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)


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 However both are very outdated.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)


  • 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 Nov 15 '17 at 16:28
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    Wizdroid isn't working and tge other app is not compatible :(
    – sticsk
    Nov 16 '17 at 12:00

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.

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