Questions tagged [streaming]

for questions on streaming (i.e. consuming data while it's still downloaded, usually audio/video)

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How to stop web videos from stopping when you turn off your screen in Android?

On Android, if you're playing a streaming video in a browser and turn off the screen, by default it seems to pause the video. However, from the lock screen, it gives you the option to resume playback ...
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Why does the stream from Twitch app disconnect while on the background?

I watch a lot of Twitch live streams of people streaming from their phones. They frequently go offline unexpectedly, then come back a few seconds (or minutes) later and say: Sorry!! I just needed to ...
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ITV Hub stopped working on Nexus 7 2013 (OS 6.0.1)

ITV Hub has suddenly stopped working on this - don't know exactly when, don't use it that often for streaming. It still works fine on my Google Pixel 2 (OS 11) so don't think it is wifi network ...
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Is it possible to change USB Audio Interface input stereo to mono?

Is it possible to change USB Audio Interface input stereo to mono? So we're streaming using a mixer to audio interface to phone via USB OTG. The thing with the Audio Interface, and btw our Audio ...
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Keep WiFi running when screen is off and phone is locked (streaming with black screen, battery saving, newpipe, podcasts)

How do I keep my WiFi running when my phone's screen is off and locked? Facts: The biggest battery drain is my screen usage WiFi uses your battery, but not nearly as badly as the screen I use my ...
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is it possible to connect another android device for "media audio" thru bluetooth?

I can connect to a notebook, and on android it says "connected for media audio", perfect! But i cant walk for hours with a notebook... I got another android on a smartphone (B) that cant run ...
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How do I use Android Support for Hearing Aid (ASHA) on a capable phone?

I have been looking around for a demonstration of someone using the ASHA feature on an android phone, but a general google search only brings up ASHA feature being announced (from 2018) or something ...
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Is there any way to share image+audio from an android device to a pc without mirroring?

I have a robot that uses android (API 22) but it doesn't have screen mirroring. One of our clients wants to stream the screen and internal audio (not the voices from people outside) of this robot to ...
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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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Streaming Android screen to YouTube, Twitch etc

I have Lenovo Yoga Book, which I would like to use for drawing - it has a drawing tablet with a stylus. I would like to use it to draw on Slack meetings. However, screen sharing does not work on ...
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Stream audio from android to Windows 10 using USB Connections

I'm currently finding a way how to stream or send the audio that android plays to a windows 10 computer without using any wireless techniques to avoid wireless congestions. Is there any? By the way, ...
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Limit data rate of specific app (to avoid HD stream, for instance)

My data plan is decent, but not huge (2GB per month). Say that I want to watch a livestream on some app: I have no control over the data rate this app is getting. Since the cellular connection is good,...
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What factors could cause a massive spike / drop in bitrate?

I'm seeing a graph of one of my Android application's bitrates during a video stream, and I'm not sure what to make of it: Relevant Info: This is a single application's bitrate over the duration of ...
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Streaming audio to windows10 through USB

I want to listen music from my android device (Xiaomi Redmi Note 7). I checked this page that tell you maybe the best option to do that. Stream audio to windows10 through USB But the issue is that ...
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How do I get Facebook Live mobile app to use the wide angle camera?

Many phones today have more then one camera with many of those having wide angle lens. I'm specifically interested in LG v30+ but it can apply to most modern smartphones now. How can I get Facebook ...
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Disable Chromecast audio interrruption/autopauze when using camera, microphone or receiving phonecall

I know some people like the auto-pauze function when receiving a phone call so so they are not interrupted by their own music playing. But I am personally very annoyed by that function. When I'm ...
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Capturing internal Audio without loss

Is there a way to capture the internal audio strean directly without loss? I know there are numerous screen capturer (Mobizen etc), but I only need the audio, not my screen.
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How to start video record from PC?

is there a way to record a video just like if I would record with a normal camera app but with the difference, that I can observe the image on the PC? I've tried IP webcam and droidcam, but both ...
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Stream Live Video from Android to RTMP Server

I'm working on an Android RAT (Remote Administration Tool) project as a course project. I want to add live video stream feature to the RAT. I've searched for different ways and find out three ...
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Coding across the room while walking, possibly using AIDE, TeamViewer, Chromecast, or other mechanism

Why is it that only certain apps can Chromecast to a TV with a Chromecast device? I would like to open AIDE and cast my code onto the television so that I can code on my smartphone as I walk around ...
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Stream audio from a smartphone to another smartphone over a Hot-spot based network

The quandary is how! I want to play the audio from one phone to all other phones within the network (or even one of the phones). It is totally fine if I will have to download some application on all ...
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What determines the LAN/SMB media file buffering speed for android devices

Recently I started streaming media files through windows share and occasionally open them on my android devices(through solid file explorer LAN/SMB connection), I noticed for 1080p/2k videos, my LG G6 ...
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Why can my phone interact with other devices wifi streaming?

I've noticed today, that, if someone in my company is streaming music to our smartTV, my phone is able to interact with it and, for example, pause it or even fully stop it. I don't know what causes ...
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Stream audio from PC to Android 7 over USB without creating a local network

My work computer's DAC is awful, and I lost my USB DAC, so I'd like to use my phone as a DAC if possible, to enjoy average music quality while working. However, my phone has a very poor internet ...
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Stream timers across multiple android devices

I have seen multiple posts with streaming Video or Audio in multiple devices. However I want to stream multiple timers across multiple android devices. Ideally is to have same timer running on ...
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How do you cast video/content to your television from Amazon Prime Video app?

I would like to get my video and content to my television from my Android phone or tablet but the Amazon Prime Video app does not support Chromecast. How do you cast video/content to your television ...
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Can't watch online videos on Android 4.2.2 tablet

I have Android 4.2.2 on a CRXT 1131 tablet. I am interested in nsfw videos but I can't play videos longer than 5 minutes. Earlier I could watch any video online, then some problem happened and videos ...
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Streaming TV audio to Android device through Wi-Fi

I have an LG Smart TV and I want to hear its audio on my smartphone with headphones. Another possibility is to use two smartphones, one connected to the TV by P2 cable and another receiving the audio ...
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Can I connect to both a Wifi router and a Wifi Music receiver at the same time?

I want to be able to play music from my android phone out of my home sound system, wirelessly. Bluetooth doesn't have a long enough range, so I was going to use Wifi. I also want to be able to connect ...
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Since Nougat, Power saver causes streaming to shut off.

I have an HTC One M9. It got an update to Nougat recently. Since the update, after about 2 minutes of the screen shutting off, streaming music stops playing. This happens regardless if i'm on WiFi or ...
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Playing all sound from one device to another

Let me explain my situation first. I have a tablet that is connected to a Bluetooth device that is connected to my auxiliary of my car speakers. I can only connect one device at a time. I have a ...
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How can I stream all audio from my Mac to my Android phone?

I'm sick of switching my headphone jack from my Mac to phone and vice versa. Is there any way to stream all audio playing on my Mac to my Android phone, so I can hear any audio from either my Mac or ...
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How to stream screen from two phones to one video?

I am trying to do a Challenge with my friend, (who gots faster to arena4 in Clash royale) and I need to stream from two phones in one video. I have computer and Asus Zenfone ZE551ML (mine) and Lenovo ...
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How to stream audio from Android device to PC or web-server?

Is there any ready-made application that allows one to stream audio, over WiFi to from phone's microphone to a configurable IP-address and port-number ? Have come across several applications that do ...
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Stream music as if it was a phone call

I have a car that handles Bluetooth and that plays on the car speakers my phone calls, but doesn't play my music. Would someone know a trick or an app that would simulate a phone call and redirect the ...
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Streaming Camera between two android phones without Internet

Is it possible to stream live camera from one android phone to other without Internet using wifi-hotspot of one these phones? I have tried IP webcam app. But the other mobile's browser can't connect ...
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Audio / Microphone streaming

Is there any way to live stream audio from my Android phone via mobile internet network (broadband), so I could play the stream on VLC player?
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Getting content from external sources via wire

I keep my phone beside me when sleeping at night. I've set it to automatically enable airplane mode for it to stay totally quiet, charge faster and remain cool. But I sometimes hook it up with my ...
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Is accessing Google Play Music subscription files legal? [closed]

From Where does Google Play Music v5 store music locally? I can see that if I am rooted, I can access the .mp3 files which I have downloaded to play offline from my Google Play Music subscription and ...
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How to use two Android smartphones as lavalier microphone transmitter and receiver?

I have two Android smartphones (Nexus 5 and Galaxy Nexus) and lavalier microphone. I would like to connect microphone to one smartphone and connect another smartphone to the mixer console. Then stream ...
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Is it possible to adjust aspect ratio on an Android device?

I have an Android device that has a 4:3 aspect ratio. When I watch videos in full screen mode, sometimes the aspect ratio causes the video to be distorted. Is there a way to temporarily adjust the ...
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Audio on both bluetooth headset and onboard speakers simultaneously?

I'm attempting to use a Bluetooth pair of headphones on my Nvidia Shield Tablet, but I'd also like the on-board speakers to remain on so I can stream that audio to my PC to broadcast on the internet. ...
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Is it possible to use one android as a remote speaker for all audio on another android, using no more hardware than an unmodified wifi access point?

I have an android phone (Sony Xperia Compact Z1 / Stock) with an "eh" speaker, and a tablet (Kindle Fire 7" HD / Cyanogen) with amazing speakers. I use the phone a lot to listen to audiobooks, but at ...
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How to play multiple files on multiple Androids?

I have three Android devices and I have three tracks: a bass track, a drum track and a vocals track. What I want is to play each track on each device simultaneously, like, one Android plays the drum ...
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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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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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Can we stream Pocketcast to the pc?

I just want to listen to the podcasts through my PC speakers when ever im close to the pc. How can. I do this?
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How can I stream my android phone screen to my laptop computer?

I am mostly trying to solve a low resolution problem when watching Google Play movies as on my Windows 8.1 PC many of them are not available in HD quality. As Android phones have access to higher ...
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Realtime Transfer (Stream) the Audio to "another mobile" device "directly" without any in-between components? [duplicate]

How to do if I want to play some (any) sounds on one device, and then want another device to hear the same thing at the same time? And what i also mean is to be able to connect "directly" (via ...
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Streaming movie from Galaxy S5 to TV, through laptop?

Summary: I want to stream Google Play movie from Android to HDMI/VGA/Composite TV, possibly through laptop. I have no idea whether it's possible or not but I'd really love some insight from some more ...