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

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Seeking software API for “USB Digital Audio” [on hold]

The official doc on Android USB Digital Audio speaks of implementing hardware for USB audio peripherals for Android. But where can I find instructions for software? I observe that audio-in should ...
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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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How to enable audible alarms while making phone calls?

I often need to use a timer while making phone calls. No matter what timer I use they never play the alarm sound while you are on the phone, they simply emit a brief "beep" and vibrates (if the timer ...
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Why don't I see my custom ringtone under Default Notification Sounds?

I just got a Nexus 5X, currently running Android 6.0.1, and managed to get some custom mp3 ringtone files into the Ringtones folder on the phone. Under Settings > Sound & Notification, if I ...
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How to make Android play music reliably, without chopping?

When I try to play music on Android 2.3 (using various players, including PowerAmp) on Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 I get not reliable sound. Music pauses for a short time, for example, when: I press ...
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App for long audio? [migrated]

I'm listening to a 22 hour audio book in a single file on my Android. I've tried 3 music apps so far and it's almost impossible to rewind in all of them. I want to be able to change the current play ...
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How to save Whatsapp voicenotes to Computer?

I am connecting my Android phone to my computer trying to save Whatsapp voicenotes in my computer. But when I open the folder WhatsApp Voice Notes it is blank. I can see the files (begin with PTT) in ...
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Is there an android app that turns off sound certain times of the week (like at work)?

I know very little about android. Is there a widget, app or other way to configure so the sound is off while I am at work (or at night). Essentially trying to turn down the ringer while I am at ...
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How to force apps to use default notification sound or vibration?

Every other app has its own notification sound or vibration. Some apps have unpleasant notifications sounds or vibrations so long I think I'm receiving a call. I like my life simple: I want all apps ...
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How can I disable the startup/boot sound on a rooted Samsung Galaxy S5?

I do not want any sound to play while the phone boots. A sound is being played while "Samsung" is displayed with an animation. There is an app called "Silent Boot" in the Play store that mutes the ...
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A2DP Bluetooth audio randomly shows “(no media)”

Sometimes when I connect my phone to my headset, the Bluetooth device will be listed as: "Connected ( no media )" When this happens, it uses the "Phone audio" profile. The "Media audio" profile ...
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How can I prevent the earphones from muting the speaker?

The FM radio in my phone uses the earphone cable as the antenna. It plays the music just fine if I plug the jack in about 2/3 the way (and only hisses without it). But if I push the jack all the way ...
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Good combination for playing media from SMB/CIFS share?

Currently I am using ES File Explorer + MX Player to play audio and video files for this. Unfortunately it has some problems: MX Player sees only current playing file, not a directory. So I can't ...
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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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Phone connected via bluetooth to car audio system: media audio works, calls don't

I have been successfully using my Motorola Moto G3, 2015, with Android Marshmallow 6.0, to connect the phone to the audio car (Toyota) system for months. A few days ago, I received a whatsapp call ...
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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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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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Audio stops automatically

JellyBean 4.2.2 When I play music or youtube videos, after a few minutes it stops and i have to play it again. What could be the reason?
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How to stream audio from Android to PulseAudio server?

I have a home linux server running the PulseAudio - with shared audio devices, that are connected to cool sound system. And I have an Android 4.4-based phone. I want to stream audio from my phone to ...
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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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Weird volume behaviour in Android 6.0.1

My wife's Nexus 5 recently started behaving very weirdly. For notifications, it always think that it's in silent mode (i.e. it vibrates and doesn't play a sound). This happens regardless of the ...
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Can't hear people unless switched to speaker phone

I cannot hear callers unless my speaker phone is on...how can I fix this? I have gone to all the settings but it does not change anything. The caller can hear me ok but there is only a very faint ...
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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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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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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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Why does my Nexus 4 not support WMA audio files?

My LG Nexus 4 (Android 4.2.2) does not play my .wma audio files. However, my generic/budget Android 4.0.3 tablet plays the same .wma files just fine. Why? How can I get my Android device to play ...
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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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How can I change notification volume on Android 6.0?

I have an option to change alarm or ringtone volume in Settings, but not notifications as I had in 4.3. How can I change notification volume on Android 6.0 without changing ringtone volume? I would ...
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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 ...
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Some apps change the sound profile when showing notifications

Some apps such as WhatsApp and Gmail cause my sound profile to change from Vibrate to Normal automatically without asking me when I get a notification from them. This only happens when notification ...
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Does disabling stock apps cause problems with phone on Android 6.0

So I disabled all the stock apps and other apps I don't use or need in my phone and I am just curious if that could cause issues with the phone where audio eventually breaks. I've been on support ...
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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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Poweramp access songs from Google Play Music

I have a Google Play Music subscription and I enjoy the unlimited music, but I don't like the audio quality on Google Play Music. I was wondering if it was possible to listen to GPM downloaded songs ...
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Sound stops in mid-call (incoming sound only, outgoing sound is fine)

I have a bizarre problem and I don't know whether it's my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4), my Bluetooth headset (Plantronics Voyager Legend), my carrier (T-mobile) or our corporate conference call system ...
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Turn off power notification sound on LG G2

I've got an LG G2 (Verizon) and I'd like to turn off all the notification sounds for when I plug in my phone, when I unplug it, and when it gets to full power. I've turned the system notification ...
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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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Can I use my phone as an audio device via Wifi?

Is there any way to stream all audio from my (Windows) PC to my phone via Wifi, so that my phone acts like a sound card? I basically want to use my phone with my headphones as wireless headphones. It ...
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Android 6.0 — Bluetooth broken causes audio to not work correctly after connecting to car. How to rollback to previous firmware or fix BT glitches

EDIT: It looks like Android 6.0 is extremely glitchy. This old problem also came back Very low volume after upgrade to 6.0 marshmellow Is there a way to rollback to a previous version of Android? 6.0 ...
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Sound too low when making calls on Moto G smartphone

Everything is perfect, except that the call volume is way too low. I can barely hear it when it is completely silent, and if I'm at a coffee shop or something, no chance. Now, this would seem to be ...
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Audio Skipping while Playing Music

I just recently encountered a problem with my Nexus 6p where my music (and audio but haven't tested that yet) started Skipping beats and stuttering while I was playing it. This is something new and ...
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Strange sound from an unknown application

From yesterday my Samsung Galaxy S3 (Android 4.4.2) is playing strange music (midi) from time to time and very often. Sometimes it goes as it comes, with no obvious reason. It looks like an alarm. ...
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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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I cant hear the audio unless i plug in earphones

Please help. Im always wearing earphones to listen to music on my LG G Stylo but When i tried to listen to music without earphones i heard nothing. I also cant hear anyone on the phone without ...
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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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Notification sound is too loud when listening to music with a headset

I'm using a Galaxy S6. When I'm listening to music with my headphones plugged in, notifications come through startlingly loud. I checked my sound settings, and I have the volume for notifications ...
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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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Video Player with support for audio channels?

I have recorded a TV show with dual channels (left is dubbed, right is original voice) and then converted into a mp4 file. The movie plays fine in VLC where I can choose the audio channel I want to ...
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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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How to disable startup and shutdown sound on Samsung Galaxy S?

Is there a way to disable the sounds on phone startup and shutdown? When I had JF3 firmware, there were no sounds, but now on JM1 the sounds are there :(