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Actually, it's both. To preserve the user's ears and the phone's speakers, Android limits the sound output. However, changing this factor also influence the sound quality, having to high or too low distorts the sound ;)
Check your headphones in another device, clean the headphone jack socket, if the headphones work fine on another device and you cleaned the socket and the problem is still there bad news the headphone socket on your phone is damaged, you can get it repaired but that can be expensive, you may want to think about using Bluetooth audio.
There's no hardware issue. It has a software issue. Problem can be solved in this way Install an anti-virus software on mobile. I recommend AVG. Scan device and delete threats apps. Problem solved
For music try Samba Player, though it doesn't support video. Link: Samba Player on Google Play Description: "Listen to your network stored music collection as if it was all on your phone! Enjoy music right away, no complicated setup required. Samba Player works with shared folders from Windows, Linux, Mac, home routers, media players, network drives ...
Muting notifications from the same app within a set period is not yet available in stock Android. However, some custom ROMs have already implemented this option. If your ROM has this functionality, the option would be under Settings > Sounds > Less frequent notification sounds. Note that the name of this option may differ from ROM to ROM.
On Android 4.4: From your homescreen, hit the Menu key and open System Settings Go to Accessibility, tap cancel on "need a screen reader" to bypass / scroll down to "Mono Audio" Uncheck box Done!
Does the tab has USB port. How about adding an external custom BT device. BT device talks to android app on tab via any serial library for example scm (http://www.embeddedunveiled.com/scm-wiki).
If we have the same headphones, I figured out o way for them to work for me. The little plug you put into your device has a little button on the top, I had to peel back my case and fully press plug in and now it works. Perhaps you don't have them plugged in enough. Hope this works:)
Not exactly what you are asking for, but you can purchase a mono earphone that sends both audio channels to one earbud. Search eBay for " mono (earbud,earphone) "
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