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Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list

(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)

Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).

Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.

Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)

Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.

Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:

Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.

Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jan 22, 2014 (about 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Dec 08
2016
(Current)
Version 2.7.0.1

Get lastest SoundAbout PRO for this version.
RESTART phone after installing.

Fix for Headset Toggle Widget getting stuck on DETECT
Fix for Google Play Licensing.
Allow Headset Toggle Widget to override the Media Audio setting when set to ON.
Fix Bluetooth A2DP not working after wired headset plugged in for Android 4.3 +.
Fix manifest issue to support all tablets.

Older release notes at:
http://soundabout.userboard.net/f6-news-and-announcements

Dec 07
2016
Version 2.7.0.0

Get lastest SoundAbout PRO for this version.
RESTART phone after installing.
Fix for Google Play Licensing.
Allow Headset Toggle Widget to override the Media Audio setting when set to ON.
Fix Bluetooth A2DP not working after wired headset plugged in for Android 4.3 +.
Fix manifest issue to support all tablets.
Older release notes at:
http://soundabout.userboard.net/f6-news-and-announcements

Dec 05
2016
Version 2.6.9.8

Get lastest SoundAbout PRO for this version.
RESTART phone after installing.
Fix for the SoundAbout Pro license check based on feedback.
Fix Bluetooth A2DP not working after wired headset plugged in for Android 4.3 +.
Fix manifest issue to support all tablets.
Older release notes at:
http://soundabout.userboard.net/f6-news-and-announcements

Dec 04
2016
Version 2.6.9.7

RESTART phone after installing.
Fix Bluetooth A2DP not working after wired headset plugged in for Android 4.3 +.
Fix manifest issue to support all tablets.
Older release notes at:
http://soundabout.userboard.net/f6-news-and-announcements

Oct 30
2016
Version 2.6.9.4

RESTART phone after installing.
7.11 support.
Fix License activity.
USB audio fix.
New Individual ON/OFF switch for ALL Initial Volume settings (Wired headset and Bluetooth)
Fix Notification Volume and Ringer Volume returning to normal after headset disconnected
Fix issue with Ringer Mode after phone call
Fix issue, in Android 6+  MarshMallow, where RingerMode is wrong after Bluetooth phone call is made.
Older release notes at:
http://soundabout.userboard.net/f6-news-and-announcements

Aug 15
2016
Version 2.6.8.8

RESTART phone after installing.
Fix Vibrate/Silent/Normal after phone call
Aux Digital plug/un-plug music settings
Statusbar Notification readable from other apps
Fixed issues with audio going to phone speaker.
Fixed issues with audio going to output when phone call set to vibrate.
Added default volume settings when connecting Bluetooth A2DP
Added new default volume settings when plugging in wired headset
Older release notes at:
http://soundabout.userboard.net/f6-news-and-announcements

May 30
2016
Version 2.6.8.4

RESTART phone after installing.
Fix BIG issue where phone call would freeze.
Fix issue where phone call speakerphone and microphone would hesitate working.
Older release notes at:
http://soundabout.userboard.net/f6-news-and-announcements

May 29
2016
Version 2.6.8.3

May 28
2016
Version 2.6.8.2

May 26
2016
Version 2.6.8.1

May 25
2016
Version 2.6.7.9

May 23
2016
Version 2.6.7.7

Feb 01
2016
Version 2.6.7.2

Jan 23
2016
Version 2.6.7.0

Jan 17
2016
Version 2.6.6.9

Jan 04
2016
Version 2.6.6.7

Dec 16
2015
Version 2.6.6.6

Oct 24
2015
Version 2.6.6.4

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Oct 17
2015
Version 2.6.6.2

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Sep 19
2015
Version 2.6.5.9

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Sep 15
2015
Version 2.6.5.8

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Aug 31
2015
Version 2.6.5.5

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Aug 15
2015
Version 2.6.5.3

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Aug 14
2015
Version 2.6.5.2

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Jul 31
2015
Version 2.6.5.0

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Jun 21
2015
Version 2.6.4

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

May 23
2015
Version 2.6.3

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Apr 23
2015
Version 2.6.2.2

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Apr 21
2015
Version 2.6.2.1

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Mar 14
2015
Version 2.6.1.1

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Full Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).


Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


Announce Callers Names (Caller ID) when they call (needs contact list)


Turn Notifications and Ringtones on and off depending on the audio output being used.


Send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:


Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.


Send audio to Bluetooth headsets and your car's Bluetooth connection.

Mar 12
2015
Version 2.6.1.0

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


1) SoundAbout Service - Turn service "On (Foreground)", "On (Auto Restart)", "On (Stoppable)", "OFF".
(ON - Auto Restart) can be used to remove constant notification in Android 4.3.


2) Media Audio - Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).
(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


3) Phone call audio - (Pro version)
Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


4) Text-To-Speech behavior...(Android 4.0+)(Pro version) -
Settings to send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:
Android TTS setting... - Opens the Android TTS settings screen so that you can choose SoundAbout TTS as your Text-To-Speech engine.
Audio Output - Route the TTS audio to (External speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).
Max Utterance per request... - How many TTS to items to process per request. Handy if the client app (Google Nav) tries to process ALL the TTS items at one time. This lets you do 1,2,3.etc at a time.
Delay utterance (secs) - Lets you delay before sending the audio to output. Handy to allow Bluetooth mono to connect.
Allow background audio - Allows existing audio to continue at a lower volume while TTS audio is playing.


5) Notification behavior
Block Notifications to Speaker - Block notification/alarm sounds from playing through the SPEAKER
Block Ringtones to Speaker - Block ringtones from playing through the SPEAKER.
Caller Notification behavior - Settings to speak caller id when ringing. (new permission to read contacts)
Status Bar Notification - Show audio status in status bar, when Service runs in foreground


6) Wired Headset behavior... -
Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.
Un-plug pauses music player - Have the music player pause when you unplug a wired headset. If left un-checked, the music player may still pause if it is designed to do so.
Plug-in continues music player - Have music player continue playing when headset is plugged back in (if music player was playing when headset was un-plugged).
Plug-in Volume (Pro Version) - Turn ON and set default volume when headset is plugged in.


7) Bluetooth behavior - (Pro version):
Bluetooth Auto Enable - Automatically enable Bluetooth when Bluetooth output is selected.
(A2DP) Media audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Bluetooth media device to be the default output for media.
(Mono) Media audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Bluetooth mono device to be the default output for media. May not work for all phones.
Phone call usage - Allow/Deny the connected Bluetooth mono device to be the default output for phone calls.
(Mono) microphone override - Use the Bluetooth (mono) device microphone for voice input while using audio output set in the Media audio setting.
Disable wired audio - Disable wired headset when in Bluetooth mono phone call.
Disconnect to speaker - Allow/Deny using speaker for notifications(notifications still go to selected media audio output)


8) Dock behavior - (Pro version):
Analog Dock audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Analog Dock to be the default output for media.
Digital Dock audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Digital Dock to be the default output for media.

Mar 10
2015
Version 2.6

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

Feature List at http://soundabout.userboard.net/t561-feature-list


1) SoundAbout Service - Turn service "On (Foreground)", "On (Auto Restart)", "On (Stoppable)", "OFF".
(ON - Auto Restart) can be used to remove constant notification in Android 4.3.


2) Media Audio - Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).
(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


3) Phone call audio - (Pro version)
Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


4) Text-To-Speech behavior...(Android 4.0+)(Pro version) -
Settings to send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:
Android TTS setting... - Opens the Android TTS settings screen so that you can choose SoundAbout TTS as your Text-To-Speech engine.
Audio Output - Route the TTS audio to (External speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).
Max Utterance per request... - How many TTS to items to process per request. Handy if the client app (Google Nav) tries to process ALL the TTS items at one time. This lets you do 1,2,3.etc at a time.
Delay utterance (secs) - Lets you delay before sending the audio to output. Handy to allow Bluetooth mono to connect.
Allow background audio - Allows existing audio to continue at a lower volume while TTS audio is playing.


5) Notification behavior
Block Notifications to Speaker - Block notification/alarm sounds from playing through the SPEAKER
Block Ringtones to Speaker - Block ringtones from playing through the SPEAKER.
Caller Notification behavior - Settings to speak caller id when ringing. (new permission to read contacts)
Status Bar Notification - Show audio status in status bar, when Service runs in foreground


6) Wired Headset behavior... -
Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.
Un-plug pauses music player - Have the music player pause when you unplug a wired headset. If left un-checked, the music player may still pause if it is designed to do so.
Plug-in continues music player - Have music player continue playing when headset is plugged back in (if music player was playing when headset was un-plugged).
Plug-in Volume (Pro Version) - Turn ON and set default volume when headset is plugged in.


7) Bluetooth behavior - (Pro version):
Bluetooth Auto Enable - Automatically enable Bluetooth when Bluetooth output is selected.
(A2DP) Media audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Bluetooth media device to be the default output for media.
(Mono) Media audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Bluetooth mono device to be the default output for media. May not work for all phones.
Phone call usage - Allow/Deny the connected Bluetooth mono device to be the default output for phone calls.
(Mono) microphone override - Use the Bluetooth (mono) device microphone for voice input while using audio output set in the Media audio setting.
Disable wired audio - Disable wired headset when in Bluetooth mono phone call.
Disconnect to speaker - Allow/Deny using speaker for notifications(notifications still go to selected media audio output)


8) Dock behavior - (Pro version):
Analog Dock audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Analog Dock to be the default output for media.
Digital Dock audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Digital Dock to be the default output for media.

Jan 22
2014
Version 2.5.8.0

Please post issues at http://soundabout.userboard.net

1) SoundAbout Service - Turn service "On (Foreground)", "On (Auto Restart)", "On (Stoppable)", "OFF".
(ON - Auto Restart) can be used to remove constant notification in Android 4.3.


2) Media Audio - Route the media audio to (Built-In speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Bluetooth(mono)(dynamic), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).
(Some outputs are enabled for the PRO VERSION only)


3) Phone call audio - (Pro version)
Route the phone call audio to (Built in Earpiece, External speaker, Bluetooth (mono), Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Dock (Analog), Dock (Digital)
Phone call audio to Bluetoth A2DP(media) NOT allowed in Android.


4) Text-To-Speech behavior...(Android 4.0+)(Pro version) -
Settings to send Text-To-Speech audio to various outputs with/without delays:
Android TTS setting... - Opens the Android TTS settings screen so that you can choose SoundAbout TTS as your Text-To-Speech engine.
Audio Output - Route the TTS audio to (External speaker, Wired Headphones, Wired Headset (with mic), Earpiece, Aux Digital(HDMI), Bluetooth(A2DP), Bluetooth(mono), Dock(Analog), Dock(Digital)).
Max Utterance per request... - How many TTS to items to process per request. Handy if the client app (Google Nav) tries to process ALL the TTS items at one time. This lets you do 1,2,3.etc at a time.
Delay utterance (secs) - Lets you delay before sending the audio to output. Handy to allow Bluetooth mono to connect.
Allow background audio - Allows existing audio to continue at a lower volume while TTS audio is playing.


5) Notification behavior
Block Notifications to Speaker - Block notification/alarm sounds from playing through the SPEAKER
Block Ringtones to Speaker - Block ringtones from playing through the SPEAKER.
Caller Notification behavior - Settings to speak caller id when ringing. (new permission to read contacts)
Status Bar Notification - Show audio status in status bar, when Service runs in foreground


6) Wired Headset behavior... -
Wired Headset detection - ALLOW or IGNORE the headphone/headset plug in/out detection.
Wired Headset microphone - DETECT or IGNORE that a headset has a microphone when plugged in.
Un-plug pauses music player - Have the music player pause when you unplug a wired headset. If left un-checked, the music player may still pause if it is designed to do so.
Plug-in continues music player - Have music player continue playing when headset is plugged back in (if music player was playing when headset was un-plugged).
Plug-in Volume (Pro Version) - Turn ON and set default volume when headset is plugged in.


7) Bluetooth behavior - (Pro version):
Bluetooth Auto Enable - Automatically enable Bluetooth when Bluetooth output is selected.
(A2DP) Media audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Bluetooth media device to be the default output for media.
(Mono) Media audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Bluetooth mono device to be the default output for media. May not work for all phones.
Phone call usage - Allow/Deny the connected Bluetooth mono device to be the default output for phone calls.
(Mono) microphone override - Use the Bluetooth (mono) device microphone for voice input while using audio output set in the Media audio setting.
Disable wired audio - Disable wired headset when in Bluetooth mono phone call.
Disconnect to speaker - Allow/Deny using speaker for notifications(notifications still go to selected media audio output)


8) Dock behavior - (Pro version):
Analog Dock audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Analog Dock to be the default output for media.
Digital Dock audio usage - Allow/Deny the connected Digital Dock to be the default output for media.


9) There is a widget named "Headset Toggle" to toggle a Wired Headset on or off.

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