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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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Is it possible to listen audio via telephone hole?

When speaking phone I can listen audio both via small ear hole and via loud speaker. But when I am playing audio like in web page I hear it only loud. Is it possible to pass sound via ear hole in ...
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Simultaneous audio to headphone jack and bluetooth

I would like to output audio both to the headphone jack and to bluetooth headphones simultaneously. The purpose is for two people to listen at the same time (and we don't have a headphone splitter at ...
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high volume warning window cause system halt

I'm using Nexus 6 for a long time, but after some safety update, a problem came up. Before, when you raise the volume above a certain level, the system would warn you that it is bad for your hearing ...
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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 to stream audio from Android device to PC or web-server?

Is there any ready-made application that allows one to stream audio, over WiFi to from phone's microphone to a configurable IP-address and port-number ? Have come across several applications that do ...
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50 second delay on audio played from file manager

Im running Lollipop 5.1.1, never had this problem before. My devices always need root access so it is rooted, and I like to customize so it is a custom ROM, but neither of those things should matter ...
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How to disable all notification sounds in Android 6?

I want the simplest way to say that I should never hear audible notifications from apps. I don't want to have to configure apps individually, and once I set all app notifications to mute, newly ...
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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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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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No sound on right ear on Motorola G4

I was having an issue this morning with my Moto G4 and thought there could be more victims. I could only hear the sound from the left speaker of my headphones. So what was causing it?
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Rear microphone not detected

I purchased a few lapel microphones to test out for recording my talks at conferences using my android device. These mics are all mic-only devices, not headphone or head-set units. The issue is that ...
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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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Use Galaxy S3 as universal bluetooth audio receiver

I have an old GS3 and would like to use it as a receiver to connect other bluetooth devices such as iPhones, laptops, and other Android phones to my home stereo via the 3.5 mm jack. Does anyone know ...
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Cannot hear my notification sound on my Samsung Galaxy On5?

Okay, so I got my new phone (A Samsung Galaxy On5) about 2 months ago, and just recently, the notification sound stopped working. I checked to make sure that it wasn't on silent or vibrate, and it's ...
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Turn off notice sound

I keep on getting audio notice alerts when the apps alerts me on posters updates; where do I go to keep the notice alerts silent?
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Can I disable charging peripherals via USB?

I have an external DAC with it's own source of power. However when I connect it to the phone, it drains the phones battery. Is it possible to disable charging via USB on a rooted phone? Or at least ...
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Play audio through phone speakers when connected to Bluetooth car

My car has Bluetooth for making / receiving calls. It also allows media playback if I switch to Bluetooth instead of USB. I use my phone for sat nav so I'd like to be able to hear the audio telling me ...
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Bluetooth recording quality is good only when calling, but not when recording

I have bought O'Bees bluetooth headphones (amazon page) and while the sound quality of my voice is good when I talk with other people on the phone, it is significantly worse if I record only myself on ...
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After update, car radio stopped playing audio through USB from my Samsung S5 using AOA

I've bought a Pioneer radio for my car that supports Android Open Acessory (AOA) 2.0. I was happily living with it playing my music through the USB cable to my Galaxy S5 phone. High quality connection ...
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No alarm sound after update from CM 11 to CM 13

I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S3 from Cyanogenmod 11.x to the latest 13.0. Despite some transitional issues, everything seemed fine. Except that I almost overslept because the alarm was silent;...
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Speaker sound has too much high frequencies and is too much compressed

I listen a lot to music with my Samsung A3, and the sound is totally ok with headphones (thus no strange software effect applied to audio out), but when listening with internal speaker, I notice: too ...
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How to keep audio players from starting automatically upon reconnecting to a bluetooth device?

Galaxy S4, 5.0.1 How is the system determining which audio app to use when reconnecting to a bluetooth device? Is there a way to change it? I downloaded some MP3s that won't work in the Google Play ...
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Android Emulator change system sound

So whenever I turn on emulator, system sound changes. It feels like lower frequencies are cut off, or some strange filter is turning on. Any idea why it happens?
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Browser sound does not mute and comes from the ears speaker during calls

I have Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro with Android 5.1.1 and MIUI 8.0. When I have website with music opened and receive a call, I can hear the music from the ear speaker. It is wrong because I can't hear ...
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Stream audio to windows10 through USB

I want to listen to the podcasts I have on my android phone while i'm playing games on my computer and therefore I want to stream the audio from my phone to my windows 10 computer. I'm wondering if it'...
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Turn off the notification sound at system level - Android Marshmallow

I have an OPO 3 and I was wondering if there is a possibility to turn off the notification sound for all app, but I would like to retain ringtone sound as well as vibration. Normally on Samsung S6, ...
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Voice messages won't play through headphones (messenger)

I have the following problem: since yesterday in facebook messenger whenever someone sends me a voice message, I plug my headphones in and play it, but for some reason the sound comes from the speaker....
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Nexus 5x media sound issue

I have an issue with my brand new Nexus 5x. Ring sound, such as notifications or calls, or alarm sound works great. But there's no sound for media, such as games, Google play music, playing a video. ...
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Cannot send Audio files on WhatsApp

I just recorded an audio using an app on my phone, The audio file has an extension .WAV, but when I try sending it via WhatsApp, I get this error Failed to process audio, please try again later, If ...
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Keep Pokémon Go from taking over audio

I like to drop into Pokémon Go while I'm out and about in the world. Trouble is that I'm usually listening to a podcast or some music, and as soon as I launch the app it takes over the audio, so that ...
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Altering left-right sound balance on Android 6.0.1

I have a hearing problem and I need to custom balance right and left outputs for my headphones. How can I do it on Android 6.0.1 ? (I have a Nexus) Conclusion so far: It seems like Android system is ...
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How can I use my Android 5.1 phone as an external USB Speaker?

I have a rooted android 5.1 phone and a Acer Apsire 7520 running windows Xp. Can I use the phone as a USB speaker. The laptop doesn't have an audio out or speaker (doesn't work). It does have WiFi and ...
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How to route audio from bluetooth headset's mic to android speakers

I have an android app which routes mic audio to speakers in realtime. What I want it to do is instead of routing built in mic audio, it route audio from mic of a bluetooth headset. Background: I just ...
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This audio format (AC3) not supported in MX player

I am trying to play one video in hindi language in MX player. but it shows This audio format (AC3) is not supported. Error shows in below picture: Does anyone help me to solve this issue?
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How to fix poor sound and video quality when pairing YouTube with a television?

I tried pairing the official Android YouTube app (by Google) with a television so I could watch a few videos on something larger. I was surprised by the poor quality of the audio and video. The ...
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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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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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Why don't I see my custom ringtone under Default Notification Sounds?

I just got a Nexus 5X, currently running Android 6.0.1, and managed to get some custom mp3 ringtone files into the Ringtones folder on the phone. Under Settings > Sound & Notification, if I ...
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Is there an android app that turns off sound certain times of the week (like at work)?

I know very little about android. Is there a widget, app or other way to configure so the sound is off while I am at work (or at night). Essentially trying to turn down the ringer while I am at work....
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How to force apps to use default notification sound or vibration?

Every other app has its own notification sound or vibration. Some apps have unpleasant notifications sounds or vibrations so long I think I'm receiving a call. I like my life simple: I want all apps ...
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How can I disable the startup/boot sound on a rooted Samsung Galaxy S5?

I do not want any sound to play while the phone boots. A sound is being played while "Samsung" is displayed with an animation. There is an app called "Silent Boot" in the Play store that mutes the ...
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How can I prevent the earphones from muting the speaker?

The FM radio in my phone uses the earphone cable as the antenna. It plays the music just fine if I plug the jack in about 2/3 the way (and only hisses without it). But if I push the jack all the way ...
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Weird volume behaviour in Android 6.0.1

My wife's Nexus 5 recently started behaving very weirdly. For notifications, it always think that it's in silent mode (i.e. it vibrates and doesn't play a sound). This happens regardless of the ...
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Preamp effect on Android?

I know there are many equalizers on Android. But are there any preamp filters to make sound distorted a bit?
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How can I change notification volume on Android 6.0?

I have an option to change alarm or ringtone volume in Settings, but not notifications as I had in 4.3. How can I change notification volume on Android 6.0 without changing ringtone volume? I would ...
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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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Some apps change the sound profile when showing notifications

Some apps such as WhatsApp and Gmail cause my sound profile to change from Vibrate to Normal automatically without asking me when I get a notification from them. This only happens when notification ...
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Does disabling stock apps cause problems with phone on Android 6.0

So I disabled all the stock apps and other apps I don't use or need in my phone and I am just curious if that could cause issues with the phone where audio eventually breaks. I've been on support ...
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Poweramp access songs from Google Play Music

I have a Google Play Music subscription and I enjoy the unlimited music, but I don't like the audio quality on Google Play Music. I was wondering if it was possible to listen to GPM downloaded songs ...
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Sound stops in mid-call (incoming sound only, outgoing sound is fine)

I have a bizarre problem and I don't know whether it's my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4), my Bluetooth headset (Plantronics Voyager Legend), my carrier (T-mobile) or our corporate conference call system (...