There are few things more frustrating than starting to listen to music on your new phone, going to adjust the volume, and then just being DEAFENED by the janky stairstep that happens when your Bluetooth volume is locked to your speaker volume, a feature called absolute volume. This has long been an issue on some Android phones, but the Galaxy S20 is the first time Samsung has shipped a phone using absolute volume enabled by default. Disabling this doesn’t take long, but you do have to unlock the Developer options menu to access it.
How to disable absolute volume in Developer options
A new Pixel 4 discovery shows a previously unknown issue with Google’s newest flagship, one that Google should fix before the Pixel 5 launches.
It took this long to be discovered because it’s a feature that not many Android users take advantage of. But the Pixel 4 still fares worse than its competitors, and the problem affects the Pixel 3 series.
Windows 10 users have discovered a bug that makes it impossible to install drivers outside of Windows Update.
Here’s Microsoft’s fix: Go to Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Security > Device Security and then under Core isolation, select Core isolation details and turn off Memory integrity.
While the Pixel 4 is a fantastic device, it does have some issues that will put certain people off. According to a new report, USB-C data transfer rates might be another Google Pixel 4 specific issue that you’ll have to mitigate.