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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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Play sound from two apps simultaneously

Is there a way to play sound from any two apps (or more) simultaneously on Android? For example I have Audible reading a book. I'd like to play sound from a relaxation app at the same time. Or from my ...
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Why won't my USB headset work OTG with my Honor 6x?

I'm using an Honor 6x running EMUI 5.0. I bought an OTG cable recently, a female USB to male Micro-USB to use with this phone. I've connected a mouse and keyboard, and those worked fine. But, when I ...
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How to enable unsafe volume warming in android 7?

I have a Huawei P9 lite smartphone with android 7. I disabled the unsafe volume warning by accident and I cannot find any settings to enable it again. I checked settings and then sounds, however, I ...
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Sound whitelist

I really hate it that every new app (mostly games) that I install, thinks it has a right to make noise. Just about every game I ever installed comes with audio enabled by default. This is annoying ...
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How to record two tracks of audio while recording video?

I am trying to make some instructional videos of myself playing guitar and I'm using my Galaxy S7 as my video recorder. For the audio, I have two microphones going into a Behringer mixer and want to ...
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High volume warning, Android

In Android 5.0 and up (from what I've noticed), unplugging a jack device triggers a "volume reset" that lowers the audio output volume. Upon increasing the volume, a toast message appears stating the ...
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FM Radio is ruining my audio. How do I stop this?

So after noticing the new app icon for the FM app in nougat I decided to give it a look. I listened to radio through my speakers AND my headphones and then exited the app to watch YouTube. All of ...
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How do I change the audio balance on android 7.1.2?

I have conductive hearing loss in my right ear, and I'm wondering if there is a way without rooting, for me to adjust the balance to make my music sound correct.
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different audio on different devices

I am going on a trip with my son and want my music to play through bluetooth and his youtube to play through the phones speakers, is this possible
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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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How to make everything play on a different pitch?

Is there a way to make my Android play all music/sounds a tone lower than is normal? Thank you very much.
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Can I connect android through headphone jack to car stereo's USB?

Basically I want to be able to stream music (Youtube / Spotify) from my smartphone to my car stereo. Android outputs audio from its headphones female jack and my car stereo has a female USB port. ...
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“Aggregate” or “Multicast” sound to multiple wireless devices

So, here's my scenario: I have a android-powered device (tablet) which where multiple wireless (bluetooth) speakers are registered. Now I want to stream music (using Spotify or Amazon Music) on ALL of ...
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Sound in smartphone from headset bluetooth

Is it possible that headset a bluetooth microphone to send audio to phones all the time? I would like to make live YouTube and facebook not using the built-in microphone only from bluetooth headset
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Is it possible to reset Engineering mode's audio settings?

I have a Quantum Muv (Brazilian phone) with android 6.0 When I first got it, its max volume for media was really low, both with earphones and without, so I followed a tutorial to change the settings ...
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Why do some apps allow me to play sounds along other apps, and some apps don't, and can I control this?

The user: I like to play both white noise, such as brown noise or rainfall or other ambient sounds, at the same time as low key ambient music. It helps me concentrate when I work. The goal: I want to ...
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How do people use videofiles as a capture source for cameras?

Sometimes you see people streaming videos through apps that are only supposed to use the device camera. My question is, how can you choose a video file to be your capture source for the camera? I'm ...
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Audio jack not working

I have the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, however I am not sure that this is a hardware specific issue. The phone is a day old, so I don't know if it should have been working before. Xiaomi support lines are ...
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Use laptop's speakers from phone

i was wondering if there is a way to use my laptop's speakers from my Nexus 5 running android 6.0. Basically i want to create play audio files or music from my phone, that could be linked to the ...
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My phone don't use speakers to the maximum of its possibilities

I've a Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro. I've a problem with its speakers. When I put the maximum volume and I put the phone close to the hear, I found that my phone uses only half speaker to share the music(or ...
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Raise volume above recommended level? message

Why do I see this message on my phone every few weeks? Raise volume above recommended level? Listening at high volume for long periods may damage your hearing. When the message is displayed the ...
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How do I force timer volume on, regardless of Vibrate or Mute mode in Android 7.0?

I always keep my phone on Vibrate. That being said, I've never had this issue before until I had to get a new phone on 7.0. Previously, the phone I had from 6.0 through the upgrade to 7 would always ...
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Tell app to lower volume

Is it possible to tell a specific app to lower volume, using intents? I would like to be able to use Tasker to tell the HEOS app to lower the volume. EDIT: Heos is a streaming system, controlled ...
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Why do the system sounds keep turning on?

Whenever I record with the voice recorder app on my Galaxy S5, the "system" sounds turn on— that is, the bloop sound whenever I click on something, the typewriter sounds when I type, the lock-click ...
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Many apps using sound crash after approx 15 minutes

I have a 100% normal Samsung Galaxy A3 2015 (SM-A300FU) with Android 5.0.2. It is non rooted. I notice that every time I use an app using sound (this might be an effect, but not the cause): WhatsApp ...
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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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Tv audio on mobile

I have a smart tv lg and I want to hear its audio on my smartphone with headphones. Is there any application for this? Another possibility is to use two smartphones, one connected to tv by cable p2 ...
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What is this annoying sound on Android?

I often hear the following annoying sound on some of my android devices, especially a OnePlus One. This seems to be an error or warning sign of some sort, and it's extremely troubling. Any idea ...
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How to play audio during games

When I switch from audio playback to a game the audio playback stops and the game audio starts. How to prevent that? How to keep the audio playback and mute the game? In partcular while using a ...
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Problem with sound and headphones

I have this weird problem where all sounds while headphones are plugged in my phone is stuck in the background, but without the headphones the sound works fine. I am utterly clueless on how to fix ...
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Mystery “notification” sound

Right, so this is a weird one. LG G4 on Rogers running Android 6.0 I'm randomly getting a loud notification sound late at night that wakes me up, but has no notification that comes with it (so I can'...
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Playing audio file latency issue [closed]

i have an issue , i hire someone to make music app , but when we try to play audio file located in server , it gave some latency 6-8 seconds , in other music app it takes milliseconds only , how can ...
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Reprogramming Samsung Earbuds' Buttons

I have a pair of Samsung Earbuds which came with my S6 Edge. They have buttons which pause audio and increase or decrease the volume. The buttons only work when it is connected to an android device. ...
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Any screencasting apps thatll let me get audio only?

who has a method for me to record the audio which is playing to an mp3 or whatever? i just wanna bounce these sounds im listening to to another program but im not sure how to demux videos and its hard ...
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Phone occasionally makes a beep

I recently switched from iOS to Android, and I'm a bit unfamiliar with the new environment. My phone is a Huawei Honor 8, and I upgraded to EMUI 5.0 (thus, Android 7.0). I learned how to control 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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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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Which ffmpeg command allow me to record sound?

ffmpeg can be installed through termux by installing the package mpv: $ apt-get install mpv Now, on linux, I record sound with the command ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i plughw:0,0 recording.mp3 This ...
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Change Touch Sound on Samsung Devices

This sounds silly, but it has been driving me mad for years. I do not want to disable the touch sound, I want to change it. This is not an option in the sound settings. You can only disable the ...
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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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Bluetooth Headphone & Phone BT Media Volume Controls Now Separate

I have a pair of Bluetooth earbuds and a pair of Bluetooth headphones I use with my Nexus 6P running Android Nougat (7.1.1). Two weeks into using the earbuds with my phone back when I first got them, ...
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Gallery is not opening

I have multiple issues in my android device and I believe all are related to Gallery. Gallery is not opening. No images in Google Photo. When I go to File Manager > DCIM > Camera, I see all images. ...
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Any way to make Text to Speech not mute the background audio, but just turn it down?

I'm coming back to Android from iOS, having been a heretic for a few years. I'm using a Nexus 6P. The most jarring bit of the transition has been my phone's muting of music being played over ...
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Playing all sound from one device to another

Let me explain my situation first. I have a tablet that is connected to a Bluetooth device that is connected to my auxiliary of my car speakers. I can only connect one device at a time. I have a ...
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A way to play Viber Push To Talk Files with Sentimental Value

I have a folder with a bunch of Viber (the communication app) Push To Talk audio files, in a PTT folder. They are from conversations between myself and my partner, who passed away a year ago. They ...
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Intercept (bluetooth) audio to add preamble sound

Is it possible to intercept the audio going to bluetooth? When using a bluetooth headset for either navigation or exercise (endomondo), if the bluetooth is not getting any audio, it hibernates, ...
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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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Different sounds play at different volumes in the same app

This just started happening, and it's affecting multiple apps. On my Axon 7, certain sounds in certain apps are consistently playing at a louder volume than other sounds in the same app. If I turn ...
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Is there a way to make Android in general play sound a little louder on the right side?

For some reason my earphones have a lower volume on the right side and it throws me off, is there a non-root way to make the phone's audio (at least via earphones) play a little bit louder on the ...
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Best way to play a long audio file cleanly

I have a 12 hour audio file that contains ambience that I listen to while sleeping in noisy places. My old phone running Android 2.something can play it without problems using MX Player. My newer ...