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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Why do my headphones stop working on my LG Android?

About yesterday, my headphones randomly started pausing my music. At first, I thought it was my headphones which are Apple iPod/iPhone 5 headphones that I've had for a few months from an old iPhone, ...
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How can I use phone speaker while headphones in

How can I output the audio through the normal phone speaker while plugging my headphones? I'd searched a lot, but seems to find nothing except this answer and it didn't work on Nexus 6 nor Note 3. ...
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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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System sounds but no other sounds when use headphones

I plugged in my headphones this morning, which were working fine yesterday, and went to try and watch a video only for there to be no sound. But all notifications and click events seem to be ...
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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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Nexus 6P remote control headphones not working

I recently acquired a Nexus 6P, which runs Android Marshmallow. I'm trying to use it with my Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro Plus, which has a mic with a remote control (one button, wired, not Bluetooth, ...
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How do I stop Samsung S5 S Voice starting every time I connect headphones?

I have this problem. The moment I insert my headphone to my Samsung S5 to play music, the SVoice will auto appear and my music stopped. I have to cancel it. After a while the SVoice repeated ...
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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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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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Is it possible to connect two headphones to the phone without any splitter?

I need to connect two headsets to my smartphone. I know that I can't do it via Bluetooth, but maybe its possible to connect one via Bluetooth and another via audio jack?
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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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Headphone issues

Whenever I plug my headphones into my LG Ultimate 2 it triggers a variety of issues including: Randomly turning volume up and down, ramdomly start playing music, pausing videos ect. I spent alot of ...
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No sound with bluetooth headphones on Meizu M2

The headphones are paired, the controls from the headphones work (next, prev, play, pause), but there is no sound. Note, the sound does not come out of the phone's speakers - there is simply none. ...
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Headphone Controls Android

Most threads I find on this information is pretty old, so I wanted to see if anyone has come up with a workaround. My headphones are the RHA SA950i (wired), which are wonderful. However, the ...
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Headphones detected but audio goes to speaker

I have an Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 that is rooted and runs CM12.1. This problem only occurred from today, when I put my earphones in the phone detects it but when I play audio the audio is directed to ...
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Block all sounds going out through speaker when headphone connected

I'm kind of new in Android and I realized that all the sounds are going out through the speaker regardless if the headphones are connected. If they are the sound also goes out through the headphones, ...
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Is there a way to enable the ringer/notification sounds only when using headphones?

Let me explain the scenario: I always keep my phone in vibration mode (no ringer, no notification sounds, just the vibration), since I'm a forgetful person and I'd end up forgetting to turn the ...
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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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Disable auto-app switch on Xperia Z3 when headphones are plugged in

I know this is supposed to be a feature but it's just plain annoying at this point. Anytime I plug in my headphones, it will automatically open up whatever my primary music player is (PowerAmp right ...
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Apple Earbuds + Nexus 6p

I just got a Nexus 6p. Today, I plugged in apple earbuds and found that the phone doesn't recognize them (which struck me as odd because both the Nexus 6 and Nexus 4 support those headphones). After ...
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Does Apple Earpods work fine on Android?

I have a Moto X2 and I'm an Apple enthusiast too, maybe because I work with design. The earpods is wonderful, however, the point is if it works fine on Android. Do all controls work on Android, like ...
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Can I use Senheiser HD471i with an Android device, rather than Apple?

I recently purchased a pair of Sennheiser HD471i headphones, but I did not realize that the "i" stood for iOS devices, and that the HD471G where made for Android, which is what my phone is. Will this ...
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Android phone is playing weird sounds

I am facing weird problem with my android phone I have installed BTmono app so I can play music on Bluetooth headphone and it worked well .. but later in same day, I noticed that alarm & ...
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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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Volume controls with Apple in-ear headphones

I want to be able to use the volume controls on a pair of Apple in-ear headphones with my Google Nexus 6P (running Android 6.0). The play/pause function of the middle button works but not the volume ...
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Play and record sound simultaneously through headphones?

My bluetooth (Mpow Swift) headphones works just fine in calls, but oddly cut outs playback if i turn on any recorder. Several of the voice recorder apps I've found had "background recording", so i ...
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Phone Audio Priority & Bluetooth

hope you can help we have an app that interacts with a bluetooth headset and connected earphones (to the phone). we are sending specific audio steams at the earphones vs the BT headset. however, when ...
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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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Storage Problems

I have an Allview A5 Quad and I transferred some music files through my computer. I rebooted it twice now and the music files I transferred through pc are still not showing.I also scanned it twice ...
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Headphone symbol is not showing up in Moto G first generation

I just noticed, Headphone symbol is not showing up in my mobile after i had updated to Android 5.1 version and even my receivers were not able to hear my voice clearly if i use headphone. And cross ...
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Transmitting sound from my TV to my android phone

I have android TV in my bedroom. I have nexus 5 phone as well. How can I transmit the sound from my tv to my phone so I can use my headphone, is that possible? I don't have Bluetooth headphones... ...
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Redirect sound to 3.5 mm plug

The headphone jack on my phone doesn't work from time to time. Sound is then played over the loudspeaker, not the headphone. It's quite annoying, but not yet worth the trouble to send in my phone for ...
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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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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 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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My phone dosen't read my headphones [HTC Desire 820]

Yesterday I updated my phone, and now it doesn't read my head phones, they are head phones with microphone (Kruger&Matz + different cable that adds micro) They work on my PC, different headphones ...
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making call have to go bluetooth to handset to bluetooth

motorola droid turbo. I make a call it says it is using the bluetooth headset, but the call is being handled by the handset speaker/mic. if I select bluetooth from the drop down, no change. I have ...
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Why are my Bluetooth headphones not connecting to my Note 3?

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones and I'm trying to connect them to my Note 3. This has worked previously and I'm confident that the headphones are in good working order. I set the headphones to ...
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BRAND NEW HTC Desire 816 Headphone Jack Issue

So I just got my HTC Desire 816 in the mail today. It's been in my hand for like 5 hours haven't even put it in my pocket. It's been encased in plastic before I was holding it. So it can not be lint. ...
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I was listening to music on my Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini when the sound coming from my headphones got really low.

The Phone is three days old, and suddenly all music coming from my headphones (yes, tried different ones, and they work the same way, really low sound) got really low. The headphones work on all other ...
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Random headphone/icon bug? LG G3 running Sprint Android Lollipop 5.0.1

Last night, when I was attempting to use my headphones, the first 3 times I inserted them, they were detected by my phone as an Auxiliary Cable. The 4th time, however, it correctly detected them as ...
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What determines which application acts to a bluetooth AVRCP command?

Background: I have a A2DP/AVRCP bluetooth headset (Nokia BH-505) which I use actively to listen to both podcasts and music. Of course, I listen to these with different apps. The bluetooth headset has ...
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How to disable internal speaker when headset is plugged

How does one disable their internal speaker when headset is plugged or Bluetooth device is connected so that all audio including phone and notifications and alarms goes through the headphones or ...
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How to force phone call to use USB headphones?

So after many hours of fiddling, I got music to play over my Logitech G930 wireless headphones by installing NX Rom which has OTG support, plugging in a USB y-cable to power, my phone, and the USB ...
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Controlling music from phone only

I have a HTC One m8. I am extremely annoyed by my headphones, they're about 2 years old and only when they're plugged in do they skip the songs I'm listening to on their own. The headphones are ...
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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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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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Can't adjust volume on USB Headset

I've recently purchased a Male Micro-USB to Female USB adapter (OTG). Now, I've connected my USB Headphones (w/ Microphone) but I can't adjust the volume. When I try, It either mutes it completely, ...
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How do I find the Mac address of a paired device?

There is a Bluetooth Headphone which paired to my Android Device. I want to know what is the Mac Address of the Headphone. Is there any way to find the Mac Address of the paired device?
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Incoming call sound coming through speakers with headphones plugged in

I listen to music at work and walk away from my desk with the headphones plugged into my phone but when I receive a call, the ringtone plays through the speakers and not the headphones. I share an ...