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11 years, 9 months ago
My headphones socket on my laptop is busted, and I'm wondering if I can stream all the audio (every sound the PC makes) from my laptop to my Android, so I can use the headphones connected to the phone.
It has to be by USB/Firewire, as my laptop doesn't have Bluetooth...
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Jun 12, 2011 at 17:23
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You would better off getting a pair of USB headphones than streaming it to your phone.
Jun 12, 2011 at 18:26
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I've made an app called
AudioRelay which allows you to do that.
It's mainly used over Wifi but you can use your phone's USB tethering option to create a USB connection.
download and start the server on your PC Launch the app on your phone
Enable USB tethering (there's a shortcut inside the app)
Click on the new server entry to start streaming!
You can check this
video (2:25) to see the feature in action :)
Sep 12, 2020 at 22:55
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This video may help. It is through Wifi. If you have connected through USB or something else, you can play media files through your handset. There are apps for that. But, since you are asking for every computer sound, guess, you can do that only through WiFi. Hope that Youtube video helps! Thanks! Vote, if you find this helpful. :-)
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Jun 10, 2012 at 0:28
I've not found a good solution for this to work over USB, but I have gotten it to work over wifi as well, with a much cheaper (free, or $3.99 if you want network compression) option with
SoundWire than the Airfoil solution in Mannii88's video.
Nov 1, 2012 at 13:13
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You can use
SoundIt to stream audio from your computer to any other device easily, it's designed specifically for that.
It also lets you control the stream audio volume remotely.
Disclaimer: I'm the developer of SoundIt.
Apr 9, 2020 at 13:47
I had the same problem.
solution. It is quite difficult(I really mean it) to install but it is very powerful:
It has very high quality of audio (I'm not sure, but it either lossless or very close to it).
And it has really low latency (I can't properly test it since my smartphone bugged and has 200-300ms latency even on wired headphones)
Uses only USB connection. It uses lower level USB protocols instead of usual network protocols.
Currently only supports mono or stereo mode.
Oct 26, 2021 at 17:09
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