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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Playing sound on Android does not respect system settings
Date Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:21:53 GMT
Please file an issue in JIRA, otherwise we can't track it, and it'll be
forgotten.
On Jul 11, 2014 9:37 AM, "Andrew Grieve" <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:

> Makes sense to me! :)
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 11:35 AM, Andrey Kurdumov <kant2002@googlemail.com
> >
> wrote:
>
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > I have latest version of Media plugin on Android and have following
> > behavior when playing sound. When playing sound it does not respect
> > settings which user set on their phone. For example when user mute sound
> > entirely, sounds still playing, when I lower volume of the sound, it is
> > still playing loud, as this change is not applied. I see only setVolume
> > method and no getVolume method, so I could not manually set volume for
> the
> > sound as a workaround.
> >
> > What I think would be good is that by default if I play sounds on Android
> > it will be played with same volume which is specified in system settings
> by
> > user and setVolume operates respectful to the current user preference for
> > the volume. For example when calling setVolume(1.0) lead to playind sound
> > with volume specified in the current settings, not max volume available
> to
> > the device.
> >
> > Regarding that I have following concerns:
> > 1. What are behavior on other platforms, should it be changed also to
> match
> > with proposed behavior?
> > 2. Would this be breaking change, and thus should be avoided?
> >
> > For me as a developer which using Cordova proposed behavoir is preferred,
> > since t allows me easier way of handling sound. I could live with
> getVolume
> > provided me current system volume settings, but that way each developer
> > like me would implement similar system like me. Would be good that
> actually
> > Cordova provide such implementation without the need to reimplement that
> > for each application.
> >
> > I interested in having this on Android and iOS and could implement that
> > myself on both platforms if needed.
> > I would like to hear from you guys about this idea, before I jump in and
> > start creating patch/pull request with implementation.
> >
> > For reference I have Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with Android 4.4.2 and Samsung
> > S4 with Android 4.4.2 and on both I experience same behaviour
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Andrey Kurdyumov
> >
>

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