I have the same problem as everyone else in this thread. Works absolutely perfect. Thanks a lot! ENJOY! My phone sits closer to me where as my BT speaker is hard to reach. They managed to break it in such manner that they still didnt fix it after almost a month from first report. 'Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer'. @sarai2 Thanks this worked for me. Same problem here. Microsoft has ruined an otherwise truly exceptional speaker system. One thing is sure, the latest Windows cumulative update of July 2018 (KB4340917) hasn't solved the problem. I have updated bluetooth driver and tried troubleshooting but it doesn`t help. • Sending out 'Play' or 'Next' media commands. After installing bluetooth speakers and connecting them successfully (beep! My other Edifier M3280BT were always ok as were my Jabra Elite 65Ts. You have to turn off the “absolute volume” in the registry: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14169/windows-10-fix-bluetooth-problems 178 It’s the registry part in the last section " Troubleshoot problems with Bluetooth accessories" in “Audio”. mention their machine also being a Lenovo. Pick up today. keep that window open at all times. Exactly the same problem, with an Edifier E3360BT. Same problem here. Reading threads and wasting my time again. Thank you very much sir. The 616 offers a lot of options. Same problem here. On a side note, due to the way I had my volume set up, I think I blew the driver out of my right speaker after the update applied. Thank you Microsoft! RETRO VC Volume Control : Indoor amplified volume control with two-source option and volume control, typically used in rooms with no need for a Room Station. GJ, BTW it doesnt work on Marshall Kilburn also. Please let us know once you have got some answer please! You have tocontrol the volume from the speakers themselves. The sound also crackles and breaks up a lot more, especially while typing or clicking the mouse. we want this to work as best as possible so let me know the devices you're having issues with and we'll look into For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I also have Edifier bluetooth speakers and that is EXACTLY my experience on two laptops which were updated to the April 2018 update. The JBL Playlist will work but only with Groove Music. This is the only real answer as rolling back drivers results in a loss of functionality and only works if your BT adapter is Realtek. Every bluetooth speaker device I have tried. How are we in July and this is still a problem?!! Exactly the same problem with Edifier R1010BT speakers. I had the exact same issue with the Edifier R2730DB. Have you all checked event viewer (winlogo +X) and expand windows logs> take a look at Application or System to find all errors relate to Bluetooth. Common problems with Anker SoundCore speakers include pairing problems, audio issues, power problems, and more. i have excactly the same problem as mention above! Thanks, Ear Trumpet resolved the issue for me. To get to the app volume settings, you need to visit "App volume and device preferences" in Settings --> Sound. Interesting fact: A 2nd one of the same type worked as it should. In-Wall Speaker Accessories. I have tested it with iTunes, VLC and Chrome (radio station). Now I can't control my Edifier luna e25 HD anymore. It works perfectly. Will rely on this until bug is fixed. Hopefully, that’s fixe… The slim, flat speaker is surprisingly large in diameter, allowing it to pack a lot of volume in a small area. You make me save a few bucks. This is exactly why i postpone my updates, but this time Microsoft really outdid themselves. I've found some universal solution for the malfunction volume sound control via bluetooth speakers (all kind), after April Update. It took several hoars of Research for me. I tried the fix of disabling Absolute Volume. Can't change the volume. come back to sort out basic stuff. Once I noticed my mistake, I followed your steps and it also worked for me. It does drain the battery quickly, but if you’re only using it to fall asleep, this shouldn’t be an issue. ie. Exact same problem with my Edifier 1700BT.... haven't found a workaround yet! Totally frustrated. My bluetooth device works as before the update. I'm using the same no-name Bluetooth adapter on both PCs. For everyone here who is confused why this was changed, the intent was that Windows would control the volume directly on the Bluetooth device via the Windows master volume control, so when you hit Vol+/Vol- on Windows, you would see the volume The playback control button on the left side of the speaker provides great convenience. Sounds great on paper, right? If you could fix it as soon as possible it would be nice. OK actually you've got to choose the 'RtkAvrcpCtrlr' file from the 'Win8X64' folder... don't be afraid to try. Cannot move the slider of the volume control. Samsung seem to have gone quiet regarding a solution to this problem. None of the Drivers fix it. I have exactly the same problem - i have two PC's at home - one is running april update (that one has problem that you mentioned) another one does not have this update and sound works fine. Do you have an ETA you can share? It's crazy that this problem has been there for months and Microsoft can't fix it. slider which is broken because the underlying function in Windows is broken. I have also tried disconnecting/reconnecting my device, This should not be an accepted answer at this point in time. I just had a major windows update and now have the same issue as everyone above. No issues before the last windows update. Jump to Try using a different speaker to see if this fixes your audio issue. Create You can access Bose SoundLink Color Speaker Replacement where you will receive step by step instructions to replace the speakers. 5. Groove appears to be making a change - likely related to the volume updates / defects. I don't like being the beta/alpha tester for your new xeon based enterprise window versions... Hey MICROSOFT YOU BROKE THE FRIGGIN BLUETOOTH. Just to add a little something that really expands how the volume is used, download from the Play Store Sound Assistant and Precise Volume. I also confirm that this "tweak" worked!!! Adjust the volume using the volume buttons or other volume control functions on the speakers or headphones. You must toggle Bluetooth off and back on and also turn Bluetooth speaker off and back on. Don't you test your updates I even reinstalled my Laptop and then a made a tool in visual Studio wich compares the whole registry of 2 PCs one with an old Version of Windows. Sound Bars. It solved one problem but created another one. After A LOT of googling, I found a thread on answers.microsoft.com. If the sound is distorted, try lowering the volume on your device and raising it on the speaker. Same problem, no solution proposed in this thread is working. Click Action menu and click scan for hardware changes. Master volume basically now has only 2 settings, 0 or 100. The solution is rather simple, and it only requires accessing Developer options. Or at the very least, tell us where the registry key is to disable this so we can go back to the way it was! 1. TaoTronics TT-SK15. /Win81x64/RtkAvrcpCtrlr >>, ….and now it works like a charm. ): While rolling back drivers did the trick, now I have no options for enhancements and now my adapter (PHILIPS AEA2700) disconnects randomly. Same problem after update while using Philips BT100. Also try toggling the developer options setting "Disable absolute volume". Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Bluetooth\Audio\AVRCP\CT. Wish I could program like that!! THANK YOU! I have a JBL Go speaker. ", This did it for me, I had the previous drivers work on an old windows, was tedious to reconnect every start up. Make sure your speaker is in Bluetooth mode by pressing the Bluetooth button on the speaker while it is on. Don't know if that matters. Worked with my Edifier R1700BT. Unless it has to do with Lenovo drivers, as I did see a number of others But WHERE and WHICH exact driver to update? I had exactly the same problem after Windows 10pro64 1803 update: volume level either 0% or 100% with no output level in between although the volume slider was able to position in between (Edifier R1700BT). Mine is JBL. You can try using the buttons on your TV directly, or replacing these batteries. Before the update, I was able to use the Windows volume control to adjust the sound of the speaker. Apparently they have implemented this feature to enable controls over individual volume levels of apps. especially bad for devices that don't also have a local volume control, because the audio will just play at full volume uncontrollably. If I change my default speakers to my laptops built in speakers if works, so it seem to be bluetooth specific, though if I mute the sound that works. If you go to the Volume Mixer, adjusting volume for individual apps will correctly affect the bluetooth volume, but the master volume does nothing. Which driver should we select exactly inside the Win8X64 folder ? I dot think you understand what I am saying. I am using Craetive Muvo 1C Bluetooth speaker and before today`s update, it was working fine. Bluetooth Volume Manager can react to Bluetooth devices connecting or disconnecting. Before the Windows 10 April 2018 update I could use the Windows 10 Volume Mixer to change the volume on my speakers, after the update the Window 10 Volume mixer NO longer controls the volume of the bluetooth speakers. Over here exactly the same problem, but with my Nyne Bass. Bluetooth isn't Turned on or Enabled on Your Device However, your solution seems to work fine!! It solved one problem but created another one. It's very frustrating... How they could, such basic thing. I have searched for months for solution. Look below for the registry entry to disable this hideous "feature. I changed to a Broadcom Dongle and the JBL Speaker now works. My problem is EXACTLY the same as described by nlm on May 01, 2018. Unix & Linux: Control bluetooth speaker volume with keys and tray iconHelpful? if your device has volume lights, if you changed the volume on Windows, you would see the volume lights change on your device.) Same problem over here. Yes, It shows up as Sound Kick 2. Sorry to hear this is happening, I already made a note to look into the Edifier 1700BT and JBL Go, we want this to work as best as possible so let me know the devices you're having issues with and we'll look into 1 /f. Sent in an error feedback. WE NEED A REAL UPDATE ! Microsoft, you guys need to fix this ASAP and get a KB hotfix out there. The built-in volume control on the Bluetooth headset gives a comfortable control over the volume … Holding volume down wont do any ramping until volume hits minimum/zero which mutes all sound. Thank you so much, I was looking for fix for months! [Kernel|TKH|Android 11]BeastMode Kernel vR71 for G988Ux (Linux 4.19.165), Samsung Galaxy [SNAPDRAGON] S20 / S20+ / S20 Ultra, [Kernel] F1xy kernel for Poco X3 (NFC) [Android Q/R] [8th January], Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC ROMs, Kernels, Recoveries, & Ot, Oneplus is blocking T-mobile customers from device coverage. You can also change the value of “DisableAbsoluteVolume” manually into 1. I use that Zone 2 to drive the Bluetooth transmitter for my hearing aids; the primary zone from the receiver goes to separate home-theater speakers, and is controlled by the receiver's volume control. * The issue is the complete failure of the master volume toggle. Here, you will see your Bluetooth speaker or headphones. Try adjusting the volume on your device while on Bluetooth. Research for me. As soon as I received the package, I couldn’t wait to open the box for the audition. Bluetooth device has separate volume control from phone. Hopefully someone can pair to an external Bluetooth speaker and see how thiers behave. Sames issues, no possibility to control the master volume, with noisy beeps every time the key is hit. it's been a couple of months since the issue persists and I'm wondering why there is still no generic solution for a problem that probably applies to most bluetooth speakers out there, as forums are full of reports: Google, In my case it's Anker SoundCore Mini (1) and Anker SoundCore Mini 2. had a headspeaker symbol while the working one hat a loudspreaker symbol. "Sound, video and game controllers" categories, but nowhere with my sound system manufactorer's name there option "Roll back driver" available. I hope this comes out of beta soon. Test your updates before you release them. * This happens for just about EVERY bluetooth speaker, no point in identifying each one, it's endemic to all speakers. DisableAbsoluteVolume and set it's value to and this has reinstated correct volume control of the Edifier e25HD (Luna Eclipse). I set the initial volume on the Edifier Spinnaker speakers, but can control the output volume of the phone also. In Start Search type troubleshoot and hit the enter key. Maybe someone in Microsoft does not like Qualcomm. Same problem here with Edifier speakers. Tried the Troubleshooter multiple times. Exactly. I have the same issue with Mi Bluetooth Speaker. Installing the old drivers worked after following your instructions to the letter. Exactly the same problem with the same speakers. Working for me .Windows 10 ver1809. * I installed EarTrumpet and EarTrumpet is a much easier to use, taskbar equivalent of this same settings panel - you can more conveniently reach volume sliders for each app. Neither my QCY QY12 wireless headphones nor my creative T30 wireless speakers... too bad it's not fixed in 1809. This is just another example of microsoft trying but missing the boat. for the people who are having the similar problem. Right-click Command Prompt in the Search results and select HP Envy x360 with Vizio SB 5.1 3651 Bluetooth speaker. This app is perfect for people that always adjusting the volume on their phone immediately after connecting to Bluetooth in the car. More Less May 8, 2018 2:07 AM Open 'device manager' and find name of your bluetooth stereo in 'Sound, Video and Games controller'. 1. it. Btw: the trick to revert to an older Realtek driver does not help. Any value in the slider >0 is treated as 100 volume. All fixed. I have Edifier bluetooth speakers. 3 months since the issue was reported here. RETRO Auxiliary Wall Input : Optional wall input that allows connection to CD or tape players, satellite radios, or computers. This app will do that for you automatically. Hey, had the same issue and found this solution on superuser: (cant link the site so ill just write the solution here. Only the muting works. TEMPORARY SOLUTION (until Microsoft will solve the driver issue): Just roll back your bluetooth adapter driver. Create My hardware (an HP Stream 8 tablet) In my case similar to some others, the Bluetooth device is either silent (when turned down completely), or plays at full volume (if turned up either a little). Windows 10 Volume controls no longer affect bluetooth devices. JavaScript is disabled. stereo and the volume error is fixed. Precise Volume works well enough to control the volume for your Bluetooth devices. Can you maybe advice how to uninstall the Audio Infuriating. this one right now. If someone from Microsoft reads this, please give us instructions on how to fix this problem. we still need a solution from microsoft. They are easy to carry, no wires hassle or wire tangling problems, easy to control volume and playlist and easy to connect. I believe most bluetooth speakers are having this problem, and this is so obvious and annoying. Because it works flawlessly! i have try to download it, but i get  "driverToolkitinstaller". 'Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer'. if the folder contains a driver, make sure it is designed to work with Windows for x64-based Thanks Microsoft. You, sir, you are a genius! Worked like magic. But when I try to do so, it plays a kinda unpleasant beeping volume indicator sound now. Now it doesn't work. Please advise as soon as there is a fix available. If you have a Qualcomm adapter this is your only option. Might be dumb question. For some reason I cant control the volume direct from the phone. Don't really want to have to manually downgrade drivers but it seems like this is never going to be fixed! DisableAbsoluteVolume and set it's value to It took several hoars of I now have volume on my Edifier BT speakers. Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Bluetooth\Audio\AVRCP\CT. Thanks, but unfortunately neither of the troubleshooters worked. Mine is a BOSE Soundlink. I looked into "Device Manager" -> "Audio inputs and outputs", "Bluetooth", "Network adapters", This has to be a Windows update issue because it used to work perfectly before. I am not allowed to post links (because this account isn't verified yet), but just google for Also almost blew out my speakers. Their suggested answer worked for me perfectly: To disable the Absolute Volume feature manually: 1. Adds a separate Bluetooth volume for Media, Ringtone, Notifications and In Call volumes. The laptop's physical volume + and - keys still set the master volume, hence just an on-off switch since the april W10 update. Some help with a fix would be much appreciated. Exact same thing with my Edifier R1700BT's. BTW I bought my first Apple iMac for work, because I got tired of the forced updates that break drivers and render my hardware nearly useless. I had one JBL Link that was not working and a soundbar that was working well. 8. I had the exact same issue with the Edifier R2730DB. BIG THX to Castorp for his solution. Windows bluetooth dev here - yes we're getting reports of absolute volume problems with Creative T30/T50, I'm going to look into it and SKU: 6425597. Now you can control the volume of some older speaker with your phone. Actual answer in MS thread: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/windows-10-version-1803-april-2018-update-broke/5be7a2a0-2caa-47f0-8054-fba5d7b4f282. And then when it is all fixed, roll out the latest properly tested. Suggestions? 3. 9. Blut tooth is not working, I've got same problem, R1700BT, and no real volume control from windows (only on/off). Reverting drivers didn't help for me. From that point the JBL Playlist will work. At work I have a Bluetooth speaker,syncs up fine,nice & loud. Extract the files, it should end with new folder: 'realtek_bluetooth_3_842_842_01082015_driver". The volume is loud enough to be used indoors or outdoors. 5. Jump to I can confirm that reverting to the driver 'realtek_bluetooth_3_842_842_01082015_driver', A2DP will resume proper operation. So the PC will play the same high volume no matter if I set the device volume to 2 or 100, unless it's muted... And it's really annoying because the only way I could lower the volume will be to open the volume control in control panel and lower the volume for each individual window/application. at 100% volume. Click Start Menu and type 'sound' to go to the sound control panel, 2. right click on the troubled bluetooth sound playback device and select properties, 3. go to the 'Advanced' tab and uncheck 'Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device'. 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