How To Enable Media Volume Limit on Galaxy Z Fold 4

Your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 has a media limiter feature which protects your ears from hearing damage. You will often know that the maximum sound level has been reached when you get the message volume limit reached. The limitation only works when using headphones or Bluetooth audio devices and can be protected by a volume limit PIN.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is one of the latest Android phone models available in the market with a foldable display form factor. It can be used as a smartphone and tablet making it quite versatile and is perfect for individuals looking for a powerful device that can multitask with ease. Some of its best features include its use of a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chip, 4400 mAh battery, and has a storage of up to 1TB.

How do I turn on media volume limiter of Galaxy Z Fold 4?

turn on media volume limiter

One of the features found on your Galaxy Z Fold 4 is the volume limiter which works by preventing the volume form rising to a specific level. This prevents your ears from getting damaged by the loud sound. Take note that this only works if you are using headphones or a Bluetooth audio device.

Here’s what you can do to enable media volume limit on your phone.

Turn on media volume limit on Samsung device

These are the steps you need to perform to enable the media volume limit of your phone.

  • Tap the Settings icon.
  • Tap Sounds and vibration.
  • Tap Volume.
  • To access the volume limiter, tap the three-dot icon located on the upper-rightmost corner of the screen.
  • Tap Media volume limit
  • To activate the feature, simply toggle the OFF switch to turn it ON.

You will know that the media volume limit feature is active when the switch will turn blue.

To set a media volume limit PIN, just toggle to turn on the switch next to Set Volume limit PIN and then follow the rest of the onscreen instructions to set up a PIN.

Turn off media volume limit on Samsung device

The steps to turning off the media volume limit feature is similar to turning it on.

  • Tap the Settings icon.
  • Tap Sounds and vibration.
  • Tap Volume.
  • To access the volume limiter, tap the three-dot icon located on the upper-rightmost corner of the screen.
  • Tap Media volume limit
  • Toggle the switch from On to Off.

Troubleshooting volume limit errors

There are instances when certain issues will occur after you set volume limit on your phone. The Bluetooth speakers you are using might still be too loud or the sound settings might not change.

Here’s what you need to do to fix this problem.

Restart your Samsung phone

The first thing you will need to do is to restart your phone as this will usually fix any issues caused by a minor software glitch.

  • Simultaneously press and hold the Power key and Volume down button on the right edge for approximately 15 seconds.
  • Release the buttons when the Samsung logo appears.

Check for software updates

You need to manually check for any new software updates available for your Samsung device and apply them immediately. This eliminates the possibility of a software bug that might be causing the problem.

  • Go to your phone Settings.
  • Scroll down and tap on Software update.
  • Tap Download and install.

Perform a Factory Reset

This procedure will erase your phone data and bring it back to its original condition. Any corrupted data stored in the operating system which could be causing this problem will be completely removed.

Before proceeding with this procedure, it is recommended that you backup your Galaxy Fold 4 data.

  • Turn off your Samsung Galaxy device.
  • Simultaneously press and hold the Volume up and side buttons until the device vibrates and the Android Recovery screen appears then release all buttons. Allow up to 30 seconds for the recovery screen to appear.
  • From the Android Recovery screen, select Wipe data/factory reset. You can use the volume buttons to cycle through the available options and the side key to select.
  • Select Factory data reset. Allow several seconds for the factory data reset to complete.
  • Select Reboot system now. Allow several minutes for the reboot process to complete.
  • Set up your Android phone.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I connect multiple Bluetooth audio devices to my phone?

    Open the Settings app then tap Connections, and then tap Bluetooth. Make sure the Bluetooth feature is enabled. If it’s on, a list of available Bluetooth devices should appear. Tap the name of the headphones you want to pair, and then follow the on-screen instructions. Once they are paired, follow the same steps for the second pair of headphones.

  2. How to create a custom sound profile with Adapt sound?

    Open the Settings app.
    Search for and select Sound quality and effects.
    Tap Sound quality and effects again, and then tap Adapt sound.
    If needed, tap Allow, and then choose your age group.
    To hear a preview of the different options, tap the gear icon, tap Preview, and then follow the on-screen instructions.
    You can also create a sound profile based on your own hearing ability. Tap Test my hearing, and then tap Start.
    Follow the on-screen instructions to take a hearing test and create your very own sound profile.

  3. How to remove volume limit pin on phone?

    Navigate to and open Settings, and then tap Sounds and vibration. Tap Volume, tap More options (the three vertical dots), and then tap Media volume limit. Navigate to and open Settings, and then tap Sounds and vibration. Tap Volume, tap More options (the three vertical dots), and then tap Media volume limit.

  4. How do I enable power saving mode on my Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4?

    Open Settings.
    Tap on Battery and device care.
    Tap on Battery.
    Tap on Power saving mode and toggle it On.

  5. How do I dismiss lock screen notifications?

    You can dismiss notifications straight from the lock screen. Swipe left or swipe right on the notification until it disappears.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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