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  1. g7akm

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    Hi does anybody know if their is a update for the volume on the HTC desire as it is very quiet.
     

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    It's quite what? I haven't ever tried one and Verison is getting it in canada, Not Rogers :(
     
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    The volume is very very quiet when the phone rings on full volume in the settings menu.

    DAVE G7AKM.
     
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    Mine was at first but for some reason it went fine

    Dave M0DPP
     
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    Hi ok dave i'll have to wait and see if it improves only had it for 6 days thanks.

    DAVE G7AKM.
     
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    You should have a hard of hearing option in Settings > Call > Hearing aids. Also if the phone is moving it will be quieter unless you turn off Settings > Sound & display > Quiet ring on pickup.
     
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    Hi phone is HTC DESIRE.

    DAVE G7AKM.
     
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    My Desire is great......apart from when i have my headphones in. Its driving me mad as i want it just a tad louder
     
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    Hi Dave,

    Do make sure that you untick 'Quiet on move' default option as bluenova suggests. Set the ring tone level with the side rocker to max. Try the basic ringtones like Old Phone.

    73 Stuart G3SNA
     
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    Hi
    Do make sure that you untick 'Quiet on move' default option as bluenova suggests. Set the ring tone level with the side rocker to max. Try the basic ringtones like Old Phone.

    Done all what you said above stuart but still not loud enough. ?

    DAVE G7AKM.
     
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    Get a hearing aid.
     
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    Dave G7AKM, how loud do you want it to be? after looking at your QRZ.COM profile are you working all your radio's while your DESIRE is ringing? if so then you wont hear it because all radio ops have a thing about having everything turned up to 10 " so they wont miss anything".:rolleyes:
    My desire is very loud on ringing, try listening to your phone when your not wearing "cans" and if you still find it quiet then take it back to wherever you got it and see if they can sort it for you.:cool:
     
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    I agree. this isn't about wanting really loud music, this is about being able to hear it when out and about. I take the tube to work and can barely hear the music, and if listening to a podcast or anything spoken it is nigh on impossible.

    I am using
     
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    Are enough people reporting this to HTC or just chatting about it on forums?
     
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    How do i report this to HTC? Listening to the FM radio or music is really bad on this handset. At max volume its just so low and much lower than any other device i have used. Ringtones etc from the speaker is also much too low.
     
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    You can report it to HTC if you want but at the end of the day it's primarily a mobile phone...not a media player.
    I have no complaints about the vol level of ringtones or alerts on mine.
    All mobile phones are a compromise between features and physical size and space must be limited to fit a decent-sized speaker.
     
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    Well yours must not have the same problems as mine. And what about the very low sound over headphones?
     
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    Let's me check on me...
     
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    Well I have waited 12 months until I thought Android and the phones to run it had converged into the brilliant point it is now, Android and HTC have significantly changed the way we think about mobile devices.

    Imagine my disappointment then when I finally took delivery. The absolutely dire ringer volume. Its NOT Fit for Purpose!!!! (I can only consider using two or three, the rest only my dog can hear).

    Look guys - joking around telling people to go to a quiet environment or worse BUY A HEARING AID is just insulting -

    Nine million people in the UK (15% of the population) suffer from permanent, disabling hearing loss.

    The estimated demographic figure has ranged from 22 million deaf and hard of hearing to as high as 36 million deaf and hard of hearing worldwide. Of these, only a few million are considered "deaf" and the remainder are hard of hearing but cannot use a phone.

    For 30 years this huge group of customers have had a raw deal Paying out for Unused "Call Time" they cannot or simply find too frustrating to rely on and are sick of it - NOW HTC are giving us phones we cannot hear ringing or notifications.

    Boy am I pissed I just signed a 2 year contract. :mad:

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    I have a
     
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    Where are you using the phone? I can hear mine ringing easily enough even in a busy/noisy pub with the phone in my pocket.
     
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    I am disappointed with this too.
    Apart from the quiet ring-tones, when I connect to external speakers the output level is very low, with lots of noise. In the car I need the volume turned to max, and at home on the sterio I need it turned above the setting I would use for the turntable.
    The output seem to be at least 10 - 20 dB down on normal output levels for other devices.
     
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    I posted this in another thread but I was called a liar with hearing problems who didn't understand how sound levels worked.
    :rolleyes:
     
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    Many issues for low volume using headphones / cables etc is due to teh recessed 3.5 mm jack socket. It prevents some 3.5mm Jacks getting a proper contact, resulting in low volume. Some headphones and cables are loud. Others not.
     
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    Get poweramp from the market, use the "phone speaker (loud)" preset option, then go into the graphic equaliser and whack the volume up to max and tell me if you are happy;)
     
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