- 03-14-2012, 04:53 PM #1
Here's how I can reproduce this problem every time:
1. Start a song
2. Press the search button to go to Bing
3. The Bing page loads up and my music sounds like it goes to mono, rather than stereo
4. Execute a search
5. When the search results page loads up my music goes back to normal, stereo sound
Does anyone else have this problem?
- 03-14-2012, 06:19 PM #2
its not really a bug but rather a feature, i guess its related to bing trying to access the mic on the main page, which then strips the sound briefly to mono. I also use this to test if my headphones are working the way they should.
03-15-2012, 09:43 AM #4
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I have to say the non-gapless playback is what bothers me more. :dry
- 03-16-2012, 12:39 PM #9
Tried on the Nokia 710 with v7.5 and didn't notice the it going mono - tried a few songs. No pops either so far.
Do you notice that pressing the button on a headset while a song it playing with the screen off the song will pause, but pressing it again will not resume?
- 04-18-2012, 01:26 PM #12
The issue with hitting search causing audio to go mono defnitely happens for me too, and it has happened on two different phones, although both were HTC. Can't be certain it's a OS issue if other people are saying it doesn't happen.
Gapless playback is also a known short coming talked about a lot and it's pretty sad. I'm a longtime Zune user and my 80GB drive based Zune does a pretty decent job at gapless playback, but after several songs in a row it does start to introduce very small gaps until I stop and start again, or rewind. I figured a ram based device would not have this issue, but the same CDs that have mixed songs (one goes right into the next), always play with a huge gap between them, even when playing straight album non-shuffle. I'd heard this same issue occurs on Zune HDs but I'm not positive.
I can live with the bing search issue but the gapless playback is far more annoying. I just voted it up at user voice:
Support gapless playback in Zune