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[Q] increase volume?

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By JinxTheCat, Member on 7th May 2014, 02:24 AM
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Is there a way to make the volume louder? For my S4 I found something to flash but is there a way to do that
on the Tab 3 10.1 or anything to increase it through headphones and the speaker? Also I asked some other thread and no oneanswers does anyone know how to make the tab connect to certain wifis? Works at my house and my friens but not at my mom's house even afterresetting her router please help? I asked in the q &a but no one ever answers.
 
 
7th May 2014, 07:50 AM |#2  
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Is there a way to make the volume louder? For my S4 I found something to flash but is there a way to do that
on the Tab 3 10.1 or anything to increase it through headphones and the speaker? Also I asked some other thread and no oneanswers does anyone know how to make the tab connect to certain wifis? Works at my house and my friens but not at my mom's house even afterresetting her router please help? I asked in the q &a but no one ever answers.

Check your settings for your wifi. Try changing to either 2.4 ghz or 5 ghz.... also try your router on channel 11.

As for the sound... There arnt any devs that know how to do this yet.

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7th May 2014, 07:55 AM |#3  
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Check your settings for your wifi. Try changing to either 2.4 ghz or 5 ghz.... also try your router on channel 11.

As for the sound... There arnt any devs that know how to do this yet.

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7th May 2014, 02:47 PM |#4  
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It is fairly easy. You will need to edit a text file in the folder /system/etc. I'm not sure you can access that if you aren't rooted. The file to edit is default_gain.conf. Use a text editor and VERY carefully edit just the speaker section changing the numbers to match the example below on the screen shot. It may distort a little at max volume but drop the level one notch or use a level of 60 where I used 62.
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Depending on your device, the file to edit may have a slightly different name. It end with. CONF and the contents will look like the screenshot. I have done this on a Note2 and a Tab3. You have to reboot after the edit.

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I don't see it anywhere in that folder...even with es file manager set for showing hidden files. Can we just create the file? Or do it have to be there originally?

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20th May 2014, 04:34 AM |#6  
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I don't see it anywhere in that folder...even with es file manager set for showing hidden files. Can we just create the file? Or do it have to be there originally?

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mxplayer has an option to use swdecode instead of hw and doubles your volume
i turned my droid 2 into an mp3 player/radio and it does pretty good
i almost don't hear the lawnmower going with headphones in

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It is fairly easy. You will need to edit a text file in the folder /system/etc. I'm not sure you can access that if you aren't rooted. The file to edit is default_gain.conf. Use a text editor and VERY carefully edit just the speaker section changing the numbers to match the example below on the screen shot. It may distort a little at max volume but drop the level one notch or use a level of 60 where I used 62.
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Depending on your device, the file to edit may have a slightly different name. It end with. CONF and the contents will look like the screenshot. I have done this on a Note2 and a Tab3. You have to reboot after the edit.

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would post file please ? as text
thanks.
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mxplayer has an option to use swdecode instead of hw and doubles your volume
i turned my droid 2 into an mp3 player/radio and it does pretty good
i almost don't hear the lawnmower going with headphones in

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would post file please ? as text
thanks.

Sorry I was slow in responding. The file absolutely must be in /system/etc. It will show up after the various folders. It is default_gain.conf. I don't know if a non-rooted user can see that file. Are you rooted.?
I don't see a way to upload a file from XDA Free on the tablet. All you need to do is carefully change a few numbers and reboot and you will have all the volume you want.

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Sorry I was slow in responding. The file absolutely must be in /system/etc. It will show up after the various folders. It is default_gain.conf. I don't know if a non-rooted user can see that file. Are you rooted.?
I don't see a way to upload a file from XDA Free on the tablet. All you need to do is carefully change a few numbers and reboot and you will have all the volume you want.

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yup good w/root
just want to look at yours and mine side by side
i don't use xda app, i tend to be web-site or bust
either way thanks for responding
peace
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