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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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Stream any audio to DLNA/UPNP speakers

Is there a generic ways how to stream any audio from my mobile or table to my WiFi DLNA/UPnP speakers? By any audio I mean any audio output from any application - YouTube, Audible, BeyondPod, any ...
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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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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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Connect one Android device with two bluetooth speakers simultaneously

I was wondering if it's possible to connect a single Android device with one bluetooth chips inside to two (or more) bluetooth speakers simultaneously, and if the answer is affirmative, every type of ...
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How to stop the speaker totally

I know this sounds weird, but for work reason we want to ban speakers on rooted tablets (Android 5.0), I searched for the APIs & system files, but couldn't stop it. Any solution?
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How to disable speaker independent of volume settings

I'm a deaf person with a Nexus 5X. I almost never want my phone emitting any kind of sound. When I had a Samsung Galaxy S4, there was a configuration option to mute all sounds independently of the ...
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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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Problem with Samsung Galaxy calls

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Active mobile phone and for the past year suddenly I couldn't make a call. Whenever I was trying to answer or call someone I couldn't hear them and they couldn't hear me. I ...
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How can I prevent the earphones from muting the speaker?

The FM radio in my phone uses the earphone cable as the antenna. It plays the music just fine if I plug the jack in about 2/3 the way (and only hisses without it). But if I push the jack all the way ...
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Will cutting the sound cables do any long term damage?

If anybody read the question here I have now commited to dissecting the tablet completely, because SCIENCE! Anyway, only one thing is keeping the back connected to the main tablet: the two cables that ...
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How can I use phone speaker while headphones in

How can I output the audio through the normal phone speaker while plugging my headphones? I'd searched a lot, but seems to find nothing except this answer and it didn't work on Nexus 6 nor Note 3. ...
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Connecting Android to PC so I can talk from PC?

Can I connect Nexus 5 to PC using wires, so I can talk from PC? I have a 3.5mm-1-TRS(3ring)-female to 2-TRRS(4rings)-male-cable. (Don't know how to call it, sorry.) After connecting LINE-in and ...
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Mic doesn't work during calls!

I have Honor 3C. My phone records sounds, in sound recorder app or capturing video with camera. But when I call someone (or someone calls me) mic doesn't work unless I enable speaker. When it's on ...
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Pre-cue using earphones & bluetooth speaker as master

I want to make a little DJ-ing magic on my Android, but without pre-listening to the next track I can just pick playlist and hit "automix". So, is it possible to hear one track in earphones (through ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 speaker connection flickering, loose contact

Issue The issue happens on my samsung Galaxy S3 model SGH-I747M. The loud speaker doesn't work anymore unless I "hit" the back of my phone until it work again. But then I need to be VERY careful, ...
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Motorola Droid Turbo

This is a replacement phone. Now on this one, I can't hear anyone unless I put them on speaker. Even though I've had the phone for three days, I had to do a factory reset on it already and that didn't ...
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Usb Speaker with External Power supply? S ll

I'm using a 2x3W yenkee usb speaker with my phone through an usb otg cable and it's working fine, but when I turn the volume up the speaker turns off.I assume it's because of the high power ...
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No Audio, Samsung Galaxy S4

A few weeks ago, my phone's APN list got corrupted, causing me to lose mobile data; a series of firmware flashes, modem updates, and backups and restores fixed the APN problem, but now the entire ...
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Streaming audio from smartphone to PC without bluetooth

How should I do this if I wanted to stream Spotify using my smartphone but the audio comes from the speakers connected to my PC? I only have USB speakers that can't be connected to my smartphone using ...
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Speaker and Mic stoped working on MotoG (1st Gen) after upgrade

Problem: One day my mobile was dead because of empty battery. I recharged the battery and turned on the mobile. Mobile showed a message "Android is upgrading" while turning on. After that Speaker and ...
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Sony Xperia Z ear speaker is stop working during calls?

In my Sony Xperia Z the ear speaker stops working during calls. When I press the top of the phone where the ear speaker is placed, it starts working but after sometime it stops working again. Can ...
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Can I use my Android phone as a USB speaker?

I have a Lenovo S850 (non-rooted so far, although I've read some guides and may try it when I find the time). Is there a way to use it as a USB speaker for my PC at work, which doesn't have any ...
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Headphones don't work & music automaticaly starts

I have a Samsung trend plus. When I plug the earphones, the phone recognizes the connection and shows the earphone icon and gives the earphones connected massage. Then automaticaly starts music, which ...
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Use speakers even if earplug plugged in?

I had an issue with the earplugs that broke in my phone, with a piece staying inside. The problem is that now the system detects the piece, so is permanently in earplug mode. I would like to set it in ...
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Using rooted android device as a bluetooth speaker

I want to use my rooted Android phone (Moto G) running 4.4.4 Kitkat with Bluetooth 4.0 as a bluetooth speaker, is there any way to do that? Thank you!
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Making SMS sound and other notifications play in speaker with headphones inserted

I would like to be able to go to sleep with headphones plugged into my S4 so that I can listen to podcasts, but then there is the problem that I don't hear SMS messages or calls during the night, ...
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Nexus 5 static buzzing of speaker

My Nexus 5 has an annoying buzzing sound when it is set on low volumes. Any application using the speaker produces this, but when I get a call the ringtone doesn't buzz at all. So I came to the ...
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Can't hear people unless switched to speaker phone

I cannot hear callers unless my speaker phone is on...how can I fix this? I have gone to all the settings but it does not change anything. The caller can hear me ok but there is only a very faint ...
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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 ...
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Sound output in speakers even with bluetooth headset connected

I use a bluetooth headset (Motorola S305) with my Nexus 4 (Stock 4.4.2) but when my phone rings or I receive a notification the sound comes in both, speakers and headset, I want to set everything to ...
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Where is the mic located on Samsung Galaxy S2

I have downloaded an app for calculating distance of the phone to the wall It is known as sonar. I want to test this app. So, I covered the speakers of the phone which could be could found on the ...
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Redirect speaker output to microphone

I want to redirect speaker output of Android mobile to microphone, just like this person did it on Ubuntu https://askubuntu.com/questions/283687/redirect-speaker-output-to-microphone How can I do it?...
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Nexus 4 speaker no longer playing any audio

The speaker on my Nexus 4 suddenly stopped playing audio a few days ago. No sound at all, no music, ringtones, etc. Is this software problem or hardware? If I reinstall Android 4.3 again manually, ...
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Re-route all audio from tablet to PC-Speakers

My setup is the following: I have a PC and a tablet (Nexus 7), and only one sound system (2.1, 3.5mm input). My goal is to play both sounds coming from my PC and from my Nexus 7 whilst it is in the (...
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Music plays through phone speaker instead of headphones when app is opened?

This problem started a few days ago and it's extremely annoying in quiet environments. I will be listening to music from any music player app, and whenever I open an app, get a notification, or switch ...
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Using the a smartphone's speaker as a microphone [closed]

I have a hardware accessing question. For a project, I was wondering if it would be possible to use the smartphone's speaker as a second microphone, similar to the idea that you can plug in a headset ...
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Leave ear-speaker active when using headset (cable/bt)

Is it possible to just use a headset's mic but keep the phone's ear-speaker active?
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Is there a way to control which audio is sent to Bluetooth and which is sent to system speaker?

Background info explaning why I want what I want I'm almost totally deaf. I have a Bluetooth-enabled hearing aid that is paired with my Droid RAZR (ICS 4.0.4). When any audio is played on the phone (...
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How can I make an Google Talk voice call without hands-free mode?

When you call someone who is online via Google Talk, it use the back speaker in loud mode. Is there a way to use GTalk for calling like a regular phone call?
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How to increase speaker volume of HTC Evo 3D

I have just bought HTC Evo 3D and as much I am inspired by phone, its speaker performance is giving me equivalent dissatisfaction, the speaker sound is very low for ringtone as well as for music ...
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Lost sound on my Xperia X8?

I'm having problems with my Xperia X8, where it doesn't have sound from it's speaker. No phone sound, music, games, and even alerts. On the sound settings, the volume settings are set correctly. ...
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The loud speaker on my Samsung Captivate stopped working! Is my phone broken or can I fix it myself?

The speaker at the back of my phone, used for ringing and playing sound without headphones, is completely silent. Do I need to have it repaired?