Questions tagged [microphone]

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Is it possible to access speech-to-text audio clips for debugging?

Is there a way to access the audio clip that gets used for Google's speech-to-text transcribing? I've been getting increasingly inaccurate output using Google's speech-to-text output. After ...
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Microphone problem - suspect Android or software issue

I have a replacement pair of Jaybird Freedom 2s after the first set broke. I have connected these to my main phone (Android Blackberry Key2), the audio works but no microphone. The old Jaybird ...
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What can I use smartwatches with a microphone for?

There are smartwatches on the market that have a built-in microphone. Most of which don't say much about its functionality in details, mostly just that it's there and you can use it for voice ...
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How to record video with mic off?

I am using a Samsung S10+. How do I record a video with no mic input ? I have tried to put my finger over the mic, but I could still hear some background noise. I am looking to make a video in a ...
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Samsung S7 speaker phone not working + echo in call

Phone: Samsung S7 SM-G930F Problems: 1) Person I am calling or that is calling me hears delayed playback of their own voice 2) When speakerphone is activated a very loud noise is heard from the other ...
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permissions.default.microphone on Firefox for Android

I want Firefox for Android to allow microphone access by default, so I don't have to click a notification window all the time. In the desktop version you can go to about:config in the url bar and set ...
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Microphone gone from my keyboard?

My microphone (voice to text) option has disappeared from my keyboard. I'm using a Galaxy X-Cover4. Thanks in advance.
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Would wired earphones with a built-in microphone (AKA handsets) work with a USB audio jack dongle?

My phone (Xiaomi Mi A2) doesn't have an audio jack, but it does come with a USB-C/Audio Jack adapter. Would wired audio jack based earphones that include a remote control and a mic work normally with ...
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Real time switching for playing audio as microphone input for online speaking in external app

I like to play my podcast played from some other apps like Telegram or Castbox into my realtime mic which is played in another app like Hangouts or WhatsApp conference, two-person calls, or for ...
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Android on Google Pixel misbehaving even after factory reset and reinstallation

I have a google pixel. I bought it second hand, it came with these issues: Camera does not record video with audio I can't make or receive calls On What's App, I can't make/receive calls Record/...
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System audio being transmitted through calls

My Huawei phone has started sending any audio to both my earphones and back into the microphone input. This means that when on a call I hear the person speaking, but they hear themselves too. This ...
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Route all your calls (voice/video) to the main microphone

I got an Android TV box called Mecool Km9 pro (certified by google as android tv) I connected webcam with mic to make video calls via whatsapp, but once I make a video mic switch off, apparently the ...
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Is it possible to use a Bluetooth earpiece while using a microphone plugged into the headphone Jack?

I'm going to be attending an event as a representative of a semi-professional podcast. I will be interviewing several people but, it is a long, busy event with no area for formal interviews, so I ...
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Sometimes my mic can hear me, other times it cannot

I have a Samsung Galaxy J5 and i have issues with the microphone. Some times people can hear but others times it cannot. This is not only on calls but on all apps that use the mic (for example: ...
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How do I get the mic back in my Google search bar?

It's been displaced by the assistant logo
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Can I use the phone's mic when connected to a bluetooth speaker?

When connecting the phone to a BT speaker that includes a mic (pretty much all of them), the speaker acts like a BT headset, and the phone's mic is disabled. Can I use the speaker for audio output ...
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Use bluetooth microphone in Google Assistant

I'm trying to set up my motorcycle bluetooth headset (BT-S2) to allow me to use Google Assistant. It has the following profiles: A2DP-SNK AVRCP HSP HFP I've managed to find an old APK of 'Smart ...
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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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Record audio from Bluetooth headset

When I try to record audio and have my Bluetooth headset connected, the phone instead records from the internal phone microphone. The headsets all have included microphones for handsfree calling. ...
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How can we change which microphone is being used in bluejeans for Android?

How can we change which microphone is being used in bluejeans for Android? On Windows one can change the microphone but I don't see the option for Android. E.g. sometime on my phone I may have both ...
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Turn off automatic microphone muting

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6, which I used with the built-in Android 4. Now I updated to 6 (CyanogenMod 13) and since then the microphone is behaving really perplexing. No matter which voice ...
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Caller cannot hear me. Microphone works

People over phone calls or whatsapp calls cannot hear me, or barely, if I shout out loud. But the microphone works. I can make records and hear them from far. Already set to max at Settings > Sound ...
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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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use a smartphone mic with a mixer

I need an app that makes the output jack audio of the smartphone coincides with what is picking up the microphone. In other words, I would like to use the microphone of the smartphone, like a normal ...
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Bad voice quality on phone calls, good with WhatsApp

I have two Samsung Galaxy S5 minis, one of which has the following problem: The voice quality is really bad on phone calls to other people (muffled sound, chopped, extra noise/interference, echo). ...
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How can two apps access the microphone simultaneously?

If an app tries to access the microphone while the microphone is already being accessed, it fails. How can I make two or more apps access the microphone at the same moment?
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Microphone not working when connected to Bluetooth FM transmitter

When connected to my FM transmitter, I am able to hear audio from calls but they can hardly hear me. Similarly, if I want to use Google Assistant, I have to shout. I believe the issue is that a ...
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How would I go about purposely disabling all microphones on an Android phone?

I'm attempting to repurpose older Android phones, and I'm looking for a way to disable the microphones to avoid having spy-accessible microphones all over my house. Is there a way of removing or ...
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WhatsApp using microphone in the background

Got a notification today that whatsapp is using microphone while not using the phone. To view it again I got under settings/lock screen/app permission monitor/permission history and during the day ...
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Mic is being used by some other application ( Which ? )

I have a Samsung mobile ( S9 Plus ), When I use an app called "BixBy", sometimes it does not work and message is that mic is used being used by some other application and hence "Bixby" can not ...
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Where is Voice Recorder in Nokia 8?

I really want to know where is Voice Recorder in Nokia 8. If there isn't any Voice Recorder App in Nokia 8, is there an application on the play store which can work specifically for the Nokia 8 unique ...
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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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Android: Can I force app input from phone mic with bluetooth connected?

My car a Nissan Leaf does cell and ad2p bluetooth connect. The car mic works fine for cell calls, and ad2p works fine for audio output of apps. However, neither the car mic or the phone mic takes app ...
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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 add microphone to the keyboard for speech recognition?

I am using Android 7.0 on a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. How to add microphone to the keyboard to "write" SMS or Facebook messages using speech recognition?
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Is there a way to change the default mic source system-wide on Android?

I have a bluetooth mic (that can act also as earphones) that I would like to use for recording video from various apps. Most apps don't have an option for using a bluetooth mic source and only use the ...
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Laugh detection in Android [closed]

I'm trying to detect laughs in Android. Something like a score if your laugh is louder or something similar. Is it possible to detect laughs maybe through microphone, or facial detection through ...
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How Can You Change Which Microphone Is Used During Calls?

My LG G4 phone's main microphone is broken but it's secondary microphone is working. That is, during ordinary calls or voice recordings, the microphone doesn't pick up any sound (completely dead) but ...
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Often received call goes on mute on Nokia 5 (Android 7.1.1)

Often when I receive a call, after a half or one minute my mic goes on mute. It only happens when I receive the call so far. When this happens, I have to unlock the phone, and select the ongoing call ...
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How can I mute the microphone in a phone call?

Simple question, but there seems to be no option to mute the microphone in the call app.. or am I missing something? (I have tried 3rd party apps, but without success - will fire up the Android ...
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Moto G Play gets wako. Speaker fault. How to find source of problem?

Every 24-48 hours my Moto G Play / Android 6.0.1 gets wako meaning: (most often) During call I can't hear the other person and other person can't hear me, (rare) Notification sounds are played very ...
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How to determine which application is blocking microphone usage?

Is there a way to determine which currently running application is using the microphone? I suspect the arrow launcher but would like to try and confirm this. I'm looking for a method which would ...
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Why external microphone doesnt work on some Androids (like LG G5)

I want to solve the problem with new Android phone (I use LG G5; and Motorola-Turbo2 too, but i dont care about it). I use two kinds of microhpones (4 pin) : =========== Wired ========= This mic ...
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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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How do I tether my android phone mic to my windows computer

I do not want to buy a standalone mic to be used on my Windows computer. Can I use the mic in my android phone as the mic for my Windows computer?
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Nexus 6P (7.1.2) thinks car line-in is headset

My Nexus 6P thinks my car line-in is a headset. It shows some notification about using a headset when I plug it in. The standard double ended 3.5mm jack cable doesn't have a microphone ring so I'm not ...
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Disable External Microphone

I have a Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 and use it to listen to music in my car thru an aux cable. The problem is, when the aux is connected to the phone, its detect an "external microphone" wich capture no ...
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signal strength *send* by my phone

When I get a call, I often can hear the other side just fine, but they don't hear me. This happens so often that I wonder if the problem could be my phone's sending signal strength. (There are tons of ...
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Setting/app to route audio input to phone's mic while a wired headset is connected to it

I'm a new Android phone user. I'm looking for a setting or an application that can route audio input to phone's microphone while a wired headset is connected to it, but keep the audio output to the ...
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How to bypass restrictions on (system) internal sound recording, rooted 4.4.4 android

I have installed an app called "SCR Pro", it allows to record android screen as video with internal sound, or microphone, or mute. With youtube as example, it can record video with internal sound and ...