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10/8/16
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Brandon Pulsipher

Can the Pixel record audio from a wired 3.5mm mic?

I have a Nexus 6P and a wired 3.5mm mic and the nexus does not record audio from the mic, only the onboard mic.  Does this change with the pixel or does the issue persist.  In contrast an iphone, I tested it with an iphone 6, works to record audio from the 3.5mm input as soon as its plugged in.

I would love a solution to this so I can record audio from a external 3.5mm mic for things youtube recordings
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10/8/16
Original Poster
Brandon Pulsipher
When I refer to 3.5mm Mic I'm talking about wired external lavalier mics 
Michael Solati
10/8/16
Michael Solati
Technically speaking I can't see why it wouldn't. I think the bigger issue is finding an application that supports recording from the mic connected via the 3.5mm port... How have you been recording audio before?
Nathan K.
10/8/16
Nathan K.
Yeah... seems a problem with the app, more than a problem with the phone. The ADC converters are listed in a compiled file somewhere, but by the fact headset microphones work I don't see why a full mic wouldn't.

Can you tell us what app you were using your 6P?
10/8/16
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Brandon Pulsipher
So the use case that ive been trying to resolve this in is the camera, or any camera app for video.  ive used the google camera app, the "open camera" app the "lgcamera" app all with no success.  the two mics ive tested work with audio recording apps but nothing will pair the audio input of the mic with video.  
10/9/16
Original Poster
Brandon Pulsipher
No real response here?
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jthain
2/7/19
jthain
Use the Google-provided USB-C to 3.5mm adapter. Others might work, but many do not. I use a Rode shotgun mic with my pixel 3 without issues. I use the USB adapter that came with my phone and a TRRS to TRS cable provided by Rode.
 
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