Most likely it's a difference in the TRRS layout of the headset.
For example, I have two "similar" headsets, one that came with Samsung Galaxy S and another that came with Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Even though they look similar to the naked eye, if I use the Galaxy S one with my Tab, I only get mono sound due to a minor difference in the TRRS layout.
Today i have made some progress in this question.
On iPhone you can buy a iRig Mic which can do the job (and it should work on android too).
But since i want to use another external microphone i have decided to make the adapter myself from some different adapters (which does the same thing as iRig Mic, but with a female 3.5 mm jack output, so i can use my ...
tl:dr; Based on your observation that it works with Moto but not with LG, my guess is that it is due to conflicting TRRS standards -there are two standards. OMTP which is the older standard and CTIA/ AHJ which is the standard all newer Android devices are expected to follow
Details and solutions to overcome are listed
From TS/TRS/TRRS/TRRRS: Combating the ...
If you are working in a high noise environment, a traditional mic isn't going to help you. Even with a noise cancelling secondary mic it will be very difficult for the equipment to pick your voice out of the noise and isolate it. You might look into a throat mic instead, which grabs your voice by direct contact with you rather than conduction through the ...
The second microphone is used for noise cancelling. The phone uses it to listen to the external environment (not including your voice), so that it can filter that out from the sounds it hears using the main microphone. That way, it can reduce the amount of noise that comes with your voice, and make your call more audible to the other party.
I use the Irig Pre interface (30 euro / 30-40 US dollars) to connect any XLR mic to my HTC wildfire. In flightmode I can make good 48khz mono WAV recordings with the Taperecorder app.
When I switch flightmode off there sometimes are some ticks and clicks.
Afterwards you cann edit your recording and convert it into MP3 files.
I bought a splitter ($7.65 on Amazon)to access the headphone/mic input on my HTC Thunderbolt.
An Audio Technica ATR6550 shotgun mike works fine with the built-in camcorder software. Note that the impedence on this is 2200 ohms.
I have half a dozen other microphones, and NONE of them work (some have an impedence of around 1000 ohms, so maybe this is the ...
The range of USB device types supported "as is" by Android is limited and does not include microphones.
On the other hand, Android has the capability to work with an unlimited range of USB devices via their 'open accessories' sdk/kit/framework. This was added in Android 3.0.
I believe they had to do it this way: existing USB devices require driver ...
You'll need a TS connector for mic-only or TRRS for a headset with a mic, see this Wikipedia article.
For example, this TRS to TRRS adapter is supposed to work with the Galaxy Nexus and includes a mic. I'm not sure if you would need to plug in headphones for it to work, but you could certainly plug them in and not use them.
You didn't mention Bluetooth; ...
It depends on the phone, the operating system, and apps installed on it.
Older Android phones do not activate the microphone unless it is required by an app (e.g. phone, voice dictation, etc.)
Newer phones such as Google's Nexus 5 or Motorola's Moto X for example, have a dedicated low-power audio processing module that can be configured to be always on, ...
Can two apps use the microphone at the same time?
As far as I know: By default, the same way two different apps can't use the camera at the same time, the same principle applies to microphone too. Since these hardwares' drivers respond to only one call from one user at a time. Of course you can make an app that gets the input from microphone and then acts ...
I was a having the same problem, look next to the charging port (that would be to your right) there a tiny hole CLEAN IT OUT it is blocked. I used a sewing needle to clean it out. After that people on the other side could hear me again. That hole used for talking.
No, you cannot use a microphone on the mobile version of Flash Player.
From the Action Script Reference Documents:
Runtime microphone support
The Microphone class is not supported in Flash Player running in a mobile browser.
The Samsung Galaxy S2 does have dual microphones.
However, if using Gingerbread (2.3), the device only records mono audio.
Using Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) though, the device can record stereo audio at about 130 Kbps with a sampling rate of 48KHz.
Source: GSM Arena
My first guess is that your phone has two mics - one for "computer-like" use, one for when you're holding it to your face - and the second of these is broken (i.e. a hardware problem). If that's right, then you should get it repaired, either by taking it back to the shop, or by finding a repair centre near you.
For external headsets you would be better looking at the incredible range of bluetooth enabled headsets for mobiles. I doubt that there will be any support for the current desktop usb based ones anytime soon as its not the focus of Android atm. A hardware vendor would have to write the drivers for them, or an opensource effort.
I was just playing with the ...
A USB Microphone as well as any kind of USB Audio device needs a USB host which has drivers for USB Audio devices. Under Win/Mac/Linux these drivers come preinstalled and you can use your USB Audio device in a plug-and-play way. I have experimented with different ways of using USB Audio on Android and this topic seems to be quite diverse.
Depending on the ...
Thanks to an app that turns an Android phone into a more universal Bluetooth device, it is possible to control a PS3 with your Android phone as though it were a Bluetooth remote control. The connection allows the phone to be used as a virtual keyboard for entering text, and it even has a touchscreen trackpad for moving the cursor in the PS3's web browser.
Extremely doubtful, to the point where I'm confident saying no, it wouldn't work. It would require either the OS dev team having included Linux drivers that would work with the USB device, or the USB device manufacturer having released Android-compatible drivers that you could install on your tablet yourself.
I am unable to answer your question fully, but the part "and I don't know if the lower or middle or upper part is for the microphone", you can verify it quite easily.
What you need to have is a head phone that came with your device or the one that works (both mic and headphone speaker should work), a 1.5V battery cell and a pair of small wire.
Just wear ...
Sure you can, there's a product that uses the audio port as an extra button, check this:
Maybe this is more like a comment than an answer, but actually i can't add comments untill i reach 50 points.
By the way, as microphone it's an analog input for the android, you can ...
Surprisingly I was able to fix this issue in my phone by changing following wi-fi settings:
Go to advanced wi-fi setting. You will find a toggle option "Scanning always available". Disable this option.
Worked for me.
Providing what worked for me, in case someone else has the same problem:
A helpful suggestion over at xda-developers.com by developer bilgerryan indicated I should Odin a full stock ROM, in order to replace whatever corrupted data was causing the problem. Long story short, in the process of looking for progressively "fuller" stock ROMs after several ...
I've come up with what is hopefully a better solution. Use the app here. Install the app on both devices. There are many similar apps to this so if this one doesn't work perhaps try another one. The app listed works over Bluetooth rather than WiFi. I hope this is OK and it should avoid latency. I'm not sure why I didn't make the link in my head that what you ...
Yes, there is an Application Camtest Audio. You can use it for streaming audio/video over the network using WI-FI. I uploaded my app for you in this link:
This app is based on an Open Source library called ["Libstreaming"]
Microphone and Audio Input are separate inputs.
I can see the confusion as they both use 3.5mm Jacks, however Audio Lines require a pre-amp prior to the output side, the pre-amp amps up the raw line to give it volume and this outputs digitally formatted data rather than Analog data.
The Microphone on your Android is supposed to be connected directly to a ...