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

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external mic plugged in + bluetooth

Hopefully someone can help me. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note II and I want to record with my external mic (rode smartlav+) but still listen to all audio from my phone via bluetooth. (Sena 20s). For ...
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Can't play full audio files

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, not to be confused with a small surf board, and I've run into a new problem this morning. I usually load some smutty audio books (ok, Star Wars audio books) to ...
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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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Why can't I get Dolby Digital sound from Android TV box linked to Sony AVR?

I have just bought my 1st Android TV box (it's a Chinese CS918 rk3188 model) and since it has SPDIF/optical out I hooked that to my Sony AVR's optical input and set the device manager in the Android ...
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Cannot hear audio from other side of phonecalls or voicemails

When I make a phone call (this includes to voicemail), I cannot hear the other party and the other party cannot hear me. The problem is isolated to calling. When I'm having this problem (or more ...
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How to get max of sound quality for music listening?

Yo, I like to listen to music through headphones, so I'd like to tweak the sound parameters on my phone and tablet to my taste. What can be done in this direction? My devices are not rooted.
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How can I disable the low-battery sound in Cyanogenmod?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S3 running Cyanogenmod 11 (20140804-SNAPSHOT-M9-i9300). When the battery hits ~15% or 5%, an alert appears with a warning sound. How can I disable this warning sound ...
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Why does my sound randomly stop working?

I have a rather old Motorola Droid Razr Maxx. A week or so ago it was having some serious problems which rendered it fairly useless, so I installed CyanogenMod on it. Since then, sound will randomly ...
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Samsung galaxy trend FM radio sound not going to earphones

my mom has Samsung galaxy trend android phone and she is having problems with earphones. She wants to listen to FM radio but the sound is not going to the earphones but plays through speakers. Are ...
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Making Android not respond to connecting headphones

My android (Galaxy sII, CM9) has this thing where if I connect/disconnect headphones (either audio jack or bluetooth) it responds to it. (Like turns the song on or off.) I use Poweramp for music. The ...
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How can I make a selected calendar notification behave like an alarm, that is, audible even on silent mode?

I keep my phone on silent most of the time but would like audible reminders for critical calendar reminders. Short of silencing everything else manually, is there a way to acheive this?
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How to change Android's default key press sound?

The phone is rooted, I tried changing the file/s; /system/media/audio/ui/*.ogg and their permissions; -rw-r--r-- but still plays the default. Restarting the phone doesn't work also. Am I ...
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When I send or receive a call, the person on the other side can't hear me

When I make a phone call, people on the other tell me that my sound is like I am speaking in a huge water pot or something like a pot. I have a Samsung Galaxy S3.
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LG P880 sound problem

I have LG P880. The problem with my phone is that when someone is calling me, the phone doesn't ring. I receive the call, but no sounds at all. Does anyone have the same problem? Or what should I do?
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Samsung s3 makes “plugged in” noises while charging

I have recently bought a third party USB cable. I am still using the original wall adapter that I got. Now, I noticed that while charging, it sometimes makes the "plugged in" sound as if I had just ...
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How to turn off/mute the USSD notification sound in Jelly Bean?

I recently got my Lava Iris 501's OS updated to 4.1.1 and now it even chimes whenever my operator sends me a 'Last Call/SMS/Data Cost' notification. This happens even on the Silent/Meeting modes also. ...
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Mute notification sounds when on a call

I use a bluetooth earpiece, and whenever I'm on a call, notification sounds play on top of the call audio. The person on the other end can't hear it, but it's very annoying as I usually can't hear ...
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Is it possible to cancel out echo when using a bluetooth handsfree?

Equipment used: I just bought a cheap Bluetooth handsfree from china: http://www.miniinthebox.com/mini-stereo-wireless-v3-0-headset_p1187467.html Explanation: This works perfect for me, and i don't ...
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Any app play VBR MP3 files?

Does any Android app play Variable Bit Rate MP3 files, while not demanding Internet access and access to my Contacts? I used soundconverter on my Xubuntu PC to convert MP4 files to MP3 and they ...
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352 views

Stream from my Android over Wifi to my amp

I have an HTC One and I would like to stream music over wifi via any player app (PowerAmp, Google Play, etc..) to a stereo amp. I looked into Nexus Q, Sonos and more. Which one will actually support ...
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How to check the status of and enable HD Voice on a Galaxy S4?

I would like to know if HD Voice is enabled on my device. If it's not, I would like to enable it. There used to be a very simple way of doing this by dialing *#0011# and then following instructions ...
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How can I play audio over an open phone conversation?

I would like to be able to play an audio recording over an open phone conversation. I.e., while the phone is connected (an outgoing call) a prerecorded audio file is played over the open phone ...
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What is this annoying sound on my S3 running CM 11.0?

I'm running CyanogenMod 11.0 on my Galaxy S3 I9300, Android version 4.4.2. I didn't have this issue before installing CM, so I'm thinking it may be a CM sound. Basically, sometimes this sound keeps ...
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2answers
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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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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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Disable notifications [duplicate]

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 with 4.4.2 Kitkat Is possible disable the sound of the notifications when I listen music or doing something? I'm watching a video of youtube, listen music with headphones ( ...
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Must a USB OTG adapter be used to connect a DAC/amp to an Android or can I use a Micro USB to Micro USB cable?

I'm trying to connect a DAC/amp with a micro USB connection to my Android smartphone. Is it possible to get the DAC/amp to work without the larger "adapter" type OTG cable, and use something like this ...
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Media audio plays through front speaker?

I've got a Nexus 5 running stock 4.4.2, not rooted. Sometimes, seemingly at random, I will go to do something that plays sound (watch a YouTube video, play a podcast, etc) and the audio comes through ...
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450 views

Using wired and wireless headphones simultaneously?

I have 1 android device, 1 wired headphones, 1 wireless headphones, 2 ppl willing to watch film. When I connect both of headphones only wired work. Is it possible to use both of headphones ...
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2answers
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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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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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Music just won't play loud enough on Samsung Galaxy S4 i9500

On my Macbook Pro, iTunes lets me take advantage of my Sennheiser HD 380 headphones. I can lift the sound as loud as I like. On my Samsung Galaxy S4 i9500, I just can't get near as loud a response ...
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What is the file location of the sound files used in the Google Now application

I am trying to find the audio file that is played immediately after you manually start audio input via tapping the round microphone button on the search line of the Google Now application or saying ...
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How to force the use of jack output every time on rooted phone

I have several phone A Xperia Pro a S4 mini duos (soon for sold) and a HTC desire Z. I sometimes want to disable the speakers so the phone will only output the sound through the headset I plug on it, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 calendar Notifications crash rush limbaugh app

I have the latest OS, I think its Jelly Bean (Andrioid version 4.1.2) and every time I get a notification pop-up (calendar) it crashes Rush. Obviously Rush is more important that any stupid ...
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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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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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How to stream videos from PC to TV

I have a PC with videos, an android mobile device and a TV. I would like to use my mobile in order to stream videos from my PC to the TV. Is the a way to do it? The best offers I found out so far ...
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How to identify and remove a looping sound?

I have a Nexus 4 running Android 4.4.2 (not rooted, but with developer options enabled), and it keeps developing a stuck looping sound (I guess part of a notification sound, looping approximately ...
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How can I know which app is giving me notification sounds?

I've removed the permission for almost every app to show me notifications on the status bar but now that led me to a situation in that a lot of times during the day there will be a notification sound ...
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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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What's causing the Sirius XM app to stutter even with a good 3G signal or WiFi connection?

More often than not, the Sirius XM app has trouble streaming content when the screen turns off - it will replay the same buffered audio in a loop (usually 20 or 30 seconds worth) until I turn the ...
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How to change tap sound of an Android device?

The tap sound on my new Jelly Bean Android tablet sounds cheap and tinny. Is it possible to change it?
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How to increase speaker volume on tablet

The speaker and headphone volumes on my xperia z tablet are too low. Is there any way to increase the max volume that works in 4.3 ?
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How do I use an external microphone with my Galaxy Nexus?

How do I use an external microphone on my Galaxy Nexus, and what kind do I need? I know if it should use a jack plug (3.5 mm), but not all jack connectors are the same, and I don't know if the lower ...
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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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Turn off power notification sounds (LG-G2 Verizon)

I've got a LG G2 (Verizon) and I'd like to turn off all the notifications for when I plug in my phone, when it unplug it, and when it gets to full power. I've turned the system notification volume ...
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Enable USB Audio out on ASUS Slider SL101?

I have an ASUS slider SL101, and I want to know how I can enable USB audio out. Running Android 4.0.3. I broke the headphone port, so I need an alternative. Solutions greatly appreciated.
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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.