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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Good combination for playing media from SMB/CIFS share?

Currently I am using ES File Explorer + MX Player to play audio and video files for this. Unfortunately it has some problems: MX Player sees only current playing file, not a directory. So I can't ...
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How can I stream music/audio from Android and PC to Android device via WiFi?

I've searched for this for some time, and I've found several options that almost works. I have an Android device connected to my stereo and I want to be able to connect to it with either my PC or my ...
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Detect which application is playing sound / video

I sometimes have applications that keep playing video and/or sound when in the background. These applications do not always show up in the notification area on my Samsung S8+ - but I guess this is not ...
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How do I turn on the battery full notification sound?

Similar to this previous question, but I want to enable the battery full notification sound, not the opposite :) My Galaxy S used to make a nice beep and switch the screen on briefly when the battery ...
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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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“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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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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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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How to force the use of jack output every time on rooted phone

I have several phone A Xperia Pro a S4 mini duos (soon for sold) and a HTC desire Z. I sometimes want to disable the speakers so the phone will only output the sound through the headset I plug on it, ...
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Prevent phone from automatically lowering media volume

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII Skyrocket. Everytime I unplug my headphones/auxiliary cord from my phone and plug it back in, the media volume gets lowered to about 60%, system-wide, regardless of media ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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no sound via mobile network call

Last days I have strange behaviour: No incoming/outgoing sound during calls via mobile network. After reboot a couple of calls work find and then sound just vanishes. Viber/skype calls are working ...
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Is it possible to cancel out echo when using a bluetooth handsfree?

Equipment used: I just bought a cheap Bluetooth handsfree from china: http://www.miniinthebox.com/mini-stereo-wireless-v3-0-headset_p1187467.html Explanation: This works perfect for me, and i don't ...
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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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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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Send Audio to Two A2DP Bluetooth Devices Simultaneously

I was pleasantly surprised to see that I can pair & connect my Nexus One with two identical NoiseHush N550 Bluethooth headsets simultaneously. Unfortunately however, only one of them (always the ...
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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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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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Is it possible to use android phone as bluetooth headset for ps3?

Does anyone know how to use the android phone as a bluetooth headset so that i can use it as a mic while playing several games (COD) for example. I'm using Ice Cream Sandwich and i have a Galaxy ...
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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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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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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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Headset works on music but not on call

I have a weird problem. My headset works with music, but not with calls. The headset icon shows, but the sound still comes from the phone (instead of the headset) when I make a call. Music works fine ...
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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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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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Can I use my PC as an audio device for my Android phone?

I know it is possible to play music from my Android using the PC as the output device. This takes place over the local Wi-Fi network. However, the solutions given here don't work for me, since they ...
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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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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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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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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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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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No audio out with headphones

When I plug a headphone into my Nexus' audio port, the headphones simply don't play any sounds or music. The device seems to detect them, because the built-in sound output stops working. I tried it ...
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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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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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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 ...