1. shadowsjc's Avatar
    I don't know if this is a "feature" that was enabled in the latest Chrome update, but as of the past few days, I've had this happen and annoy me to no end:

    - listen to music on Poweramp or Pandora (phone is plugged in to my car stereo via AUX / headphone jack
    - open Chrome browser
    - phone automatically "lowers volume to prevent hearing damage" (or whatever that annoying pop up says).

    If i reset the volume back up, it will lower itself automatically every time I open Chrome.

    This will automatically happen only with Chrome, and no other browser. Anyone else seeing this?

    (bluetooth is not an option as I don't have that in my car)
    03-06-2014 08:24 AM
  2. razr maxximus's Avatar
    My Sirius/XM radio app does that too. I have it plugged in through the headphone jack and every time I turn it back on, it resets to lower. Very annoying. Should be able to check mark something like "don't remind me again"
    03-06-2014 07:10 PM
  3. D_atribe's Avatar
    I have a similar problem with Audible. Same annoying pop up and volume reset. It happens randomly with the phone locked and unlocked.

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-07-2014 01:42 AM
  4. mccornwall's Avatar
    The G2 just does that. Most annoying nanny-state feature ever. I'll take care of my own damn ears thank you.
    03-07-2014 07:19 AM
  5. shadowsjc's Avatar
    I have never noticed that it lowers the volume after opening Chrome though. That part was new to me. Maybe I just never noticed it before
    03-07-2014 08:19 AM
  6. D_atribe's Avatar
    This issue seems to be getting worse for me. When using Audible or any music app (including the built in one) I can't go more than 20 minutes before it glitches, then lowers the volume with the pop up about hearing protection. After that it just stops whatever is playing completely in most cases. I can't tell if it's just mine or if it's a common problem. I'm not rooted and am thinking about returning it to Verizon for a replacement... Again.

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-12-2014 11:49 AM
  7. sbudaj's Avatar
    Try Hearing Saver which you can download from Play. Despite the name I think it will do what you want. Works for me.

    Sent from my LG G2 with Tapatalk
    03-12-2014 10:31 PM
  8. D_atribe's Avatar
    I will. Thanks!

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-14-2014 01:52 PM
  9. shadowsjc's Avatar
    weird . i haven't made any changes to the phone, but as of a few days ago this problem has gone away. i did notice that Chrome rolled out an update - maybe this bug was fixed? hopefully it doesn't come back
    03-25-2014 08:27 AM

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