Streaming volume keeps changing

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by danc81, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. danc81 macrumors newbie

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    I've got an iPhone 6 and I've noticed the volume will suddenly drop when streaming over bluetooth in the car. It will play at low volume for a while then randomly jump back up to full volume again. I've ruled out the stereo as it's happened in a Lexus and BMW as well as with an aftermarket Pioneer stereo. I also had a similar issue with an iPhone 5S so it seems to be the software on the phone. Has anyone else experienced this? Any ideas what causes it?
     
  2. mso4 macrumors regular

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    Weird I've just noticed this today with my Lexus. Previously I just crank to 35 and it's loud. Now I have to go to 45 to hear the same volume. This is when I'm using Pandora.
     
  3. danc81 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    That's interesting. Does yours eventually jump back up again? I started turning the volume up to compensate but it suddenly jumps back up to deafening levels at a random interval after dropping. I experienced it first with a cheap aftermarket stereo and assumed that was the problem but it's now doing it in 2 brand new cars so it seems to point to the phone itself (or the software at least)
     

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