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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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 ...
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Routing call audio to HDMI

I have samsung S5 running android marshmallow. I have connected it to my TV via hdmi cable. Whenever I make a whatsapp video call to S5, video is shown on TV but call audio comes only from phone ...
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Audio auto-equalisation mobile app

There are literally dozens of equalization apps on Google's Playstore, yet none seem to take advantage of smartphones' ability to hear to automatically equalise audio and match final analog output to ...
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Occasional No Audio from Phone Calls

Background Samsung Galaxy S4 Phone has been in daily service with the same carrier for 2.5 years using CyanogenMod 11 (KitKat), no issues Phone has been recently updated to SynergyCM13 (Marshmallow) ...
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Android-Studio in VM. Emulator: audio: Failed to create voice `goldfish_audio_in'

Hello, I am trying to setup Android Studio 3.1.3 in a windows 10 x64 pro VM. I have installed Android 6.0 in AVD for ARM EABI architecture on a Pixel. However, when I try to launch the emulator I get ...
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Is phone call quality different depending on the connectivity standard?

I've been trying to figure out how to achieve the best audio quality in phone calls, and part of it is finding out whether GSM, CDMA, LTE or other standards/technologies compress the audio the same ...
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How to use Bluetooth headphones as only output?

While using phone mic as input. My Bluetooth headphones don't support stereo and mic at the same time so I wondering if I could use phone mic while using Bluetooth headphones. I tried using SoundAbout ...
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Oreo silent for ringtone but loud for app?

I don't really want my phone to make any noise except for: Alarm clock One particular app How do I configure this within Oreo? When I go to: Settings -> Sounds and Vibrations -> Volume if i ...
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How to set two different sound levels for two different sounds played simultaneously from two applications?

I'm using Poweramp Music Player (in the background) to play music, and MX Player (in the foreground) to play videos (video lectures). What I'm looking for is to play music in the background with a ...
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Samsung Galaxy emitting constant beeping sound

My Galaxy (A8) is emitting a constant beeping sound every few seconds. I tried the following, per various online suggestions: Wiping the cache (by entering into recovery mode) Closing all ...
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android 8.1 plays random music sporadically and stops after 10 seconds or so

I have an android phone that runs 8.1 and sporadically it will run some random music that I don't know of. It then stops on its own after a few seconds. My browser is turned off, and the phone is on ...
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What is the play sound item is touched setting?

I was looking in settings, and I saw a weird setting option. In "sounds and vibrations " under settings there something know as Play a sound when certain items are touched on the screen Now my ...
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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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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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Android video and audio playback speed is nearly double

Yesterday I was showing a video to a friend of mine and something weird happened. As he went to grab my phone while I was holding it he had a few fingers on the screen and something flashed up and ...
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How to dim any ongoing music when receive notification?

How to dim any ongoing music sound by certain percentage (let's say 20%) when I receive message instead of pausing the current ongoing music and play the notification sound and continue play the ...
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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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File extension for OPUS audio files

The OPUS audio codec is supported by android. According to opus-codec.org the recommended file extension is .opus Android does not seem to see .opus files. It only sees opus audio files in an .ogg ...
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Sony Experia E5 microphone only produces static when I talk

I noticed that in my last two phone calls noone was able to hear me talk. I tried to send a Whatsapp voice message. When I listened to it, I discovered that when I talk the only thing that can be ...
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LG Sport Watch - Call Audio To Bluetooth Headset Instead of Watch Speaker

I have a LG Sport Smartwatch that I have been enjoying a lot. However, one very annoying thing is the way it handles calls. If I make a call from the watch the audio comes out of the watch speaker and ...
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No SMS/MMS Notification Sound Sporadically for only a Specific Contact?

Phone: HTC Desire 530s - MetroPCS Stock Rom - Android 6.0 - Rooted. The Issue: No notification sound for a specific contact. Call notifications seem to come through from said contact, but SMS/MMS are ...
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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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Stream audio from PC to Android 7 over USB without creating a local network

My work computer's DAC is awful, and I lost my USB DAC, so I'd like to use my phone as a DAC if possible, to enjoy average music quality while working. However, my phone has a very poor internet ...
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I'd like to play audio through both the speakers and headphones simultaneously

How would I do this? one audio stream, output from both
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Apps not recognizing Bluetooth presence (especially the mic)

I have a good BT headset. It pairs without issue to my phone which has stock Android 7.0. Audio plays fine through the BT headset but for some reason the mic function is not properly recognized. I ...
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How do I make a Android phone play sounds remotely?

I'm doing a Lego EV3 robot for a project. It needs to play sounds (like a soundboard app on a phone, but triggered remotely). Sadly, the speaker on the EV3 brick is too quiet for this. I got the idea ...
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System control take over by whatsapp media playback or a call

For some reason, as I activate media playback in WhatsApp or hold a call there, mobile phone controls are deactivated and the screen is blacked out until the playback, or the call ends. This is a ...
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How to record audio on a smartphone from a mixer

I understand this may be the wrong forum, but I don't know where else to ask. I have an LG V30, USB C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, and an aux cord(male to male). What I am trying to do is record ...
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Why can't person on other side hear music playing in my phone during a call?

I always wonder why is it that while on call, the person on other side can hear my voice clearly but can't hear any music/video playing on my phone. Mic fairly picks up any other ambient sound playing ...
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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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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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Use bluetooth call audio as speaker audio with Roger Pen

I have a Roger Pen that is linked to my LG G5 via bluetooth to answer phone calls. I am told that the pen can only answer and end calls via bluetooth, but if I want to play music through my pen, I ...
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HTC U Ultra: Disable startup sound

How can I disable the startup sound? I tried the app Silent Boot, this has no effect on the device. Is there a file I can delete or rename to get rid of the sound?
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Stream Audible audio to DLNA/UPNP speakers

I would like to listen to my Audible audio books on external speakers the tablets internal speakers are too weak and headphones are not always practical. in another my post I asked if there is a ...
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Stream any audio to DLNA/UPNP speakers

Is there a generic ways how to stream any audio from my mobile or table to my WiFi DLNA/UPnP speakers? By any audio I mean any audio output from any application - YouTube, Audible, BeyondPod, any ...
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When no sound comes out of wired headphones connected to “USB to headphone adapter”, how do you get the sound to work?

background: I have a new phone, Google Pixel 2, that does not have a 3.5 mm headphone jack about 4 times out of 5 times when I try to use wired headphones --> the sound does not come out of the ...
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Route the audio from one app to the left channel and that from another app to the right channel

I play a lot of live sound. I use one device for playing a metronome and another device for playing a backing track. I would love to use one device to play both. Is there a way I can pan the audio ...
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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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Disable notification sound for PingID on authentication

PingID is an authentication tool used for 2FA login, after initial login to a system it will prompt the installed app on phone to loudly beep when it is asking for authentication (by swiping a widget)....
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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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Disable Audio device?

I bought a phone in Japan(Huawei P10) and in Japan by law the camera app has to make shutter sound. But, when I am back to my country, I want to disable that, because it's obviously annoying. Do not ...
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Facebook Messenger - No ring tone for calls

I got a Lenovo Essential tablet. I have a problem that when someone call me via Facebook Messenger, the table only vibrates, it doesn't call any sound at all. But the sound for Facebook messenger's ...
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Audio Equalizer for YouTube Music app

I want to adjust music played by YouTube Music app (don't mix up with Google Play Music). How can I do it? Built-in MusicFX equalizer doesn't affect YouTube Music. I also tried several external apps, ...
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Is it possible to set the default volume per application?

Some of the apps I use have very different output levels. One is only comfortable with volume set to the minimal and another is inaudible at that level, so I am constantly raising and lower volume ...
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Random Sounds on Galaxy S8

I have Samsung Galaxy S8, recently the device started making sounds randomly from time to time (it sound like crow or monkey), i don't see any notification and I can't find the app source for it. it ...
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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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Detect which application is playing sound / video

I sometimes have applications that keep playing video and/or sound when in the background. These applications do not always show up in the notification area on my Samsung S8+ - but I guess this is not ...