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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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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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Strange sound from an unknown application

From yesterday my Samsung Galaxy S3 (Android 4.4.2) is playing strange music (midi) from time to time and very often. Sometimes it goes as it comes, with no obvious reason. It looks like an alarm. ...
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I cant hear the audio unless i plug in earphones

Please help. Im always wearing earphones to listen to music on my LG G Stylo but When i tried to listen to music without earphones i heard nothing. I also cant hear anyone on the phone without ...
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Notification sound is too loud when listening to music with a headset

I'm using a Galaxy S6. When I'm listening to music with my headphones plugged in, notifications come through startlingly loud. I checked my sound settings, and I have the volume for notifications ...
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Android 6.0 — Bluetooth broken causes audio to not work correctly after connecting to car. How to rollback to previous firmware or fix BT glitches

EDIT: It looks like Android 6.0 is extremely glitchy. This old problem also came back Very low to no volume after upgrade to 6.0 marshmellow Is there a way to rollback to a previous version of ...
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Phone connected via bluetooth to car audio system: media audio works, calls don't

I have been successfully using my Motorola Moto G3, 2015, with Android Marshmallow 6.0, to connect the phone to the audio car (Toyota) system for months. A few days ago, I received a whatsapp call (...
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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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Audio / Microphone streaming

Is there any way to live stream audio from my Android phone via mobile internet network (broadband), so I could play the stream on VLC player?
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No sound with bluetooth headphones on Meizu M2

The headphones are paired, the controls from the headphones work (next, prev, play, pause), but there is no sound. Note, the sound does not come out of the phone's speakers - there is simply none. No,...
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Is there a way to improve S6 audio quality?

I just got a Samsung Galaxy S6 (Android 5.1.1) and I'm disappointed by the poor audio quality, as sounds are "chirping" and metallic, quite disagreeable to the ear. At first I thought it was just me, ...
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Headphones detected but audio goes to speaker

I have an Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 that is rooted and runs CM12.1. This problem only occurred from today, when I put my earphones in the phone detects it but when I play audio the audio is directed to ...
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HTC One M8 - Do Not Disturb still plays sounds in Videos and Music. Any total sounds off option?

Do Not Disturb>On Message displayed: This turns off all sounds and vibrations, including from alarms, music, video and games. If I turn on this mode, go to Youtube (or any website with a video)...
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How to stream audio to my PC from my phone without AUX cable?

I'm trying to use my phone as a soundboard, but i need it to play the sound in my PC when i press a button on my phone I was wondering if there is a way to do that with USB as i dont have a AUX cable
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How do I mute notification on the Samsung Galaxy S6 during calls?

While talking on the phone my text notification will go off loud enough for the caller to hear. How do I mute this while on a call? The S6 does not have a mute during call setting as the previous ...
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How to mute phone completely but keep watch's notifications vibrate?

I have and android phone and an android wear watch (specifically, LG G3 and sony swr50). If I get all the notifications on the watch, I prefer my phone to be completely muted - not ring, nor vibrate. ...
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Bluetooth Car Disconnects :(

Having a pretty irritating issue with my bluetooth connection and my car. The phone will connect up no problem, but as soon as you try to play a track, switch apps or sometimes even unlock the phone, ...
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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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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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Disable auto-app switch on Xperia Z3 when headphones are plugged in

I know this is supposed to be a feature but it's just plain annoying at this point. Anytime I plug in my headphones, it will automatically open up whatever my primary music player is (PowerAmp right ...
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How to use two Android smartphones as lavalier microphone transmitter and receiver?

I have two Android smartphones (Nexus 5 and Galaxy Nexus) and lavalier microphone. I would like to connect microphone to one smartphone and connect another smartphone to the mixer console. Then stream ...
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How to make things go through Media channel?

So, with my Galaxy s3 (version 4.4.2), I have a Life Proof case. It distorts my sound, but only my calls. Anything going through the media channel is fine, so I can listen to music or tv shows with no ...
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Restore “loud volume, long periods” notification in Lollipop

I am running Lollipop 5.0/CloudyG3 2.5 and G3 Tweaksbox. Is it possible to restore the "loud volume, long periods" notifications? I would like to have the volume limiter that this notification ...
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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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How to enable multi-channel sound on android?

I'm trying to setup my android box(4.4) to output 5.1 sound through my USB Sound card. It works well on Linux and Windows. but there is poor documentation on Android regarding audio devices. I tried ...
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CM12.1 audio won't output to earphone

I flashed CM12.1(unofficial,Android5.1.1) yesterday.Then I flashed SuperSU. But whatever player I used,Music will only output to speaker. I want to use my earphone.(BTW,Earphone is Okay,Android4.4 ...
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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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How to play multiple files on multiple Androids?

I have three Android devices and I have three tracks: a bass track, a drum track and a vocals track. What I want is to play each track on each device simultaneously, like, one Android plays the drum ...
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What is causing my audio playback to slow down?

I frequently play long playlists on my Nexus 9 tablet, while it sits unused in any other way. Since updating to Marshmallow, the audio suddenly slows down to (at a guess) 50% normal speed after 90 to ...
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Viper4Android and OxygenOS 2.1.1 OnePlus 2

Does V4A finally work with OxygenOS that comes preinstalled with OnePlus 2? I managed to get it to install but the sound is very distorted, also whenever I try to open V4A it crashes Google Play ...
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How to disable the “waterdrop sound” played when locking or unlocking the screen

I am running Android KitKat 4.4.2 on a Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo. I have installed the Screen Lock Pro app which allows you to log off by clicking a home screen icon or tapping on a notification drawer ...
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Configure audible alarm in cyanogenmod's silent mode

I recently installed cyanogenmod 12.1 (snapshot, 2015-09-01) on my HTC One M8. Following my habits, I tried to activate a silent mode. There was the first problem: CM only has a normal and a (total) ...
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Change when phone beeps for notifications

My phone makes a lot of noise when it's not in use. I think this is because apps running in the background have experienced an event, like Clash of the Clans. How can I change this? I'd really like to ...
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Sound architecture in android

What is the sound architecture in Android. Is it the same as in Linux? I mean virtually every linux distributions use ALSA, so do android also use ALSA as sound driver?
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how to have two applications play sound simultaneously?

I want the music to keep playing in the background while I practice Spanish on this DuoLingo app. The music player stops while the duolingo is trying to play sound as of now. Is this possbile?
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No Audio, Samsung Galaxy S4

A few weeks ago, my phone's APN list got corrupted, causing me to lose mobile data; a series of firmware flashes, modem updates, and backups and restores fixed the APN problem, but now the entire ...
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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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Redirect sound to 3.5 mm plug

The headphone jack on my phone doesn't work from time to time. Sound is then played over the loudspeaker, not the headphone. It's quite annoying, but not yet worth the trouble to send in my phone for ...
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Use device as Bluetooth receiver

I recently got a new phone and would like to use my old device as a bluetooth receiver for my stereo. I'd like for it to work like a bluetooth receiver such as this one. (Pairs as speaker and offers 3....
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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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How to listen to loud music from an android device?

I have a music app on my phone. I want to listen to it through nicer speakers than the phone's built-in speakerphone. If I had an iPhone, I'd either use a speaker dock (which both charges the phone ...
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open viber audio(.ptt) files on pc or phone

my viber history got corrupted, but luckily i have backedup the important conversation i needed into text format using (backup text for viber). it might have been the reason that corrupted the history ...
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How to disable the droplet/beep sound of the lateral volume buttons on Samsung Galaxy A3?

I have a Galaxy A3 with Android 5.0.2 and when I press the sound buttons in order to turn the volume up or down, those buttons make a beep/droplet sound. How can I disable this sound? I know it was ...
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Emergency alerts: is there any way to silence the “severe threat alerts” and “Amber Alerts” while I'm sleeping?

There are some emergency alerts I would be very grateful to receive even when I'm sleeping, but so far I've only receive alerts for things that didn't actually put me in danger or for things that I ...
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Abysmal Skype audio on Asus Fonepad 8

I bought a new Asus Fonepad 8 for a friend. It works great, and the sound is crystal clear. The only exception is Skype - all calls sound perfect on the receiving end, but on the Fonepad everything ...
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Speaker and Mic stoped working on MotoG (1st Gen) after upgrade

Problem: One day my mobile was dead because of empty battery. I recharged the battery and turned on the mobile. Mobile showed a message "Android is upgrading" while turning on. After that Speaker and ...
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Using Android device as a loudspeaker [closed]

I have a class of 100 students, and I have an idea to use my mobile as a loudspeaker so I don't have to shout. Alternatively, it should work like an amplifier system. The difference is that the input ...
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Audio applications (spotify etc) continue playing when bluetooth calls come in

When I'm in my car and listening to the ESPN Radio app, the Spotify app, or the Soundcloud app, and I receive a call either on my bluetooth or the d/c phone itself, the audio application keeps playing ...
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How to record a game music in Android? [duplicate]

I failed to find the background soundtracks for some Android games, so I thought I could just record their music when the game is active but I don't seem to have any solution to do so. I first ...
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Turning off “charging” sound effect on Xperia Z3 Compact

Is it possible to turn off the sound when the charger is connected? I have got the answer from Sony Support that this is a "feature".
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Use Bluetooth Headphones with Phone and Old Laptop

I am wondering if there is a way for me to play audio that is coming into the headphone jack on my phone out of my phone's bluetooth. I have bluetooth headphones that do not work with my old laptop ...