Record Audio with an External Microphone

Symptoms

  • cannot record audio with an external mic plugged into the headphone jack

Environment

  • Moto Z
  • External mic

Resolution

  1. Use a mic with a 4 contact (three ring) plug 

  2. Use an app that supports recording from the headset input

  3. Use a use a headphone/microphone splitter 

 

Additional Notes

Audio recording from an external mic is app dependent. The app used for recording must have the option to record from the headset input. 

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