Bluetooth headset and speakers are so popular, as they are cord-free and easy to connect to any Android phone. Sometimes, users will face low volume issues and cannot increase the volume on the Bluetooth headset/speakers above a certain level. Here are the three most common reasons for Bluetooth audio device’s low volume connected to Android and their fixes.

In most cases, changing the Bluetooth profile (AVRCP) to a higher version and disabling the Bluetooth absolute volume will fix the low media volume issue. Corrupt wireless settings will also cause low volume issues. Phone calls option enabled for other connected Bluetooth devices on Android will also cause low volume.

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Here are three methods to solve the low volume issue on Bluetooth headset and speaker connected to your Android smartphone.

Steps to Fix Bluetooth Devices’ Low Volume Issue on Android

Method 1: Change Bluetooth profile to higher version

  1. Open Settings on your Android phone and choose About phone. Next, tap on build number 7 times to enable Developer Options.
  2. Now, go back to Settings, select System, tap on Advanced and open Developer Options menu.
  3. Scroll down and turn on Disable absolute volume option.
  4. Next tap on Bluetooth AVRCP version and select AVRCP 1.6.
  5. Disconnect Bluetooth devices from your phone and then restart your phone.
Fix low volume of Bluetooth headset and speaker
Fix for low volume of Bluetooth headset and speaker

Method 2: Reset Wireless settings

Resetting the wireless connection will solve the low Bluetooth volume on some Android smartphones. So, if you are still facing the low volume issue, reset wireless settings on your phone.

  1. Open Settings menu on your Android phone, choose System and tap on Advanced.
  2. Next, select Reset options and tap on Reset Wi-Fi, mobile, and Bluetooth.
  3. Restart your phone and pair your Bluetooth device again.

Method 3: Disconnect phone calls for Bluetooth devices

Sometimes, disable phone calls for connected devices will fix the low volume issue of Bluetooth headset and speakers. To turn off ‘Phone calls’ for connected Bluetooth devices follow the steps below.

  • Open Settings and select Connected devices.
  • Next, choose Previously connected devices and tap on the gear icon next to the connected device name.
  • Turn off the ‘Phone calls’ option for that device. Repeat it for other connected devices as well.

So this is how to fix low volume of Bluetooth headphone or Bluetooth speaker with Android phone. Changing equalizer settings in Sound settings will also increase the volume level. Advanced users with rooted devices can use Magisk modules to boost audio output significantly.

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Kannan
Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.

1 COMMENT

  1. Dear Cannan! Thanks for your advices!

    – I’ve tried everything you says … the working solution on my LG G8 turned out to be Bluetooth AVRCP version 1.3.

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