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How to set different notification volumes for when your Android phone is asleep, and when it's awake

0. phoneArena 02 May 2014, 05:59 posted on

We've all been there - cranking up the notification and ringtone volumes of our Android phones, so that we can hear them jingle when in our pockets or purses, then jumping on the chair when we get a notification while browsing, for instance. It's rather annoying, and most phones don't have separate settings for the system notifications volume when the phone is locked, and when the screen is on...

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posted on 02 May 2014, 06:42 2

1. sriuslywtf (Posts: 177; Member since: 09 Jul 2013)


The beauty of android. :-P

posted on 03 May 2014, 14:04

6. TheGenius (Posts: 262; Member since: 06 Mar 2014)


Cannot agree more.!

posted on 02 May 2014, 09:55 1

2. Stuntman (Posts: 707; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)


I use Volume Widget by Leep Studios to adjust my volume levels.

posted on 02 May 2014, 10:25

3. jroc74 (Posts: 4720; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


I dont even know what that app is....but still gets a thumbs up.

I use Volume Toggle by Emsis Siko.

posted on 02 May 2014, 11:27

4. jroc74 (Posts: 4720; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


They way I have it setup.....in call and alarm volume is always high...with the others set in specific groups: Loud, Normal, Silence, etc...and I can adjust individual volumes in each one.

But I always leave in call and alarm high.

posted on 02 May 2014, 19:38 1

5. qxavierus (Posts: 25; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)


Nothing new. I use Smart Ring Control Android app, to lower the volume when my phone is unlocked. After all, if it's unlocked, then I'm looking at it, and won't miss any calls/notifications, right? Besides, the app allows me to have different ring volume when vertical in my pocket, and when sitting on my desk.

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