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

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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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how to connect blue yeti mic to galaxy nexus

I'd like to use the blue yeti as audio input for recording video on the galaxy nexus. How can I achieve this? I know thus far that I need a USB otg cable, but when I plugged it in it didn't seem to be ...
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Replace audio cable with wireless solution

I want audio from my Nexus 7 to play through my amplifier (without replacing it). I think this would be possible with the iPad/AppleTV combo. I don't want to be locked to a specific app that only ...
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How can I mute the camera shutter on Motorola RAZR i (ICS, without rooting)

Even when I silence the device the camera shutter continues to making sound. I know that using rooting alternative we can move or delete the correspondent ogg file*. But i'm looking for a less ...
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Hard Wired Aux In not working

I just recently purchased a Galaxy Three with 4.0.4. Before the new phone, I had an Apple iPhone 4S. When I plugged the iPhone's headset jack directly to my car receiver's Aux In it worked just fine. ...
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Is there a way to enable the headphone output for audio while using HDMI for video?

I have a yarvik tab464euk tablet, which I'm mostly happy with in an it-was-cheap kind of way. However, there is a particular annoyance. I have a monitor which has a rarely-used HDMI port (my PC ...
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How can I stream music/audio from Android and PC to Android device via WiFi?

I've searched for this for some time, and I've found several options that almost works. I have an Android device connected to my stereo and I want to be able to connect to it with either my PC or my ...
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Using the a smartphone's speaker as a microphone [closed]

I have a hardware accessing question. For a project, I was wondering if it would be possible to use the smartphone's speaker as a second microphone, similar to the idea that you can plug in a headset ...
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How to make Samsung Galaxy SL I9003 play AC3?

I have a film in the .AVI format, with an SRT subtitle file, and an AC3 audio track. I used the S/W decoder function. The film can be played with/without the subtitles, and the AC3 file itself can ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 doesn't play music

New Samsung Galaxy S2 doesn't play audio files. I tried using different players, but none worked. The track ether plays for 1-3 seconds or mixes different tracks into one. Considering trying to return ...
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Is it possible to detect a keyboard paddle press plugged in the headphone/microphone port?

I know that some devices headphone ports (maybe all of them? any reference here would be good) have 3 channels, for stereo sound and microphone. So I was wondering if it's possible to detect something ...
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How to specify a different audio player for use with Google Reader?

When I use the Google Reader app for audio podcasts -- e.g. linked MP3 files -- it pops up a simple player overlay to play the file (shown in screenshot). Is there a way for me to choose an installed ...
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Turning off just email notification sound [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I turn off Notification Sounds and leave phone sounds on my dad just got a brand new Motorola XT603 running Android 2.3.5. He would like to differ the ...
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Why can't I turn off vibrate while keeping audio on when a e-mail comes in?

After my Galaxy Nexus upgraded itself to Jelly Bean last night, my phone refuses to turn vibrate off! It's set to Vibrate Never when email arrives, but it vibrates anyway. I've restarted the phone, ...
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Is there a way to display the media volume in the status bar?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII running CM9. Currently I have an app that displays my media volume by using a persistent notification. However I have 2 problems with this. Since media volume is a ...
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Sound volume randomly changes

I'll be listening to music or a podcast, when for no reason that I can tell, the sound will sometimes change. Fortunately, it seems to always go down, not get super loud and blow out my ears. This ...
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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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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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Send Navigation Audio to handset but music to bluetooth

I have a DROID 3 and use it both for navigation and listening to music in my car via Bluetooth (Ford with SYNC). In the BT profile for SYNC on my phone, I can turn off media output over Bluetooth and ...
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Restart sound engine in Android (4.1)

I am Running AOKP on my HTC Desire S and it has a weird issue with sound - If I reboot the device with headphones plugged in, the sound (specifically the bass) is OK but if I remove the headphones and ...
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Jurisdictions where camera shutter sound is mandated by law [closed]

I found some claims that it is illegal to disable the shutter sound on phone cameras in some countries. However, I found few reliable references on the matter. Do you know of any laws in your part of ...
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Recover overwritten sound recorder files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I recover a deleted file on Android? Is it possible to recover overwritten sound recordings from the default android sound recorder? Earlier I was recording ...
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Disable loudspeaker usage for audio playback?

I get my voicemail messages by e-mail (using K-9 mail), however, when I play the attached wavefile, the loudspeaker is used for the playback, so everyone around me can listen to the message, that's ...
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How can I boost the music volume higher than the max limit?

I have a Samsung Galaxy running Android. When I put music to max, it's not loud enough in my ear phone. How can I boost it beyond the maximum volume? On Linux I can do this with ALSA; is there a way ...
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Can an Android device play ALAC and WAV files?

I have a music library in iTunes with all files being ALAC or WAV format. I currently play them on an old iPod that supports both files types. I will be getting a new phone device (replacing Symbian) ...
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Batch Update Android alarm ringtone?

I have a bunch of alarms on my Android phone and I want to change their current ringtone to a new one. The new ringtone is in MP3 format and is located in the sdcard. Is there any way to change them ...
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How to offload browser audio links to background player for continued listening.

Is there an Android audio app that runs in the background and can have audio links offloaded to it (i.e. be the target of the intent) so the user can continue listening when the browser or foreground ...
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how to enhance the sound quality while recording the sound?

I want to enhance the sound quality while recording the sound on the android device, Is there and external device which is used for this. If yes then tell me for this I'll be thankful to you.
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Aux Cord

I drive a 2007 Saab 93 without any bluetooth capabilities. I tried to play music with an aux cord and the car senses that my phone is connected but when I try to play any music my phone plays it ...
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How can I stream audio from my phone over wifi to a speaker or receiver?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and would like to be able to send music from it to speakers or a receiver. Since I use a few different apps to listen to music (Spotify and Pandora mostly but sometimes also ...
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My Google Now App does not speak

I tried out the Google Now feature that comes with Jelly Bean and it's not working as I expected. It answers my questions as a search result but does not show the exact result as a card nor does it ...
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How do I stream internal audio from Windows 7 to Android for free?

The audio jack is busted so I want to stream the internal sound to my Android phone and use my headset on that phone instead. No, not just music files. I mean the whole internal sound coming from the ...
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Audio turns back on randomly in ICS [closed]

My Samsung Galaxy S 2 (4.0.3) turns audio back on without notice. I turn the silent/vibrate mode of the system on and it resets it, with no specific time. It just randomly turns the audio back on. Why ...
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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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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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Is it possible to output audio from the speakers while a Bluetooth headset is connected?

In iOS, this is achieved by double-tapping the home button, swiping right twice, and selecting the speakers. Can this be done in Android?
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Calls with speakerphone input and headphone output on Nexus One

I've searched and found several posts on various sites with this same problem but nobody offering a solution. I use my N1 in a car mount with music playing through my stereo with a 3.5 mm cable. When ...
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Leave ear-speaker active when using headset (cable/bt)

Is it possible to just use a headset's mic but keep the phone's ear-speaker active?
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Stereo audio input on any Android device?

Is there any Android device with a stereo audio input available? I understand there is the analog microphone input commonly available on the headphone jack, but I am hoping there is a device out ...
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How do I determine which A2DP codecs my phone supports/is currently using?

Bluetooth's Audio Profile A2DP supports multiple codecs. All devices have to support SBC (subband codec), then they can support additional "optional codecs" like MP3 and AAC, or "non-A2DP" codecs ...
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Is it possible to play sound in mono?

I'm in a workplace that only allows one headphone in. This makes some music pretty awful, only having one channel. I'd like to mix my audio into one channel, but this seems to be a bit more difficult ...
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Disable system “tick” sound

I have a Sidekick 4g. This device has a system wide "tick" like sound that plays every time I do various things (click links, click items in list of RSS app, click threads in messaging app etc...) I ...
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How can I remotely change the volume?

At home I often connect my android to some speakers, to listen to internet-radio. It would like to be able to change the sound-level through a command on my laptop. I can open an ssh shell to the ...
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galaxy s3 - clicking/crackling sound when button is pressed on headset

I listen to music on my international galaxy s3 with the included headset quite a bit. I don't know if this is a feature or bug but whenever I press a button on the headset's controls (volume, skip ...
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micro-usb headset on android 2.3

I have a samsung galaxy ace which I am trying to setup to work with a usb headset. The problem is that the usb headset has a micro-usb connector and my phone does not seem to be recognizing it at all. ...
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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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Is there a way to use an Android tablet as a wifi handsfree device?

My situation: Android (4.0.3) tab hooked up to my car stereo using the headphones connector. Android (2.3.5) phone (HTC Desire HD), which I use to call, text, browse, etc. Since my car stereo's ...
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Loud Ringer Volume with Incoming Calls?

When I listen to Spotify, I all the time modify the lound-speaker button on the side but it is irritating when someone calls and the Ringer Volume is low so cannot hear it. Is it possible to set the ...
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Can I get my car's head-unit to play audio, via USB, from my Galaxy S3?

I've just moved from iOS to Android, purchasing the new Galaxy S3. Lovely phone; I'm impressed thus far. The only thing that I'm struggling with is playing audio, via USB, to my car's head-unit. ...
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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.