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How can I prevent the earphones from muting the speaker?

The FM radio in my phone uses the earphone cable as the antenna. It plays the music just fine if I plug the jack in about 2/3 the way (and only hisses without it). But if I push the jack all the way ...
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Will cutting the sound cables do any long term damage?

If anybody read the question here I have now commited to dissecting the tablet completely, because SCIENCE! Anyway, only one thing is keeping the back connected to the main tablet: the two cables that ...
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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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Eliminate speaker lag on screen rotation

As you may know, on phones with front-facing stereo speakers, there is a lag in playback whenever the device is rotated. This happens because, when the device is rotated to landscape, Android wants ...
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Enable only mic in headset

I want to use only the mic in the headset I have tried Apps such as Soundabout but it allows you to disable the mic only in the headset while i want to disable the speaker in it The real problem is ...
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Connecting Android to PC so I can talk from PC?

Can I connect Nexus 5 to PC using wires, so I can talk from PC? I have a 3.5mm-1-TRS(3ring)-female to 2-TRRS(4rings)-male-cable. (Don't know how to call it, sorry.) After connecting LINE-in and ...
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Mic doesn't work during calls!

I have Honor 3C. My phone records sounds, in sound recorder app or capturing video with camera. But when I call someone (or someone calls me) mic doesn't work unless I enable speaker. When it's on ...
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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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Pre-cue using earphones & bluetooth speaker as master

I want to make a little DJ-ing magic on my Android, but without pre-listening to the next track I can just pick playlist and hit "automix". So, is it possible to hear one track in earphones (through ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 speaker connection flickering, loose contact

Issue The issue happens on my samsung Galaxy S3 model SGH-I747M. The loud speaker doesn't work anymore unless I "hit" the back of my phone until it work again. But then I need to be VERY careful, ...
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Motorola Droid Turbo

This is a replacement phone. Now on this one, I can't hear anyone unless I put them on speaker. Even though I've had the phone for three days, I had to do a factory reset on it already and that didn't ...
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Dialer problem on Infinix X551

I have problem with my infinix x551, once am dialing or receiving call, i can only see a red button to end the call while calling, also the network name has shifted to top with the picture of the ...
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Usb Speaker with External Power supply? S ll

I'm using a 2x3W yenkee usb speaker with my phone through an usb otg cable and it's working fine, but when I turn the volume up the speaker turns off.I assume it's because of the high power ...
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No Audio, Samsung Galaxy S4

A few weeks ago, my phone's APN list got corrupted, causing me to lose mobile data; a series of firmware flashes, modem updates, and backups and restores fixed the APN problem, but now the entire ...
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Streaming audio from smartphone to PC without bluetooth

How should I do this if I wanted to stream Spotify using my smartphone but the audio comes from the speakers connected to my PC? I only have USB speakers that can't be connected to my smartphone using ...
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Speaker and Mic stoped working on MotoG (1st Gen) after upgrade

Problem: One day my mobile was dead because of empty battery. I recharged the battery and turned on the mobile. Mobile showed a message "Android is upgrading" while turning on. After that Speaker and ...
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Sony Xperia Z ear speaker is stop working during calls?

In my Sony Xperia Z the ear speaker stops working during calls. When I press the top of the phone where the ear speaker is placed, it starts working but after sometime it stops working again. Can ...
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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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Can I use my Android phone as a USB speaker?

I have a Lenovo S850 (non-rooted so far, although I've read some guides and may try it when I find the time). Is there a way to use it as a USB speaker for my PC at work, which doesn't have any ...
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Headphones don't work & music automaticaly starts

I have a Samsung trend plus. When I plug the earphones, the phone recognizes the connection and shows the earphone icon and gives the earphones connected massage. Then automaticaly starts music, which ...
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Use speakers even if earplug plugged in?

I had an issue with the earplugs that broke in my phone, with a piece staying inside. The problem is that now the system detects the piece, so is permanently in earplug mode. I would like to set it in ...
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Using rooted android device as a bluetooth speaker

I want to use my rooted Android phone (Moto G) running 4.4.4 Kitkat with Bluetooth 4.0 as a bluetooth speaker, is there any way to do that? Thank you!
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Making SMS sound and other notifications play in speaker with headphones inserted

I would like to be able to go to sleep with headphones plugged into my S4 so that I can listen to podcasts, but then there is the problem that I don't hear SMS messages or calls during the night, ...
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Nexus 5 static buzzing of speaker

My Nexus 5 has an annoying buzzing sound when it is set on low volumes. Any application using the speaker produces this, but when I get a call the ringtone doesn't buzz at all. So I came to the ...
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Can't hear people unless switched to speaker phone

I cannot hear callers unless my speaker phone is on...how can I fix this? I have gone to all the settings but it does not change anything. The caller can hear me ok but there is only a very faint ...
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Speaker went off - Xperia L

The loud speaker of my phone, Xperia L is off. I guess the headset plugged in event is triggered and so mutes the loud speaker. Can I do anything about it. I can't even answer or makes calls... have ...
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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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Where is the mic located on Samsung Galaxy S2

I have downloaded an app for calculating distance of the phone to the wall It is known as sonar. I want to test this app. So, I covered the speakers of the phone which could be could found on the ...
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Redirect speaker output to microphone

I want to redirect speaker output of Android mobile to microphone, just like this person did it on Ubuntu http://askubuntu.com/questions/283687/redirect-speaker-output-to-microphone How can I do it? ...
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Nexus 4 speaker no longer playing any audio

The speaker on my Nexus 4 suddenly stopped playing audio a few days ago. No sound at all, no music, ringtones, etc. Is this software problem or hardware? If I reinstall Android 4.3 again manually, ...
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Re-route all audio from tablet to PC-Speakers

My setup is the following: I have a PC and a tablet (Nexus 7), and only one sound system (2.1, 3.5mm input). My goal is to play both sounds coming from my PC and from my Nexus 7 whilst it is in the ...
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Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman speaker

I have issues with the speaker, there are annoying distortions while playing mp3 on Walkman player or any other player. I tried updating to ICS but the problem still exists. The problem occurs with ...
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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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Using the a smartphone's speaker as a microphone [closed]

I have a hardware accessing question. For a project, I was wondering if it would be possible to use the smartphone's speaker as a second microphone, similar to the idea that you can plug in a headset ...
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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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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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How can I make an Google Talk voice call without hands-free mode?

When you call someone who is online via Google Talk, it use the back speaker in loud mode. Is there a way to use GTalk for calling like a regular phone call?
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How to increase speaker volume of HTC Evo 3D

I have just bought HTC Evo 3D and as much I am inspired by phone, its speaker performance is giving me equivalent dissatisfaction, the speaker sound is very low for ringtone as well as for music ...
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Lost sound on my Xperia X8?

I'm having problems with my Xperia X8, where it doesn't have sound from it's speaker. No phone sound, music, games, and even alerts. On the sound settings, the volume settings are set correctly. ...
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The loud speaker on my Samsung Captivate stopped working! Is my phone broken or can I fix it myself?

The speaker at the back of my phone, used for ringing and playing sound without headphones, is completely silent. Do I need to have it repaired?