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Questions tagged [microphone]

For use when your device is having issues with the microphone. Keep in mind we cannot help if it is a hardware issue

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Calling app that doesn't require sim card and can split ring tone and voice audio on two different outputs [migrated]

I have a specific use case for an old Android phone (Samsung GT-I8190N) running Android 4.1.2. The time of old land line phones are long gone, but I occasionally find it useful to be able to call "...
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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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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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Use bluetooth speaker and mic of phone in Android

how can I use a Bluetooth speaker with my Android mobile phones such that while doing a call the sound comes through the speaker but my voice is channeled through the microphone of the phone rather ...
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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 to 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). I ...
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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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Android 6.0 On honor 7 no voice recording problem

I have problem recording any voice on my phone. When I capture video or record using voice recorder I get no voice. The mic is healthy since I can make phone calls without any problem. Even when ...
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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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Phone's Mic does not work when earphones are connected

I have a Moto G 5 Plus (India) which got an OTA update to Oreo 8.1 I use a pair of regular headphones (without a microphone), with my phone. Before the update, I could easily take a call, and I ...
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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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How can all voice activation be disabled, but still allow voice-to-text on command? Note9/Oreo

For several reasons including HIPAA, I would like to disable all voice activation (i.e. "always-listening") functions on my Note 9 (Oreo) - however, I want to retain the ability to use voice-to-text ...
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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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Is it possible to use an external microphone for video with the 3.5mm - USB-C adapter for recording Video?

I have a Pixel 2 XL, the official 3.5mm AUX adapter and a RODE VideoMic Pro. I connected them up, but recording video with the official app only used the internal microphone. Is there an app or some ...
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Boom Mic on Truck Radio

How can I use a boom Mic with phone Bluetooth connected to a truck radio. I want the boom mic to eliminate truck noise when talking on phone and listening to the phone on the truck radio.
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Turn your Android phone into a restaurant hearing aid, can't control input and output

Does anyone know how to check (or better yet command) which microphone or speaker the Android phone uses? I'm testing directional microphones and earbuds (without microphones) and I find that the ...
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Moto G4 External Mic Support

I am having Moto g4 (not g4 plus) and i am video maker. I record the video using my phone g4 but some time i need to record my voice at same time, using internal microphone sound quality not too good ...
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Mic (internal) turned off in Android 6 when headphones are in

In Android 5, when I inserted headphones w/out mic, phone used internal mic during call. In Android 6, in that case phone call lacks mic sound. Noted for Sony Z (5) vs. Sony Z2 (6). Also looks like ...
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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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Microphone only accessible by telephone while audio recorder running

I am unable to record videos because the sound recorder app reserves the microphone, and this is the case on multiple tested phones.But I can still do phone calls. Taking photos is still possible, but ...
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USB microphone to be used for calls?

I have a usb microphone on my desk and was wondering how i can use it for phonecalls on my phone. This would be usefull as it would allow me to still use my keyboard when in a call, however the only ...
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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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Using an external microphone with LGV20 works about 2% of the time

I'm trying to use a Blue Yeti Pro USB microphone with my LGV20. I've got the cables and I've tried a variety of settings. I've got the mic working as an external audio device but it seems to be ...
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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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Weird sound while shooting a video

I've recently had a problem with the touch screen, I couldn't shut the phone and I looked for a little hole because my old tablet had one to shut the phone down. I've found one in the back, then I ...
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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 ...
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No Microphone on CM12.1

My microphone stops working, when I upgraded to / installed CM12.1 on my phone. It is still working, when my phone still doesn't have CyanogenMod installed. However, some apps, such as Cortana and ...
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Microphone extremly quiet

For some time my microphone is extremely quiet when doing things like making voice messages on whatsapp or when calling someone. I searched the internet for a solution but couldn't find anything ...
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Rear microphone not detected

I purchased a few lapel microphones to test out for recording my talks at conferences using my android device. These mics are all mic-only devices, not headphone or head-set units. The issue is that ...
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Microphone issue Samsung GS2

name is Blenderpony Since half a year now I am stuck with a problem. My Phones (Samsung GS2) Mic level is ridiculous low. You barely hear anything. Ofc Some would suggest that the mic might be ...
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Microphone not working properly during call (LG G2)

I have an LG G2 (d802) with a rooted Lollipop rom installed. During any call the person I'm speaking with has difficulties hearing my voice due to stuttering and distorted sound. Sometimes they stop ...