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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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Using Droid as a computer microphone via USB?

Is it possible to use my Droid as a computer microphone (for Skype, Teamspeak, etc) via the USB cord? If not, does anyone know of a Teamspeak client app? Any help would be appreciated.
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Is it possible to use android phone as bluetooth headset for ps3?

Does anyone know how to use the android phone as a bluetooth headset so that i can use it as a mic while playing several games (COD) for example. I'm using Ice Cream Sandwich and i have a Galaxy ...
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Disable Phone's Built-in Microphone?

I just conducted a tiny experiment with the original headset that comes with Nexus One: I plugged it into the phone, expecting the phone built-in microphones to be switched off, replaced by the ...
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People can't hear me on my Samsung Galaxy S3

When I send or receive a call, the person on the other side can't hear me. Sometimes, the microphone goes mute during the call. But when I check if the phone is on mute, but it isn't. It happens ...
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Cable to send audio from iPhone to android phone via TRRS

This is a follow-up to http://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/29099/designing-a-cable-for-bidirectional-communication-between-2-iphones-via-trrs-he The cable in the above link successfully ...
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Is it possible to connect a USB microphone to an Android phone or tablet?

Blue makes a prosumer mic that you can connect directly to an iPod or iPhone via the dock port. I would love to have the same capability to do something similar for an Android phone or tablet. This ...
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Switch microphone to speakerphone mic

My primary mic seems to be broken. Google Now voice search records no audio and while in call the other side can not hear me talk. Booting to safe mode does not help either. However when I switch to ...
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Can Tablets deal with USB Sound Cards?

I've found this thing on eBay. It converts the USB to a microphone input and a jack-speaker output. I'm just curious, if my tablet is compatible with it as the description doesn't explicitly mentions ...
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Any success with external microphones for Android phones or tablets?

What's the best way to record a video with high quality audio? Specifically, this is for a presentation where a microphone could be placed by the speaker. I know that an app that records with the ...
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1answer
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How can I make an Google Talk voice call without hands-free mode?

When you call someone who is online via Google Talk, it use the back speaker in loud mode. Is there a way to use GTalk for calling like a regular phone call?
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wired mic -> bluetooth adapter -> android smartphone for recording possible?

I want to record some of my public speaking using a lapel mic while walking away from my android smartphone. I've done this using a standard bluetooth headset. However, the audio is pretty poor. ...
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How to use two Android smartphones as lavalier microphone transmitter and receiver?

I have two Android smartphones (Nexus 5 and Galaxy Nexus) and lavalier microphone. I would like to connect microphone to one smartphone and connect another smartphone to the mixer console. Then stream ...
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skullcandy earbuds with mic

My skullcandy earbuds with built-in mic only partially work with my Maxx. The earbuds do their part broadcasting sound, but I have to talk directly into the phone's mic to be heard. The earbud's ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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Microphone “speaker mode” sensitivity with headphones plugged in?

In my car I have the headphone socket of my Galaxy S2 plugged into my car's auxiliary socket so that I can listen to music/podcasts whilst driving. This would also be useful for handsfree calls - ...
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Can I increase the in-call volume of my microphone?

I have a Sony Xperia Active which is barely 2 months old and its in-call mic volume is really low. Is there any way I can increase the volume?
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1answer
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What determines if a phone will accept a microphone in the audio jack - hardware or software?

I have two Android phones: a Nexus S and a T-mobile G2. I just bought a new set of headphones that have a built-in microphone. The Nexus S seems to recognize audio input but the T-mobile G2 does not. ...
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External Microphone in Headphone Jack?

There are some external stereo microphones for IOS that plug into the headphone jack rather than the dock connector. For instance, the IK Multimedia iRig MIC Cast. They claim that they work on ...
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Can I use a Bluetooth Lavalier Mic while recording video?

I want to use a wireless Bluetooth Lavalier mic (Like this) while recording a video. I'm open to any configuration or app to get this done. I have a Galaxy Note 5, is there a way to get a Bluetooth ...
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How do you disable the phone's microphone when a bluetooth headset is connected?

I would like to be able to disable the phone's microphone while a bluetooth headset is connected. The phone's microphone is disabled during phone calls but not when using voice command apps (Cyberon ...
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2answers
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Does the Galaxy S2 have two mics?

I need a straightforward answer, does the Samsung Galaxy S2 have two microphones? I tried to Google it but was not too successful. Two mics are essential for my upcoming project. Thank you for all ...
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1answer
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How can I improve the noise cancellation on my Nexus One?

Despite the highly praised Nexus One built-in noise cancellation, I need to use speech recognition in an extremely noisy environment with better noise isolation/cancellation. Is there a so called ...
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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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1answer
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Is it possible to run flash applet with microphone support on Android?

I have an applet with microphone support which works fine in all desktop browser. But on Android it says "can't obtain microphone". Is this obstacle principal or can be overcame?
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1answer
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Mic doesn't work during calls!

I have Honor 3C. My phone records sounds, in sound recorder app or capturing video with camera. But when I call someone (or someone calls me) mic doesn't work unless I enable speaker. When it's on ...
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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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1answer
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Does the EVO 3d's 3.5mm head phone also support a microphone?

My old Nokia had a 2.5mm headphone/microphone port. I've recently had that phone stolen and moved to a EVO 3D. It has a 3.5mm port: however, is this a compact headphone/microphone or just stereo ...
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1answer
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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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4answers
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keep recording audio even if camera takes photo

How can I take a photo without having to restart recording audio? I have a lecturer who's handwriting on the board must be deciphered after class, but I don't want to bring two devices to class, one ...
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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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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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Is there any way to convince dialer not to use the primary mic?

I have Motorola Moto G 4G (Peregrine, XT1039), currently rooted and with CyanogenMod 12.1, and my primary microphone is mailfunctioning. However, the camcorder mic works fine (audio is fine in video ...
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Skype Android use headset but record sound from phone's microphone

Environment: Skype on Android 4.1 Hardware: Galaxy S2 + earplugs without microphone Is it possible to use phone's built-in microphone while using earplugs during a skype call?
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Can an application use the microphone for two different tasks at the same time?

I'm currently exploring the PortSIP app( link is here) to make calls. I want to be able to record what I speak. I am successfully able to record using the microphone, when there is no call in ...
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1answer
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No Audio, Samsung Galaxy S4

A few weeks ago, my phone's APN list got corrupted, causing me to lose mobile data; a series of firmware flashes, modem updates, and backups and restores fixed the APN problem, but now the entire ...
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1answer
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Accidentally bought OMTP headphones for a CTIA phone, what now?

I made the mistake of buying the old Sony Ericsson MH1-LB LiveSound headphones for my Sony Xperia Z1 phone, thinking the two would work together, sound, microphone, controls and all. I have found out ...
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1answer
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Can I use an external bluetooth mic for android applications?

I need to use external microphone (from bluetooth headset) in application with voice input. Is it possible?
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How can I fix muffled sound on my Samsung Galaxy S?

I recently purchased a i9000 and the voice quality over the microphone is horrible. The sound is muffled. Person on the other side of the line cannot make out what I'm saying. Is there a fix?
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Audio through Bluetooth Microphone through Jack (Galaxy S5)

I'd like to receive audio from a phone call through my bluetooth earpiece. But I want to speak into a wired microphone. Is this possible? Do I need a special app or specific specifications on my ...
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Microphone volume randomly reduced

I have a Lenovo A6000 phone, Android 4.4.4 is installed. I have Dolby off and I don't use any app to control volumes (not even skype, viber or facebook messenger), also, the phone is NOT rooted. ...
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HTC One M7 Volume fail

Like others, the microphone on my HTC One M7 is patchy. I can hear people fine, but they say I'm echoey, far away, quiet. It seems to have become worse too. I believe it might be to do with the noise ...
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“Listening…” screen suddenly popping up on Android 6: what is it, how to disable?

Every now and then, some Google "Listening..." screen pops up , like this: full resolution FYI: my device is a Nexus 5X with the latest stock Android 6 I have no idea what this is, and worse: I ...
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Adobe Flash Player Settings for Android

Android Browsers don't have Mic & Cam Settings , is there a way to solve the problem? on Computer: on Android: but its just a white screen on Android Browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, ...
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Connecting Android to PC so I can talk from PC?

Can I connect Nexus 5 to PC using wires, so I can talk from PC? I have a 3.5mm-1-TRS(3ring)-female to 2-TRRS(4rings)-male-cable. (Don't know how to call it, sorry.) After connecting LINE-in and ...
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Every microphone app for using with AUX has a loud noise in the background

Every app that I download for android with the function of using android as an external microphone (For example, attaching the fone to pc using an AUX cable) produces an noise that is very loud, and I ...
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Adjusting microphone gain on a tablet

I've recently bought an onda tablet v919 3g air dual os windows 10 + android 4.4. I can call someone only from android because windows cant access the modem only for data. The only problem is that ...
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'Can't open microphone' in Google app, can't make calls s5

The problem I factory reset my s5 to sell, but now, after a week or so, I cannot make calls, use the Google app (pictured) or hear any sound from the speakers other than a very light static. When ...
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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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Use bluetooth headset as a microphone for Android car radio

I have bought one of these Android car radio. The integrated microphone has really bad quality. I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and a Bluetooth headset. I would like to use the microphone of my ...