Volume Controls - The new Moto X™

Adjusting volume controls can help if you're not getting notifications/ringing/vibrating when receiving calls/texts/emails.

Note Pressing the Volume buttons (on the right edge) up or down adjusts:

  • earpiece volume while on a call.
  • media volume while listening to music or playing videos or games.
  • ringtone volume when not on a call and no media apps are actively used.


To adjust volume settings when not on a call or actively using an app, do the following:

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Apps icon (located at the bottom).
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. From the Device section, tap Sound & notifications.
  4. Adjust any of the following then tap Back Back icon (located in the lower-left):
    Note To adjust, tap and hold the Blue dot and drag left or right then release.
    • Media volume
    • Alarm volume
    • Ring volume