Volume Controls - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

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.
    Note When the volume is set to Mute, the alarms are also muted.
    Sound icons


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

  1. To adjust the volume for specific audio settings, from a Home screen, tap Apps Apps icon.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Sound and notification.
  4. Adjust any of the following:
    Note If unable to adjust volume, verify the Turn Off All Sounds setting is disabled.
    • Ringtone
    • Media
    • Notifications
    • System