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

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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 there'...
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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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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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I was listening to music on my Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini when the sound coming from my headphones got really low.

The Phone is three days old, and suddenly all music coming from my headphones (yes, tried different ones, and they work the same way, really low sound) got really low. The headphones work on all other ...
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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 3....
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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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Getting metadata of audio file currently being played?

Is it possible in android to get information of an audio file currently being played by an application? Is there a central service that keeps track of what's being currently played in Android instead ...
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Realtime Transfer (Stream) the Audio to “another mobile” device “directly” without any in-between components? [duplicate]

How to do if I want to play some (any) sounds on one device, and then want another device to hear the same thing at the same time? And what i also mean is to be able to connect "directly" (via ...
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Transfer android speaker output to windows pc over wifi

I Google for it but didn't find any solution: How to transfer/stream android sound output to pc? I want to transfer all sound that android speaker plays, that includes app sound, games sound. I know ...
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AC3 Codec for MX Amlogic MX2 Android Media Player Box

OK, so I have just bought the MX Amlogic MX2 Android Media Player, and I see that it doesn't play the most common audio file, AC3. I know that there are some licencing issues, and I also know that ...
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LG G2 sound randomly turns on from vibrate mode

I have a Verizon LG G2 (VS980) updated to Android 4.4.2, which I always keep on vibrate mode. However, every day, at exactly 3 PM, without fail, it turns itself from vibrate back to sound. It doesn't ...
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Is there a way to “mute” an alert tone that's already in the process of playing?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S5 and have it set to play a fairly loud 15 second alert if I get a text message in the middle of the night (I'm frequently on-call). I usually wake up within the first 5 ...
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Stream audio from any app on phone to receiver

I have an HTC One m7 phone and a Marantz NR1604 receiver (with a nice set of speakers). Both are connected to my home WIFI network. How do I stream audio from any app on the phone to the receiver ...
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force headphone mode

When I plug in the 3.5mm jack and play back media, headphone mode keeps toggling, resulting in audio cutting in/ out every second or so. Is there a way to force headphone mode or disable the 3.5mm ...
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no sound via mobile network call

Last days I have strange behaviour: No incoming/outgoing sound during calls via mobile network. After reboot a couple of calls work find and then sound just vanishes. Viber/skype calls are working ...
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I can't hear the caller

I can't hear audio from other side, but the caller is able to hear me. It's not always been like this. When I make a phone call (including to voicemail), I can't hear the other party and the other ...
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Hands-free mode not working on Samsung Galaxy SIII

I've activated Hands-free mode from the configurable set of switch-buttons at the top of the notification panel on my Samsung Galaxy SIII, and such mode also appears activated under Settings -> My ...
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HDMI output flickering in Hummingbird allwinner A20

I'm using Hummingbird allwinner a20 development board, I'm playing 1080p video on this board and working fine with 7" LCD but when I connect HDMI cable to it video and audio not playing well in LED TV ...
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Normalization - Automatic global android media sound (music videos on youtube) adjustment

I'm using this app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.co.asbit.pvstar&hl=de I have my list which plays in an endless loop. But the problem is that some youtube videos are louder ...
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How to play MIDI with Android device?

So I have an Android Galaxy S5 and I'm wondering - is there a MIDI player that I can use for my MIDI files? Thanks!
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Recover files programs dont recognise note 2

So... I was very, very proud of my collection of almost 800 songs on my phone, and yesterday I deleted 700 by accident. I had just inserted my new SD and had transfered all my songs to the SD, but as ...
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How does changing the mixer_paths.xml increase volume?

I've been trying to boost the maximum volume obtainable through the audio jack of my phone (Nexus 5). I'm not a big fan of installing equaliser or volume boosting apps, so I thought I'd go about this ...
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Swap audio channels?

Is there a way to swap the audio channels coming out of the headphone jack on my tablet? A third-party app would be acceptable. For some context: My tablet has a pop in the left channel and I need it ...