You will surely have noticed that the volume of your smartphone divided into several step, and that these steps vary depending on what you adjust the volume (calls, music, alarm clock). These steps are preset and cannot be changed by the user, but thanks to VolumeSteps + today we will see how to edit them!
On most Android devices, usually the volume steps are 7 for calls, for the alarm or for notifications, and 15 for music and videos. By listening to music you can realize that maybe by setting 14 the volume not high enough, and setting it to 15 excessively high and audio distortion occurs.
VolumeSteps + an open source Xposed module created by XDA user P1nGu1n_ that allows you to change the volume steps of your smartphone in a simple and effective way, in order to have a more precise volume management.
Requirements for installing VolumeSteps +
The followingXposed module the most suitable solution to improve your user experience by adjusting the volume of your device to the best depending on the use. The requirements for its installation are:
Installation ofVolumeSteps +
To continue with the installation of theXposed moduleyou will have to take a few short steps that will take you a couple of minutes at most, just like any application.
VolumeSteps + available only as a file .apk, it is possible to carry out thedownloadfrom the official page of the module. After having put it in a directory any of your smartphone, and after enabling the option to use theapplications with unknown originsyou can proceed with the installation of the application.
After installing the application you will have to activate the module from the area Forms Xposed by ticking it on VolumeSteps+and then proceed with restarting the device.
VolumeSteps + setting
Once the application is installed, go to the appropriate menu you will find yourself in front of a screen where you can:
- Change the number of alarm volume, music, ringtone and call steps.
- Change the volume steps of the alert, in the case of earphones, to adapt to the new set value.
- Deactivate thevolume warning too high in case you are using the earphones.
- Set the music volume as the default volume of the Panel volume when the volume keys are pressed.
The volume steps can be changed separately and the settable value varies from a minimum of 5 to a maximum of 50, after changing the steps it will be necessary to restart the device to make the changes effective. In addition, the application allows you to choose whether to display or not its icon in the launcher.
Compatibility and any problems
In rare cases it is possible that you will come across a malfunction capable of sending your device inbootloop, as mentioned among the fundamental requirements for using the tool, you can turn to custom recovery to disable the contrast elements thanks to the presence of a .zip file toflash, calledXposed-disabler-Recovery,released automatically during installation of the Xposed Installer.
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