[W8.1][WP8.1][C++][C#] How to route the audio of MediaElement to speakerphone.


  • The following is the MedaiElement in XAML:

    <MediaElement Name="meAudio" AudioCategory="Communications" Volume="1"/>

    In code behind:


    It works fine, but the audio is routed to the handset on Windows Phone 8.1.  Please note that AudioCategory must be Communications in order to make this work.  

    How can the audio in this scenario be routed to the speakerphone of WP8.1?


    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:39 AM

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  • Hi Hong,

    I create a windows phone 8.1 app and run it on the windows phone 10, the audio is routed to the speakerphone. Now I don't have a windows phone 8.1 device, and I will try to find one to test. 

    Besides, could you tell me your windows phone 8.1 device type?

    Best regards,


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    Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:49 AM