Android P feature spotlight: Volume buttons change media volume by default instead of the ringer
Android’s separate volumes for media, calls, and alarms can be great in some situations and terrible in others. I’m sure many of you have tried to preemptively turn down the volume as a YouTube video is loading, only to set your phone to vibrate and have the video play at full volume anyways. Nine years after Android was first released, this problem has finally been solved.
By default, pressing the volume buttons on Android Oreo (and below) will change the ringer volume.
Android P feature spotlight: Volume buttons change media volume by default instead of the ringer was written by the awesome team at Android Police.