When using the Google Pixel Buds A-Series, you may notice that the sound output is too quiet for your liking. You can check out this troubleshooting guide at Seeking Tech to see how you can potentially fix these low volume issues.
1. Before we begin, you should make sure that you didn’t set the volume low or muted on the paired device.
You may have also accidentally lowered or muted the volume in the media player running in the web browser or app.
2. You should also make sure that the Pixel Buds A-Series aren’t overheating. This is because the earbuds’ performance will be lowered if they get too hot.
You can take a look at this tutorial to see how you can prevent your earbuds from overheating.
3. Moreover, we also recommend recharging your earbuds.
If you are experiencing issues with trying to recharge the Pixel Buds A-Series and/or its charging case, you can check out this guide.
4. You should also check if there is any Bluetooth interference. Make sure that the Pixel Buds A-Series is relatively close to the paired device. You should also make sure that you aren’t close to any other wireless devices.
To find out more about how you can fix the Bluetooth connection problems, you can take a look at this tutorial.
5. You may also want to you clean your earbuds as dust and dirt could be partially blocking the sound output.
To see how to clean the Pixel Buds A-Series, you can take a look at the video from Google below.
6. If you are still having the low volume issue with your Google Pixel smartphone, then it may due to the Disable Absolute Volume setting. Therefore, you can try switch it to off in order to see if the volume increases.
To turn off the Disable Absolute Volume on a Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro, you can take the following steps:
- First off, you need to access the “Developer options” menu. To do so, open the Settings app on your Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro and then select “About phone.”
- In the “About phone” menu, you then need to quickly tap “Build number” 7 times. This should unlock “Developer options” menu, which you can find by going back to Settings and then selecting System.
- In the “Developer options” menu, make sure that “Use developer options” is enabled and then scroll down until you see the “Disable absolute volume” setting.
- Make sure that the “Disable absolute volume” setting is set to off.
7. If you have an Android device that isn’t a Pixel phone, you can go to the Settings menu of the paired device and the select Connections, Bluetooth and then Advanced. Here, make sure that the “Media volume sync” is turned on.
8. If you are using a non-Pixel Android device, you can also go to the device’s Settings menu, Network and then Bluetooth.
Next, go to the Settings menu of your Pixel Buds.
Afterwards, select “Edit the name of the device” and then rename it to “ABS-DO-ENABLE” (without the quotation marks).
After renaming the device, tap and hold the device name and then select Disconnect.
Finally, tap the device name again to reconnect.