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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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 - Sound / Interrupt settings missing?

Sorry if this is not the right place to ask, and also sorry for the deluge of pictures. I just cannot explain this properly without them, and as far as I was able to research online, nobody else has ...
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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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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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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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Capturing internal Audio without loss

Is there a way to capture the internal audio strean directly without loss? I know there are numerous screen capturer (Mobizen etc), but I only need the audio, not my screen.
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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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I can't hear people unless I changes to speaker or earphone

I can't hear the voice of the recipient when making calls unless I use earphone or speaker. Same problem when someone calls me. Can someone help me with this problem?
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Are there codecs or codec packs?

I have a video without any problem in Windows (with K-Lite Codec Pack, but probably it is not important). I copied it into my smartphone with OS Adroid 5.0.2, and I indeed need some codec/codecs for ...
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Disable DND start sound?

I have a Moto g 6 with android 9. I configured do not disturb (DND) mode to automatically ensure silence from midnight to 6am. Nice feature but here it comes: Every day at midnight my phone plays a ...
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Turn off beep sound when pressing volume up/down buttons on lenovo s660

Here is the sound on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H5ZOVelLEw The sound video was uploaded by a person who has the same problem as me, though he has a smartphone of another model. In ...
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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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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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How to enable audible alarms while making phone calls?

I often need to use a timer while making phone calls. No matter what timer I use they never play the alarm sound while you are on the phone, they simply emit a brief "beep" and vibrates (if the timer ...
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How to disable noise reduction in android 7?

Does anyone happen to know how to disable noise reduction in Android 7 nougat? The noise reduction feature on the ZTE Blade X Max really destroys the audio in the video recordings I have.
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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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AC3 Codec for MX Amlogic MX2 Android Media Player Box

OK, so I have just bought the MX Amlogic MX2 Android Media Player, and I see that it doesn't play the most common audio file, AC3. I know that there are some licencing issues, and I also know that ...
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Phone call: Audio works only with speakerphone or wired headset

The following issue with my Sony Xperia ZR (running CM 11-20141112-SNAPSHOT) started a few days ago: When I initiate or receive an ordinary phone call, I can't hear the other side through my earpiece ...
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How to turn off shutter sound on LG G5?

How to turn off shutter sound on LG G5 with latest official firmware (Android 7)? "Do not disturb" sound mode does not working for shutter sound.
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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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Snapchat shutter sound before update

Now I have Snapchat 10.23.11 on Huawei and my friend has the same ver but on Samsung device. I have muted system Camera app and in system app there's no shutter sound. In snapchat when I'm takeing a ...
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Is it possible to use one android as a remote speaker for all audio on another android, using no more hardware than an unmodified wifi access point?

I have an android phone (Sony Xperia Compact Z1 / Stock) with an "eh" speaker, and a tablet (Kindle Fire 7" HD / Cyanogen) with amazing speakers. I use the phone a lot to listen to audiobooks, but at ...
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Need an app for playing music over bluetooth in my peugeot

I have Peugeot 307 sw 2007year it has Bluetooth but it only for making calls,but I want to play music on it and don't want to buy any adaptor's. So I know it possible to create/or it exist an app ...
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All system audio being transmitted over calls

So I have a Huawei Y9 (2018) running Android 9 with EMUI 9.1. Whenever I'm on a call (I've only observed this with Messenger calls so far), all the audio from my notifications and media (if any) also ...
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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 play/record sound from Debian chroot?

There's big file with ext2 with ARM Debian where I can chroot to. There's functional mplayer (I can -ao pcm or -vo yuv4mpegpipe) there. How to record/play sound (or video) from this Debian? Is there ...
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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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I can't hear the caller

I can't hear audio from other side, but the caller is able to hear me. It's not always been like this. When I make a phone call (including to voicemail), I can't hear the other party and the other ...
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inject recorded audio in an in-going call

I need to inject a recorded voice during a live call to test the network, how can I do that? I got a rooted device working on Qualcomm MSM9889 soc.
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How to find audio files from apps

I have this app from Bungie, which is called Destiny, and it's a companion for their game. The app has a really nice notification sound but I don't know how to find the audio in the file manager ...
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Android Tablet plays videos at 3x speed with no audio ( including embedded, youtube, local files videos )

i have an android tablet, Asus z500m 3S 10, it used to work properly, then suddenly one day all videos play at 3x speed ( superfast ) and no audio comes out the speakers or headphone jack, however, as ...
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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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No sound on my Asus Transformer

I have two problems : my device was dropped to the ground (not by me) and the power button does not work anymore. I use the keyboard to wake up and suspend it. sometime, the sound does not work ...
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built in equalizer Android one

I use Android one on mi a2 lite, and I cannot find the built in equalizer. The Spotify application has a link to the built in equalizer, I can even tune the sound of other apps from Spotify, but I don'...
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How to silence all but one application? (no calls, messages, notifications and similar interruptions)

When listening to meditation instructions (previously downloaded as *.mp3 files) I would like to be able to silence all applications, (that is, all audible notifications, messages and calls). How? PS:...
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It is possible to forward all audio to the Android smartphone via wi-fi?

Are there apps/methods that allow for the sound to be forwarded to the smartphone? So if I would watch a YouTube video on the PC, I could also hear the sound via the smartphone.
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Can I decrease the audio latency of Android (for a Midi keyboard)?

I've connected a MIDI keyboard to my Moto E4 and I'd like to decrease the audio latency. I've searched online and found that Android OS doesn't do a great job processing audio signals quickly. Is ...
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link headphone volume to master volume

I have already asked this question on stack overflow without much luck so far, but i figured it might fair better here. I have an android TV (Philips 49PUS6401) I want to connect a surround sound ...
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Redirecting phone's audio to pc through usb

So I want to basically redirect my phone's audio to my computer's playback device through USB and not through Bluetooth which is what most posts are seemingly concerned with. This guy Streaming audio ...
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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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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 ...