Questions tagged [sound-volume]

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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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:
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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,...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Macbook, sound icon greyed out, screen flickering

I have a 2016 12 inch Macbook. Encountered something very strange today, the sound icon is greyed out. When I try to open system preferences and sound settings, system preferences freezes so I have to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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2017 Macbook Pro volume is too low

My cat walked on my keyboard/mouse/touchbar and now my volume is too low. It happens with both headphones and using the internal speakers. I've looked at Audio/Midi settings and everything seems okay ...
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Volume Buttons not working

Sound is working perfectly but if I press the volume buttons on my touch-bar it won't work. Even the slider on my screen also won't work. Only the volume slider on the touch-bar will work.
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Volume of buttons when dialog a number

I have an iPhone7. When I dial a number I find that the volume level of pressing the buttons is very low. Is there a way to increase it? I have the same volume level question for send/receive text ...
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Stop Macbook from making sound when plugged in to charge

I have a Macbook Air and whenever I plug in the USB-C cable to charge, it makes a notification chirp to indicate it's charging. The problem is that this sound comes out audibly, even when headphones ...
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Macbook Volume Control Not Changing Volume of Bluetooth Headphones

For some reason, when Bluetooth headphones are connected to my macbook the volume control doesn't have any effect on the headphones volume. They seem to be stuck on full volume and doesn't change when ...
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iPhone's volume low on Bluetooth speakers

Anytime I connect to a Bluetooth speaker it won’t play full volume, I have the volume all the way up on my phone and the speaker but it will only play at about half the volume than other phones will ...
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How do I deactivate the sound I hear when pressing left or right in Mac's TV app?

When opening a movie from the new TV app or when watching a Youtube movie, pressing left or right produces a sound which is annoying for me as I want to use the buttons to do what they are supposed to ...
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Shortcut to toggle EU Volume Limit

With the Shortcuts app you can create an icon on your home screen that automates a task. There seem to be plenty of options. I'm looking for a way to toggle the Settings > Music > EU volume ...
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AirPods 2nd Gen. with firmware 2A364 dropped volume level in non-iOS Devices

When I bought new Airpods 2nd gen, the firmware it came with was 1A673. The volume level on my android phone (OnePlus 6T) when connected was quite loud and everything was good. But when I connected ...
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Macbook Pro audio stops working too often

When I'm working on my 2017 Macbook Pro with 10.14.6, the audio often stops working. I can hear only beep of Siri, nothing else, no Youtube sound, no Skype call sound, no zoom sound, etc. In Sound ...
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In which regions is shutter sound muting disabled?

As Apple writes on their help pages: Adjust the volume of the shutter sound using the Ringer and Alerts settings in Settings > Sounds & Haptics (called Sounds on iPhone models other than iPhone ...
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Setting system volume in macOS when an external display with speakers is connected

Recently I purchased an external display for my MacBook Pro (2017). I chose an LG 27UK850. The display has built-in speakers and is connected to my MacBook via USB-C port. The speakers are working ...
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Macbook Air without Sound, and missing Input/Ouput device options

I have an up-to-date Macbook Air on which the sound no longer works. I had installed Soundflowerbed on it, and for a long time everything was working fine until a couple of weeks ago when it started ...
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Why does my Mac mini (2018) have no startup sound?

My Mac mini (2018) has a speaker that works well for playing music and making user interface sound effects. But I do not hear a startup chime when booting the machine. In other words, I have the ...
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Prevent external speakers in monitors connected via HDMI being used

I sometimes run into an issue where I connect an external monitor via HDMI, and my Macbook Pro's sound is now routed to the monitor instead of my headphones or the internal speakers. Worse, sometimes ...
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How can I change the volume level of the dictation sound in iOS?

In iOS 12, the system make a sound when you start and stop dictating. This sound is very loud and I cannot find a way to change the volume. "Problem 1", here describes the issue, too. In older ...
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Why are my Touch Bar volume controls grayed out (disabled)?

I’m unable to adjust the volume using my Touch Bar, how do I get out of this mode? (as you can see the volume buttons are disabled).
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How do I reset the audio system when audio can't be heard anymore

Playing music on YouTube in Chrome did not output any sound. Playing video files with Quicktime and VLC didn't work. I noticed this problem before and it fixed itself after a restart. But I wondered ...
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How can I determine the sound volume from within a python script?

I need to see when the sound volume on my Mac hits a certain point, in Python (and preferably without the need of any permissions). Any pointers appreciated.
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How to control MacBook volume from an iPhone?

Is there a way to control the volume of a MacBook using an iOS device? Ideally I would like to rely on the built-in functionality present in macOS and iOS, but if that's not an option, then I would ...
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Volume too loud on alert when AirPods connect or disconnect

When my AirPods (1st generation) connect or disconnect from my MacBook, as they are wont to do when not actively playing audio, they make a loud “bong” sound as an audible notice to the user. Even ...
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Control volume of individual apps on iOS

I would like to independently adjust the volume of Google Music and an interval timing app. The only app I see is VolumePanel but you need to jail break your phone. Is there anything available for the ...
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Volume too sometimes jumps to 90% when I connect my headphones to my iPhone

So I recently bought an iPhone X and have been having a ton of trouble with my Sony WH-1000XM2 that I had. Sometimes when I connect it and play music I suddenly realize the volume is set to 90% I ...
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iPad still plays the music when muted - how can I truly turn off sounds?

When I mute the iPad with the buttons on the side, the iPad is still playing the music quietly. This is really annoying and I would like to turn the sound completely off. Is there a solution to this?
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Bluetooth volume resets to a lower level whenever the iOS Music app advances to the next track

While listening to the system Music app on iOS 12.1, I can use the volume buttons on my Bluetooth headphones (BeatsX) to raise or lower the music volume. However, when the app advances to the next ...
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Audio hijack and loopback setup for spotify eq

I want to have the following setup on my MacOS machine: All audio should go to a Loopback device (call it "main"), configured as the main system audio device, so that I can use the native macOS ...
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How do I disable volume/brightness popup? [duplicate]

This is the volume pop up. How do I remove it? It's highly annoying when it appears when playing a movie
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Sound balance keeps changing on High Sierra and Mojave

i have a problem that every time when i reconnected my Bose QC35 II the sound balance was to the right instead of balanced in the middle.
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iPad volume keeps rising all by itself

I've searched in settings and tried turning my iPad off, but nothing has helped. It's so freaking annoying I am scared I will get in trouble. I am not sure what kind of iPad mine is (apparently ...
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How do I turn off sound effects?

iOS emits a variety of sound effects in response to user interaction, e.g.: Connect a power source. Take a photo. Capture a screenshot. Authorize an App Store purchase. How do I disable them? I ...
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How do I control Macbook volume when a DP display is connected?

When I plug my Mac into a DisplayPort monitor that has loudspeakers, the Mac's volume controls become disabled. Is Apple assuming that if I have external speakers I am so much better using their ...
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Volume control sometimes stuck on MBP '18

My 2018 MacBook Pro is sometimes suffering from 'sticky' volume control. When I am interacting with the volume controls on the Touch Bar for a longer period of time, the volume control gets stuck ...

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