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

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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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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 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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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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open viber audio(.ptt) files on pc or phone

my viber history got corrupted, but luckily i have backedup the important conversation i needed into text format using (backup text for viber). it might have been the reason that corrupted the history ...
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How can I restore the original ringtones and sounds?

Without really thinking, I used the "clear data" command on the Media Storage app, which deleted all the stock ringtones and notification sounds from my Nexus One. How can I get them back?
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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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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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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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Whatsapp uses general notification sound not the one setup in the app

From some time Whatsapp is not using the notification sound I setup in the app settings menu anymore, is using the general notification sound setup in phone settings. What can i do to have different ...
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How to disable the droplet/beep sound of the lateral volume buttons on Samsung Galaxy A3?

I have a Galaxy A3 with Android 5.0.2 and when I press the sound buttons in order to turn the volume up or down, those buttons make a beep/droplet sound. How can I disable this sound? I know it was ...
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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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Why does no sound play in video file downloaded from Gmail browser?

i have a small video clip in my gmail account (attachment), and when i click it on gmail browser, it gets downloaded (i guess to "album"?), and when played, no sound comes out. How to turn sound on? ...
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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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Speaker and Mic stoped working on MotoG (1st Gen) after upgrade

Problem: One day my mobile was dead because of empty battery. I recharged the battery and turned on the mobile. Mobile showed a message "Android is upgrading" while turning on. After that Speaker and ...
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How to stream audio from PC to Android Device over Bluetooth

I have a rooted Android Device running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and a PC(with Bluetooth dongle) running windows 7. My mobile has Bluetooth with A2DP support. I want to output the audio(not just music) ...
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Mute the external microphone when a headphone is plugged in?

I'm running Gingerbread on my Samsung Galaxy S II. I dock it on my dash in my car and plug a 3.5mm cord from the phone to my stereo aux input. I often listen to music from my phone through my car ...
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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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Abysmal Skype audio on Asus Fonepad 8

I bought a new Asus Fonepad 8 for a friend. It works great, and the sound is crystal clear. The only exception is Skype - all calls sound perfect on the receiving end, but on the Fonepad everything ...
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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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Can I stream audio from Android to Windows through Bluetooth?

Can I stream audio from Android to Windows through Bluetooth? If yes, how?
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Stream music on Android to Desktop speakers

The canonical location for my music collection is the Android phone (synced from Mac at work), and I have a Windows PC at home connected to the speaker system. Is it possible to play the music on ...
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Any app which would allow me to use my android as a mic for speaker attached to the speaker socket

Any app which would allow me to use my android as a mic for speaker attached to the speaker socket like an amplifier system, difference is that the mic is the mobile, the amplifier is the mobile and ...
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Audio applications (spotify etc) continue playing when bluetooth calls come in

When I'm in my car and listening to the ESPN Radio app, the Spotify app, or the Soundcloud app, and I receive a call either on my bluetooth or the d/c phone itself, the audio application keeps playing ...
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Quiet sound after 4.3 update - Samsung Galaxy SIII

Since my Samsung Galaxy SIII was updated to 4.3, I have had problems when listening to music. The sound is very low when my equalizer turns on. I've already tried to configure the equalizer ...
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Can a podcast player not use 'audio focus' so that one can listen simultaneous with a music player? [closed]

I know the spotify app will allow this because I can have a phone call while listening. However, I am not aware of this working with a podcast app. Is it possible for a podcast app to play while ...
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Use Bluetooth Headphones with Phone and Old Laptop

I am wondering if there is a way for me to play audio that is coming into the headphone jack on my phone out of my phone's bluetooth. I have bluetooth headphones that do not work with my old laptop ...
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How to record a game music in Android?

I failed to find the background soundtracks for some Android games, so I thought I could just record their music when the game is active but I don't seem to have any solution to do so. I first ...
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Turn off notification sounds and vibrations while allowing phone calls to trigger sound and/or vibration on Nexus 5

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 4.3.2. I want to turn off all sound and vibration notifications for all apps, while allowing phone calls to trigger sound and/or vibrations. Is there a way to do this? ...
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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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How do I adjust audio balance of my Android phone headphones out?

My earphones are unbalanced - one is louder than the other, so I need to adjust the sound volume balance to get it right. How can I do it on Android?
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Is it possible to get the audio files for the TalkBack “earcons”?

I'm interested to know whether there are audio files tucked away somewhere for the "earcons" - the sounds that TalkBack makes for certain things, like links, page scrolling, etc. Are these available ...
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Android Music Player - Does the default “Music Player” program store the timestamp of when a song was last played?

I have a question about the recently played items in the Android (specifically v4.2.2) media library. Does the default "Music Player" program store the timestamp of when a song was last played? Or ...
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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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Sound recording does not work, calls and video still do

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android Lollipop. After some time sound recording functionality stopped working. I am unable to send voice messages from WhatsApp, also tried some sound recorders, it ...
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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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What kind of bluetooth earphone/mic for regular voice recording?

I have a tablet not a phone. I bought two bluetooth earphones(not headset) which came with microphones. I use them to listen music mainly. The problem is that I cant use the microphones on them for ...
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How to suppress repeated alert/notification sounds

Is there a way to suppress repeated alert sounds within a certain period of time - i.e after an event triggers a sound, do not play any further sounds for any more of the same event type that arrives ...
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How to disable battery full notification sound?

When battery has been charged full, my Galaxy S phone gives the same notification sound that is used when I receive SMS. Is there a way to disable the sound without also disabling sound from SMS? It ...
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My phone is always beeping

My phone very often makes noise but I can't find the notification that supposedly happen. Is there anything I can do about this? Or make it stop making so many bells and whistles? I'm using Android ...
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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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Making SMS sound and other notifications play in speaker with headphones inserted

I would like to be able to go to sleep with headphones plugged into my S4 so that I can listen to podcasts, but then there is the problem that I don't hear SMS messages or calls during the night, ...
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What determines which application acts to a bluetooth AVRCP command?

Background: I have a A2DP/AVRCP bluetooth headset (Nokia BH-505) which I use actively to listen to both podcasts and music. Of course, I listen to these with different apps. The bluetooth headset has ...
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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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Can I get rid of “Sound Search for Google Play”?

An app called "Sound Search for Google Play" is apparently eating all of my battery. Can I get rid of it? I tried clicking it, disabling it and "uninstalling update", but it still seems to eat away at ...
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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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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 ...
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My htc one x does not play audio and beat audio is grey

What can I do if my HTC ONE X phone has no sound? This happened after an update and I have tried to uninstall some applications but with no success. I can only hear when I use headsets and that is ...
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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 ...