Questions regarding the audio output of an Android device in general, rather than a specific audio topic, like music.

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Seeking software API for “USB Digital Audio” [on hold]

The official doc on Android USB Digital Audio speaks of implementing hardware for USB audio peripherals for Android. But where can I find instructions for software? I observe that audio-in should ...
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Where is the mic on the Galaxy S6 Headphones?

Recently, I was required to record a video for a school project that needed voice. The class had no microphones, so I thought that I might be able to use my Galaxy S6 headphones in-line mic. I plugged ...
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App for long audio? [migrated]

I'm listening to a 22 hour audio book in a single file on my Android. I've tried 3 music apps so far and it's almost impossible to rewind in all of them. I want to be able to change the current play ...
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Why don't I see my custom ringtone under Default Notification Sounds?

I just got a Nexus 5X, currently running Android 6.0.1, and managed to get some custom mp3 ringtone files into the Ringtones folder on the phone. Under Settings > Sound & Notification, if I ...
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Is there an android app that turns off sound certain times of the week (like at work)?

I know very little about android. Is there a widget, app or other way to configure so the sound is off while I am at work (or at night). Essentially trying to turn down the ringer while I am at ...
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How to force apps to use default notification sound or vibration?

Every other app has its own notification sound or vibration. Some apps have unpleasant notifications sounds or vibrations so long I think I'm receiving a call. I like my life simple: I want all apps ...
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How can I disable the startup/boot sound on a rooted Samsung Galaxy S5?

I do not want any sound to play while the phone boots. A sound is being played while "Samsung" is displayed with an animation. There is an app called "Silent Boot" in the Play store that mutes the ...
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How can I prevent the earphones from muting the speaker?

The FM radio in my phone uses the earphone cable as the antenna. It plays the music just fine if I plug the jack in about 2/3 the way (and only hisses without it). But if I push the jack all the way ...
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Audio stops automatically

JellyBean 4.2.2 When I play music or youtube videos, after a few minutes it stops and i have to play it again. What could be the reason?
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Weird volume behaviour in Android 6.0.1

My wife's Nexus 5 recently started behaving very weirdly. For notifications, it always think that it's in silent mode (i.e. it vibrates and doesn't play a sound). This happens regardless of the ...
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Use second Android device to receive Bluetooth A2DP/wlan audio stream and relay output to Aux via 3.5mm h/w

I have a secondary Android device and I would like to make the following possible: Connect secondary Android device via Auxiliary audio cable to speakers. Connect primary Android device with ...
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Preamp effect on Android?

I know there are many equalizers on Android. But are there any preamp filters to make sound distorted a bit?
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How can I change notification volume on Android 6.0?

I have an option to change alarm or ringtone volume in Settings, but not notifications as I had in 4.3. How can I change notification volume on Android 6.0 without changing ringtone volume? I would ...
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How to save Whatsapp voicenotes to Computer?

I am connecting my Android phone to my computer trying to save Whatsapp voicenotes in my computer. But when I open the folder WhatsApp Voice Notes it is blank. I can see the files (begin with PTT) in ...
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Some apps change the sound profile when showing notifications

Some apps such as WhatsApp and Gmail cause my sound profile to change from Vibrate to Normal automatically without asking me when I get a notification from them. This only happens when notification ...
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Does disabling stock apps cause problems with phone on Android 6.0

So I disabled all the stock apps and other apps I don't use or need in my phone and I am just curious if that could cause issues with the phone where audio eventually breaks. I've been on support ...
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Poweramp access songs from Google Play Music

I have a Google Play Music subscription and I enjoy the unlimited music, but I don't like the audio quality on Google Play Music. I was wondering if it was possible to listen to GPM downloaded songs ...
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Sound stops in mid-call (incoming sound only, outgoing sound is fine)

I have a bizarre problem and I don't know whether it's my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4), my Bluetooth headset (Plantronics Voyager Legend), my carrier (T-mobile) or our corporate conference call system ...
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Audio Skipping while Playing Music

I just recently encountered a problem with my Nexus 6p where my music (and audio but haven't tested that yet) started Skipping beats and stuttering while I was playing it. This is something new and ...
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Strange sound from an unknown application

From yesterday my Samsung Galaxy S3 (Android 4.4.2) is playing strange music (midi) from time to time and very often. Sometimes it goes as it comes, with no obvious reason. It looks like an alarm. ...
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Facebook App live streaming - music is too loud

I am trying to live stream from a concert in a local live music club. Unfortunately the music is a bit loud and comes out cracking and basically unusable in the recording. Is there anything I can do ...
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I cant hear the audio unless i plug in earphones

Please help. Im always wearing earphones to listen to music on my LG G Stylo but When i tried to listen to music without earphones i heard nothing. I also cant hear anyone on the phone without ...
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Notification sound is too loud when listening to music with a headset

I'm using a Galaxy S6. When I'm listening to music with my headphones plugged in, notifications come through startlingly loud. I checked my sound settings, and I have the volume for notifications ...
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Controlling volume in HEOS app using intents

I am using the HEOS music streaming system at home. It's a nice system, where I can control streaming from my phone, or iPad, or my wifes phone, etc. The problem is that to adjust the playback ...
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Android 6.0 — Bluetooth broken causes audio to not work correctly after connecting to car. How to rollback to previous firmware or fix BT glitches

EDIT: It looks like Android 6.0 is extremely glitchy. This old problem also came back Very low volume after upgrade to 6.0 marshmellow Is there a way to rollback to a previous version of Android? 6.0 ...
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Phone connected via bluetooth to car audio system: media audio works, calls don't

I have been successfully using my Motorola Moto G3, 2015, with Android Marshmallow 6.0, to connect the phone to the audio car (Toyota) system for months. A few days ago, I received a whatsapp call ...
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Bluetooth audio skips at same point in every song

When listening to my Galaxy S4 through Bluetooth audio on my car stereo, every song skips at exactly the 22 second mark into the song. The music skips or pauses for just 1 - 2 seconds but it does it ...
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How to play speakers sound in microphone

My question is simple but i haven't really found answers via google : How to use the sound played via speakers as microphone input ? (like Stereo Mix in Windows : for example, when you decide to put ...
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Audio / Microphone streaming

Is there any way to live stream audio from my Android phone via mobile internet network (broadband), so I could play the stream on VLC player?
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No sound with bluetooth headphones on Meizu M2

The headphones are paired, the controls from the headphones work (next, prev, play, pause), but there is no sound. Note, the sound does not come out of the phone's speakers - there is simply none. ...
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Is there a way to improve S6 audio quality?

I just got a Samsung Galaxy S6 (Android 5.1.1) and I'm disappointed by the poor audio quality, as sounds are "chirping" and metallic, quite disagreeable to the ear. At first I thought it was just me, ...
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Headphones detected but audio goes to speaker

I have an Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 that is rooted and runs CM12.1. This problem only occurred from today, when I put my earphones in the phone detects it but when I play audio the audio is directed to ...
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HTC One M8 - Do Not Disturb still plays sounds in Videos and Music. Any total sounds off option?

Do Not Disturb>On Message displayed: This turns off all sounds and vibrations, including from alarms, music, video and games. If I turn on this mode, go to Youtube (or any website with a ...
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How to stream audio to my PC from my phone without AUX cable?

I'm trying to use my phone as a soundboard, but i need it to play the sound in my PC when i press a button on my phone I was wondering if there is a way to do that with USB as i dont have a AUX cable ...
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How do I mute notification on the Samsung Galaxy S6 during calls?

While talking on the phone my text notification will go off loud enough for the caller to hear. How do I mute this while on a call? The S6 does not have a mute during call setting as the previous ...
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No Sound on Galaxy S3 with either 4.3 or Cyanogenmod

I have almost the exact issue as this person here with a Galaxy S4. I am hoping there are files / drivers that can be installed on my S3 like that user did. I recently bought a used Galaxy S3 that ...
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How to mute phone completely but keep watch's notifications vibrate?

I have and android phone and an android wear watch (specifically, LG G3 and sony swr50). If I get all the notifications on the watch, I prefer my phone to be completely muted - not ring, nor vibrate. ...
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Bluetooth Car Disconnects :(

Having a pretty irritating issue with my bluetooth connection and my car. The phone will connect up no problem, but as soon as you try to play a track, switch apps or sometimes even unlock the phone, ...
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change notification sound for Google Keep

Is there a way/user settings which allows assigning a specific RING/Notification sound for Reminders in Google Keep application? It seems like there is no Settings for this feature provided in the ...
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How to boost voltage of headphone jack from kernel?

I want to increase my headphone jack voltage from kernel . How I can find the sound folder and sound module files in android kernel ? I used viper and other softwares , they are not powerful as ...
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How to avoid apps pausing when I switch to another app (Nexus 5; Android 5.0.1)

I want to use google navigate and my podcast app (Doggcatcher) at the same time. Until recently, I could start google navigate, then go to the home screen, start Doggcatcher, and begin playing a ...
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Turn off beep sound when pressing volume up/down buttons on lenovo s660

Here is the sound on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H5ZOVelLEw The sound video was uploaded by a person who has the same problem as me, though he has a smartphone of another model. In ...
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Disable auto-app switch on Xperia Z3 when headphones are plugged in

I know this is supposed to be a feature but it's just plain annoying at this point. Anytime I plug in my headphones, it will automatically open up whatever my primary music player is (PowerAmp right ...
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How to use two Android smartphones as lavalier microphone transmitter and receiver?

I have two Android smartphones (Nexus 5 and Galaxy Nexus) and lavalier microphone. I would like to connect microphone to one smartphone and connect another smartphone to the mixer console. Then stream ...
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How to make things go through Media channel?

So, with my Galaxy s3 (version 4.4.2), I have a Life Proof case. It distorts my sound, but only my calls. Anything going through the media channel is fine, so I can listen to music or tv shows with no ...
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Restore “loud volume, long periods” notification in Lollipop

I am running Lollipop 5.0/CloudyG3 2.5 and G3 Tweaksbox. Is it possible to restore the "loud volume, long periods" notifications? I would like to have the volume limiter that this notification ...
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Android phone is playing weird sounds

I am facing weird problem with my android phone I have installed BTmono app so I can play music on Bluetooth headphone and it worked well .. but later in same day, I noticed that alarm & ...
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Local media players won't play audio on movies

I have a generic Android set top box. It works fine mostly, except it won't play audio for .avi, .mkv, mp4, etc. files. I can successfully hear audio on movies via NetFlix and YouTube, but if I ...
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How to enable multi-channel sound on android?

I'm trying to setup my android box(4.4) to output 5.1 sound through my USB Sound card. It works well on Linux and Windows. but there is poor documentation on Android regarding audio devices. I tried ...
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CM12.1 audio won't output to earphone

I flashed CM12.1(unofficial,Android5.1.1) yesterday.Then I flashed SuperSU. But whatever player I used,Music will only output to speaker. I want to use my earphone.(BTW,Earphone is Okay,Android4.4 ...