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iOS: Volume Control on iPad Don't Work with Speaker

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I used to be able to control the volume on the Pandora app with the buttons on the iPad. Now they have no effect and I can't find any volume control in the app, This leaves me only the controls on the Bluetooth speaker which is on the other side of the room. Any suggestions? Thanks.


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Hi there, @ssif21. 👋

Thanks for your post about the volume control.

You should be able to control the volume from your iPad and/or your speaker device (depending on the settings). I would recommend checking the "Change with Buttons" setting on the iPad under Sounds.

Go to iPad > Settings > Sounds > Under Ringer and Alerts > Change with Buttons is enabled (green).



If you still have trouble, would you mind providing a bit more info?

  • What speaker device are you connected to when this happens? Make and model?
  • Does this only happen with Pandora?
  • Are you able to visit a site like YouTube and use the iPad volume control? 

Let me know. 🎧

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