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Doggcatcher Randomly Changes Volume

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Joined: 04/02/2018 - 13:02
Doggcatcher Randomly Changes Volume

I have an LG v30 and have been using doggcatcher for years.

Just in the last couple days I noticed while listening to a podcast that it will initially start off loud enough (usual loud-ish volume) and then it will randomly lower the volume to about 75%. I I know it is not the volume buttons being pressed in my pocket because if I press the pause button then hit the play button after 1 second the volume will return to the normal loud setting and then a few minutes into the podcast it will lower the volume again. At first I thought it was the podcast producer changing the audio levels during the middle of a show however I listen to about eight different podcasts and they all do the same thing so it is not that

I also listen to Pandora and it is loud and it NEVER changes volume so I doubt that the problem is related to my handset or the speaker. I have not tried using the earbud headphones to see if the problem is there as well however it certainly appears to be a software problem with DC.

Do you know what this can be?

Last seen: 3 months 1 week ago
Joined: 02/23/2011 - 22:28
The app doesn't handle audio

The app doesn't handle audio routing or volume level output, Android does ....are you experiencing the problem with all your feed/podcast subscriptions or just one particular feed?

If the issue is with just one feed, try deleting the file & re downloading the media file from the feed. See "How to Manually Delete an Individual Podcast Episode" - If the problem continues, contact the publisher and let them know about the problem.

If the issue is with all feed subscriptions, try restarting the app and/or rebooting the device solves the problem.
Exit the app (In the DC Navigation Menu>More>Exit) then restart the app

Also try switching to Google’s Android experimental media player for 6.0+/7.0+/8.0 and up device first ....see the "Audio playback problems" post under "Playback Issues"