"Headphone Jack" is a small round connector for accepting the pin-shaped plug from a standard pair of music headphones.

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Can Android differentiate between headphones and headset?

Regardless if I plug in a headset or headphones (without a microphone), I get a headset icon in my notification bar. I would expect Android to use the builtin microphone in case normal headphones are ...
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Use Only Mic in Bluetooth Headset, While Outputing Audio to 3.5mm Jack?

Is it possible to use only the microphone in a Bluetooth headset, while letting my Android phone sound through amplified speakers connected via the 3.5mm jack? More specifically, I am looking to use ...
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Nexus One's 3.5mm headphone jack accepts standard 3.5mm plug?

As you know, the Nexus One comes with a 4-segment 3.5mm headphone jack, whereas the standard 3.5mm plug has 3 segments. I visually compared a standard 3-segment 3.5mm plug with the 4-segment 3.5mm ...
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Why can't I use my iPhone Headphones with my HTC Thunderbolt?

I am trying to use my white in ear iPhone/Apple headphones with my HTC Thunderbolt. I can hear, but the mic does not work with the thunderbolt. Any suggestions for a fix? A specific app or setting ...
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How do I toggle headset/headphone mode manually?

It seems that the hardware erroneously regard the headset as attached at all times (to the 3.5" jack). This makes me unable to make calls without headset or speaker mode.
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Using headphone out to hook an alarm clock app to speakers

I own an Archos 43 Internet Tablet running Android 2.2, and I am looking either for an application or configuration option to allow using the headphone out port (if it is plugged in) for the alarm in ...
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Why is DoubleTwist launching and playing when I remove the headphones?

I can't figure this out. It appears that if I'm using Google Listen, and I remove the headphones from the jack, Listen automatically pauses (which I expect). But then DoubleTwist launches, chooses an ...