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

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Change default Android sound recorder file format?

I have a tablet running Android 4.0, which I'm using in a project to gather audio from the field. We're using a simple web app to gather the audio, which uses an input tag like the following to launch ...
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Speaker is not working during phone calls

I've a Sony Xperia Z smartphone and I recently updated Android from 4.3.x to 4.4.4. Ever since that I'm unable to hear people when making phone calls, except when I enable the free-speech button ...
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Can I get rid of “Sound Search for Google Play”?

An app called "Sound Search for Google Play" is apparently eating all of my battery. Can I get rid of it? I tried clicking it, disabling it and "uninstalling update", but it still seems to eat away at ...
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Avoid Google Hangout notifications on phone while chatting on laptop

Hangout notifications on my phone are fine when someone starts up a conversation with me. But once I start chatting to them on the computer, I still get a (loud) notification tone on my phone every ...
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Phone sometimes gets microphone input from earbuds

I use earbuds that don't have a microphone on them. However, my phone sometimes gets the microphone input FROM my earbuds. People can't hear me when this happens (As my earbuds don't have a mic in ...
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Ringtones incompatible with custom rom. How to improve compatibility?

I have been using Samsung Galaxy s4 stock firmware up until now. Yesterday I switched to AOKP 4.4.4 (18/10/2014 build) and I've noticed that none of my old ringtones work (12 unrelated ringtones). I ...
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external mic plugged in + bluetooth

Hopefully someone can help me. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note II and I want to record with my external mic (rode smartlav+) but still listen to all audio from my phone via bluetooth. (Sena 20s). For ...
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Random Brief Sound Reduction Detection

Over the last two weeks I've noticed that my phone sound output will randomly drop to ~15% for about 3-5 seconds and then returns to normal. This happens to any type of audio source (Spotify, Google ...
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Phone doesn't react to headset

I have a regular headset, which works fine with phone another phone and my laptop. When I insert it into xperia z2 however, the phone doesn't appear to react at all. No audio is played through the ...
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Why can't I get Dolby Digital sound from Android TV box linked to Sony AVR?

I have just bought my 1st Android TV box (it's a Chinese CS918 rk3188 model) and since it has SPDIF/optical out I hooked that to my Sony AVR's optical input and set the device manager in the Android ...
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Cannot hear audio from other side of phonecalls or voicemails

When I make a phone call (this includes to voicemail), I cannot hear the other party and the other party cannot hear me. The problem is isolated to calling. When I'm having this problem (or more ...
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How to get max of sound quality for music listening?

Yo, I like to listen to music through headphones, so I'd like to tweak the sound parameters on my phone and tablet to my taste. What can be done in this direction? My devices are not rooted.
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Calendar Plays Wrong Sound

I have set the sound in both Personalize->Sound->Notification Sounds->Calendar and Calendar->Menu->Settings->Select Notification to the same sound, but Calendar refuses to play the ...
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Push audio over Bluetooth from tablet to phone

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab s and an htc one m8. I would like to play audio from the tablet and use the m8 as a Bluetooth speaker to play the audio . is it possible? Is there an app that does this? ...
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Audio output to mini USB on Android 4.1

I am using Huawei Ascend Mate which is rooted, runs on Android 4.1.2 and I want to use my Logitech USB headset with my phone. I also have the USB OTG ( mini usb male to usb female ) cable which is ...
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Why does my sound randomly stop working?

I have a rather old Motorola Droid Razr Maxx. A week or so ago it was having some serious problems which rendered it fairly useless, so I installed CyanogenMod on it. Since then, sound will randomly ...
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Samsung galaxy trend FM radio sound not going to earphones

my mom has Samsung galaxy trend android phone and she is having problems with earphones. She wants to listen to FM radio but the sound is not going to the earphones but plays through speakers. Are ...
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Making Android not respond to connecting headphones

My android (Galaxy sII, CM9) has this thing where if I connect/disconnect headphones (either audio jack or bluetooth) it responds to it. (Like turns the song on or off.) I use Poweramp for music. The ...
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knockon sounds not playing

I have an LG G2 mini, and the turn on knockon feature never worked. "Settings/General/Gestures" show the option "grayed out" and activated. I can't deactivate it, and on top of it, it doesn't work (I ...
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Sound too low when making calls on Moto G smartphone

Everything is perfect, except that the call volume is way too low. I can barely hear it when it is completely silent, and if I'm at a coffee shop or something, no chance. Now, this would seem to be ...
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How can I disable the low-battery sound in Cyanogenmod?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S3 running Cyanogenmod 11 (20140804-SNAPSHOT-M9-i9300). When the battery hits ~15% or 5%, an alert appears with a warning sound. How can I disable this warning sound ...
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How to change Android's default key press sound?

The phone is rooted, I tried changing the file/s; /system/media/audio/ui/*.ogg and their permissions; -rw-r--r-- but still plays the default. Restarting the phone doesn't work also. Am I ...
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Can't play full audio files

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, not to be confused with a small surf board, and I've run into a new problem this morning. I usually load some smutty audio books (ok, Star Wars audio books) to ...
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LG P880 sound problem

I have LG P880. The problem with my phone is that when someone is calling me, the phone doesn't ring. I receive the call, but no sounds at all. Does anyone have the same problem? Or what should I do?
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Audio Playback Error - Galaxy s2

Am getting the error message when I attempt to play audio files (mp3) when previously I was able to play them fine. OR I can play the files for a little bit (or sometimes 50% of the file) and then ...
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Samsung s3 makes “plugged in” noises while charging

I have recently bought a third party USB cable. I am still using the original wall adapter that I got. Now, I noticed that while charging, it sometimes makes the "plugged in" sound as if I had just ...
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Mute notification sounds when on a call

I use a bluetooth earpiece, and whenever I'm on a call, notification sounds play on top of the call audio. The person on the other end can't hear it, but it's very annoying as I usually can't hear ...
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Find out which app is making notification sounds? [duplicate]

I've got a samsung galaxy tab 8, and a few days ago it started making a notification sound but with no notification banner.. I don't know what app is doing it and I didn't install anything around the ...
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Redirect audio from HDMI to default speaker

I have an Android tablet, and I have broken the screen. I am using the HDMI output to connect the tablet to my VGA screen with an HDMI to VGA adapter. However this adapter does not have a sound ...
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Is it possible to cancel out echo when using a bluetooth handsfree?

Equipment used: I just bought a cheap Bluetooth handsfree from china: http://www.miniinthebox.com/mini-stereo-wireless-v3-0-headset_p1187467.html Explanation: This works perfect for me, and i don't ...
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No sound whatsoever on phone (on calls, or while playing a video or mp3)

I have a DOOGEE DG500 running Android 4.2.2. Apart from automatic updates for installed applications, no other applications have been changed recently. I switched my phone to the silent audio ...
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Random volume changes with headphones

Starting a few days ago, every time when I plug my (Monster iSport Livestrong) headphones on my Galaxy S2, the audio volume just randomly either goes to silent or to maximum, and it keeps doing this ...
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Any app play VBR MP3 files?

Does any Android app play Variable Bit Rate MP3 files, while not demanding Internet access and access to my Contacts? I used soundconverter on my Xubuntu PC to convert MP4 files to MP3 and they ...
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Samsung galaxy s4 audio static issue

I just upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S4 and I'm noticing a distracting static sound both in headphones and through the built in speaker. I notice it overlaid on the audio itself but it's very faint ...
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How to check the status of and enable HD Voice on a Galaxy S4?

I would like to know if HD Voice is enabled on my device. If it's not, I would like to enable it. There used to be a very simple way of doing this by dialing *#0011# and then following instructions ...
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How to enable TTY on my Android 2.3.4 smartphone

I want to connect my Android phone to my car radio using the phone's earphone socket & the radio's AUX input. The idea is so I can listen to (1) music from my phone and (2) phone conversations ...
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Response curve of TF300T

I'm using Asus TF300T for hearing tests. Would like to find out how well the device response to each signal. Does anyone know where I can get this information, the audio response curve? Thanks, ...
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What is this annoying sound on my S3 running CM 11.0?

I'm running CyanogenMod 11.0 on my Galaxy S3 I9300, Android version 4.4.2. I didn't have this issue before installing CM, so I'm thinking it may be a CM sound. Basically, sometimes this sound keeps ...
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How do I adjust audio balance of my Android phone headphones out?

My headphones are disbalanced - one ear is louder than another, so I need to adjust the sound volume balance to get it right. How can I do it on Android?
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Disable notifications [duplicate]

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 with 4.4.2 Kitkat Is possible disable the sound of the notifications when I listen music or doing something? I'm watching a video of youtube, listen music with headphones ( ...
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Must a USB OTG adapter be used to connect a DAC/amp to an Android or can I use a Micro USB to Micro USB cable?

I'm trying to connect a DAC/amp with a micro USB connection to my Android smartphone. Is it possible to get the DAC/amp to work without the larger "adapter" type OTG cable, and use something like this ...
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Android Transmit system audio over MTP

Here is what I want to do. If I plug in my Galaxy S4 to my BMW 335i, then I can browse and play music stored on the device just fine and the sound quality is excellent. If I play over the audio ...
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Galaxy Y (young) GT S5360 with no sound

My Galaxy Y (young) GT S5360 Andoid version 2.3.6 has now lost its sound? I have recently factory reset because my screen had locked and I could not wipe it to open. After factory reset it all now ...
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Streaming sound from laptop to android [duplicate]

I want to listen music from my laptop to My android Phone... is it possible ? Please suggest me a software of any other method. my laptop speakers are damaged
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Media audio plays through front speaker?

I've got a Nexus 5 running stock 4.4.2, not rooted. Sometimes, seemingly at random, I will go to do something that plays sound (watch a YouTube video, play a podcast, etc) and the audio comes through ...
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Making SMS sound and other notifications play in speaker with headphones inserted

I would like to be able to go to sleep with headphones plugged into my S4 so that I can listen to podcasts, but then there is the problem that I don't hear SMS messages or calls during the night, ...
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How to set Google search by voice command to include Chinese input?

I use google search in Android and I can set android to listen my chinese voice input. However, I don't know how to set the same thing in desktop. Every time I visit google.com, I see a mic icon. I ...
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Sennheiser lavalier mic connected to to Android

I have a Sennheiser EW100 G3 lavalier microphone (basically a wireless microphone sender/receiver), that I want to connect directly to my android with my 3,5mm cable, instead of using a stand-alone ...
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Using wired and wireless headphones simultaneously?

I have 1 android device, 1 wired headphones, 1 wireless headphones, 2 ppl willing to watch film. When I connect both of headphones only wired work. Is it possible to use both of headphones ...
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How to flash correctly Acid Audio Engine 8.2 for all Galaxy Devices?

I removed dsp manager and wiped cache (someone wrote it wipes dalvik too) and dalvik anyway and mounted system and rest parttitions then fladshed it.Rebooted and sound is at least 3x quieter than ...