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

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What is the Virtualizer sound effect in music players and how does it work?

I use PlayerPro to play music on my smartphone. In PlayerPro there are "Sound Effects", which are similar to the DSP manager. One of the sound effects is the Virtualizer. When I enable the ...
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Xperia phone not playing audio properly through headphones?

I have an Sony Xperia phone (not sure which model) Within the space of about an hour, my phone has gone from playing music crystal clear through my headphones to not playing the whole bit of a song. ...
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Prevent phone from automatically lowering media volume

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII Skyrocket. Everytime I unplug my headphones/auxiliary cord from my phone and plug it back in, the media volume gets lowered to about 60%, system-wide, regardless of media ...
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Phone flashes a bright white and then reboots

Recently, I have been having an issue with my Android phone. It is a Galaxy Nexus phone using Android version 4.2.2, build number JDQ39. Whenever the phone tries to play any sort of sound (for ...
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Can you attach a USB mic AND a bluetooth headset at the same time?

I am asking if this is generally possible. I'd like to use a hand-held USB mic and get output from the mic over the BT headset. No particular brand of phone in mind. Ideally the mic input in the ...
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Galaxy S3 - high minimum volume through headphones

I recently purchased a UK Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.1.2, intending to replace my iPod as a music player. However, even with the volume slider on its lowest non-zero setting, the volume ...
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How to make volume buttons on earphones/headphones work with Android?

I'm on the hunt for a great sounding, non-in-ear set of headphones with working mic, play/pause, and volume buttons. I have Bang & Olufsen's EarSet 3i, which are among the best sounding ...
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Changing ringer profile when receiving sms

Hello there i'm newbie in Android development I'm trying to make an app that changes the ringer profile when receive a specific sms, also i can change it by the buttons on the layout (the buttons are ...
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No audio out with headphones

When I plug a headphone into my Nexus' audio port, the headphones simply don't play any sounds or music. The device seems to detect them, because the built-in sound output stops working. I tried it ...
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Stereo to Mono Sound

Is there a way to digitally convert stereo sound tracks to mono ones, while playing? I need this feature because sometime I split my headset with other people, and hearing only one channel is quite ...
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How to fix stuttering audio playback with Soundcloud?

On my HTC desire 510, Android ver. 4.4.3 audio playback is unreliable. I encounter stuttering playback when using Soundcloud. As Soundcloud buffers everything locally and the problem is reoccurring ...
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How to disable Notification Sounds on per-app basis?

I have an news app which gives me the option to get informed via push notification. I would like to receive this notification but I don't want it to make a notification sound. However the app doesn't ...
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Franco kernel “audio boost” damage risk?

I was wondering what is the actual risk of increasing the "speaker audio boost" in Franco kernel settings? Obviously, the easy answer is to not to modify default settings to minimize risk, but I ...
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Why do some earphones work but some have garbled audio on my phone?

I recently bought a rebranded Innos D9 from China. When I tried using the earphones that came with the phone and the Sony earphones I have, the audio is fine. Really awesome too. However, when I use ...
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Filming an interview on my smartphone [duplicate]

I'd like to film myself from my Note 4 (mounted on a tripod) and give a narrative. As you can imagine - the distance from the phone to me makes the sound quality diminish. Can I get a bluetooth lapel ...
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Babbel languages learning apps won't play sounds

The Babbel language learning app doesn't play sounds anymore; this used to work for me for a while but now doesn't. Sounds are the central feature of the app which makes it superior to the PC web ...
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Do devices that source power from the audio jack still work?

Some of the early audio jack magnetic stripe readers had no battery. (Think Square, although I don't know if theirs ever worked this way.) They sourced all their power by rectifying the weak AC ...
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Google navigation audio stops - not pauses - audio playback

I'm not sure if this is the place to ask for help or not, but I'm getting desperate at this point, so apologies if this not the correct forum... Google maps will stop audio playback. I have tried ...
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Huawei p7 unbalanced sound

Im using a huawei p7, I use it for music but my earphones are unbalanced.I have been searching the whole day on how to fix it but I dont find any solution for it. It really annoys me that I cant fix ...
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How to convert Viber's voice message files to common audio file?

Viber's Voice message files are located in : "/sdcard/viber/media/.ptt/" directory, and they don't have any extension format on them. so, I'm looking for a solution to convert them to a common ...
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USB host mode with class compliant audio interfaces

I have an HTC EVO, and it is my understanding that the hardware supports USB host mode. I am still working to confirm this, but even if it doesn't, I understand other devices do, and that the Android ...
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Tablet apps sounds does not work anymore

This morning I was listening music using grooveshark and the speakers of a Pantech P4100 Tablet. the player stopped playing. Now -even after restarting and resetting to factory settings-, only the ...
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How to redirect sound to loudspeaker from arbitrary app

My Samsung Galaxy SIII comes with a front-speaker and a back-loudspeaker. From some applications, such as the Phone app, it is possible to press a software button during a call to redirect the sound ...
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keep recording audio even if camera takes photo

How can I take a photo without having to restart recording audio? I have a lecturer who's handwriting on the board must be deciphered after class, but I don't want to bring two devices to class, one ...
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What speex paramaters are supported by Android 5?

I have been playing with various sound formats on my Android phone, and initial testing showed that I was able to play back Speex files on my phone with no problem. Now that I've transferred several ...
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Incoming call sound coming through speakers with headphones plugged in

I listen to music at work and walk away from my desk with the headphones plugged into my phone but when I receive a call, the ringtone plays through the speakers and not the headphones. I share an ...
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Different audio output on bluetooth and headphone

is it be possible to have multiple audio channels going to different output, e.g. listening to one track on the headphone jack, and another on a bluetooth headset. Or maybe use a usb sound card, or ...
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Turn your android device to a wireless set?

I would like to know whether there is any app to share audio from an android device to a pc as well as to other android devices connected to the same WLAN network. So that people can communicate to ...
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How can I play back audio at a slower rate?

I'm doing speech to text to an audio file. While on PC what I do is slow down the audio in VLC. But at the time I have no access to one. How can I do this on Android?
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Android emulator cause sound quality to degrade - win 7

I'm running Win 7 64bit. So when I start android emulators, sound gets weird. It looses quality. Very annoying noise. Eclipse ADT , Genymotion all produces same result. What's wrong? How to free ...
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Quiet sound after 4.3 update - Samsung Galaxy SIII

Since my Samsung Galaxy SIII was updated to 4.3, I have had problems when listening to music. The sound is very low when my equalizer turns on. I've already tried to configure the equalizer ...
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No Sound at all during calls on apps like Viber, Skype, Line, Tango etc

I bought my Gright HD 8i Tab a month ago and from the beginning there has been no sound when the call is attended on apps like viber, skype etc.... Normal phone calls are working flawlessly.... My ...
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How to transmit audio wirlessly from a non bluetooth device to a bluetooth phone?

I want to transmit audio from a device having an earphone jack to an android phone wirelessly. How to accomplish it over Bluetooth. I looked at ED05 Bluetooth board and A2DP, H2DP profiles but could ...
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How to silence phone completely (or only a single application)?

I've tried to mute the phone, I've reduced the sound completely in the menu, or activated 'silent mode' but that setting seems to have no effect. There is one applications that plays annoying, loud ...
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When I press and hold volume down button with screen off, the phone beeps twice. How do I disable it?

When I press and hold the volume down button on Huawei Honor 6, it beeps two times, even if the device is in silent mode. Between the beeps I see logcat message like this: D/VARecorder(13631): ...
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How to set audio output quality on LG-G3?

I bought my LG-G3 (AT&T model) primarily for its audio output quality. I'm a college student who happens to be an audiophile, and this was the cheapest option to get good quality audio from a ...
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With headphones plugged in, set incoming call ringtone to play through speaker

I use my phone to play music at work. When I wander away from my desk, I often leave my headphones plugged in. If someone calls my phone when the headphones are plugged in, the phone rings, but only ...
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viper4android fx not working on nexus 5

I'm trying to boost headphone audio performance on rooted Nexus 5 running slimrom-4.4.4-buildm-8.20-weekly-8166. I've also tried the roms built-in DSP manager, but get no working results. One of ...
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Can I use my phone as an audio device via Wifi?

Is there any way to stream all audio from my (Windows) PC to my phone via Wifi, so that my phone acts like a sound card? I basically want to use my phone with my headphones as wireless headphones. It ...
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Need help tracking Bluetooth disconnects from car stereo

Frequently when audio starts being transmitted to my JVC Bluetooth car stereo, my Bluetooth connection between the two is lost, the stereo sits there for about 20 seconds complaining about it, and ...
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Android won't let me change configuration file

So, because of some hardware issues I'm having, I need to disable Android's HDMI Digital Audio Output and let only the analog sound card of my A10 chipset work. Just for info - the issue is that ...
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Disable headphones external microphone

My headphones have external mic, but the problem is that it doesn't works. When I catch a call, I have to unplug them for picking up an incoming call. Are there an ability to force android to use ...
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How to completely turn off keyboard typing sound?

Android 2.1 - If I open my Gmail e-mails and I want to type then I just can't turn off the keyboard sounds. How can I turn it off? (not the notification, etc. all sounds, just the keyboard sounds.)
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Can apps completely take over sound I/O in calls?

I've done some searching but this is a pretty hard question for search engines. I need to know if an Android app itself can take full control of call sound I/O on calls to the PSTN. I've found ...
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Support for Dolby Digital?

I have an embedded Android system and I connect it to my TV via HDMI. Also my system has an Optical audio port. I would like to know... Does Android support Dolby digital (via MHL or HDMI or any ...
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Vtab 1008 sound issue

A friend at work gave me a vtab after he dropped it on its earphone plug and apparently damaged the sound connection. I thought I''d try using a bluetoorh headset, but though it connects and ...
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How to work bluetooth with asus eeepad?

Odd question.. How do I get my bluetooth headset to handle the audio/mic for my tablet?
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Front speaker extremely quiet on call

Is there any way to boost it? It seems to be louder on the rear of the phone. I have a GT-I9505 Galaxy S4.
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Wireless wifi audio in the car without bluetooth or slow hotpots?

great site - I wonder if you could help. I'm hoping to get wifi music in the car. My car has bluetooth handsfree built in to the BMW CCC Pro I-drive but is missing A2DP profiles. The car has a ...
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Is there a way to transmit all sound over wifi from my tablet to my pc?

I want to transmit my sound (from youtube, music files on the tablet, etc) from my tablet to my computer. The closest I can get is controlling my library of music on my computer, but I really want to ...