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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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Snapchat shutter sound before update

Now I have Snapchat 10.23.11 on Huawei and my friend has the same ver but on Samsung device. I have muted system Camera app and in system app there's no shutter sound. In snapchat when I'm takeing a ...
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How to turn off shutter sound on LG G5?

How to turn off shutter sound on LG G5 with latest official firmware (Android 7)? "Do not disturb" sound mode does not working for shutter sound.
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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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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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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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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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Need an app for playing music over bluetooth in my peugeot

I have Peugeot 307 sw 2007year it has Bluetooth but it only for making calls,but I want to play music on it and don't want to buy any adaptor's. So I know it possible to create/or it exist an app ...
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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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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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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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VM Android on host Ubuntu: no sound

I'm using Android in a virtual machine while the host is Ubuntu 16.10. I've followed this tutorial here: http://www.linux.org/threads/android-4-4-kitkat-in-virtualbox.7175/ and everything is working ...
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Which ffmpeg command allow me to record sound?

ffmpeg can be installed through termux by installing the package mpv: $ apt-get install mpv Now, on linux, I record sound with the command ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i plughw:0,0 recording.mp3 This ...
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Change Touch Sound on Samsung Devices

This sounds silly, but it has been driving me mad for years. I do not want to disable the touch sound, I want to change it. This is not an option in the sound settings. You can only disable the ...
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Change headphone left-right balance on Android 7

What is the best way to set the left-right balance on a pair of earphones/headphones? I've looked into it, but I can't seem to find an easy way to do this. I am on a rooted Nexus 6P on stock android ...
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Best way to play a long audio file cleanly

I have a 12 hour audio file that contains ambience that I listen to while sleeping in noisy places. My old phone running Android 2.something can play it without problems using MX Player. My newer ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Downloaded mp3 only plays for about 2 minutes. Is there a setting I have to change?

I've downloaded several mp3's so I can listen to them on my Samsung Galaxy S3. When I play them either through Google Play Music or Sound Player, I hear about 2 minutes of audio then it stops playing. ...
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Xperia phone not playing audio properly through headphones?

I have an Sony Xperia phone (not sure which model) Within the space of about an hour, my phone has gone from playing music crystal clear through my headphones to not playing the whole bit of a song. ...
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No Audio on LG Viper Phone

I have a LG Viper (LG-LS840). There is no audio output on this phone. I can make and receive calls but there is no audio on either end. I can not hear music, alarms or phone calls. I cannot hear any ...
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Incoming call sound coming through speakers with headphones plugged in

I listen to music at work and walk away from my desk with the headphones plugged into my phone but when I receive a call, the ringtone plays through the speakers and not the headphones. I share an ...
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How to transmit audio wirlessly from a non bluetooth device to a bluetooth phone?

I want to transmit audio from a device having an earphone jack to an android phone wirelessly. How to accomplish it over Bluetooth. I looked at ED05 Bluetooth board and A2DP, H2DP profiles but could ...
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Disable headphones external microphone

My headphones have external mic, but the problem is that it doesn't works. When I catch a call, I have to unplug them for picking up an incoming call. Are there an ability to force android to use ...
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Transfer android speaker output to windows pc over wifi

I Google for it but didn't find any solution: How to transfer/stream android sound output to pc? I want to transfer all sound that android speaker plays, that includes app sound, games sound. I know ...
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HDMI output flickering in Hummingbird allwinner A20

I'm using Hummingbird allwinner a20 development board, I'm playing 1080p video on this board and working fine with 7" LCD but when I connect HDMI cable to it video and audio not playing well in LED TV ...
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Can I get rid of “Sound Search for Google Play”?

An app called "Sound Search for Google Play" is apparently eating all of my battery. Can I get rid of it? I tried clicking it, disabling it and "uninstalling update", but it still seems to eat away at ...
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Cannot hear audio from other side of phonecalls or voicemails

When I make a phone call (this includes to voicemail), I cannot hear the other party and the other party cannot hear me. The problem is isolated to calling. When I'm having this problem (or more ...
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Calendar Plays Wrong Sound

I have set the sound in both Personalize->Sound->Notification Sounds->Calendar and Calendar->Menu->Settings->Select Notification to the same sound, but Calendar refuses to play the ...
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Why does my sound randomly stop working?

I have a rather old Motorola Droid Razr Maxx. A week or so ago it was having some serious problems which rendered it fairly useless, so I installed CyanogenMod on it. Since then, sound will randomly ...
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How to change Android's default key press sound?

The phone is rooted, I tried changing the file/s; /system/media/audio/ui/*.ogg and their permissions; -rw-r--r-- but still plays the default. Restarting the phone doesn't work also. Am I missing ...
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Mute notification sounds when on a call

I use a bluetooth earpiece, and whenever I'm on a call, notification sounds play on top of the call audio. The person on the other end can't hear it, but it's very annoying as I usually can't hear ...
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What is the file location of the sound files used in the Google Now application

I am trying to find the audio file that is played immediately after you manually start audio input via tapping the round microphone button on the search line of the Google Now application or saying "...
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Speaker went off - Xperia L

The loud speaker of my phone, Xperia L is off. I guess the headset plugged in event is triggered and so mutes the loud speaker. Can I do anything about it. I can't even answer or makes calls... have ...