How to Play Music While on Call on Android & iPhone

Have you just had a call from your boss, and he put you on hold for 5 minutes, but it’s now going to be half an hour? Now you’re stuck on hold, weary and eager to death while waiting for a call to end? And now you’re wondering what to do before the monotony consumes you. Alternatively, you may be blasting your favorite song when you get a phone call. You’ve probably noticed how the sound lessens naturally when the phone rings. Isn’t that so? 

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We’re not sure how to help you with your boss’s predicament right now. Or we cannot stop the call either from coming. We’ve all come into situations like these. And let’s face it, it’s a headache. However, we can undoubtedly assist you in passing the time. When these things irritate us, we often wonder if we can play music while stuck. We all know that music is the answer to everything. 

Many of us now believe that completing this task is practically impossible. But you are aware that your smartphone is a multi-tasking expert, right? There is always a solution to these issues. But, if you still haven’t figured out how to get out of this knot, don’t fret; we’re here to assist you.

Let’s get this blog started and hopefully alleviate all of your doubts.

How to Play Music While on Call on Android

We think you can enjoy music while on a call using various third-party music apps to answer this question directly. You can permanently save yourself from getting over bland calls while playing podcasts and songs from your favorite singers, and perhaps you have all those applications. Still, you don’t necessarily do it regularly, or it has never really crossed your thoughts.

Steps to play music simultaneously while on call on Android

Before proceeding, note that the music plays through the ear speaker and not the external speakers when you follow these steps. So, rest assured that you can play the music without worrying that the party can listen to your mini jam session at the other end. 

Step 1: When you are on call, simply slide and return to your home screen.

Step 2: Find your go-to music app. It can be any third-party app you have in store, like Spotify or MX Player or your local music app. 

Step 3: Open the Music app, find any song of your choice, and tap on the play button.

Step 4: Adjust your volume accordingly and return to the phone call screen. 

Although older Android versions may not support it, we believe that some new smartphones running the most recent Android operating systems have an inbuilt option that permits users from both ends to listen to the audio. 

How to Play Music While on Call on iPhone

Like Android, even iPhone enables individuals to play music while on call. Besides, you don’t have to bother about your call getting muted as you play the audio you want. iPhone also permits users to play audio from apps like YouTube. 

Steps to play music while on call for iPhone

Step 1: when you are on an active call with someone, just come back to your home screen by tapping the home button.

Step 2: Search for the music you want to listen to from apple music or any app you have.

Step 3: Tap on the play button at the bottom of your screen and start playing the music.

Step 4: You can now hear the music in the background along with the ongoing phone call. You can return to the call screen if you want after that.

In the end

It brings us to the end of our blog. Today, we explored whether we could play music while on the call using our Android and iPhone devices. We also explained how you could do the same thing with third-party apps. 

Later, we also addressed how to share music with your pals over Facetime using applications like SharePlay without degrading audio quality. We hope you have found our blog to be insightful and that you could find the answers you were hoping for. Do share it with your friends who might be looking for these answers as well.

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.

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