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Detecting if Audio is Playing on Device

Is it possible to detect if audio is playing from a source outside of the app?

1. Play a song on the device.
2. Launch app.

In the launched app is is possible to detect the music playing on the device?


  • rzee7rzee7 INUniversity ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @RichardBlaylock

    You can do this by using SystemService as following:

      AudioManager manager = (AudioManager)this.GetSystemService(Context.AudioService);
       if (manager.IsMusicActive)
        // do something - or do it not


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