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Questions regarding the audio output of an Android device in general, rather than a specific audio topic, like music.

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What determines which application acts to a bluetooth AVRCP command?

Background: I have a A2DP/AVRCP bluetooth headset (Nokia BH-505) which I use actively to listen to both podcasts and music. Of course, I listen to these with different apps. The bluetooth headset has ...
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What happened to the sound profiles that were in Lollipop?

I recently bought a new phone to replace my old one. The old phone is running 5.1 (Lollipop) and has "Predefined [sound and notification] profiles" (see screenshot). However, there seems to be no ...
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Recording digital audio with Android

I am unable to record digital audio (e.g. from a computer or another phone) with my Android device. I have plugged in a TRRS audio and mic splitter and plugged that into my phone, and used a male-to-...
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How to force audio output?

I'm looking for a way to force audio output when i call someone : I have a galaxy S7 connected to a bluetooth earphone and a bluetooth smartswatch. When I call someone with the smartswatch, the ...
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Spotify playing without audio

I am using Spotify on Android (OnePlus6) and the audio suddenly stopped midway through the song. The song continued playing but I couldn't hear anything. There is no problem with my phone speakers as ...
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How can I make a selected calendar notification behave like an alarm, that is, audible even on silent mode?

I keep my phone on silent most of the time but would like audible reminders for critical calendar reminders. Short of silencing everything else manually, is there a way to acheive this?
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Mute Phone Audio when Headphones are Unplugged

I only ever unmute my phone when my headphones are plugged into it. I'm looking to automate this process. Here's what I want to happen: if (headphones are unplugged) { mute all audio on the phone ...
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Which apps do gapless music playback?

Are there any apps around that are good at gapless audio playback? I listen to a lot of music that continues from one track to another and the stock app puts a small but noticeable gap between tracks.
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PDF Reader with MP3 player?

I'm learning a new language using a PDF book and audio dialogues on an Android tablet. My problem is to have a MP3 player near my PDF viewer so I can start/stop audio reading text. Is there an ...
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Any app play VBR MP3 files?

Does any Android app play Variable Bit Rate MP3 files, while not demanding Internet access and access to my Contacts? I used soundconverter on my Xubuntu PC to convert MP4 files to MP3 and they play ...
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How to install pyalsaaudio

Using pip in Pydroid 3 (running under Win10 Memu) I am trying to install pyalsaaudio. The build fails with "no such file" for "alsa/asoundlib.h". Other Linux distros suggest installing libasound2-dev ...
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Does the Android OS supports playing two or more audios simultaneously?

Does the Android OS supports playing two or more audios simultaneously ? I am asking this because I have seen some apps playing audio without stopping the audio that's already playing in the ...
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How to record internal Android audio by ffmpeg?

Could you help me in this question, I'm trying to record the internal Android audio by ffmpeg, but I do not know how. Help!
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Does Android supports .wav audio?

In many internet blogs I read that wav audio files are not supported by Android OS. I have also tried to play .wav audio files with the default music player software in Android, but it couldn't be ...
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How to work bluetooth with asus eeepad?

Odd question.. How do I get my bluetooth headset to handle the audio/mic for my tablet?
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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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How can I play a video in the earpiece with VLC?

By default, videos play in speaker with VLC. How can I play a video in the earpiece with VLC? I don't see any option:
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Not able to use media audio on Bluetooth

I'm using an Alcatel Tetra, Android 8.1 with bluedio victory 2nd gen headphones and media isn't working. Android insists no media is connected. I can confirm the headset support A2DP, and media gies ...
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Moto G6 audio sending through wrong audio channel

My unrooted, basically stock android decided to stop sending audio through any channels except call audio today. I have not installed any new or unstable apps recently. Symptoms include: the lower ...
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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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How to change default microphone input at Android devices?

I have an android box (not tv box) that doesn't have a built-in camera or mic. I have connected Logitech c920 webcam via an USB port. (The android box: supports OTG port and jack 3,5 but I want to ...
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Workaround for aux socket partial damage

So basically, I must have damaged the jack socket of my Redmi Note 3 (OS: Android 6.0.1 MMB29M) - now with any kind of headset (I've tried many!) I can only hear some audio channels, while the rest is ...
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Nox player sound not working?

I just installed NOx player and at first it's sound was working, I played some games but after some hours as I closed it and restarted it, since then at starting the sound first plays and then in 2 to ...
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Add bluetooth input as external microphone

Here's the situation. I have a friend with a hearing disability where they can only read words to know what is going on. They have a Lenovo TB X103F with a caption program that will dictate what ...
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How do I send video, but not audio, to an external monitor through an HDMI adapter?

I have an Essential Phone running stock Android 9 Pie. It has a USB-C connection, and I have a USB-C to HDMI adapter that I use to send video and audio to an external HDMI monitor. Unfortunately, the ...
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Unable to record audio through the headset

I bought a Lavalier mic that plugs right into the audio jack, and for some reason it won't record the audio. It's not the mic as I tried it on other phones and it works fine. On my phone, it says that ...
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On Android x-86 how do I access the PC's internal CD/DVD drive?

On Android x-86 how do I access the PC's internal CD/DVD drive on an HP envy 15 running Android X-86 8.1. The device shows R/W for data exchange only, it will not read pre-recorded discs.
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Can I stream audio between two android devices?

I want to play a video on my phone, via Vimeo and stream the audio in real time to a second android device. Allowing me and another person to watch the same video on my screen but connect their ...
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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 record High quality audio in android?

I have tried many android application to record voice, but they're quality is not great, often it muffles the sound, as a result of forced noise removal. But surprisingly, the video recorded from the ...
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Disable/pause audio when active playback device changes

Is there a way to enable a system-wide disable/mute switch for audio when the playback device changes (i.e. on an Android phone). Sometimes on the bus, my Bluetooth headset will disconnect from the ...
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how can I download lyrics for audio files?

In the past and in others platforms I was used to plays mp3 and downloads txt/lrc lyrics from internet how can I download lyrics for lacally stored mp3 files? The app minilyrics for android is ...
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Android OS (Phoenix OS) restarts when i insert headphone in 3.5mm jack

What I have tried: I have tried USB earphones and mic, both works perfectly, So it should not be Sound/Audio issue in Android. If I keep earphones plugged in during boot, PC shuts down at "...
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How to line in 1/8in cable on Samsung Galaxy 7

So, my end goal is this: I want to take audio input from a 3.5mm audio cable, which is outputting sound, send it through the headphone plug into a phone, and transmit to a pair of bluetooth headphones....
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Can apps completely take over sound I/O in calls?

I've done some searching but this is a pretty hard question for search engines. I need to know if an Android app itself can take full control of call sound I/O on calls to the PSTN. I've found "...
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Sound volume randomly changes

I'll be listening to music or a podcast, when for no reason that I can tell, the sound will sometimes change. Fortunately, it seems to always go down, not get super loud and blow out my ears. This ...
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Play music on Bluetooth speaker and Youtube on internal

I want to play music in the background over my Bluetooth speaker and use my phone at the same time for other apps playing audio (like Youtube) that are supposed to use the phones internal speaker. Is ...
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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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Audio file opened by itself?

This morning I woke up to the alarm on my phone, as I snoozed it I noticed that the Total Commander player had a notification open, with an audio file open but on hold. When I tapped on play I got ...
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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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How to prevent loud beeps before alarm rings

Using alarm xtreme on Samsung S8. In the past it didnt happen but recently when the phone wakes up to play the alarm it plays a very loud 3 beeps and then starts the alarm. The alarm is set to start ...
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Can I get my car's head-unit to play audio, via USB, from my Galaxy S3?

I've just moved from iOS to Android, purchasing the new Galaxy S3. Lovely phone; I'm impressed thus far. The only thing that I'm struggling with is playing audio, via USB, to my car's head-unit. I'...
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Pause audio when Google maps speaks

iOS has a nice feature, where any audio playing pauses when Google maps starts talking. I was looking for a setting that might do this on my Samsung Galaxy S9+, but I can't find it. Is is possible?
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How can I play audio over an open phone conversation?

I would like to be able to play an audio recording over an open phone conversation. I.e., while the phone is connected (an outgoing call) a prerecorded audio file is played over the open phone ...
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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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Block all sounds going out through speaker when headphone connected

I'm kind of new in Android and I realized that all the sounds are going out through the speaker regardless if the headphones are connected. If they are the sound also goes out through the headphones, ...
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Can I stream audio from Android to Windows through Bluetooth?

Can I stream audio from Android to Windows through Bluetooth? If yes, how?
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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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Audio quality poor when screen is off

I've noticed that recently the audio quality on my Galaxy note 3 becomes very choppy when my screen is off, but instantly fixes itself when the screen turns back on. Once the screen turns off the ...
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How to disable startup and shutdown sound on Samsung Galaxy S?

Is there a way to disable the sounds on phone startup and shutdown? When I had JF3 firmware, there were no sounds, but now on JM1 the sounds are there :(