Google Pixel 3a - Volume Controls

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.

Volume keys


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

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings app icon > Sound Sound icon.
  3. Adjust any of the following by moving the slider left or right:
    • Media volume Media volume icon
    • Call volume Call volume icon
    • Ring volume Ring volume icon
    • Alarm volume Alarm volume icon