2

I think my headphone or phone jack broke, and if I move the jack a bit, somehow the headphones activate the google assistant or pause the music, so this is from the button.

Can I deactivate it on a non rooted Huawei P8Lite (Android 6.0)

3

Software wise: HeadsetBlocker & Wizdroid both attempt to block headphone buttons. However both are very outdated. Can install and try.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.idunnolol.headsetblocker&hl=en https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.yifandroid.wizdroids&hl=en

Hardware wise: You can try a 4 pole to 3 pole adapter to remove the microphone (I am not positive this will work)

https://www.amazon.com/LEMENG-Female-Headset-Extension-Cable-2Pack/dp/B01LRWO9GU/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1510759624&sr=8-6&keywords=3+pole+adapter

  • I downloaded the WizDroid app, I hope it's going to work, i'll update in the next days. And about the adapter, I won't try anyway beacuse I can't, Amazon is not in my area, but I'll search for one if the app won't work – sticsk Nov 15 '17 at 15:54
  • +1 for hardware and software fix – LateralTerminal Nov 15 '17 at 16:28
  • 1
    Wizdroid isn't working and tge other app is not compatible :( – sticsk Nov 16 '17 at 12:00
0

This solution certainly won't work for everyone, but if your headphones happen to have a removable cable: trying turning it upside down (plugging the phone end into the headphones and vice versa). With my particular cable this disables the controls.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.