Android : How To Override The Behavior Of The Volume Buttons In An Application

Mar 2, 2010

I'd like to use the volume buttons for something else in my Android application. The Dolphin browser does this I am told.

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Android :: Using Volume Buttons In Application

May 20, 2010

I need to use volume buttons to control a variable parameter in my application. I use Activity.onKeyDown to get notified when the button is pressed but the media volume is also increased. Android is doing something like below when I press the volume key:
1. increase media / ringtone volume
2. pass the event to my application
Is there a way to avoid increasing the system volume and use volume key only for my application?

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HTC EVO 4G :: Volume Buttons Seems Loose?

Jun 8, 2010

I've been using this phone for a days now and I'm a bit annoyed that the volume buttons seems loose already especially the down button.

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Jun 29, 2010

Is there a way to reprogram the functionality of the volume buttons to act like zoom in and out when using the camera? Evo 4g

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Android :: Volume Buttons Need To Be Locked

Jun 24, 2010

I am a phone junky, I've had a bunch of phones including all the bberry's. Love my incredible, it's like going 10 years in the future. The only issue I have is I keep bumping the volume buttons. Why don't they have an option to Lock the volume by pushing both buttons at one time? Push both of item again and but unlocks the volume.

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HTC Incredible :: Use Volume Buttons For Camera Zoom

Sep 5, 2010

Can anybody test and see if the following is possible on Incredible handset. Makes the camera a LOT more usable for Evo and I am hoping to upgrade soon :

How to use HTC EVO volume buttons for camera zoom

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HTC Desire :: Volume Buttons Stopped Working

Aug 14, 2010

I've had the Telus Desire for just under a week now and everything about the phone was working great until yesterday when the side volume buttons just stopped working. I can't adjust the ringer volume on my home screens, or the media volume when I'm running any apps or the in call volume either. I feel like I've accidentally triggered some volume lock, but I've searched for answers and come up empty. Does anyone have any ideas as to what happened or how I can solve this? They were working just fine up until yesterday, and I don't believe I installed or changed anything since the buttons were working.

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HTC Desire :: Volume Buttons - Stop Working Randomly

Sep 5, 2010

When I try to adjust the volume (ringer/media/navigation) I press the button and sometimes it's okay but mostly nothing will happen for up to 5 seconds and then all of the sudden it'll catch up and shoot right to the end. If I press it repeatedly instead of holding on, it normally takes a few presses before the first adjustment then it'll work pretty much okay but it might do a few moves then stop again randomly. The most annoying time is when I'm on the phone and I can't hear what's being said! I do not want to install a volume control app.

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Samsung Fascinate :: Position Of Volume And Power Buttons

Oct 20, 2010

Is anyone else annoyed by the fact that the volume and power buttons are positioned at the same level on opposite sides of the phone? When I try to hit the power button I usually hit the volume button as well because of the positioning so my ringer goes from vibrate to on or changes volume. The power button really should have been up top.

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Samsung Captivate :: Volume Buttons Stopped Working?

Aug 26, 2010

Volume Buttons have stopped working. How annoying. Just got everything setup my invisible shield on. And I am going to have to get a new phone.

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HTC Incredible :: How To Turn Screen Back On Using Volume Buttons?

Sep 3, 2010

I remember seeing this once. My power button is getting quite the workout, so I was wondering what app I should download to get that lock icon, which will allow me to use the volume buttons instead.

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Motorola Droid X :: Volume Control Side Buttons Locked

Oct 26, 2010

The volume control on my Droidx sis locked and can no longer be controlled by the buttons on the side of the phone. I've searched for any other post on this problem and can't find a solution. Anyone know how to restore that behavior?

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Android :: Default Camera Can Use Volume Buttons For Taking Pictures?

Aug 13, 2010

I was simply wondering if there was any way to make the default camera or even. Any camera app use the volume control buttons to take the photo? My phone HTC Evo with Fresh 3.0.

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Motorola Droid X :: How To Stop Light Leakage Around Volume Buttons?

Jul 22, 2010

I have been loving my new X and have experienced zero issues with it until tonight. I noticed that there's light leakage around the volume buttons, where the top and bottom components connect. As I trace around the edges, everywhere seems to fine except at that one connection point. Now I'm really concerned that my phone has a physical defect and may need to be exchanged. Has anyone else noticed this? Should I be concerned and get an exchange? I'm really bummed that my phone may have a problem.

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Samsung Vibrant :: Volume Buttons Loose - Hear Rattle Sound

Sep 13, 2010

My volume buttons seem loose. Is that normal you think? Perhaps its a petty thing to think about, but play (I can hear them rattle a bit if I shake the phone gently) in my experience leads to quick wear.

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HTC Droid Eris :: Phone Dropped - Volume Buttons On Side Are Missing

Apr 7, 2010

I dropped my phone from a height of less than 2 feet (knocked it off a table) and the back cover and battery fell off/out. So I popped it all back together, but just noticed that the volume buttons on the side of the phone are missing!

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Android :: Different Behavior When Exiting Application Using BACK And HOME?

Mar 5, 2009

Say a user runs my app from the HOME screen. The app has 3 tabs. Say he/she selectes a different tab, so he/she is in a different screen (same task). Now - if the user presses BACK - the device returns to the HOME screen. If the user launches my app again - the default tab is shown. BUT - if the user presses HOME - the device returns to the HOME screen (same). If the user launches my app again - the OTHER tab is shown.

I understand (sort of) the logic - BACK returns to previous app, popping my app from the history stack, so when launched again - it is started from scratch. But this is confusing my customers - they say it's a bug ! They dont understand the different between two keys doing the same thing as far as they see (returning to HOME). Moreover - I see a different behavior with the built-in DIALER app - I change tabs, press HOME, launch the app again - and it starts with the default tab.

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Android :: Override Default Droid Messaging Application / Make It Default One That Receive Sms?

Sep 20, 2010

I want to override the default android messaging application.
If I receive a sms or mms I want to send that to email but i don't want any notification on phone.
So basically I want to replace the default messaging application.

How can I make my application the default one that receive the sms?

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Android :: Application For High Volume?

Apr 10, 2010

The app that turns up your ring tone volume very high. what it it called and its only one app.

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Sprint HTC Hero :: Need Application For Volume

May 5, 2010

Whenever I put my phone on "silent," its not suppose to make a sound. I have my media volume all the way down. When I get a call, it doesn't ring or vibrate or anything, but when I get a text, it rings. I searched through all the threads about the apps for the volume, but I want to know which one is the best free one. I really don't want a repeat of what happened in my class.

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Android :: Looking For Volume Control Application

Aug 2, 2010

I'm looking for a volume control application (or apps that work together) to
1) Change volumes, vibrate etc. at certain times
2) Lock the volume slider (I'm fed up constantly changing the ringer vol)

I have looked through loads of apps but haven't seen one that does both, and if I use 2 separate programs they fight with each other. I'd prefer one with a widget but not a deal breaker. I currently use Timeriffic for the volume settings/timing and Volume Locker for the locking.

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Android :: Application Controlling Volume

Jun 20, 2010

I am the happy owner of a HTC Legend and a pretty old laptop with Ubuntu Linux installed. Is there any app that lets me control volume etc. on my computer via wifi?

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Android : Add An Array Of Buttons To A GridView In An Application

Apr 21, 2009

I have an application that will have 5-15 buttons depending on what is available from a backend. How do I define the proper GridView layout files to include an array of buttons that will each have different text and other attributes? Each button will essentially add an item to a cart, so the onClick code will be the same except for the item it adds to the cart.

How can I define an array so I can add a variable number of buttons, but still reference each of them by a unique ID? I've seen examples of the arrays.xml, but they have created an array of strings that are pre-set. I need a way to create an object and not have the text defined in the layout or arrays xml file.

Update - Added info about adding to a GridView

I want to add this to a GridView, so calling the addView method results in an UnsupportedOperationException. I can do the following:

CODE:.........

But that doesn't layout the buttons in a grid like I would like. Can this be done in a GridView?

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Android : Flash Buttons In Droid Application?

Apr 17, 2009

Now can any one tell me like can i use flash buttons in android application? I mean swf format. If the answer yes kindly tell me how. As because i have tried this normally. But it was not working.

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Android :: Independent Application Volume Control

Feb 14, 2010

I was just wondering if there was a way to control the volume for each application independently. For example I was using my droid for GPS navigation and music in my car the other day and kept getting shouted at by the navigation since the volume was turned up for the music. Needless to say it gets really annoying fast. This problem stems from the fact that all the apps have their volume control handled by the media volume control.

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Samsung Moment :: Application For Various Volume Controls?

Jan 22, 2010

If there was any app that would allow me to control volume of various other applications. One thing I really loved about my old Blackberry is I could set up a profile that muted everything except calls. When I go to sleep at night I want to be able to get a phone call in case of an emergency, but don't want to hear my email/twitter etc. Apps going off all night. Is there anything out there for my Moment that can accomplish this same thing?

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Android :: Application To Increase Media Volume?

Jul 9, 2010

Is there an app that will increase media volume beyond what the phone naturally lets you?

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Android :: Sliding Button Container For Application Buttons

Sep 3, 2010

I am running out of room on my application for buttons, so I want to stick them into some sort of sliding container, like the one at the top of the Astro File Manager application. How do I go about doing this?

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Android :: Application To Power Down Phone Without Using Hard Buttons

Nov 15, 2010

Is there an app out there that can power down the phone without having to hold the power button? I am not talking about reboots, I mean a full power down from using only the touchscreen?

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Android :: Controlling Sound Volume For One Specific Application?

Jun 24, 2010

I currently use Timeriffic, which has been great at managing settings for different times of the day. What I am looking for, however, is an application similar to that where I can define the sound behavior for one specific application.

What I am trying to do is make it so all notifications are at 10% volume during the night, but Id like to make notifications from Google Talk louder, like at 50%. I haven't been able to find anything that would allow a rule like that, but thought Id ask since you guys seem to know everything!

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Android :: Enable Media Volume Slider In Phone Application

Apr 30, 2010

Some Android programs trigger the "media volume" slider when the hardware volume up/down buttons are pressed. My application seems to set the ringer volume when the hardware buttons are pressed. How would I enable the media volume slider? I would hate for users to have to go into their settings to change the media volume when they use my application.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 :: Application To Increase Call Volume?

Oct 14, 2010

I recently bought a xperia x10 and i am disappointed with the IN CALL VOLUME.its low not able to hear a thing if your outsdide.is there any application to increase the call volume?

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Android :: Placing Buttons - Place Four Buttons Near Top - Left - Bottom - Right Edge Of The Screen

Jul 29, 2009

I am not able to find out the perfect layout(viewgroup) to place four buttons as shown in the attached image. Basically, i want to place four buttons near the top/left/bottom/right edge of the screen.  AbsoluteLayout helped, but it is deprecated (It is also better to avoid AbsoluteLayout as it is not very flexible for orientation changes)

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Android :: How To Play Audio Files At Phone Volume Level / Not Speaker Volume

Nov 22, 2010

I'm writing an Android application that plays back voice mails using Media Player, which are just WAV files that have been sent to the device. When I play the file, it's played on the device's speaker, or else it plays through headphones if they're plugged in. What I want to do is play the file so that it sounds to the user as if it's at the same volume level as a normal phone call. Is there a way to route playback so that the file is played through the phone's ear piece instead of out of the speaker?

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Motorola Droid :: Disable Volume Control Button As It Works On Ringer Volume?

Jan 6, 2010

Is there any way to disable the volume control button as it works on the ringer volume? I use locale, but I bump those buttons often enough and turn the ringer off completely.

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Samsung Vibrant :: Set Volume Rocker To Adjust Notification / Ringer Volume

Jul 17, 2010

I noticed that when turning down the volume of the ringer with the volume rocker it doesn't automatically turn down the notification volume as well. Is there a way to set the volume rocker to adjust both notification and ringer volume to the same level? You can test this by going under Settings/Sound and Display/Ringer Volume...and try adjusting the volume with the rocker and it only adjust the Ringer Volume.

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Android :: How To Change From Ringer Volume To Media Volume?

Oct 12, 2010

On one page of my app there are sounds. Is there a line of code to allow the volume up/down buttons to switch to media volume control for that page of the app only? Or do I need to set it for the entire app, and how do I do that?

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HTC Incredible :: Volume Rocker Defaults To Media Volume

Apr 30, 2010

I don't know if it's from some app I installed or what. But I noticed recently that suddenly the volume rocker only controls the Media Volume or the In-call volume (if you're in a call), not the Ringer Volume. I don't have anything playing, so not sure why it's like that. I want it to default to ringer and I'll worry about Media when I'm actually in a program that uses it.

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HTC Incredible :: Volume Controlling Media Volume / Not Ringer?

May 5, 2010

My dad somehow changed his volume control, so it only affects the media volume. Any clue on how to change it back? Instead of Ringer Volume, it says Media Volume on the box that pops up when pressing the volume controls.

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Jun 18, 2009

I want to make my own Analog class by extending View.............but it is giving

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Android :: Override - Purpose Of This?

Jul 8, 2010

What is the purpose of this?

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Jan 8, 2010

What is wrong with piece of code?

@Override
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Eclipse states that @override cant be where it is.
It says that 'Bundle' is wrong. I am lost.

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Jan 9, 2010

I'm trying to override the method onConfigurationChanged and I get the error:

The method onConfigurationChanged(Configuration) of type BaseActivity must override or implement a supertype method

Here is my BaseActivity.java code...

A lot of post out here in the Internet is saying that I can do that.

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Jul 21, 2010

I downloaded Handcent the other night and started using it for messaging. I feel like I am completely missing something because I don't see an option to turn the stock messaging system off or to make Handcent my primary messaging service. As a result, every time I get a text I get two notifications and the message pops up in both applications.

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Oct 18, 2010

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