Volume Locker

Volume Locker


This app helps prevent against accidental volume changes by confirming the change you made, by either tray notification or a pop up. If you don't approve the change, the volume will be reset within a set amount of seconds.

Great for people who accidentally changes their volume, have small kids, don't want their phone to go off accidentally in meetings, or even have apps which modify the sound settings a lot. It works with most profiling apps: Locale & Tasker ("Locale Audio Update Notifier" plugin necessary), Timeriffic, Setting Profiles, Ring Toggle, AAM, Bedside, etc.

By setting the timeout to "instant", the locked volumes will revert instantly without prompting.

The camera permission is to prevent Volume Locker from popping up due to the shutter sound on some devices. This app doesn't take pictures, it just detects if the camera is in use.

Features: unobtrusive, auto-start, call friendly, multiple volume lock

Exclude from task killer!

Regarding the Samsung Galaxy S: If VL doesn't work or save your settings properly, it's due to the upgrade to 2.2.1 breaking the settings permissions. Reinstalling won't fix it, the only fix is resetting the device. This is a Samsung issue and not related to VL.

Ring Control Audio Guard Manager

Recent changes:
The tray icon is enabled by default to prevent the system from stopping the service if there's a heavy system load. If you wish to disable the icon, the option is available under the Service Settings.

1.3.3 Update for ICS - Fixes widget dimensions.

1.3.2 ICS Update. This uses a whole new settings file for ICS users, so your settings will have to be redone. Sorry for the inconvience, but it had to happen eventually. :/
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4.2
User ratings
2432
Installs
100,000+
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0
File size
92 kb
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About Volume Locker
This app helps prevent against accidental volume changes by confirming the change you made, by either tray notification or a pop up. If you don't approve the change, the volume will be reset within a set amount of seconds.

Great for people who accidentally changes their volume, have small kids, don't want their phone to go off accidentally in meetings, or even have apps which modify the sound settings a lot. It works with most profiling apps: Locale & Tasker ("Locale Audio Update Notifier" plugin necessary), Timeriffic, Setting Profiles, Ring Toggle, AAM, Bedside, etc.

By setting the timeout to "instant", the locked volumes will revert instantly without prompting.

The camera permission is to prevent Volume Locker from popping up due to the shutter sound on some devices. This app doesn't take pictures, it just detects if the camera is in use.

Features: unobtrusive, auto-start, call friendly, multiple volume lock

Exclude from task killer!

Regarding the Samsung Galaxy S: If VL doesn't work or save your settings properly, it's due to the upgrade to 2.2.1 breaking the settings permissions. Reinstalling won't fix it, the only fix is resetting the device. This is a Samsung issue and not related to VL.

Ring Control Audio Guard Manager

Recent changes:
The tray icon is enabled by default to prevent the system from stopping the service if there's a heavy system load. If you wish to disable the icon, the option is available under the Service Settings.

1.3.3 Update for ICS - Fixes widget dimensions.

1.3.2 ICS Update. This uses a whole new settings file for ICS users, so your settings will have to be redone. Sorry for the inconvience, but it had to happen eventually. :/
User reviews of Volume Locker
Works as expected. I love it.
Dec 24, 2011
very nice i expect this one
Sep 24, 2011
Must have application. Please make it compatible with "automateit" application. thx.
Jul 9, 2011
Excellent! In conjunction with Simple Sound Profiles Widget this really makes my day. Don't have to get my pants scared off by some stupid notification anymore, but I can still increase my call volume quickly without worrying about my other sounds changing too. I'd love to see an option to restore the volume once the current app is closed. I will try and use Setting Profiles or Tasker to restore the Simple Sound Profile for now. Thanks! G2/HTC Desire Z - stock rom, temp rooted.
Mar 30, 2011
Top absolut Nützlich!
Dec 28, 2010
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Mar 17, 2015
Good app Just what I needed for my LG. Now I don't have to worry about lowering the Ringer volume when I push the side buttons which was really a problem before. Great app and thanks for making it free.
A Google User
Mar 11, 2015
Exactly what I was looking for Downloaded this because of a fault with my phone that means my volume decreases to 33% persistently and randomly, this had gotten to be a big problem especially when driving and using my phone for music, this app successfully vibrates when the fault occurs and then corrects it, I set it to timeout in 5 seconds which is more suited to my needs than the default, great app
A Google User
Mar 5, 2015
OMG IT WORKS! THANK YOU! It really locks your volume preventing you from switching to another sound profile. Best of all is that if you manually change the sound profile, a notification pops up to ask you to verify it otherwise it switches back to the profile it was at before. Also let's you lock certain volumes and it works on lollipop! Thank you!!!
A Google User
Feb 27, 2015
This doesn't work It's a piece of shit which has no use at all.
A Google User
Feb 26, 2015
Doesn't work with Lollipop Doesn't work on my Samsung S5 with Lollipop. Volume change gives warning buzz, but volume changes.