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

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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 ...
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Is it possible to use one android as a remote speaker for all audio on another android, using no more hardware than an unmodified wifi access point?

I have an android phone (Sony Xperia Compact Z1 / Stock) with an "eh" speaker, and a tablet (Kindle Fire 7" HD / Cyanogen) with amazing speakers. I use the phone a lot to listen to audiobooks, but at ...
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Ways to convert M3U playlists?

I bought a 128 GB MicroSD XC card yesterday so I could stuff all 70GB of music on it, and use my old SIM-less Galaxy Note 3 as my music player. After doing so, I exported all my iTunes playlists to ...
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How to play multiple files on multiple Androids?

I have three Android devices and I have three tracks: a bass track, a drum track and a vocals track. What I want is to play each track on each device simultaneously, like, one Android plays the drum ...
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What is causing my audio playback to slow down?

I frequently play long playlists on my Nexus 9 tablet, while it sits unused in any other way. Since updating to Marshmallow, the audio suddenly slows down to (at a guess) 50% normal speed after 90 to ...
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Android based TV MX Player doesn't support DTS sound decoding using custom codec

When I'm trying to play any video with DTS encoded sound using MX Player, the player doesn't decode the sound so there is no sound at all. While the player is using the default codec, at the "Custom ...
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Viper4Android and OxygenOS 2.1.1 OnePlus 2

Does V4A finally work with OxygenOS that comes preinstalled with OnePlus 2? I managed to get it to install but the sound is very distorted, also whenever I try to open V4A it crashes Google Play ...
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How to disable the “waterdrop sound” played when locking or unlocking the screen

I am running Android KitKat 4.4.2 on a Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo. I have installed the Screen Lock Pro app which allows you to log off by clicking a home screen icon or tapping on a notification drawer ...
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Call Recorder by “Clever Mobile”. How to rename file?

Anyone know how I can rename a file in the Call Recorder app by Clever Mobile. I've been using the app for a while but cannot figure out how to rename a file. Thanks.
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Phone Audio Priority & Bluetooth

hope you can help we have an app that interacts with a bluetooth headset and connected earphones (to the phone). we are sending specific audio steams at the earphones vs the BT headset. however, when ...
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Configure audible alarm in cyanogenmod's silent mode

I recently installed cyanogenmod 12.1 (snapshot, 2015-09-01) on my HTC One M8. Following my habits, I tried to activate a silent mode. There was the first problem: CM only has a normal and a (total) ...
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Change when phone beeps for notifications

My phone makes a lot of noise when it's not in use. I think this is because apps running in the background have experienced an event, like Clash of the Clans. How can I change this? I'd really like to ...
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Audio cutting out after a few minutes, late at night only

I have a Moto X [2013] running Lollipop 5.1. I have noticed that when I am listening to audio through certain apps late at night, the audio will cut out after a few minutes. The track progress ...
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Sound architecture in android

What is the sound architecture in Android. Is it the same as in Linux? I mean virtually every linux distributions use ALSA, so do android also use ALSA as sound driver?
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how to have two applications play sound simultaneously?

I want the music to keep playing in the background while I practice Spanish on this DuoLingo app. The music player stops while the duolingo is trying to play sound as of now. Is this possbile?
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No playback through bluetooth headset while recording with mic

I have a Moto G X1032 running lollipop 5.1 and Cyanogenmod. I'm using Mpow Swift headphones with integrated mic. I've tried several free Bluetooth compatible recording apps, and I've used Rocketplayer,...
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No Audio, Samsung Galaxy S4

A few weeks ago, my phone's APN list got corrupted, causing me to lose mobile data; a series of firmware flashes, modem updates, and backups and restores fixed the APN problem, but now the entire ...
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Phone call: Audio works only with speakerphone or wired headset

The following issue with my Sony Xperia ZR (running CM 11-20141112-SNAPSHOT) started a few days ago: When I initiate or receive an ordinary phone call, I can't hear the other side through my ...
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Redirect sound to 3.5 mm plug

The headphone jack on my phone doesn't work from time to time. Sound is then played over the loudspeaker, not the headphone. It's quite annoying, but not yet worth the trouble to send in my phone for ...
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Use device as Bluetooth receiver

I recently got a new phone and would like to use my old device as a bluetooth receiver for my stereo. I'd like for it to work like a bluetooth receiver such as this one. (Pairs as speaker and offers 3....
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How to disable the equalizer on a Galaxy S6 running Android 5.1.1

My Spotify is having audio problems so I've swapped of Nuplayer back to Awesomeplayer and still having issues. I think my equalizer has something to do with it and it would probably be best if I ...
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How to stream audio from PC to android device through USB?

How to stream audio from PC to Android Device over Bluetooth Is there a way to stream all audio from PC to Android via USB? Can I stream video from PC to an android device over USB? I have found ...
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Using a Nokia in-line media control with Android

Is there any way this will work on Android phones? It has a volume dial, Pause/Play and even Next/Previous track (super useful for me). I tried random apps on Play Store but they all seem to not ...
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One-way voice for native SIP VoIP call over the internet

I have a router that can act as a SIP server (http://en.avm.de/products/fritzbox/fritzbox-7360/). If so configured, it allows both access through the local network and the internet. I have configured ...
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How to listen to loud music from an android device?

I have a music app on my phone. I want to listen to it through nicer speakers than the phone's built-in speakerphone. If I had an iPhone, I'd either use a speaker dock (which both charges the phone ...
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open viber audio(.ptt) files on pc or phone

my viber history got corrupted, but luckily i have backedup the important conversation i needed into text format using (backup text for viber). it might have been the reason that corrupted the history ...
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How to disable the droplet/beep sound of the lateral volume buttons on Samsung Galaxy A3?

I have a Galaxy A3 with Android 5.0.2 and when I press the sound buttons in order to turn the volume up or down, those buttons make a beep/droplet sound. How can I disable this sound? I know it was ...
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Emergency alerts: is there any way to silence the “severe threat alerts” and “Amber Alerts” while I'm sleeping?

There are some emergency alerts I would be very grateful to receive even when I'm sleeping, but so far I've only receive alerts for things that didn't actually put me in danger or for things that I ...
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Why does no sound play in video file downloaded from Gmail browser?

i have a small video clip in my gmail account (attachment), and when i click it on gmail browser, it gets downloaded (i guess to "album"?), and when played, no sound comes out. How to turn sound on? ...
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Abysmal Skype audio on Asus Fonepad 8

I bought a new Asus Fonepad 8 for a friend. It works great, and the sound is crystal clear. The only exception is Skype - all calls sound perfect on the receiving end, but on the Fonepad everything ...
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Speaker and Mic stoped working on MotoG (1st Gen) after upgrade

Problem: One day my mobile was dead because of empty battery. I recharged the battery and turned on the mobile. Mobile showed a message "Android is upgrading" while turning on. After that Speaker and ...
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Using Android device as a loudspeaker [closed]

I have a class of 100 students, and I have an idea to use my mobile as a loudspeaker so I don't have to shout. Alternatively, it should work like an amplifier system. The difference is that the input ...
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Audio applications (spotify etc) continue playing when bluetooth calls come in

When I'm in my car and listening to the ESPN Radio app, the Spotify app, or the Soundcloud app, and I receive a call either on my bluetooth or the d/c phone itself, the audio application keeps playing ...
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How to record a game music in Android? [duplicate]

I failed to find the background soundtracks for some Android games, so I thought I could just record their music when the game is active but I don't seem to have any solution to do so. I first ...
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Turning off “charging” sound effect on Xperia Z3 Compact

Is it possible to turn off the sound when the charger is connected? I have got the answer from Sony Support that this is a "feature".
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Use Bluetooth Headphones with Phone and Old Laptop

I am wondering if there is a way for me to play audio that is coming into the headphone jack on my phone out of my phone's bluetooth. I have bluetooth headphones that do not work with my old laptop ...
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Is it possible to get the audio files for the TalkBack “earcons”?

I'm interested to know whether there are audio files tucked away somewhere for the "earcons" - the sounds that TalkBack makes for certain things, like links, page scrolling, etc. Are these available ...
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Android Music Player - Does the default “Music Player” program store the timestamp of when a song was last played?

I have a question about the recently played items in the Android (specifically v4.2.2) media library. Does the default "Music Player" program store the timestamp of when a song was last played? Or ...
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Sound recording does not work, calls and video still do

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android Lollipop. After some time sound recording functionality stopped working. I am unable to send voice messages from WhatsApp, also tried some sound recorders, it ...
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How can I set my phone to display all Wireless Emergency Alerts silently, without playing any sound?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with CyanogenMod 12.1 (Android 5.1.1), and I want to silence the Emergency Alert (e.g. AMBER Alert) sounds without disabling the alerts entirely. A few places ...
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What kind of bluetooth earphone/mic for regular voice recording?

I have a tablet not a phone. I bought two bluetooth earphones(not headset) which came with microphones. I use them to listen music mainly. The problem is that I cant use the microphones on them for ...
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Can I use my Android phone as a USB speaker?

I have a Lenovo S850 (non-rooted so far, although I've read some guides and may try it when I find the time). Is there a way to use it as a USB speaker for my PC at work, which doesn't have any ...
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No Media profile in Bluetooth connection

When I connect my Galaxy S5 (Android 5.0 build G900FXXU1BOC7) to the car (a Hyundai Accent), the Bluetooth connection doesn't show the media profile, only the phone profile. Which is strange, since my ...
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Connect a USB soundcard to an Android phone? And use it for videos?

Is it possible to connect a USB soundcard to an Android phone, with an USB OTG cable? ... and then use this USB soundcards's stereo input as audio when making a video with the phone?
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How to mute notification sounds during a call on Samsung Galaxy 6 Edge? [duplicate]

While on a call, if I receive a text message, the notification sound for text message plays during the call. How do I mute the notification sounds for text messages while I'm on a phone call? My ...
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Is there a way to set a default volume for different bluetooth connections?

I use my phone as my main audio player, with headphones, through my car, and through my speakers at home. When using it in the car I crank the audio on my phone to full volume and adjust volume ...
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When receiving a call, how do you mute the phone?

This might seem like a stupid question, but I couldn't find the answer on this SE so here goes. When I receive a call and my phone starts to ring, how do I mute the phone without answering or ...