Absolute Volume Controller Overview

The Absolute Volume Controller provides functionality to set a particular volume level on a target device.


Absolute Volume Controller controls and observes the volume setting on a target device such as a Bluetooth headset.

Absolute Volume Controller library details

The DLL that provides the functionality and the library to which your code must link is identified below.

DLL LIB Short description



Used by applications to monitor volume levels and to change them on a target device such as Bluetooth headphones or a car stereo.


Absolute Volume Controller is a RemCon controller interface.


Absolute Volume Controller:

  • sends a command to set an absolute volume level. This allows a client application to control the volume on a remote device.

  • receives notification when the volume changes on the target device. For example this allows the application to display a graphic showing the current volume level or to respond to the absolute volume being set to zero.

Key classes

The key classes required for Absolute Volume Controller are:

Using Absolute Volume Controller

Absolute Volume Controller enables a Symbian device to receive the volume setting of an attached device such as Bluetooth headset or a car stereo, and to change that volume setting.

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