The audio tag is used for questions involving speakers, microphones, connections between them and computers, and applications for dealing with it.

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Can't hear phone or text notification

I can't hear the phone ring or text alert on my iphone 5C. Yes, I checked to see that the silent button on the side wasn't turned on and I checked the volume on all settings. This just started about ...
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Macbook Air headphone buzzing noise

When I plug my IE80 into my Macbook Air and play any audio, it has a hissing noise in the background. I tried the solution in How can I make my Macbook Pro's headphone jack stop "humming"...
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Create globally available volume control for iTunes

I'd like to change the volume on iTunes from the keyboard at anytime, regardless what app is currently being used. I understand there are the keys at the top dedicated for system volume (this won't ...
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IPhone 6 volume goes to 100% when I press play on Audible book

So I plug my earbuds into my iPhone to listen to my audio book, then I'm sure to turn the volume way down, but when I press play, it shoots up to 100% volume, blasting my eardrums. I find this ...
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Where to find the setting to change side switch functionality in iOS 10 Beta?

Can't find the setting to change the side switch functionality from 'Ringer/Silent' to 'Mute/Orientation lock'. If this functionality has been removed, is there any way to use the side switch to mute ...
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How to scan all available sound output devices on Mac?

I have an early 2015 Macbook Pro and Raspberry Pi which is running Airplay player. However, my Macbook usually won't recognise Airplay player as sound output when Raspberry Pi is turned on. It does ...
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html5 Web Audio API problem in iOS Device and Safari browser Desktop [closed]

1) In iPad download not happening it is like this <a href="audio/01.mp3" download></a> 2) html5 Web Audio API not playing any Audio 3) Safari browser in Desktop/laptop , on click ...
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Record iPhone's Screen and the audio with Quicktime?

I know that I can record the phone's screen, but I want to record my phone audio too. I prefer for it not to hear the sounds around me (due to my house being loud). I tried soundflower and loopback. ...
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Anyone else have problems with bluetooth headphones being choppy on El Capitan? [duplicate]

I found the answer... After looking everywhere and trying countless terminal commands, reseting bluetooth, unplugging usb3 hard drives, etc etc etc. If you've tried everything and still have choppy ...
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Reinstall OS X 10.10 BlueTooth Audio Driver

I have deleted the BluetoothAudio.driver from /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/HAL on my OS X 10.10 (Yosemite). After that, I have problems with my Bluetooth Speakers that has no sound. I grabbed a copy from ...
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Stream audio from Logic Pro X to mobile device

I am creating an interactive project in which participants explore a room (a real one, not virtually) with their mobile device — iOS or Android — and headphones. The music in their headphones will ...
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Macbook can't adjust volume on my stereo paired by bluetooth

I'm streaming music from macbook (yosemite) to home stereo system. It's paired as bluetooth device and works as default sound output currently. When i'm changing system volume in my macbook, it doesn'...
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No sound on Bootcamp [duplicate]

I installed Boot Camp and the sound does not work. I tried installing the RealTek drivers but they didn't work either. I then reset my Mac and tried Boot Camp again.
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Bluetooth Speaker microphones: Can they be used for “Hey Siri”?

I'm considering purchasing a Bluetooth portable speaker that has a built-in omnidirectional microphone. The advertising for the product says that the microphone can be used to "make calls" from a ...
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Make iOS devices by default connect to external audio sources (Airplay/Bluetooth)?

Is there a way to get an iOS device to connect to an Airplay server and/or Bluetooth audio device by default? I would like my iPad to use my Mac computer's speakers by default, instead of the iPad ...
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Is it possible to output different audio to HDMI and built-in speaker simultaneously?

After I connected my Macbook Pro to an HDTV with HDMI cord, I can choose to output audio to either the HDMI port or the built-in speaker. And I know that it it possible to create a "congregate" audio ...
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iPhone auto-power-off after power disconnection

I have an old iPhone 4s that I use as a music player in the car. It is plugged into a cigar-lighter socket that is only powered when the ignition is on. The phone's battery life is not particularly ...
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How to have two inputs at different levels in an aggregate device? (Soundflower)

So I'm trying to record a video that records both the audio from my mic and the sounds from my system. I've used Soundflower to do this. Here's what I have so far: I set up this multiple output ...
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Where is the sound file of Installer success stored?

I've tracked Installer.app to be located at /System/Library/CoreServices/ but I can't find the sound that plays after a successful installation. I've looked at the following paths: /System/Library/...
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iPhone audio bluetooth

I have a 2012 Prius C. The Bluetooth for the phone works fine but the audio to play music from my iPhone will not play over the car radio. Why does one work and not the other? How do I fix it? Thx.
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Will Bluetooth speakers and/or USB speakers work for sound when there is a broken headphone jack stuck in my macbook port?

I bought a Macbook for a low price because it has a headphone jack broken off in its port. I have tried some of the fixes for removing the jack, but it is broken deep in the port and unfortunately ...
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Why I cannot play M4A audio on iTunes, but I can play it on QuickTime?

I have some M4A audio files, that I can't play on iTunes (e.g. double click the file, and then iTunes fired up, the audio added to the library, but the play doesn't start. Tried double clicking on the ...
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Bootcamp Horrible Sound (Cirrus Logic 4206AB (AB 82))

As the Title says, the sound quality under Windows 7 is just abysmal, everything sounds tinny and flat. I have a mid 2012 MacBook Pro with a Cirrus Logic 4206AB (AB 82) Sound Card (Well, thats what ...
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Multimedia USB device noise

I'm using a USB device that combines a few inputs(optical, USB, 3.5mm) and outputs them to one 3.5mm port. After outputting my MacBook Pro sound to the device through USB for a few minutes there ...
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Need a better iTunes equalizer

I sing in churches, using original backup tracks. I compose on Sibelius, and then convert songs to iTunes and sing with that. The Sibelius instruments are not performance quality, and so I need an ...
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How can I buy something in German if I live in the U.S.?

I want to buy the German dubbed version of South Park. How can I do this? I changed my region to Germany and found what I want to purchase. I even previewed the episode and sure enough the audio-...
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iPad Air no sound, tried everything

I bought my iPad Air 2 years ago, and it was fine until last week there is no sound. It's not muted. I can't play any video on the iPad no matter which apps I used, YouTube, Netflix, etc. I can't make ...
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How to record from Sony audio recorder to Macbook Pro via headphone jack?

I have a Sony IC Recorder (ICD-BX132) that I am trying to transfer audio files from onto my Macbook Pro 13" Mid-2012 OS X v. 10.11.5. The stupid audio recorder doesn't have a USB port on it though, ...
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Audio echo playing MP4 with projector connected (and not!)

I've tried playing videos from 1) Internet via Chrome browser, 2) MP4 via Quicktime, and 3) MP4 via Wondershare players, on two different video projectors in meeting rooms, and there is always a ...
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Is it possible to connect an iPhone to a bluetooth headset and also to wired headphones?

My wife and I often watch videos on the plane together, we used to use our iPad together with a headphone splitter so we could watch a movie together - but then we lost the splitter. Anyway, I'm ...
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Will generic earphones allow basic inline remote / mic capability on my iPhone 6?

I'm interested in buying the Sony XBAA1AP earphones, and am curious if earphones that aren't specifically designed for iPhones, but which have an inline remote control / mic, will provide basic remote ...
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External Microphone won't connect to Macbook Air (even using splitter)

I just got a Macbook Air and have been having trouble getting any mic to connect to it. I have a mic connected to a preamp (Tube ultra gain Mic100), which is then connect into an adapter (http://www....
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How to generate sound check data per album?

In Mastered for iTunes, Apple promises: Sound Check can also correctly set the volume per album, rather than per song, allowing albums that rely on volume differences between tracks However, my ...
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Sound output device disappeared after upgrade

I have my Samsung TV connected to my Macbook Air via HDMI/thunderbolt. Everything was working just fine until I upgraded to Yosemite (10.10.5). At the moment, in the "sound" configuration in the "...
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Keynote 6.6.2, iMac, OS El Capitan: How do I export Keynote presentation to quicktime without the voice over?

I created a Keynote slide show. I created the 'audio' for the presentation using Garageband. I then dropped the audio into my Keynote presentation. Then I recorded the slideshow to time the slides to ...
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Audio from headphones disappears occasionally

I'm having trouble with my Late 2011 13" MacBook Pro. Here are the specs: 2.8 GHz processor 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Intel HD graphics 3000 512 MB Running OS X El Capitan This is a bit of a weird one ...
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What is the quickest way to unmute the phone app on a locked iPhone?

I use my iPhone to connect to conference calls at work. Frequently I'll need to speak up, with little notice. But it takes me upwards of three seconds to be able to unmute to speak: Click home ...
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iPhone 6 Microphone Not Working

When I call someone on my iPhone 6, the other end can't hear me unless I put them on speaker? My volume is all the way up.
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Macbook air 13" early 2015 repeating sound of something getting disconnected

I've got a repeating sound of something getting disconnected from my macbook air 13" early 2015 with a random interval from 0 to 5 seconds. Reboot solves a problem for a while, but it randomly starts ...
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Extract audio from a folder of mp4 videos [duplicate]

Any good apps/tools for OSX that will convert an entire folder of mp4 videos into audio files?
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Intermittent huge lag with GarageBand iOS

I have an iPad3 and a 2-channel audio interface. I get a huge lag when playing into Garageband - maybe as much as 200ms it sounds like I'm playing guitar with a delay pedal! As it is I have to disable ...
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Alert sound for incoming emails

I've searched everywhere but couldn't find it , Would you please guide me where I can find the default MAC Osx sound alert file for new email Regards
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Macbook freezes every few seconds when monitor input is switched

I have a macbook pro running 10.11.5 El Capitan. I have it connected to two external monitors -- one using HDMI, and the other using thunderbolt to HDMI. These two monitors are also connected to ...
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Speed up GarageBand track and pitch the sound

I recorded some songs form an old tape. Because it was running a bit slower, everything sounds lower. I want to speed up the things, but without keeping the same tonality. I want to change the speed, ...
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Automatically use USB sound card when plugged in?

I have an external sound card that I plug into my computer through USB. Is there any way I can tell OS X to always default to it as output when it's available? Even if I plug it in while the computer ...
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MacBook Muted, some applications still provide sound

I discovered this not so long ago, when I started using Skype. I get notification sounds even though my speakers are on mute. The same thing happens with email. Suddenly there's a notification/alert ...
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OS X: How can I control the audio volume of a network computer, from another computer?

Is there a way to control the audio volume of an OS X machine on my network, from another OS X machine on the network? I have found ways to control the volume of my OS X computer from iOS devices, ...
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Audio latency when using Multi-Output Device, connected in Target Display Mode

I've hooked up my Retina MacBook Pro to my iMac via Target Display Mode via a Thunderbolt cable. I would like to play audio on both computers' speakers. I have set up a Multi-Output device in Audio ...
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Why does my Apple TV 4 often turn my receiver off on startup?

I have an Apple TV connected via HDMI to a Pioneer VSX-S510 which in turn is connected to my Sony Bravia KDL-32W4000 TV. I have everything set to power on automatically, and I can control the ...
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What kind of input Jack can work on a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012) audio input port?

I was planning to buy a new mic for my MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012), but I tried connecting an old mic and nothing happened. The old mic is not broken, because I tested it on another PC and it ...