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I've tried to plug my electric guitar into Toshiba Thrive tablet and record some music using the default Sound Recorder app.

I found that the tablet recorded sounds as if the guitar is not attached to the tablet, there was a lot of noise and the guitar sound was not clear.

When I plug my guitar to the sound card of the PC the sound produced is similar to what I hear when I plug the guitar to a real guitar amplifier; the sound is "clean". I expected the same when plugging into the tablet.

Is there a method to achieve the same clean sound on my Android tablet?

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The info I'm finding suggests that you need a 4-ring TRRS connector to use a mic, and that the bundled Sound Recorder app will ignore this regardless and just use the internal mic, so you'll need a different recording app.

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This is correct... You need another app, which can record from an external microphone/input... Look in this thread where you can find a link to one of those apps...… – dev0 Feb 19 '12 at 21:01
Thanks for the answer – Mina Samy Feb 26 '12 at 10:58

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