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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Can I increase the volume of the end-of-call beep?

According to this article, Google softened the end-of-call beep to an almost inaudible level following customer feedback. I happened to like the beep because it made it easy to know if a call had been ...
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my lg g3 keeps cutting off music or radio after a few seconds playing

Any attempt to change the sleep time is immediately thwarted by the phone changing it back to zero and it stops playing as usual.
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VM Android on host Ubuntu: no sound

I'm using Android in a virtual machine while the host is Ubuntu 16.10. I've followed this tutorial here: http://www.linux.org/threads/android-4-4-kitkat-in-virtualbox.7175/ and everything is working ...
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How do I stream my phone's microphone to a bluetooth headset or speaker?

Is there an app that would let me stream my phone's microphone to my bluetooth headset? I want to have my phone next to my baby and then listen from a hands-free device in case she stirs. A lot of ...
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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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What does the headphone icon in picture-in-picture suppose to do?

So you see the headphone icon in picture-in-picture, but I have not figured out what this icon is supposed to do, thus the question.
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Can I use the phone's mic when connected to a bluetooth speaker?

When connecting the phone to a BT speaker that includes a mic (pretty much all of them), the speaker acts like a BT headset, and the phone's mic is disabled. Can I use the speaker for audio output ...
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Balancing earphone sound

I'm using Moto G3 unrooted nd using Sony earphones of MDR series. Suddenly the left side of my earphone started producing lesser sound than the right one.How to balance them???
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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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Media volume drops after silence in music

Whenever there is a long enough pause (meaning silence, not that I pause the music) in my music or other audio I'm listening to the volume drops and fades back in when the music or media starts again. ...
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List of supported A/V and Image Codecs

Using ADB, is it possible to obtain a list of audio, video and image codecs supported on a given device? Whether or not they physically play is another story. I'm just trying to poke the device and ...
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Microphone extremly quiet

For some time my microphone is extremely quiet when doing things like making voice messages on whatsapp or when calling someone. I searched the internet for a solution but couldn't find anything ...
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How can I increase the number of volume levels?

Is it possible to increase the number of steps in the volume control? I'd like a finer grained control over the volume level. I have a Galaxy Nexus. Note: I don't want to boost the volume just change ...
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Force Viper4Android to restart process on Autoboot

I am using Viper4Android but sometimes after the phone was on for a long time or after a reboot the App itself (or it's Audio Drivers idk) stop working. If this happens sometimes the notification is ...
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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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How do I prevent the media volume from changing when a headphone is plugged in?

Device: Samsung Galaxy S4 Android: Stock 4.2.2 When I listen to music with a headphone using PowerAmp, I usually set the Media volume to the max setting. I am hard of hearing. When I'm done, I just ...
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Do not mute Sound on incoming notification - Android, YouTube

Is there an option to manage sound notification behaviour on a Android phone? Description: In the morning, I do watch YouTube lectures, but every minute or so I do receive Slack message, that mute ...
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ViPER4Android not processing

After a couple of times of trying many solutions I found on the internet, I still couldn't fix the problem. I think, I have tried almost everything. Actually, before this problem, I also have one ...
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USB Audio interface with Google Pixel 3a

I just migrated to a Google Pixel 3a coming from an old iPhone and I realized that I can't use my USB external audio interface for recording videos with my new phone. I used my Zoom UR-24 without ...
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With the Pixel 2 supporting USB Audio Class 1/2/3, which USB audio devices work? Or *don't* work?

https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/phone-by-google/Yvy0RfOPFfU Pixel 2 supports audio adapters and headsets that communicate digitally over USB-C as defined by USB Audio Class 1/2/3. ...
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How to mute audio of video ads?

My phone has Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) even when it is set on silent mode, some apps play video ads with audio. Is there a way to mute them?
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change notification sound for Google Keep

Is there a way/user settings which allows assigning a specific RING/Notification sound for Reminders in Google Keep application? It seems like there is no Settings for this feature provided in the ...
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Setting/app to route audio input to phone's mic while a wired headset is connected to it

I'm a new Android phone user. I'm looking for a setting or an application that can route audio input to phone's microphone while a wired headset is connected to it, but keep the audio output to the ...
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Why does my headset swallow the notification sounds?

I've used the Blueparrott B250-XT+ headset for many years now. I love this headset, and I found it after trying a bunch of other models. I have 4 of these now. (My phone is a OnePlus 5T, OxygenOS ...
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How to turn off/mute the USSD notification sound in Jelly Bean?

I recently got my Lava Iris 501's OS updated to 4.1.1 and now it even chimes whenever my operator sends me a 'Last Call/SMS/Data Cost' notification. This happens even on the Silent/Meeting modes also. ...
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Incoming call sound coming through speakers with headphones plugged in

I listen to music at work and walk away from my desk with the headphones plugged into my phone but when I receive a call, the ringtone plays through the speakers and not the headphones. I share an ...
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How to play speakers sound in microphone

My question is simple but i haven't really found answers via google : How to use the sound played via speakers as microphone input ? (like Stereo Mix in Windows : for example, when you decide to put "...
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How do I make my kid’s Android phone ring even if silenced when I call him?

Sometimes my kids forget to put their phones on ring mode and then I can’t reach them. I’m looking for a solution that will unmute their Galaxy S7 when my or my wife call them.
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Best Car stereo for my android phone

I just got a HCT EVO and was thinking about getting car stereo with bluetooth, car mount, and car charger to go with it (for my 2005 Civic). First of all, are there any products that will do all of ...
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No one can hear me on my Galaxy Note 8 Edge! How do I fix?

No one can hear me on my Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Edge when they call me or I call them. I hear them clearly, but I have to race to turn the speaker on before they hang up. How do I fix this problem ...
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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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How can I know which app is giving me notification sounds?

I've removed the permission for almost every app to show me notifications on the status bar but now that led me to a situation in that a lot of times during the day there will be a notification sound (...
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Change headphone left-right balance on Android 7

What is the best way to set the left-right balance on a pair of earphones/headphones? I've looked into it, but I can't seem to find an easy way to do this. I am on a rooted Nexus 6P on stock android ...
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How to measure sound decibel in Android?

Since Android device can play music using in-built music player or using external apps such as YouTube or TuneIn Radio, I wonder if it is possible to "measure" the sound being played by Android ...
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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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How can I stream all audio from my Mac to my Android phone?

I'm sick of switching my headphone jack from my Mac to phone and vice versa. Is there any way to stream all audio playing on my Mac to my Android phone, so I can hear any audio from either my Mac or ...
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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 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 the ...
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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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“Use Voice with Wired Headset” Notification Stops Music

I have my Moto G plugged into an AUX port in my car which plays music from the car's speaker's via Google Play Music. Occasionally, the music will automatically pause and a notification will popup on ...
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Local media players won't play audio on movies

I have a generic Android set top box. It works fine mostly, except it won't play audio for .avi, .mkv, mp4, etc. files. I can successfully hear audio on movies via NetFlix and YouTube, but if I ...
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Completely disable audio jack as a media output

I bought 3.5 mm. dust plug jack and I'm using its buttons, but Android is considering it as a headphone and always routing the audio to it not the phone speakers nor the Bluetooth. I need to ...
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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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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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How to stream audio from PC to android device through USB?

How to stream audio from PC to Android Device over Bluetooth Is there a way to stream all audio from PC to Android via USB? Can I stream video from PC to an android device over USB? I have found ...
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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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Using wired and wireless headphones simultaneously? [closed]

I have 1 android device, 1 wired headphones, 1 wireless headphones, 2 ppl willing to watch film. When I connect both of headphones only wired work. Is it possible to use both of headphones ...