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Volume, vibration and sound

The volume and vibration can be changed either by using the volume keys or by changing a setting. Sounds and tones can only be changed from a setting.

App settings can override the selected volume, vibration and sound settings.

Volume and vibration

You can change the ring, media, alarm, and call volumes. Additionally, you can set your device to vibrate Ringer vibrate icon. The ring and notification volume Sound on icon affects notifications, the call volume call volume icon affects calls and the media volume Media volume icon affects music, videos, games and other media. For example, if you change the volume while watching a video, the media volume is changed. The alarm volume is indicated with Alarm notification icon.

To change the volume

  1. Press the volume key up or down. This changes the media volume.
  2. To change the ring, notification, or alarm volumes, tap Settings icon. Use each slider to adjust the volume.

Tap a volume icon to quickly turn the volume on or off.

To activate vibrating mode

  1. Press the volume key up or down.
  2. Tap the icon displayed above the slider one or more times until Ringer vibrate icon appears.

To activate sound with vibration for incoming calls

  1. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
  2. Tap the Also vibrate for calls slider to enable the function.

Sounds and tones

To set the ringtone

  1. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Phone ringtone.
  2. Dual SIM users, select a SIM card.
  3. Select an option from the list or tap Add ringtone and select a music file that is saved on your device.
  4. To confirm, tap OK.

To set a specific ringtone for a contact, see Adding and editing contacts. Dual SIM users can set different ringtones for each SIM card.

To set the notification sound

  1. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Notification sound.
  2. Select a sound from the list or select None to turn off all notification sounds and set your notifications to vibrate only.
  3. To select a music file that is saved on your device, tap Add ringtone.
  4. To confirm, tap OK.

You can change your app settings to allow a sound from a specific app even when the notification sound is set to None . See Notifications.

To enable or disable other sounds and tones

  1. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Advanced.
  2. Tap the sliders to enable or disable the different sounds and tones.

Dynamic Vibration

The Dynamic Vibration feature enhances your media experience by adding synchronised vibration when you watch videos or listen to music on your device. To learn more about this feature, go to Settings > Sound > Dynamic Vibration .

Dynamic Vibration turns off automatically in the following cases:

  • The media volume is set to silent.
  • The backlight is off.
  • The device is being charged wirelessly.
  • STAMINA mode is activated.

Dynamic Vibration does not work with all media apps.

Dynamic Vibration levels


No vibration


Less vibration


Well-balanced vibration


More vibration

To adjust Dynamic Vibration settings within a media app

  1. Open the desired media app, for example YouTube or the Album app.
  2. Start playback of the media contents.
  3. Press the volume key to open the volume panel.
  4. Drag the slider for Dynamic Vibration to set the preferred level for this app.
  5. The Dynamic Vibration setting is saved for next time you use this app.

There is no vibration if the media volume is set to silent.

To enable or disable Dynamic Vibration

  • Find and tap Settings > Sound > Dynamic Vibration.
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