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

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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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Google Now reminder sound settings

Is there a way to set a Google Now reminder so it makes a sound through phone speakers even when headphones are plugged in? Like alarm does? The problem for me is that I always have headphones ...
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List of supported A/V and Image Codecs

Using ADB, is it possible to obtain a list of audio, video and image codecs supported on a given device? Whether or not they physically play is another story. I'm just trying to poke the device and ...
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Sound output in speakers even with bluetooth headset connected

I use a bluetooth headset (Motorola S305) with my Nexus 4 (Stock 4.4.2) but when my phone rings or I receive a notification the sound comes in both, speakers and headset, I want to set everything to ...
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Redirect speaker output to microphone

I want to redirect speaker output of Android mobile to microphone, just like this person did it on Ubuntu http://askubuntu.com/questions/283687/redirect-speaker-output-to-microphone How can I do it?
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How to disable AEC (audio echo cancellation) on Android 4.2?

For some of my experiments, I need AEC to be disabled. Are there audio modes (loudspeaker, headset, bluetooth) when AEC is definitely disabled? Are there any platform-specific options for MTK65xx ...
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Headphones buttons don't operate on current app

I have a Samsung s3 phone (rooted Cyanogenmod). I like to listen to audiobooks on Overdrive Media Console. I also have Poweramp installed for playing videos and songs. The problem I face is: Whenever ...
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Sound defaults to vibrate

Sound defaults to vibrate after any notification even though phone (Nexus) is on loud. Tried power off and battery switch. Changed vibrate and ring tone settings.
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Why is all sound suddenly gone with HTC One S?

All of a sudden I have no sound with my HTC One S (running Android 4.1.1). No sound is heard when someone tries to call me, and, curiously, the microphone is also muted; the one who's calling me doesn'...
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Setting phone to silence, but play notification sound on incoming mail from certain contact

I know "blocking mode" on Samsung S3, but it allows only phone calls from certain contacts. Can I do the same for email sound notifications for certain contacts? preferably without installing any apps....
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Nexus 7 - USB Port & Headphone Socket

I sometimes experience a drop in sound in the left or right earphone of my headphones when charging my Nexus 7. Wiggling the usb cable in the port can bring back the sound, however yesterday the ...
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How to use a Bluetooth output sound while there is a Digital TV receiver connected to the phone jack?

I cannot find a way to get this to work properly. I want to connect my Android phone with Digital TV to my car's Bluetooth receiver. The TV's signal is boosted with an antenna connected to the phone ...
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How I can send signal from android mobile through speaker?

Would you please let me know how I can send signal from android mobile through speaker ? Please let me know if you need more clarification . Thanks in advance .
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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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Voice Recorder “Phone Storage”

Apparently on my latest HTC phone, the voice recorder default storage setting is set to "Phone Storage" as opposed to "SD Card". I just switched the setting to "SD Card". From my Win 7 PC, I can ...
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Headset works on music but not on call

I have a weird problem. My headset works with music, but not with calls. The headset icon shows, but the sound still comes from the phone (instead of the headset) when I make a call. Music works fine ...
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All my songs play in less than a second on my Galaxy S3

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S3 and transferred some songs over using Kies. When I try to play them they don't play properly, and seem to play through at ultra high speed. The whole song seems ...
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Bluetooth headset kills other audio?

I have a bluetooth headset for voice calls on my HTC EVO 4G. When I connect it, voice calls work well, and other audio works before I try pressing the "call" button on the headset. The first time I ...
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switch off sound effects, when headphones are connected to phone

When I use headphones, music is only in headphones, but info sound(ie when I get email our IM message) is playing to phone dynamics. How to change this behaviour? Phone is Galaxy S plus.
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Mute or change user group ringtone depending on current location and time

Here's a sample scenario: when I'm at home and it's after 10pm, all call need to be silent, but family calls are enabled to ring loud. Is it possible to do this? (preferably using Tasker, but 3rd-...
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How to mute smart manager notification sound?

I think what smartmanager is doing is useful. But, the unnecessarily annoying notification sound needlessly requiring attention from us, was an obnoxiuosly bad decision of samsung... I only allow ...
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Yu yureka Headphone Music error

I have a yu yureka with cyanogen 12.Headphones worked fine until yesterday while i was hearing music but suddenly it stopped i even restarted,Headphones work fine sound also works through headphones ...
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Receive alert for important mail with sound off?

Is there a way to only make my tablet (samsung galaxy tab 4, android 5.1) give an alarm sound when an email from a specific sender comes in, regardless if the device has its sound turned off? I want ...
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Play Music while recording Video

May be the most stupid question, but I am unable to figure out how to record video while playing music in my Samsung S6 Edge (6.0.1). I want to capture Music played from phone with the video I record. ...
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How to fix poor sound and video quality when pairing YouTube with a television?

I tried pairing the official Android YouTube app (by Google) with a television so I could watch a few videos on something larger. I was surprised by the poor quality of the audio and video. The ...
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Problems playing some kind of videos on an Android 4.4 tablet

I have an Android tablet running Android 4.4. I have problems playing some video files. The video’s sound is playing with a lot’s of interruptions, almost every 2 seconds there's an interruption. I'...
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Cannot vet vibrate to work for messages (Nexus 5X, System 6.0.1)

I'd like my phone to vibrate for text messages. I use the 'hello' app, which I believe uses the settings for the 'messenger' app. When I go to Settings > Sound and Notification > App settings > ...
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How to measure sound decibel in Android?

Since Android device can play music using in-built music player or using external apps such as YouTube or TuneIn Radio, I wonder if it is possible to "measure" the sound being played by Android ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...