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Fixed in 5.3.6



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[Android/Audio] Android app stops playing audio at all if another app takes audio focus



To reproduce:
1) Create new project
2) Add an Audio Source to scene with a piece of audio set to play on awake and loop
3) Build and run on Android
4) Notice that the audio is playing normally
5) Pause the app
6) Start a different app which would play audio (tested with Youtube)
7) Return back to built app - it stops playing audio
5) Do something what would cause a notification to pop in phone (Send an SMS/email, for example)
6) Notice that the audio stops playing

Regression 5.3.4p5 -> 5.3.4p6

DUT: Google Nexus 5 (Android 6.0.1)
HTC Desire 510 (Android 4.4.3)

Comments (39)

  1. 61372304844194be145dd67c5b19cf46?d=mm


    Jul 05, 2016 06:35

    +1 Also having this problem using latest consumer (free) version of Unity in Windows.

  2. 0c64365b3bbde99ace0bb1676b2f580d?d=mm


    Jul 02, 2016 17:03

    Bug still exists in 5.3.5P6 and latest 5.4.0b24 build. When the 5.3.6 will be released? Thanks

  3. 69e3f89d3b320151d327c2ceeef7abf5?d=mm


    Jul 01, 2016 12:03

    not resolved at all

  4. 6a74b89c7150d22de1f51d9eb94bf7b3?d=mm

    Jakub Milik

    Jul 01, 2016 11:52

    Unity 5.4.0b23 - sound still does not resume after recieving system notification

  5. 2d008083a2ebe9570667bf643773cf79?d=mm


    Jun 27, 2016 14:57

    Please backport this fix to 5.3.5. Our project launch plan is totally blocked by this bug.

  6. Ec559b51b25e8823161ac04b67648623?d=mm


    Jun 27, 2016 07:45

    still exist in Unity5.3.5p5.

  7. 2f0c02756584582fcc2a58b5f5a4052e?d=mm


    Jun 26, 2016 07:12

    Just tried 5.3.5p5, this issue still there, I'm still losing audio after phone call

  8. Bcd7ff6d43299b5748f5b550fd71f6a0?d=mm


    Jun 25, 2016 23:42

    I've just found the same issue on my android app, I'm using 5.3.5f1, is this will be solved soon? or included on the next release?

  9. A46b15f3ef89f83997ca7949fa633eb1?d=mm


    Jun 25, 2016 12:11

    unity3d 5.3.5f1. Problem present in all Samsung, Sony and Huawei devices tested

  10. Ec559b51b25e8823161ac04b67648623?d=mm


    Jun 24, 2016 09:54

    me too, unity3d 5.3.5f1.

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