Wired or Bluetooth headphones let you listen to music or play games without other people hearing; in-ear or over-ear. For making calls too, you want a [tag:headset] or [tag:hands-free] kit.

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Beats By Dre Buzz sound when tapping the screen

Phone: Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Headphones: Beats By Dre: Studios (First edition) I own a Samsung Galaxy Grand 2, and when my Beats by Dr Dre (BDD) are connected with no music playing, it makes a ...
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Accidentally bought OMTP headphones for a CTIA phone, what now?

I made the mistake of buying the old Sony Ericsson MH1-LB LiveSound headphones for my Sony Xperia Z1 phone, thinking the two would work together, sound, microphone, controls and all. I have found out ...
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How to get max of sound quality for music listening?

Yo, I like to listen to music through headphones, so I'd like to tweak the sound parameters on my phone and tablet to my taste. What can be done in this direction? My devices are not rooted.
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Making Android not respond to connecting headphones

My android (Galaxy sII, CM9) has this thing where if I connect/disconnect headphones (either audio jack or bluetooth) it responds to it. (Like turns the song on or off.) I use Poweramp for music. The ...
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Using wired and wireless headphones simultaneously?

I have 1 android device, 1 wired headphones, 1 wireless headphones, 2 ppl willing to watch film. When I connect both of headphones only wired work. Is it possible to use both of headphones ...
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Headphone Volume buttons

I've got a Bose qc15 headset with online volume and call buttons. The call button works with my Nexus 5 but not the volume buttons. Is there a way to get the volume buttons to work?
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Route standard headphone output into Android audio jack?

I'll be taking a video of myself playing a digital piano. I'd like to take the sound directly from the digital piano's secondary headphone jack rather than using my phone's built in mic. I use a ...
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High frequency noise from headphones when connected to cellphone

I am having a problem with my phone... when i connect headphones(any headphones) to the 3,5mm jack and play audio, there is a tiny high frequency noise in the background. However, this is only present ...
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High frequency noise from headphones when connected to cellphone

I am having a problem with my phone... when i connect headphones(any headphones) to the 3,5mm jack and play audio, there is a tiny high frequency noise in the background. However, this is only present ...
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What are the Standard Controls for Headphones on Stock Android Kitkat?

I have Bose MIE2 earbuds and a Nexus 5 running Android KitKat 4.4.2. The earbuds have a two-sided button: Hitting this button in different ways during audio playback triggers different actions. I'm ...
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How do I enable all the functions of an Apple EarPods?

Is there any way to make ALL the functions of an Apple EarPods work? The volume up/down won't work.
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Xperia J sound very low with earphones and headphones [duplicate]

Device: Sony Xperia J Android: 4.1.2 JB The sound on my phone is very low with earphones and headphones. What do have to do to increase the volume?
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How can I change music track without getting my phone out of my pocket?

I know there are apps that let you change tracks with the volume button. But that can be awkward (e.g. if the phone's in your pocket and you're jogging or something). I was wondering though, do you ...
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Headphones buttons don't operate on current app

I have a Samsung s3 phone (rooted Cyanogenmod). I like to listen to audiobooks on Overdrive Media Console. I also have Poweramp installed for playing videos and songs. The problem I face is: Whenever ...
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how do I make the radio start automatically when I plug in my headset?

On my old phone, the radio would automatically turn on when I plugged in my headset. I can't seem to get it to do the same on my new phone? I have a Sony Xperia go, running jelly bean.
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Can I override page buddy's recommended applications settings?

When I plug in my headphones, an Earphones page appears on my device with the title "Enjoy listening to your device", which is part of page buddy. I have a music widget and a video widget, which is ...
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HTC One / Beats Earbud Conflict

The Beats earbuds that came with my HTC One initially worked great: the inline control worked, sounded decent. Recently, the phone fails to recognize them however. When I plug in alternative earbuds ...
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How do I prevent the media volume from changing when a headphone is plugged in?

Device: Samsung Galaxy S4 Android: Stock 4.2.2 When I listen to music with a headphone using PowerAmp, I usually set the Media volume to the max setting. I am hard of hearing. When I'm done, I just ...
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Headphones controls not working with xperia ray

I have Marshall minor headphones with microphone and control buttons for music. I am using these with my Sony Ericsson Ray but I am unable to use the microphone on the headphones. When I plug the ...
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Is there a simple way to use the same headphones for my phone and PC, at the same time?

Is there a simple way to stream sound from both my PC and my Android phone to the same set of headphones? I'm open to both hardware and software solutions, but software solutions would be better. ...
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Route Media (Music) to headphones only

Look, about once a week at work I put on my headhpones, choose my music track, and then proceed to play the music for the whole office because I didn't actually plug in the headphones to the player. ...
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How to make volume buttons on earphones/headphones work with Android?

I'm on the hunt for a great sounding, non-in-ear set of headphones with working mic, play/pause, and volume buttons. I have Bang & Olufsen's EarSet 3i, which are among the best sounding ...
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Set left-right audio balance

My earphones took an unexpected trip through the wash today and now the right earbud is a little quiet. I used to own an iPhone and under the accessibility settings, one could change the Left-Right ...
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How to use Android Device as Wireless Headphones for TV?

I go running in the morning and I'd like to use the Sony Internet TV in the basement without waking up my family. Is there any way to connect my Galaxy Nexus to the TV as a wireless headphone set, so ...
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Galaxy S3 - high minimum volume through headphones

I recently purchased a UK Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.1.2, intending to replace my iPod as a music player. However, even with the volume slider on its lowest non-zero setting, the volume ...
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Headphone controls on SGS-III [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones? So I had recently gotten the SIII and ditched the iPhone 4s. I have been using my ...
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How to auto-restart media playback when connecting the headphones

I am looking for a way to restart media playback where it was stopped as soon as I reconnect the headphones. I know there was a media player with this feature (I cannot remember which one), but I did ...
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Music plays through phone speaker instead of headphones when app is opened?

This problem started a few days ago and it's extremely annoying in quiet environments. I will be listening to music from any music player app, and whenever I open an app, get a notification, or switch ...
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Headset works on music but not on call

I have a weird problem. My headset works with music, but not with calls. The headset icon shows, but the sound still comes from the phone (instead of the headset) when I make a call. Music works fine ...
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Skipping audio track using headphones

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace. I listen to music using headphones. If I press button on headphones, it pauses/plays music. It is really annoying that I need to take phone out of my pocket, unlock the ...
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Is it possible to detect a keyboard paddle press plugged in the headphone/microphone port?

I know that some devices headphone ports (maybe all of them? any reference here would be good) have 3 channels, for stereo sound and microphone. So I was wondering if it's possible to detect something ...
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Use speakerphone mic (i.e., high gain) while headphones are connected

With a Galaxy Note 2, when answering a call with headphones (but not a headset) connected, the audio output goes through the headphones and the inbuilt microphone works as though it were a normal call ...
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i have the samsung admire from metro pcs. would the new apple earpods mic work with my phone?

I have the Samsung admire from metro pcs. would the new apple I phone 5 ear buds work with my phone? now I know its a 3.5mm entry slot, and the head phones would obviously work. but how about the mic? ...
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How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones?

How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones? I.e with a set of headphones having 3 buttons Button 1: Volume + Button 2: Play/Pause/Skip Forward/Skip Backward ...
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Where are the inline remote settings in Android?

I recently purchased a set of headphones with iPhone controls. I've never had these work on Android before and was expecting to just get audio out, and lo and behold, I have media controls. The ...
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Microphone “speaker mode” sensitivity with headphones plugged in?

In my car I have the headphone socket of my Galaxy S2 plugged into my car's auxiliary socket so that I can listen to music/podcasts whilst driving. This would also be useful for handsfree calls - ...
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S3 headphone jack not working properly

My Galaxy S3 doesn't play music through an AUX cable, but it works with the headphones that came with it. What could be causing this, and how can I fix it?
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Would Apple EarPods work on my Android phone?

Apple just launched the iPhone 5; together with that they landed new earphones they call 'EarPods'. I have an HTC Desire HD Android-based phone. It has a 3,5mm jack just as the iPhone. Would the ...
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Micro-USB headphone support in Android

I have a micro-usb headphone (from my LG GS155 phone that is a feature phone). I plugged it to my Xperia Mini Pro (Android 4.0) but it did not work. Is Micro-USB headphone supported by Android? ...
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What way of controlling volume is more battery efficient?

I have a headset with it's own volume control, and I can also control the volume of the music through the android's volume control keys. But which way of controlling is more battery efficient? ...
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skullcandy earbuds with mic

My skullcandy earbuds with built-in mic only partially work with my Maxx. The earbuds do their part broadcasting sound, but I have to talk directly into the phone's mic to be heard. The earbud's ...
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Headphone Volume buttons do not work

I have the V-Moda Crossfade LP headphones, which have convenient volume buttons. They work great on my iPhone, but on my Nexus 7 they seem to have no effect. They even work on Windows XP, 7, and Mac. ...
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Handling headset buttons before Voice Search on Jelly Bean

Android Jelly Bean introduced a voice search which activates with a long-press on the play/pause button of a headset. As my app requires being able to utilise these long-presses, I was wondering if ...
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galaxy s3 - clicking/crackling sound when button is pressed on headset

I listen to music on my international galaxy s3 with the included headset quite a bit. I don't know if this is a feature or bug but whenever I press a button on the headset's controls (volume, skip ...
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Headphone music controls not working correctly

I recently purchased a set of earphones (HTC RC E160) with music controls (next, play/pause, previous buttons). Strangely, they do not appear to work on my Samsung Galaxy Ace. The play/pause button ...
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micro-usb headset on android 2.3

I have a samsung galaxy ace which I am trying to setup to work with a usb headset. The problem is that the usb headset has a micro-usb connector and my phone does not seem to be recognizing it at all. ...
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Samsung Conquer head phones get muted on calls [closed]

I have the Samsung Conquer 4g with Sprint. My head phones work great for music, however when I receive or make a call I am muted... well, the other person cannot hear me, I can hear them fine. When I ...
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Samsung Nexus S II headphone does not work for any application except phone [closed]

I have a samsung Nexus s II with android Ice Cream Sandwich OS on it.The headphone does ONLY work with phone application. It does not work with other applications (mainly media player). Any idea? ...
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Will any headset work with android?

I'm looking for a good headset, preferably with mic, answer button and volume controls. I see iPhone compatible everywhere but no mention of Android compatible. Do they use the same specifications, ...
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Why does my EVO 3D think I am talking to it?

Occasionally when biking or walking, something must be going on in my pocketses because my HTC EVO 3D keeps thinking my standard headphones are evolving into headphones with an inline mic. Normally I ...