Adjust Volume on Galaxy S5

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Hi you are watching VisiHow and today we are going to show you how to adjust the sound on your Samsung Galaxy S5 or S5 Mini. There are several ways you can do this. One method is by pressing the volume button, up or down.

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    Tap the settings icon next to the volume.
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    This will allow you to adjust system notification sounds, media sounds, ringtone sounds, and actual system sounds.
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    Another method that we can use; (tap the screen to go out of there), is to go down to the apps icon which is down here on the bottom right.
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    You can also swipe down from the notifications panel.
    Tap on apps, and you are going to look for settings, which is a gear-shaped icon right here. Tap on this gear shaped icon.
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    It's going to pop settings up, and right here at the very beginning from settings, quick settings, you'll have sound.
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    Simply tap on sound.
    And now we have the sound mode, volume mode, ringtones, vibrations, vibrate when ringing, dialing keypad tone, touch sounds, screen lock sounds, sound when tapped, call, messages, email, S Planner, and then advanced: music effects.
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    So let's start off with sound mode, as you can see I've got some e-mail from VisiHow in sound mode.
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    Tap on sound mode.
    You can select from sound, vibrate, and mute. We're going to leave it on sound.
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    If you would select vibrate, it would put it on vibrate.
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    If you would select mute, it would put it on mute.
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    So now I'm going to tap on sound mode, and then tap on sound to be back to it.
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    Next, we have the volume option.
    For volume, you simply tap volume.
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    And it gives you the same screen that we have earlier, for our different sounds across the system.
    I'm going to go ahead and select cancel.
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    If you would like, you could tap volume.
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    You can adjust ringtone, the sound changes as I go down and up, when I go down all the way it changes to vibrate.
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    When I put the ringtone on vibrate, it also changes the notifications, and system sounds to vibrate.
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    However, if I put notifications down, all the way down, it does not change the ringtone.
    The same for system sounds. So vibration is a master control. Music, video, games, and other media are affected differently than your ringtone. Just tap OK.
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    Next, we have vibrations.
    I can choose how I want my vibrations. Basic call vibration, a heartbeat vibration, then a jingle bell vibration, then we have a ticktock vibration, waltz, and zig-zig-zig. Basic call works for me, so that's what I'm going to keep.
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    If you like, you can actually create a vibration.
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    So tap, tap, tap, etc, and then press create pattern.
    Press stop.
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    Now I press play and this is my vibration pattern.
    I'm not going to save this because, I'm not terribly interested in creating a pattern.
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    Tap the back button to go back.
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    Now, we'll do vibrate when ringing.
    Do I want the phone vibrating when ringing? Usually, yes, I do. It does use a little more battery, but not much. Dialing keypad tone, do I want the phone to beep when I'm dialing keypads? It's either a no or yes. I like it to make little beeps when I'm pressing keypad buttons, it let's me know that I'm actually pressing the buttons. Sometimes, I might not get some feedback and that bothers me. Touch sounds, you play sounds when making screen selections. Again, like dialing the keypad, I like that, because again, it might be noisy outside, you may not know that you've done something.
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    Screen lock sound, so you can have a sound when locking the screen or unlocking the screen.
    This is good for two reasons. One, if you have a simple lock pattern, and you actually unlock your phone in your pocket, it is going to make some noise which can prevent you from accidentally calling your boss, or your significant other when maybe you didn't want to call them.
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    Next, sound when tapped.
    This gives you the option to select whether or not there is a do-do sound.
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    Now we have Samsung applications.
    The call application.
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    We can choose to personalize our ringtones, and keypad tones, our sound, and our vibrate.
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    I'm going to go ahead and have my call alerts vibrate.
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    Just tap call to go back.
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    And the same thing for messages.
    You can repeat a message alert.
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    I like to repeat a message alert, let's say, every 10 minutes.
    This is good for me.
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    Vibrate is nice.
    Notifications sound, I really dislike this little whistle that I have, but probably the rest of them are not that great either.
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    We have a canary, I have children, that's fantastic, I'll have a canary in my pocket.
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    And there we go , I have a canary in my pocket when I get messages.
    You can go back, you can do the same thing, just tap call, and you can change the tones here.
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    Whether you want them, how you want them, what type of ringtone that you are going to have, for which phone line, so if I go to SIM 2, over the horizon, is my current ringtone.
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    Here is Peaceful Strum.
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    For me, personally, that's extremely irritating.
    When someone gets a phone call and I have to listen to an entire song. Are you going to answer your phone? And they say, oh, I love this part of the song. Well, that's great, you have a music feature on your phone. Your phone should be ringing. Maybe I'm a little old fashioned, probably I'm a little old-fashioned, but, I'm not going to subject you to listening to me cycle through the tones until I find one that actually sounds like a phone to me. Or a canary, I did kind of like that. So let's go back from ringtones.
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    Back again from ringtones and keypad tones.
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    You can also personalize call sounds.
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    In call sound equalizer, and adapt the sound, you can pick a sound that works for you.
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    So you can set this up, and you can choose what works for you and how you like it.
    However, this is another video.
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    We'll get back to that later.
    In call sound EQ, the same situation, you can choose how you want it to be. So soft sound, clear, adaptable sound.
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    Again, these two things, we'll touch base on those in another video.
    So back to call.
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    The same thing applies to e-mail.
    You can choose your e-mail settings. Now, at the moment, Samsung is telling me I have no e-mail set up. I'm not going to set that up, so I'll hit cancel.
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    The same thing for S-Planner, I have S-Planner, but I'm not actually using it at the moment.
    Once I set that up, we'll do a tutorial on that as well.
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    For now, you can choose the alert type, pop-up, status bar notifications, is it going to make noise, or is it not going to make noise.
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    These are all things that are generally going to be specific to you.
    Music effects is our last one. So, the music for the phone, you have two options, you have SoundAlive, and MusicFX.
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    These are the control panels where you adjust your music.
    We'll come back to that as well in a future video where we'll be discussing that topic, OK? So that is how you adjust the sound, obviously the volume button is over here.
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    We'll show you some more information on volume and volume settings in later videos for the more advanced features.
    Thank you for watching VisiHow, and have a great day and we'll look forward to seeing you again in a future video.
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