How to Limit Media Volume on Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 | Step-by-Step Guide

This post will help you access the settings menu on the Galaxy Tab S6 where you can limit media volume. Read on for more detailed instructions.

Samsung phones and tablets have a media volume limiter feature that prevents the volume from rising above the set level. This feature is mainly aimed at protecting your ears from acquiring any sort of hearing damage from an intense sound volume.

When enabled, this feature will trigger the device to prompt a “Volume limit reached” popup message each time the volume is increased and exceeds the set volume limit.

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And here’s how to access and activate the media volume limiter on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

Actual Steps to Limit Media Volume on the Galaxy Tab S6

Time Needed : 5 minutes

Below are the actual steps carried out when activating the media volume limiter feature on the Galaxy Tab S6 device. Available settings and menu options may vary based on the service provider or software version of the device.

  1. To get started, swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen.

    Performing this gesture will trigger the Apps viewer to launch on the next display.

    On the Apps viewer, you will see different app icons that serve as shortcut controls to downloaded and system applications.

    use media volume limiter tab s6 - home

  2. To continue, tap Settings.

    Doing so will let you access the main settings menu of your device.

    The settings menu highlights basic and advanced features for you to manage and activate when needed.

    use media volume limiter tab s6 - settings

  3. To proceed with this demo, select Sounds and vibration.

    The sounds and vibration menu opens next.

    In this menu, you can see the essential audio controls and other relevant features you can modify or customize.

    use media volume limiter tab s6 - sounds

  4. Locate then select Volume from the given items.

    Doing so will launch the Volume settings and controls on the next screen.

    use media volume limiter tab s6 - volume

  5. On the upper-rightmost corner of the Volume screen, tap the triple-dot figure.

    Doing so will open a pop-up menu.

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  6. From the pop-up menu, tap Media volume limit to proceed.

    On the next screen you will see the switch to activate media volume limit along with other relevant items.

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  7. To continue with this demo, you will need to turn on the Off switch. That said, tap to toggle the switch to the ON position.

    Doing so will enable the tablet’s media volume limit feature.
    Turning the media volume limit switch also activates the custom volume limit slider.

    You can drag this slider right or left to adjust and customize the volume limit according to your preferences. Otherwise, just leave it as is.

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  8. Beneath the custom volume limit slider, there’s an option to set the limit PIN.
    If you want to use this feature, simply toggle to turn on the switch next to it.

    Doing so will trigger the numeric soft keys to show up beneath the display.

    use media volume limiter tab s6 - set PIN

  • Android 10
  • Galaxy Tab S6

Should you wish to proceed, tap the text field and then key in your preferred PIN code to use or set as the limit PIN and follow the rest of the onscreen prompts to finish setting up the PIN.

Also be sure to note this PIN for later use.

Assigning a set limit PIN however is only optional.

If you don’t want to use it, then just tap Cancel or keep the switch off.

The limitation is only applied when using headphones or Bluetooth speakers. A special PIN can also be assigned to protect this setting.

Aside from the media volume limiter, Samsung mobile devices also entrenched other advanced audio features including Dolby Atmos, equalizer, UHQ upscaler, scalable codec and more.

Aside from the Tab S6, these features are likewise available on other Galaxy devices with Android 7 (Nougat) or later OS versions.

To view more comprehensive tutorials and troubleshooting videos on different mobile devices, feel free to visit The Droid Guy channel on YouTube anytime.

Hope this helps!


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