Big Sur 11.2 sound autoswitch to external headphones

After I updated my Macbook Pro 2020 13" to Big Sur I am getting very annoying autoswitch on my sound output to some "External Headphones" and then randomly get switched back to "...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

How to stop iPhone auto reducing volume when it is connected via BT to things that are NOT headphones? [duplicate]

I understand apple has my wellbeing at heart by trying to lower the volume when listening to music (with the volume set to full), but this makes no sense why I am connected to a bluetooth speaker. It ...
2
votes
0answers
31 views

How many kinds of volume are there on the iPhone?

And how can I change them? I believe the following all have independent volume levels, although there could be some overlap: Ringer and Alerts (as defined in settings) Alarm clock Phone calls (...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

How to lower app notification volume

I have a new MacBook Pro running Big Sur. The sound effect for individual app notifications, such as Chrome or Slack, is much louder than other sounds on my machine and I would like a way to lower ...
0
votes
0answers
218 views

Why do my Sony WH-1000XM3 wireless headphones appear to have two different volume profiles when using with my Mac?

Note: This is not an SBC issue, please read on. Sometimes when I connect my Sony WH-1000XM3 bluetooth headphones to my Mac they are fairly quiet at maximum volume. When I change volume right after the ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Microphone volume increases by itself

If I lower the microphone level in the system settings, it stays that way for a while. But after a few seconds it shifts louder. It is very embarrassing to think that the microphone is muted but it ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

how to connect sound to samsung 49" monitor using Thunderbolt 2012 macbook pro

Hello I have an upgraded 2012 macbook pro and I recently purchased a 49" Samsung Ultrawide monitor :). I connected the monitor using the thunderbolt. I know the sound will most likely work with ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Stop making iPhone constantly change sound volume on its own?

I regularly get interrupted in watching and listening to video by the volume randomly getting lowered without me asking for it. I get a system notification telling me "the volume was lowered"...
1
vote
1answer
323 views

Volume and power button huge delays (iPhone 8 Plus, iOS 14.2, no jailbreak)

So sometimes when I'm using my iPhone 8 Plus, there is a huuuuuge lag between the press on the volume or power key, and reaction to this press. For volume key it's 1-3 seconds, for power key it is ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

No sound on after installing Big Sur

Device: MBP 13 2017 no Touch Bar Problem: can't hear anything. Sound is not working at all
0
votes
1answer
47 views

How to quiet or mute iOS 12 Mail Send sound?

Same as this question, but iOS has changed. The whoosh sound when Mail app sends a message is too loud. I've tried the volume down button while using Mail but it didn't change. I muted the receive ...
20
votes
4answers
3k views

Volume icon in menu bar disappear randomly in Big Sur

Since I updated to Big Sur, my volume icon disappear and I always have to go on Preferences to display it again. I don't know what's the reason. Is there a solution to that ? Is there a terminal ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Application to control phone call volume independently from main volume

Simply put, if I accept/receive a phone call or FaceTime audio phone call, then I prefer the volume to be louder than what it usually is at. This does not sound problematic. Why not just adjust the ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Music keeps playing after disconnecting external screen and then closing lid

When I take out the USB-C that connects to my LG screen, and then close the lid after, the music will keep playing. This will happen for around 1 minute, and during this interval, I cannot stop the ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Why can't I use my buds as 2-channel now, when I've always used them as 2-channel?

I use Razer wireless earbuds with both my Mac computers and my iPhone, but recently, on my 2020 MBP with macOS Catalina 10.15.7 they just stopped outputting any sound and I can't, for some reason, use ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

System volume range is not what it used to be

Once in a while, my volume slider gets corrupted. Sometimes I fiddle with things and it fixes, other times I just deal until I come back to a rebooted computer and it's fixed. When I adjust my system ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Need to stream and listen to streamed audio on my Macbook Air

I'm trying to stream audio on Streamlabs OBS for Mac, and I'm having trouble listening to the audio I'm streaming. I installed iShow Capture and Soundflower (apps). Both these apps take input and ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Add volume percentage to the menu bar?

Does anyone know a solution to easily add the current output volume percentage to the menu bar?
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Disable the physical Silent Mode switch on iPhone SE 2020?

I keep missing calls because the Silent Mode hardware toggle (outside left edge) keeps flipping inadvertently. 👉 Is there a way to disable that switch, to prevent my iPhone SE from ever going into ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Loud audio output on Macbook Air running Catalina

I have a Macbook Air running the latest Catalina and the sound output from it over my Sennheiser HD599 headphones was not very loud. I could listen on full volume if I wanted. But suddenly today I ...
1
vote
1answer
174 views

Sound output through monitor on Mac too loud and unadjustable

I just got a 2020 i3 MacBook Air and have an adaptor to connect it to my monitor over HDMI port (which I plug my headphones into) but when I try to listen to anything the sound is way too loud. I've ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

Sync master volume with application volume

Is there a way to sync master volume with app volume on the mac? e.g. I have Spotify app playing on my mac and I would like to trigger master volume up and volume down from the Spotify app as well I ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

Software-level volume control for OSX? [duplicate]

For logistical reasons, my current sound configuration is the following. USB-C 3.5mm Macbook ————————➜ Monitor ———————➜ Speaker While this configuration works well, there's no ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Suppress sound for other logged in users?

If I have two users logged in, the desktop is only shown for the active user, but the sounds from apps on the inactive user's session are still heard. I want to not hear those sounds. What should I ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Notification sounds aren't playing when iPhone 7 is locked

When my iPhone 7 (iOS 13.4.1) is locked (screen is off and phone is on), it doesn't play any notification sounds. I also have an iPhone Max XS and it works as expected, it's only the iPhone 7 which ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

MacBook Pro 13-in/2018 Clicking Sounds w/ audio

Often when I listen to music/audio from places like YouTube I get a very repetitive clicking sound which overlaps the audio/music. It seems to follow closely the volume of the audio itself, as when ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Channel Volume sliders greyed out on Audio MIDI setup

I have a problem opposite to what most people are asking about here. In Audio MIDI setup, the volume controls for channels 1 and 2 are greyed out but the master is up all the way. My mic is sending ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Global volume limiter for iPhone 8 and iPad Mini 4

I have an iPhone 8 running IOS 13.5 and an iPad Mini 4 also running IOS 13.5. Is there a way to limit the global volume of these devices ("global" means the limit applies to all apps and all usage ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

How can I prevent an application from changing the sound volume on iPad?

How can I prevent an application from changing the sound volume on iPad? Sound setting:
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How can one mute Zoom on iPad?

How can one mute Zoom on iPad? Turning down the volume doesn't work. I don't mean muting the microphone but muting the other interlocutors. I am an attendee. I just want to mute the others for myself,...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

MacBook Pro (2018) sound connects & disconnects continuously (macOS Catalina, version 10.15.3)

I have a new MacBook Pro (2018 version) with macOS Catalina. My issue is that it keeps disconnecting the audio output, regardless of device (internal and external). This has been occurring since ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

How get ringer volume to auto adjust based on ambient noise level?

My iPhone automatically adjust the screen brightness, based on the ambient light level. I want to do the same thing for my ringer volume: have it automatically adjusted based on the ambient noise ...
0
votes
0answers
168 views

Quick look - Way to turn off sound by default?

I like using quick look to see what a file is so i sort it, but its annoying when theres movie and audio files that play sound when i open them. I just want to see what the video is i dont need to ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Low quality Apple Music app audio when doing conference calls

I noticed a mono-like sound switch of current Music app song when starting a video call with Skype or Zoom. Can anyone here help me please?
1
vote
1answer
578 views

Is there a way to set microphone input volume level if a change is detected in input volume level?

When I'm on a Microsoft Teams call, the in-built microphone input volume level always automatically adjusts to 100%, which is way too loud for other people. There doesn't seem to be any setting I can ...
0
votes
0answers
136 views

Only mic or speaker works on Google hangouts meet, both not working simultaneously

I am using Google Hangouts Meet on iphone 5. It was working well. Suddenly an issue happened. When I click on sound symbol on top of meet screen, two options pop out: iPhone and speaker. When I select ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Mac startup sound keeps coming back to haunt me

Seriously though, even after applying the terminal command (below) that sound will be back after x numbers of shutdowns or restarts: sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume=%80 I'd appreciate a truly ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

How can I fix my USB volume control from changing the volume two steps at a time?

I have this USB volume control, but when I adjust the volume, it adjusts it two steps at a time. When I connect it, it registers as a USB keyboard. My guess is that it is sending the "keypress" for ...
1
vote
1answer
78 views

How to control volume of music based on “Now Playing”?

I'd like the Mac to mute itself when there's an ad on Spotify. It comes in a pair, 30 seconds each. I now have to hit mute button, then guess if a minute is over yet and then unmute it. Solid ...
1
vote
1answer
45 views

Is it possible to set an individual sound volume for each program on a Mac?

I would like to be able to lower the volume of certain software without lowering the overall volume, I know that we can do this very easily on a PC, but on my Macbook Pro (2012) (Catalina) I can't do ...

1
2 3 4 5