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Is it possible to direct all audio output to a bluetooth headset?

I am able to make and receive calls from my Samsung ACE S5830 phone using a bluetooth device. However, when I play MP3 songs on my phone, the output does not play through the bluetooth earphone; it ...
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Is it possible to use android phone as bluetooth headset for ps3?

Does anyone know how to use the android phone as a bluetooth headset so that i can use it as a mic while playing several games (COD) for example. I'm using Ice Cream Sandwich and i have a Galaxy ...
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How do I choose a wired headset whose buttons work?

I'm switching from iPhone to the Nexus 4 (yay!) and I know that the Nexus 4 doesn't come with a headset. I also know that for simple audio playback, any stereo headset can be used -- but I also want ...
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Is it possible to disable Google Voice Search headset control in 4.1 Jelly Bean?

I flashed my Samsung Galaxy S i9000 with the RemICS-JB 3.0 ROM, and now long-press on my headset is hard-coded to start Google Voice Search, which doesn't interest me. I'd much rather have long-press ...
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Is there a way to control which audio is sent to Bluetooth and which is sent to system speaker?

Background info explaning why I want what I want I'm almost totally deaf. I have a Bluetooth-enabled hearing aid that is paired with my Droid RAZR (ICS 4.0.4). When any audio is played on the phone ...
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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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listen to radio on xperia ray with wireless headset

Does anyone know how I can still listen to the radio on my Xperia ray even with my Novero Rockaway Stereo Bluetooth Headset. I tried inserting a handsfree while connected to the bluetooth headset but ...
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Leave ear-speaker active when using headset (cable/bt)

Is it possible to just use a headset's mic but keep the phone's ear-speaker active?
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Tools for using connected phone via PC/Headset

My question is: Are there any tools to use a via USB connected android phone on windows/pc? I'm using a analog headset and want to answer calls via the headset when my phone is connected.
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Skype Android use headset but record sound from phone's microphone

Environment: Skype on Android 4.1 Hardware: Galaxy S2 + earplugs without microphone Is it possible to use phone's built-in microphone while using earplugs during a skype call?
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Bluetooth headset changing pairing mode into “media audio” only

I've got a Plantronics bluetooth headset which when I pair to my phone (AT&T GS3 4.0.4) works very well at first, with the headset appearing as "Connected to phone and media audio." In this mode I ...
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1answer
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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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Will a “standard” “Made for iPhone” headset's remote control button work with a Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570?

Running either latest stock Gingerbread or custom CyanogenMod Jelly Bean? By will the button work I mean either by the operating system or by a 3rd party app from our nice selection: See Izzy's ...
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Android losing BT headset password

I have a Sidekick 4G running 2.2.1. I've had a problem with both stock and custom ROMs randomnly losing the BT connection to my Plantronics Pro headset. Sometimes hitting the connect button on my ...
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Data connectivity disabled when phone mic is muted

This is a persistent and repeatable issue with my HTC One (Android 4.3) but I can't find any mention of it on forums etc. It would be great if anyone can tell me whether it's a known issue, specific ...
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change action of headset button

I recently buy a samsung galaxy s dous 2. when i connect my headset and press the button on headset, it play/pause music. I there any way to change this action? actually I need a voice recorder app ...
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Sound output in speakers even with bluetooth headset connected

I use a bluetooth headset (Motorola S305) with my Nexus 4 (Stock 4.4.2) but when my phone rings or I receive a notification the sound comes in both, speakers and headset, I want to set everything to ...
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bluetooth headset to phone

I want to forward all sound from a bluetooth headset's microphone to the phone's stereo -- so the sound that you will hear from your phone will be the same as the input of the bluetooth headset's ...
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Enabling headset button automatically during calls

I have a Samsung Tab 2, and a mono bluetooth headset. The phone shows a bluetooth-connected icon at the top. When I dial any phone number, the headset button is not showing as connected. I have to ...
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Samsung GT-i9300, JellyBean, Headset button changing sound profile

I'm running Android 4.1.1 stock firmware (JellyBean) on my Samsung GT-i9300. After updating, I'm having some issues with headset controls. I am using the official Samsung headset which came with my ...
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how to access A2DP profile on Thunderbolt

I just purchased LG HBS-700 headset. I would like to know how to access the A2DP profile on my HTC Thunderbolt so I can pair my listening device and my Thunderbolt to my headset. Does anyone know how? ...
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1answer
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How can I control media volume from a 3-button in-line remote?

I have the standard HTC RC-E160 headset with 3 buttons and a mic. I can use the button in the middle to pause and play music tracks, and I can use the buttons on each side to jump to next or previous ...
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Is it possible to add an audio bluetooth profile to my phone?

I want to make my phone act as a bluetooth speaker/headset because the audio jacks connection on my laptop is kinda broken (won't play audio on both ears unless the headset plug is midway inserted). ...
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1answer
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Using an iPhone headset on a HTC One V

Is an HTC One V fully compatible with an iPhone headset? This site seems to indicate it is, but questions like this have me worried. Would it work with an app?
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BT Handset “HTC Mini+” does it work with non HTC Android Phones just for calls ? (or simillar)

Does HTC Mini+ (pay attention to "+") or simillar BlueTooth Headset work with other non-HTC Android Phones ? (like Nexus 5) - I don't mind missing some advenced functions I care mostly about receiving ...
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1answer
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Why no consistent headset control?

I'm a recent convert to Android (I have a Moto X on AT&T) and I'm running into a problem that I never had with my iPhones: the button on my headset sometimes works; sometimes doesn't. It upsets me ...
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1answer
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Apple Earpod one-click/Double-Click not working on Sony Xperia Z1, Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

I have Sony Xperia Z1 loaded with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat. My Apple earpods were working fine on Android Jelly Bean ie one-click will pause/play & double-click will play next song (Volume controls ...
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1answer
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minimum in call volume on lg g2 and samsung s4 too high using headphones

I have tried the Apple and Klipsch earbuds with LG G2 and Samsung S4, however, both phones have a minimum in-call volume that is still excessively loud for me. What are some possible solutions? This ...
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Does Android Jelly Bean 4.1 Support Microphone Audio Input from mini USB Headset?

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (WiFi) 16Gb device running Android Jelly Bean 4.1 This tablet has a 3.5mm jack for stereo audio out. No microphone jack. At least this is the way I'm reading the specs: ...
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1answer
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Sony Smartwatch compatibility with regular headsets

I bought a Sony Smartwatch and I wonder if it can be used with any bluetooth headset to take the calls. I know there is a Smart Wireless Headset pro but it costs almost as much as the watch. Can I use ...
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Unable to change radio channels through headset

My headset for fm radio cannot be used for channel change. It switches off and on instead. I'm not able to change the channels using headset given by them.
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Is the Nokia BH-214 bluetooth headset compatible with Android?

I have a Nexus S with Android 4.1.2. I purchased a Nokia BH-214 headset. The audio output works. The buttons work. But for some reason, the headset's microphone seems to be ignored by the phone. ...