Android 15 Beta Restores Pixel Volume Controls for Speaker Groups: Here’s What You Need to Know

In 2021, Google disabled volume button controls for speaker groups and Chromecast devices on Pixel phones due to an undisclosed “legal issue.” It was later revealed that this change was a consequence of Google's legal loss to Sonos. As a result, volume controls were disabled in various places, including the Home app and for Cast devices connected in the background.