Google Pixel comes without a pre-installed audio recording app. And as far as it shoots video with mono sound audio many people believe Pixel is not capable of stereo sound recording (despite it has two built-in microphones). Here we will prove that it is not true. Read about how to easily record high-quality stereo sound on Google Pixel and Pixel XL.
First you need to Install a voice recording app. In our example we will show how to record a high-quality stereo sound in Voice Recorder by SplendApps (freeware).
Go to “Settings”.
- In “Recording format” select “PCM (wav) – High quality”.
- In “Sample rate” select “44 kHz – CD quality”:
- Scroll down the Settings screen and set the checkbox “Record stereo”:
Now ensure you don’t have a headset plugged in to 3.5 inch jack (otherwise the external mono mic will be used).
That’s it. Now you can record stereo audio in a high quality. Just tap on the icon:
By the way, the recorded audio sounds really nice! And after that you will be able to listen and easily edit your recordings on your PC or Mac because it is in Wav (PCM) format: