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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?

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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My htc one x does not play audio and beat audio is grey

What can I do if my HTC ONE X phone has no sound? This happened after an update and I have tried to uninstall some applications but with no success. I can only hear when I use headsets and that is ...
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Samsung “sound and shot” on computer

Samsung's Sound and Shot makes pictures with up to 9 seconds of audio, but when I upload the files to my computer the audio is gone !!! I've searched for so long but still haven't found a way to move ...
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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 ...
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Creating 'fake' microphone and camera inputs on an Android mobile

Disclaimer: I don't own an android mobile, but would definitely get one if the below were possible. On my mac, I can use software like CamTwist and SoundSiphon to create 'fake' webcam and microphone ...
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make calls ring (sound) while notifications vibrate only

Is it possible to control volume in such a way that I can make ringtone ring (sound), while notifications only vibrate. It doesn't matter if calls vibrate or not, ideally though it does vibrate. I ...
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my samsung galaxy prime having a sound vibration

I had a big problem. Suddenly my phone doesn't vibrate, but I already switch on the vibrate and sound and I didn't silent my phone. But when a notification shows, it just makes a sound with no ...
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Downloaded mp3 only plays for about 2 minutes. Is there a setting I have to change?

I've downloaded several mp3's so I can listen to them on my Samsung Galaxy S3. When I play them either through Google Play Music or Sound Player, I hear about 2 minutes of audio then it stops playing. ...
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PC audio through android

Now before I begin I have tried soundwire and while it does work and is actually pretty super cool, with wifi there's a wee bit of lag. Is there a way to stream pc audio through my android via usb ...
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How can I get Google calendar to play a sound notification for an event?

Is it possible to get an audible notification of an event in Google Calendar? I have a new Android smartphone which I'm trying to fathom out. I'm new to all this.
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adding MRLs to a playlist VLC

I am having trouble making a playlist for MRL networks streams. Each time I open a new network stream it creates a new playlist and the previous stream is no where to be found (the history is ...
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Audio quality poor when screen is off

I've noticed that recently the audio quality on my Galaxy note 3 becomes very choppy when my screen is off, but instantly fixes itself when the screen turns back on. Once the screen turns off 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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No Audio on LG Viper Phone

I have a LG Viper (LG-LS840). There is no audio output on this phone. I can make and receive calls but there is no audio on either end. I can not hear music, alarms or phone calls. I cannot hear any ...
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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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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 ...