Questions tagged [microphone]

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How do I test the headset microphone on android, whilst ignoring the phone's internal microphone?

I can't find any apps that do this on Google Play and testing the microphone in Discord isn't any help either.
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How to activate internal mic during phone calls when using headphones with a USB-C to audio dongle?

I would like to use my Samsung Galaxy S20 phone with my quality studio headphones for phone calls. Since the device does not have a 3.5 mm audio socket, I am using a USB-C to 3.5 mm dongle. The ...
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Microphone does not work when speaker is on

So, for a few days I have been having problems with my microphone on video call or call with loudspeakers. I tried Whatsapp video call, Whatsapp voice call with loudspeaker, Zoom, and Google Meet and ...
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stream audio from multiple android smartphones to pc or directly to an earphone and to listen

I would like to know if it is possible to achieve a setup in which I'm able to listen to multiple android phones via streaming audio to pc which may be streamed through usb or via bluetooth. Or if ...
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Is there a way to connect an external microphone to android, while using internal speakers and charging the phone?

I want to improve the microphone sound quality while using internal speakers. I also want to be able to charge phone while on the call. Is there a way to do it? So far I only saw solutions that would ...
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How to adjust android mic sensitivity?

I've a GSI rom on a rooted phone. I searched online and find out mixer_paths.xml is what I need to adjust. But I don't have it in my rom. It's a mediatek umidigi phone. My mic is too sensitive and ...
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Whatsapp can access my microphone after disabling all sensors, other apps cannot

I've recently discovered the developer option "quick access toggle" for turning off all sensors on Android 10 on my Redmi and thought: "Finally a way to regain some control for when ...
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Replace camera input and mic input with static image and prerecorded audio and/or prerecorded video (similar to OBS and Voicemeeter on PC/Mac)

Use case: When accessing websites or applications that pull video from the front or rear camera and sound from the onboard microphone (for example, group chat applications) I would like to be able to ...
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Share with you hear

I have been looking for the best way to share what I am listening to (e. X youtube) during a video chat (e. X skout). So far I could only find Vcable or stereo mix on windows to do so, disadvantage is ...
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How to disable earphones mic and use a mobile mic

Is there any way where one can disable the microphone of the earphone and use the phone's microphone with the earphone plugged in to the phone? Also I searched on the net and found that it is a common ...
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Mute Phone Mic when Headphones are Plugged In?

I saw a question similar to mine but it was 7 years old so I'm hoping there may be an update to the answer I would like for my Note 9 running Android version 10 to mute the mic on the phone when I ...
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Disabling Noise reduction/echo cancellation/any other effects on the microphone input in smartphone

I have made a program that reads a fixed number of bytes from the microphone and sends it out to the speaker, effectively a program to route audio from the mic to speaker without any changes Normally ...
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Why doesn't my Android P10 mic doesn't work for calls from home, but anywhere else?

To provide some context: I own a Huawei P10 (VTR-L09), EMUI-Version 9.1.0, Android Version 9. I have a contract with a subcontractor of O2. At home I have a landline + DSL contract with Telekom and I ...
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Does my Smartphone Listen to me for Ads?

I was talking to a friend about a tour to a location, the next day I'm getting ads about that travel plans. I asked a friend something about the best way to root an android device... the next day when ...
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How to stop microphone or app on screen lock?

Discord talk channel stays broadcasting indefinitely in background even if the screen is locked. Note that I write "background" from the user's point of view. The app has a persistent notification so ...
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Finding the microphone settings on Android One 10

My headset microphone has stopped working recently, and I would like to have a look in the microphone settings to fix the issue. However, I cannot find any setting related to the microphone volume, ...
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Flashed stock firmware galaxy S7; speaker phone stopped working (please help)

My speakerphone isn't working correctly.. Whenever I switch to speaker phone in a call /video call the other person cannot hear me. The other person can hear me only when I am calling via either ...
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Streaming audio from PC to Android and streaming mic from Android to PC simultaneously

I'm looking for a way to stream audio from PC to Android and stream mic from Android to PC, so that the Android device would work as a "wireless headset". I know some apps like AudioRelay, SoundWire ...
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How can I configure Google Hangouts so that it mutes the microphone by default when entering a conversation?

How can I configure the Google Hangouts Android app so that it mutes the microphone by default when entering a conversation?
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Randomly LG K10 microphone record noise

Have one LG K10 cell phone which have already mic weak sound level recording problem and record sound with weak volume level hardly to listening, so i gave it to repairman and changed the mic sensor ...
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Can I force Android to use an external microphone in apps like Instagram?

I'm trying to do instagram live, but the audio is really crappy. So I plugged in my headphones, but the sound comes through but it's not using the microphone in the headphones. It does use the ...
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Mic input volume issue on videocalls

On Motorola Moto ONE Visión, Android 10, QSAS30.62.24.3: My voice is barely audible to the ones i'm talking with, on WhatsApp and instagram videocalling. Checked for dust or anything blocking the ...
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Microphone stops working when video is enabled in a Signal/WhatsApp call?

I use Android 10 on an Essential Phone, updated to the last platform build of Android (QQ1A.200105.032). When I make a call in Signal or WhatsApp, my microphone works properly and the other person can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...