Android may finally split ringtone volume and notifications sliders
BTW, it’s 2023.
It might seem simple. It might seem stupid. But being able to have separate sliders for your ringtone volume and your notification volume is a big deal.
Since the beginning, “Ring & notification volume” has been a single slider.
This means that if you want to mute the hourly telemarketer scam calls, you must also turn off any indication that you have new notifications.
March came, along with QPR2, and there was no slider change this time around.
But the command still works in the programming, meaning it’s there.
It can be seen as the ADB command “adb shell device_config put systemui volume_separate_notification true.”
Google has also confirmed the feature in a comment in the issue tracker. They marked the issue as “fixed,” meaning that it will eventually see the light of day.
When does Android get new volume sliders?
Millennials around the world can soon rejoice! They’ll be able to turn off their phone’s ringer and still know when their favorite game’s dailies reset.
The feature will likely be fully available during June’s QPR3 update or potentially in Android 14. The feature still isn’t available in the QPR3 Beta or in 14 Beta 1.1.
In the meantime, Android recently released the ability to auto-archive old apps. Go free up some space. We all know you need to.
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