Instance Property

mode

The current audio session’s mode.

Declaration

@property(readonly) AVAudioSessionMode mode;

Discussion

The audio session mode, together with the audio session category, indicates to the system how you intend to use audio in your app. You can use a mode to configure the audio system for specific use cases such as video recording, voice or video chat, or audio analysis.

AVAudioSessionMode discusses the values available for this property. The default value is AVAudioSessionModeDefault.

See Also

Configuring the Audio Session

category

The current audio session category.

- setCategory:error:

Sets the audio session’s category.

availableCategories

The audio session categories available on the current device.

AVAudioSessionCategory

Audio session category identifiers.

categoryOptions

The set of options associated with the current audio session category.

- setCategory:withOptions:error:

Sets the audio session’s category with the specified options.

AVAudioSessionCategoryOptions

Constants that specify optional audio behaviors.

- setMode:error:

Sets the audio session’s mode.

- setCategory:mode:options:error:

Sets the audio session’s category, mode, and options.

availableModes

The audio session modes available on the device.

AVAudioSessionMode

Audio session mode identifiers.

routeSharingPolicy

The current route-sharing policy.

- setCategory:mode:routeSharingPolicy:options:error:

Sets the session category, mode, route-sharing policy, and options.

AVAudioSessionRouteSharingPolicy

Cases that indicate the possible route-sharing policies for an audio session.