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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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Pixel 2 repeatedly playing a sound alert without explanation, what does it mean? (Sound included)

My Pixel 2 has gone crazy in the last few days. Maybe related to the latest Android update that I got a few days ago, but I'm not sure. I recognize the sound (I have heard it earlier) but it has ...
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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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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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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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Ringtones incompatible with custom rom. How to improve compatibility?

I have been using Samsung Galaxy s4 stock firmware up until now. Yesterday I switched to AOKP 4.4.4 (18/10/2014 build) and I've noticed that none of my old ringtones work (12 unrelated ringtones). I ...
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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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With the Pixel line, Google has abandoned Android Open Accessory 2.0. What do they use for USB audio now?

I recently got a Moto X4. Unlike my previous phone, the Nexus 5X, this one does not support AOA 2.0, meaning it cannot digitally connect to the Kenwood head unit in my car. Previously, I was able to ...
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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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Babbel languages learning apps won't play sounds

The Babbel language learning app doesn't play sounds anymore; this used to work for me for a while but now doesn't. Sounds are the central feature of the app which makes it superior to the PC web ...
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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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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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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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What are the options for streaming music from PC to phone?

I'm interested in being able to play music that's on my computer through my phone - mostly so I can plug the phone into speakers in different parts of the house. Looking for apps, I realise that there ...
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What is the Virtualizer sound effect in music players and how does it work?

I use PlayerPro to play music on my smartphone. In PlayerPro there are "Sound Effects", which are similar to the DSP manager. One of the sound effects is the Virtualizer. When I enable the ...
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adding MRLs to a playlist VLC

I am having trouble making a playlist for MRL networks streams. Each time I open a new network stream it creates a new playlist and the previous stream is no where to be found (the history is ...
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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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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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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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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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How to stream audio from PC to Android Device over Bluetooth

I have a rooted Android Device running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and a PC(with Bluetooth dongle) running windows 7. My mobile has Bluetooth with A2DP support. I want to output the audio(not just music) ...
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Can my friend's Android phone impersonate the starship Enterprise?

I was recently browsing Reddit and found the geekiest command to boldly go where no command has gone before. play -n -c1 synth whitenoise lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 gain +14 It's ...
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How to completely turn off keyboard typing sound?

Android 2.1 - If I open my Gmail e-mails and I want to type then I just can't turn off the keyboard sounds. How can I turn it off? (not the notification, etc. all sounds, just the keyboard sounds.)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How does changing the mixer_paths.xml increase volume?

I've been trying to boost the maximum volume obtainable through the audio jack of my phone (Nexus 5). Instead of installing equaliser or volume boosting apps, I thought I'd go about this the technical ...
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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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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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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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Stereo audio input on any Android device?

Is there any Android device with a stereo audio input available? I understand there is the analog microphone input commonly available on the headphone jack, but I am hoping there is a device out ...
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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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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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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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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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Got weird noises with auxiliary jack while charging in the car

I'm using Galaxy Note. And I got this weird noise with auxiliary jack while charging in the car. There is no noise while music is playing, and there is no noise if the charger is unplugged. How do I ...
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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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Sound from browsers with javascript buggy on HTC Desire?

I'm trying to stream music from The Hype Machine on my HTC Desire. When using the HTC Sense stock browser I can press play, go to menu → ... → settings → site specific settings → back out until l ...
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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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How can I fix muffled sound on my Samsung Galaxy S?

I recently purchased a i9000 and the voice quality over the microphone is horrible. The sound is muffled. Person on the other side of the line cannot make out what I'm saying. Is there a fix?