Setting Android Phone with an App as MIDI input device for PC

Submitted by Dickens A S on Sun, 08/08/2021 - 01:56

This article explains how to setup an Android device as a MIDI input device for a PC via USB cable

You need any android phone with OS version 6.0 or above

You need this app https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dreamhoundstudios.keyboard

Step 1

Open settings screen and tap on "Developer options"

Android as MIDI Step 1

Step 2

Scroll down and locate "USB configuration" and tap on it

Android as MIDI Step 2

Step 3

A popup will appear, tap on "MIDI" 

Android as MIDI Step 3

Step 4

Open the app and tap on the Output Icon

Android as MIDI Step 4

Step 5

Tap on Android Peripheral Port

Android as MIDI Step 5

Now tap any button and enjoy the MIDI in your application

For application to receive this MIDI refer article kotlin-midi-reader-windows-rtmidi

Finished!

 

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