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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FaceTime dims all other audio during video calls – how to stop that happening?

Is there a hidden preference or something I can get at through defaults write? I'm running El Capitan 10.11.2 Beta (15C31f)
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Ignore bluetooth volume control in OS X

Is there a way to ignore incoming Bluetooth sound-volume control in OS X? And is there a way to disable outgoing volume control via Bluetooth? Here's my situation: I have a bluetooth speaker that has ...
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Facetime mutes all other sounds after Mavericks OS update

I like to FaceTime and watch movies, Youtube clips etc. at the same time and I have been able to do this perfectly up until the Mavericks OS update. Ever since the update for some reason when I'm ...
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The volume control on my iPhone 4S is not responding after update to iOS 6.1.2

After downloading music from iTunes, audio suddenly stops and become uncontrollable with volume controls.
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Control master audio volume with Siri

I Can't control my iPad master volume with Siri, and I'm surprised about that. Is there a way to do this control via Siri?
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OSX Yosemite change sound output while headphones plugged in

I've a problem which is my headphones' jack is broken into my computer. I can't hear any voice neither from headphones nor from internal speakers. What I need is, to hear some sound from internal ...
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MacBook Pro 15" 2011 - missing audio device (no sound driver)

I have a problem with a 15" MacBook Pro (2011, OSX 10.7.5): After being repaired due to a water damage recently, the sound was just working fine. Some days later the audio device in the status bar ...
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iPhone how to disable sound notifications at work

Let's say you are at the office 9-5, can you schedule the phone to be muted (mostly messaging, FB) during these hours and / or this location.
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Remove On-screen volume display from ipad

I want to stop the onscreen volume display from popping up when I change the volume. The icon is too big and blocks the center of my screen, and stays there for a second or two. I know I'm changing ...
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Is it possible to disable audio through speakers, only play through headphones via headphone jack

Is there an option / setting that allows you to only output audio via the headphone port on your macbook / pro / air ? So that if i had my headphones on and then pulled them out of the laptop the ...
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can't set iPhone 6+ headphones to max or full volume when playing music

When I'm playing music in Spotify or any app with Apple earphones or auxiliary cable in my car, I can't turn music up to full volume. It goes as far as yellow indicator and 'High Volume' but won't go ...
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Change the Volume OSD position

Is it possible to change the position of the on screen display (OSD) of the volume indicator that appears when you change the volume with the keyboard? Right now mine is very low, and I thought it was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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EU volume limit on Apple Watch / AirPods combo

With an iPhone (currently 11.3) there’s an option under Settings / Music / Volume Limit / EU Volume Limit to limit the maximum volume the headphones will produce to reduce potential damage to your ...
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Where are the brightness/volume icons for BezelUI stored in Sierra / High Sierra?

As the title states. I'm using OSDisplay (as a sort of answer to my question here). I've noticed that in Sierra (or so it seems), the OS's icon for the brightness HUD changed some—longer and thinner ...
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Possible to use Apple Watch to adjust volume of TvOS or Safari on MacOS?

I want to use the wheel on the Apple Watch to adjust the volume of whatever I'm listening to... it could be Air Pods paired to MacOS (iTunes works, but Safari or other apps don't) Apple TV speakers ...
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Does sound check on the iPhone have album mode

I know that iTunes sound check on the Mac has album mode, but does sound check on the iPhone have album mode as well?
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How to lower the volume of Skype sound effects?

Skype Version 7.36 (507), OSX Mavericks on 2011 iMac Skype's sound effects are insanely loud. They play at the volume of the overall Mac, which is up full and should be. But everything else on the ...
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My volume is greyed out with a (/) on it

I am running Mac OS X 10.6.8. The output of sudo killall coreaudiod and sudo osascript -e "set Volume 5": Last login: Fri Nov 25 09:13:21 on ttys000 Daniel-Jensens-MacBook:~ danieljensen$ sudo ...
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macOS Sierra Volume Menu control strange behavior

Anybody else have this issue after upgrading to Sierra? Clicking the volume button and it shifts all the icons in the Mac menu... Never used to do that on El Capitan. The result is the mouse cursor ...
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Applescript remote control volume

Wondering how to turn up the volume on my computer from another computer. set volume 4 of machine remMachine doesn't work Any suggestions?
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The volume customer keys of my Mac don't work anymore

I used to press F10 to mute, F11 to decrease volume and F12 to increase volume, but all of them suddenly stopped working. If I press any of those keys now, they send me to another screen that has ...
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Will EarPods work with my 2010 Macbook Pro?

Plugging my EarPods into my Macbook pro will not allow me to use the button to control volume, nor will the microphone work. The speakers work fine though. Are there specific hardware requirements ...
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Why was my volume indicator sound suddenly muted and changed?

Background I'm on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) running 10.11.3 (15D21). I haven't changed any sound preferences. I bought the notebook brand new about 4 months ago. I only have a few ...
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Set volume control for each app individually

I'm capturing video with Final Cut Pro and I'm hearing the sound of the recording. I would like to use the computer for other things while capturing. How can I disable the sound for a specific ...
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How to reset sounds in Yosemite 10.10.3

In an earlier OSX release, the combination alt-cmd-P-R reenabled sounds after a restart, but not in Yosemite. In some version of OSX, the command sudo killall coreaudio works but not in Yosemite 10....
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Should my Apple Watch sync its “mute” setting with my iPhone?

I noticed that if I turn on Do Not Disturb on the watch, it turns on on my phone and vice versa. The same thing happens with Airplane mode. However I noticed a thread on MacRumors saying that ...
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Find source of annoying gong sound

Every now and then I get an annoying gong sound while I'm working. I could turn the sound off, but I would prefer to find out what is producing the sound. Is there an easy way to do this? Thanks
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Is it possible to put a hard limit on the sound volume?

I usually have music playing on my Mac while wearing earphones. And I often change the volume with my wired keyboard keys. I imagine that it is an issue with the keyboard itself, but sometimes (...
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Employing a second medium of sound volume resistance?

I have a Macbook Pro 2012 and a pair of headphones (without their own sound volume adjuster). These headphones are awfully loud and even with quarter bar sound level, I have to turn the audio volume ...
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Boost Volume for iPad

Been using an iPad's speech synathesis for a project and we're finding that the volume just isn't loud enought - are there ways of boosting the loudness without just adding external speakers? The iPad ...
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“Use F1, F2 as standard function keys” no longer there: how can I control my volume through keyboard?

Apparently this option is now gone in the keyboard settings on OSX Lion, or maybe it does not appear because I am using a Dell keyboard Now, I am not particularly concerned about it. If I press F12, ...
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iPhone making no noise except ringtones

My wife's iPhone is playing up. It won't make any noise except for when it revceives a call. Messages, etc. only vibrate. Just now it made the unlock sound when I unlocked it, but I can't get it to ...
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How to resume normal iPhone volume after notification causes volume to get stuck in lower volume mode?

iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1 Strange problem I've had for a few months. Sometimes when a notification causes the iPhone to temporarily lower the volume, the volume gets "stuck in quiet mode" and doesn't ...
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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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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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Skype v8.x sound changes the system volume in Mac

After upgrading to v8 of Skype on Mac, changing the internal volume of Skype also changes the system volume. Any solution to this?
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How to limit the volume of sound effects in Finder?

Sometimes I have my mac on full volume (maybe because I am / was listening to a song). Then I move a file in finder, or put something in the trash; finder plays the "move file" sound at full volume ...
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Make volume buttons only control headphones?

I'm trying to use soundflower and co. to record desktop sound, but I'd like to be able to adjust the volume of my headphones simultaneously. The volume buttons adjust soundflower if I set the system ...
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How to change default settings for volume and brightness keys? [duplicate]

One of the best Mac OS keyboard shortcuts I've discovered this past year is that by pressing SHIFT+OPTION while pressing the volume up/down keys or brightness up/down keys, the levels change in ...
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How do I show the volume control overlay using Applescript?

I use BetterTouchTool and Applescript to have hotkeys for specific functions. For example, I have Command F11 set up to set my Mac's volume to 19, which is basically the same as 3 dashes on the ...
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Alternative alarm clocks

I have iPhone 6 and iOS 10. I notice that if the mute button is on or the volume is at zero then the alarm doesn't go off. I see many others note the same thing. Is there an non-native app I could ...
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Where to find the setting to change side switch functionality in iOS 10 Beta?

Can't find the setting to change the side switch functionality from 'Ringer/Silent' to 'Mute/Orientation lock'. If this functionality has been removed, is there any way to use the side switch to mute ...
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Camera app on iPhone 4 suddenly deletes the sound of 5 previous videos and all future ones!

I use an iPhone 4 to record videos with the Camera App. Suddenly, the 5 most recent videos got muted sound for no reason at all. The rest of the Camera Roll still has audio. Just those 5 videos got ...
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Iphone headphones volume very low on certain apps

I have the new in ear headphones from apple. I don't know if it's fault of the headphones, but the volume for certain apps, especially calling, and podcast, is very low! I mean when I'm driving the ...