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Questions tagged [audio]

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

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How to prevent brief audio cut-outs when using sleep aid apps

When attempting to use an app like Relaxio or Sleepo to drown out background noises when sleeping, I am frequently awoken by the sound cutting out for a fraction of a second. This occurs roughly ...
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Select different audio devices for input and output

I have a Chinese TV-Box (ARM based running Android 4.4) that has no input for microphone. I decided to buy a USB sound card so I could extend its capabilities. After inserting the sound card into a ...
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How to fix audio delay when casting Android to Google Home Mini and playing video?

I have oneplus 6 running on Android P, when I cast phone audio to Home mini and watch any video on youtube/netflix etc there's some audio lag (~1 sec). How can I fix it? P.S: my phone is rooted if ...
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What is the difference between NB and WB entries in mixer_gains.xml?

LineageOS for my phone has these sections with entries in the mixer_gains.xml file: <path name="gain-incall_nb-handset-mic"> <path name="gain-incall_nb-handset-mic"> <path name="gain-...
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Increase audio output gain

I'm trying to increase the output volume of Google Podcasts on a Pixel running 9.0. It seems like the easiest way to do this used to be with an Equalizer set to session ID 0, but this behavior is ...
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Media playback continues LOUDLY when bluetooth headphones disconnect

My media playback continues LOUDLY out of the phone speakers when my bluetooth headphones disconnect. I have a OnePlus 5t. On an older, version media playback (podcasts, spotify, and everything ...
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How to disable startup and shutdown sound on a BLU (Bold Like Us) phone?

How to disable startup and shutdown sound on a BLU (Bold Like Us) phone?
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How to automatically normalize loudness system-wide?

I have to constantly adjust the volume, especially to turn down ads and loud action scenes or dramatic soundtrack swells in video, but turn up to keep dialog audible, etc. I need something that does ...
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Recording digital audio with Android

I am unable to record digital audio (e.g. from a computer or another phone) with my Android device. I have plugged in a TRRS audio and mic splitter and plugged that into my phone, and used a male-to-...
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How to force audio output?

I'm looking for a way to force audio output when i call someone : I have a galaxy S7 connected to a bluetooth earphone and a bluetooth smartswatch. When I call someone with the smartswatch, the ...
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Spotify playing without audio

I am using Spotify on Android (OnePlus6) and the audio suddenly stopped midway through the song. The song continued playing but I couldn't hear anything. There is no problem with my phone speakers as ...
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Android audio_dump

When I walk through the system folders of my old android phone to clean it I could see that there was a mtklog folder containing an audio_dump folder, itself containing many files in the form VMLog_%...
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Mute Phone Audio when Headphones are Unplugged

I only ever unmute my phone when my headphones are plugged into it. I'm looking to automate this process. Here's what I want to happen: if (headphones are unplugged) { mute all audio on the phone ...
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Does the Android OS supports playing two or more audios simultaneously?

Does the Android OS supports playing two or more audios simultaneously ? I am asking this because I have seen some apps playing audio without stopping the audio that's already playing in the ...
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How to install pyalsaaudio

Using pip in Pydroid 3 (running under Win10 Memu) I am trying to install pyalsaaudio. The build fails with "no such file" for "alsa/asoundlib.h". Other Linux distros suggest installing libasound2-dev ...
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How to record internal Android audio by ffmpeg?

Could you help me in this question, I'm trying to record the internal Android audio by ffmpeg, but I do not know how. Help!
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How do I stop ads interrupting my music player

I have a Galaxy Note 9 where I usually have music playing in Amazon Music Player in the background while I play games. In the old version of the OS (Samsung's version Android 8.1) when I am playing a ...
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Does Android supports .wav audio?

In many internet blogs I read that wav audio files are not supported by Android OS. I have also tried to play .wav audio files with the default music player software in Android, but it couldn't be ...
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What happened to the sound profiles that were in Lollipop?

I recently bought a new phone to replace my old one. The old phone is running 5.1 (Lollipop) and has "Predefined [sound and notification] profiles" (see screenshot). However, there seems to be no ...
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Not able to use media audio on Bluetooth

I'm using an Alcatel Tetra, Android 8.1 with bluedio victory 2nd gen headphones and media isn't working. Android insists no media is connected. I can confirm the headset support A2DP, and media gies ...
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How to change default microphone input at Android devices?

I have an android box (not tv box) that doesn't have a built-in camera or mic. I have connected Logitech c920 webcam via an USB port. (The android box: supports OTG port and jack 3,5 but I want to ...
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Moto G6 audio sending through wrong audio channel

My unrooted, basically stock android decided to stop sending audio through any channels except call audio today. I have not installed any new or unstable apps recently. Symptoms include: the lower ...
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Add bluetooth input as external microphone

Here's the situation. I have a friend with a hearing disability where they can only read words to know what is going on. They have a Lenovo TB X103F with a caption program that will dictate what ...
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Workaround for aux socket partial damage

So basically, I must have damaged the jack socket of my Redmi Note 3 (OS: Android 6.0.1 MMB29M) - now with any kind of headset (I've tried many!) I can only hear some audio channels, while the rest is ...
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How do I send video, but not audio, to an external monitor through an HDMI adapter?

I have an Essential Phone running stock Android 9 Pie. It has a USB-C connection, and I have a USB-C to HDMI adapter that I use to send video and audio to an external HDMI monitor. Unfortunately, the ...
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Unable to record audio through the headset

I bought a Lavalier mic that plugs right into the audio jack, and for some reason it won't record the audio. It's not the mic as I tried it on other phones and it works fine. On my phone, it says that ...
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On Android x-86 how do I access the PC's internal CD/DVD drive?

On Android x-86 how do I access the PC's internal CD/DVD drive on an HP envy 15 running Android X-86 8.1. The device shows R/W for data exchange only, it will not read pre-recorded discs.
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How can I play a video in the earpiece with VLC?

By default, videos play in speaker with VLC. How can I play a video in the earpiece with VLC? I don't see any option:
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USB DAC not working with Galaxy S9+ on Android 9

I just got a USB DAC/AMP for my S9+ and I can't get any audio to be sent over USB. Things I've tried: Updating from Android 8.0.0 to Android 9 Confirmed the cable is OTG Used Included OTG adaptor ...
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Can I stream audio between two android devices?

I want to play a video on my phone, via Vimeo and stream the audio in real time to a second android device. Allowing me and another person to watch the same video on my screen but connect their ...
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Disable/pause audio when active playback device changes

Is there a way to enable a system-wide disable/mute switch for audio when the playback device changes (i.e. on an Android phone). Sometimes on the bus, my Bluetooth headset will disconnect from the ...
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How to record High quality audio in android?

I have tried many android application to record voice, but they're quality is not great, often it muffles the sound, as a result of forced noise removal. But surprisingly, the video recorded from the ...
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Android OS (Phoenix OS) restarts when i insert headphone in 3.5mm jack

What I have tried: I have tried USB earphones and mic, both works perfectly, So it should not be Sound/Audio issue in Android. If I keep earphones plugged in during boot, PC shuts down at "...
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How to line in 1/8in cable on Samsung Galaxy 7

So, my end goal is this: I want to take audio input from a 3.5mm audio cable, which is outputting sound, send it through the headphone plug into a phone, and transmit to a pair of bluetooth headphones....
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how can I download lyrics for audio files?

In the past and in others platforms I was used to plays mp3 and downloads txt/lrc lyrics from internet how can I download lyrics for lacally stored mp3 files? The app minilyrics for android is ...
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How to Play Sound from Termux when using Linux?

I have a problem with audio streaming that I can not listen audio from Pulseaudio when using VNC with a Linux Desktop Environment. However it works if I export the audio to XSDL. But the problem is ...
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Play music on Bluetooth speaker and Youtube on internal

I want to play music in the background over my Bluetooth speaker and use my phone at the same time for other apps playing audio (like Youtube) that are supposed to use the phones internal speaker. Is ...
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Audio file opened by itself?

This morning I woke up to the alarm on my phone, as I snoozed it I noticed that the Total Commander player had a notification open, with an audio file open but on hold. When I tapped on play I got ...
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How to change volume balance for headphones?

I am using a Moto Z2 Play, unrooted. One ear is louder than the other and i have discovered thaf it isnt the earbuds. How can I change the volume balance on my earbuds?
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How to prevent loud beeps before alarm rings

Using alarm xtreme on Samsung S8. In the past it didnt happen but recently when the phone wakes up to play the alarm it plays a very loud 3 beeps and then starts the alarm. The alarm is set to start ...
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Disable or change audio ducking (lowering)?

The audio ducking feature seems to let apps decide to lower its volume or pause playback while a notification from another app is playing. Even though this feature is turned on by default, I am ...
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Pause audio when Google maps speaks

iOS has a nice feature, where any audio playing pauses when Google maps starts talking. I was looking for a setting that might do this on my Samsung Galaxy S9+, but I can't find it. Is is possible?
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Nox player sound not working?

I just installed NOx player and at first it's sound was working, I played some games but after some hours as I closed it and restarted it, since then at starting the sound first plays and then in 2 to ...
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Pixel 2 repeatedly playing a sound alert without explanation, what does it mean? (Sound included)

My Pixel 2 has gone crazy in the last few days. Maybe related to the latest Android update that I got a few days ago, but I'm not sure. I recognize the sound (I have heard it earlier) but it has ...
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How to install AudioManager in recent years?

Long long ago there was the AudioManager app (developed by Smart Android Apps, LLC) which makes volume management so easy. However, as far as I can remember, that app disappeared in Play Store several ...
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Google Maps audio glitches while playing other audio

I like to listen to audiobooks while I'm driving and so I'll use Audible sometimes in conjunction with Google maps (or even Waze) and the audio glitches horribly. This used to happen to me on my old ...
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Mute SMS audio notification

My phone is kept always on vibrate mode. When the screen is on and I get an SMS I can see the pop up notification and that's fine. Problem is when the screen is off - SMS sender name is read out aloud ...
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How to disable viber in-app sounds

Hi everyone, appreciate your help on this. How can i apply in android the similar viber setting in iphone to disable the in-app sound? Basically i still want to hear the viber notification when my ...
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What is effecting my Android's sound?

Recently, while listening to music and YouTube the volume level fluctuates. It goes from... what I set it to - to 70% lower volume - to back to what I set it to - to 70% lower, on and on and on. ...
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Audio jack quality of s9+

so i do not have super trained ears, i'm not a music expert but i listen to a ton of music, mainly electronic daily through my Sennheiser hd 598 cs, they have a low impedance, how does the audio ...