There is no doubt that Android is now the most popular mobile operating system. Compared to any other mobile operating system, Android has more features and customization options. Not only that, but the availability of the application is also quite high on Android. In Google Play Store, you will find apps for different purposes.

So far, we have shared many Android cheats and hacks. Today we will share another better trick that would help you control music with volume keys on Android. The method we will share below will allow you to control Android music with the volume keys when the screen is off.

How to control Android music with volume keys when screen is off

However, the methods only work on a rooted smartphone. So if you have a rooted Android device follow some of the simple steps below to control Android music with volume keys when the screen is off.

Step 1. First of all, you need a rooted Android since an Xposed installer can only be installed on a rooted Android, so Root your Android to continue.

Step 2. After rooting your Android device, you need to install the Xposed installer on your Android and that is quite a long process and for that you can continue with our Guide to install Xposed Installer on Android.

Step 3. Now you need an Xposed module that allows you to create your volume keys to use them as music control keys on your Android XVolume SkipTrack.

Step 4. Now launch the app on your device and you will see some of the options like tick to enable modeJust touch it to activate it on your device.

Enable the option “Check to enable Mod”

Step 5 Now you need to configure the controls for that button. Just define what the Volume Up action would do.

Define what the Volume Up action would do.
Define what the Volume Up action would do.

Step 6 Do the same for each other too, and then set the timeout for your music to play on your device.

Do the same for the Volume Down action and set the timeout
Do the same for the Volume Down action and set the timeout

That’s it and you’re done, you can now control all your tracks with your volume keys even when your device is in screen off mode.

Using Gravity Box

Well, GravityBox is one of the best and most popular Xposed Framework modules that houses a lot of tweaks. You can control how your Android smartphone works with Gravity Box. So, let’s know how to use Gravity Box to control Android music with volume keys when screen is off.

Step 1. First of all, you need root your Android device. If you already have a rooted device, you need to install Xposed Framework.

Root your device and install Xposed Framework
Root your device and install Xposed Framework

Step 2. Once installed you should search for the download and then search ‘GravityBox’. You need to download the module.

Search 'GravityBox'
Search for “GravityBox”

Step 3. Enable the Module from the Xposed Framework and then search for the ‘Media settings‘. There you must enable the ‘Volume keys Skip track’ option.

Enable 'Skip volume key tracks' option from media settings
Enable the “Skip volume keys” option in the multimedia settings

Restart your device and then play any music. You can now skip the track with the Volume Down button. The function also works when the screen is off.

So above is all about how to control Android music with the volume keys when the screen is off. I hope this article has helped you! Share it with your friends too.

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