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  1. vonchowder's Avatar
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    Im having trouble controlling the volume. I want to keep my ringer off and vibrate on while at work. So I lower it all the way using volume rocker. Then I go to listen to music and I find out that I have to turn the volume up.... it seems this simultaneously turns up the ringer, because I receive a phone call and the music dims down (in my headphones)... so I take off the headphones and pull out the headphone jack and am alarmed to hear the ringer blaring out of the phone's speaker!. Not good while at work.

    So then I end the call and Boom! Skrillex comes blasting out of the speaker as the music suddenly resumes! Again, not good while at work. I was using the Nokia music player to play locally stored music.

    Am I missing something?... I feel like the ringer and the media volume should be maintained separately, and automatic resumption of media after a call interruption is not good.
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    Unfortunately, that's the way Microsoft's done this one. . .we're all hoping for a separation of the two in a future update but for now it's one volume to rule them all.

    I actually like the automatic play on media after calls/interruptions. Feels more seamless to me, but you do have to remember what you were doing.
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    Turn off the ringer with the button in the top right corner of the screen when the volume controls are showing. That way you can listen to music and the ringer won't sound. As for the resume, you'll have to pause the music when you get a call. I like the auto resume myself.
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    Try going to settings > ringtones&sounds > and set the ringer to off.

    Or, Tap the volume button and then tap the bell icon at the top of the screen. it should turn to wavy lines indicating the ringer is off.
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    Yes, this is definitely a minor issue for me too. It's not a deal breaker, but I would really prefer to have separate controls for ringer and media as the OP alluded to. The one thing I really liked about my S3 was that I had separate volume controls for alarms, music, video, and games. So, I do hope that Microsoft/Nokia is listening. Let's get this fixed in the next update.
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    I had Volume Control app on my Rezound and it was just awesome, let you adjust 5 different things. So far my only dissapointment, it would be great to have!
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    Also my only real disappointment with my Windows Phone after moving from Android - also hate how you can't have phone on vibrate without making alarms useless. Hope MS fixes this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by remyjette View Post
    Also my only real disappointment with my Windows Phone after moving from Android - also hate how you can't have phone on vibrate without making alarms useless. Hope MS fixes this.
    I have my phone on silent every night and even leave my headphones plugged in some nights and the alarm still works through the loud speaker and vibrate every time
    Mandos and hopmedic like this.
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    Yea, its crazy right? More so when you see people defend this stupid mistake.
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    Quote Originally Posted by remyjette View Post
    Also my only real disappointment with my Windows Phone after moving from Android - also hate how you can't have phone on vibrate without making alarms useless. Hope MS fixes this.
    My alarms work fine when the phone is on vibrate. I've tried this using the stock alarms app and 627am app. I've tried it on a lumia 620 and it works just fine. At night I put the phone on vibrate and the alarm rings without any issue.
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    my nokia lumia 620 was dropped from my hand yesterday. the volume controller button isnt working since then...is it possible to control the volume through touch? or some other way....
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    No i don't think so :(
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    Yes! There needs to be a separate media volume and ring volume control! The ringer doesn't need 30 levels of volume control either, it only needs maybe 5. I don't understand why anyone would think that your music volume would correlate with your ringer. What if I had my ringer on full blast and put in headphones? I would get blown away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ewphone View Post
    Yes! There needs to be a separate media volume and ring volume control! The ringer doesn't need 30 levels of volume control either, it only needs maybe 5. I don't understand why anyone would think that your music volume would correlate with your ringer. What if I had my ringer on full blast and put in headphones? I would get blown away.
    Hopefully added/resolved in WP 8.1

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