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Adjusting keyboard "click" volume

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Hakky, May 25, 2010.

  1. Hakky

    Hakky Lurker
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    I did the OTA upgrade to 2.1 last week, and noticed that the "click" when typing on the keyboard is really loud now. I notice this mostly when texting, which I do at work, and now it's so loud that everyone around me can hear.

    So, the question is how to adjust the volume for text input? I can't for the life of me figure out where this setting is. I have looked through all the menus but I guess there is one that I havent found. I also looked in the Handcent app menu and there's nothing in there. Also no adjustment in the standard text program either.

    Any help would be appreciated, sorry if this is a dumb question. I am usually pretty good at figuring this stuff out.

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  2. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Android Expert

    Settings>Sound & Display>Audible Selection. I think this can turn it off, this setting page does't show an adjustment for volume though.
  3. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Android Expert

    Sorry, using "Audio Manager" from the Market you can adjust the "System Volume". Sorry for a second post, I can't seem to edit anymore ... I am on probation...:D
  4. Hakky

    Hakky Lurker
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    I tried this, but it makes no difference whether that setting is checked or not.
  5. Hakky

    Hakky Lurker
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    Great, I'll give this a shot. Thanks!!

    (Wouldn't it be easier to just make it adjustable on the standard software? I feel like I did adjust it on 1.5....)
  6. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Android Expert

    DDustiNN and gridbug like this.
  7. Hakky

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    xx_bishop_xx Android Expert

  9. gridbug

    gridbug Well-Known Member

    Actually, I tried this and while it did silence the keyboard click issue (using Skype) it also negated the notification noises when I get email and SMS. Any idears? Could be an easy solution, but I'm running on little sleep and am 3/4's of the way through a 12 hour shift at work...

  10. Shnuddy

    Shnuddy Well-Known Member

    To just turn off the typing sounds: menu, settings, Language & Keyboard, Touch Input, Text Input, Uncheck Sound Feedback (here you can also uncheck Vibrate when Typing if you want). :)
  11. gridbug

    gridbug Well-Known Member

    Attempted this but since I'm using Swype with the 2.1 v3 firmware manually installed I had to modify the instructions thusly:

    Langauge & Keyboard
    Swype (Swype Settings)
    Disable Audio Feedback (Turn off sounds from Swype) - CHECKED

    Problem solved!

  12. jpgoggin

    jpgoggin Member

    I spent the $1.99 to get audioManager pro. Well worth it. It lets you have preset shortcut icons. I have three, Work, Sleep and Play. Just bang the shorcut and it sets all the volumes to your preset for that condition. This let me get rid of Locale.

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