Questions tagged [headphone-jack]

"Headphone Jack" is a small round connector for accepting the pin-shaped plug from a standard pair of music headphones.

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Is it possible to connect two headphones to the phone without any splitter?

I need to connect two headsets to my smartphone. I know that I can't do it via Bluetooth, but maybe its possible to connect one via Bluetooth and another via audio jack?
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Can I use my spare android phone as a Bluetooth speaker?

Actually, I have a spare android phone which is connected to my old speaker system. I wanted to connect to that phone via Bluetooth as if I'm connected to a Bluetooth speaker. So that, I can route ...
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Record with internal microphone and listen with headset?

I'd like to use my Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 to record interviews. The internal microphone is good enough but I'd like to plug in a headset to check the volume while recording. I just tried Reportex/Sony'...
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audio jack issue

I am facing issues with my audio jack: I can only hear on the right-sided earphone. How can I activate both sides? I'm using a Lenovo a7000, in case that's relevant.
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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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how to remove/toggle headphone icon manually [Root]

So my phone (Xiaome Redmi 2) has -stuck in Headphone mode always connected even if the headphone is not connected. -so earpiece do not work during phone call. -SmartAbout app fixed the issue but ...
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Does the Pixel 3 need an active or passive USB C to 3.5mm Adapter?

Does the Google Pixel 3 Phone require an active or passive USB C to 3.5mm jack adapter?
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Workaround for aux socket partial damage

So basically, I must have damaged the jack socket of my Redmi Note 3 (OS: Android 6.0.1 MMB29M) - now with any kind of headset (I've tried many!) I can only hear some audio channels, while the rest is ...
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How to deactivate headphone's buttons

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 ...
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Unable to record audio through the headset

I bought a Lavalier mic that plugs right into the audio jack, and for some reason it won't record the audio. It's not the mic as I tried it on other phones and it works fine. On my phone, it says that ...
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How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones?

How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones? I.e with a set of headphones having 3 buttons Button 1: Volume + Button 2: Play/Pause/Skip Forward/Skip Backward ...
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Music volume turning off when headphones moved around

I have an LG Lucid with Android 2.3.6 and I have a big issue with my music. I'm not sure if this is an Android setting or a LG one, but I'm hoping to find a way for this to stop happening. I use my ...
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My headset is only considered plugged when I remove it

I have a moto g 4 play and a headset. I can use other headsets with no issue on my phone, and my headset also works properly on other phones (or pc). The issue I'm having is: When the headset is ...
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Disable headphone physically in rooted phone

I want to disable my headphone jack in my rooted Android phone because it is physically damaged. How can I do it? Is there any way in build prp file or any other way so that it is "physically" ...
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Nexus One's 3.5mm headphone jack accepts standard 3.5mm plug?

As you know, the Nexus One comes with a 4-segment 3.5mm headphone jack, whereas the standard 3.5mm plug has 3 segments. I visually compared a standard 3-segment 3.5mm plug with the 4-segment 3.5mm ...
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Using “Bluetooth device with earphones” and headphone jack simultaneously

I have Sony Xperia SL and have a bluetooth headset (SBH20). I can play music from SBH20 when I connect it but then if I connect another earpohone to my phone's 3.5 mm jack, the audio from bluetooth ...
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How does changing the mixer_paths.xml increase volume?

I've been trying to boost the maximum volume obtainable through the audio jack of my phone (Nexus 5). Instead of installing equaliser or volume boosting apps, I thought I'd go about this the technical ...
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How can I use PSP headphones with my Android phone?

My Phone is Oukitel k-4000 Pro. I bought a headphone. But, then the problem came out. My phone does not support headphone output, just like in the picture. My phone's headphone jack is like everyone ...
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Google Now launches when headphones are plugged in

I recently got a new LG G2 from T-Mobile and it worked perfectly fine but now When ever I plug in my headphones it randomly opens Google Now. It always says "speak to search" or it turns the music or ...
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My headphone jack on my Nexus 7 2012 works only half the time

My 2012 Nexus 7 (Rooted; CM 12.1, Lollipop), has headphone jack issues. Most of the time, only the left ear will work, and sometimes I am able to get both the right and left to work. Sometimes they ...
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How to force the use of jack output every time on rooted phone

I have several phone A Xperia Pro a S4 mini duos (soon for sold) and a HTC desire Z. I sometimes want to disable the speakers so the phone will only output the sound through the headset I plug on it, ...
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What is this type of headphone icon in notification bar?

My phone (LG G3) shows two different types of headphone icons. They are the leftmost icons in the images below. The first is a normal headphone icon. What is the second one? I think it might be USB ...
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I can only hear Music and Blurry voices while listening songs with headphones

I'm using Gionee P5 mini running on Android 5.1 My nephew broke my original headphone so I bought a new headphone from market. But I can only hear music and some blurry voices when listening songs ...
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all my headphones work on one side on htc desire but they used to work fine

i have a HTC desire and i had 5 pairs of earphones that used to work fine...basically each time i bought new earphones for my htc they would work fine and then after about 4 months one side would stop ...
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How can I create delay before my Android phone decides that wired handset is disconnected?

I've got Sony Z1 Compact with non-rooted Android 5.1.1. It has an issue with some of my wired headsets: any slight movement of the phone with headset connected causes the phone to stop playback ...
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Nexus 6P (7.1.2) thinks car line-in is headset

My Nexus 6P thinks my car line-in is a headset. It shows some notification about using a headset when I plug it in. The standard double ended 3.5mm jack cable doesn't have a microphone ring so I'm not ...
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No audio out with headphones

When I plug a headphone into my Nexus' audio port, the headphones simply don't play any sounds or music. The device seems to detect them, because the built-in sound output stops working. I tried it ...
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Headphones aren't working on S7

I have an S7 Active, and all of suddenly both my headphones stopped working with it. The interesting part is my headset I was for my Xbox works with it, and my headphones work with everything else I ...
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Simultaneous audio to headphone jack and bluetooth

I would like to output audio both to the headphone jack and to bluetooth headphones simultaneously. The purpose is for two people to listen at the same time (and we don't have a headphone splitter at ...
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Problem with earphone jack

I am really afraid of this, but please help me. I was trying to insert the 3.5 mm jack into the slot, and it just stopped midway. All of a sudden. It didn't happen yesterday. I was afraid if something ...
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Headphones compatible with phone only after switching the audio cable polarity

I recently brought the Marshall Major II headphones, which come with a two-way unprotected 3.5 mm cable. According to the manual, you plug the straight end into the headphone, and the right-ended end ...
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Headphones and earbuds not working properly on new HTC M10

I used an HTC M7 since it was released, never an issue of this kind. Get the M10, which is overall great. It updated a few days ago to new firmware. But the following issues stand out: Bose ...
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force headphone mode [duplicate]

When I plug in the 3.5mm jack and play back media, headphone mode keeps toggling, resulting in audio cutting in/ out every second or so. Is there a way to force headphone mode or disable the 3.5mm ...
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Phone not detects headphones remove

My Huawei Y560-L01 not detects native headphone removing anymore. Icon with headphones remains visible. I think I got another problem related to first one - no ring tone is visible and I getting many ...
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Audio through Bluetooth Microphone through Jack (Galaxy S5)

I'd like to receive audio from a phone call through my bluetooth earpiece. But I want to speak into a wired microphone. Is this possible? Do I need a special app or specific specifications on my ...
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Headphones detected but audio goes to speaker

I have an Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 that is rooted and runs CM12.1. This problem only occurred from today, when I put my earphones in the phone detects it but when I play audio the audio is directed to ...
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Mute the external microphone when a headphone is plugged in?

I'm running Gingerbread on my Samsung Galaxy S II. I dock it on my dash in my car and plug a 3.5mm cord from the phone to my stereo aux input. I often listen to music from my phone through my car ...
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How do you manualy disable headphone jack?

I have an Android (Samsung Galaxy 3) it seems that my headphone jack has malfunctioned is some way as it will automatically detect that headphones are pluged in when they are not. I can still plug in ...
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Apple Earbuds + Nexus 6p

I just got a Nexus 6p. Today, I plugged in apple earbuds and found that the phone doesn't recognize them (which struck me as odd because both the Nexus 6 and Nexus 4 support those headphones). After ...
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When I plug in earphones into my HTC Desire S, it dials the phone

Every time I plug in my earphones into my HTC Desire S, it starts calling the last dialed number automatically and starts the music after short interval. Does anyone know about this problem?
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Continuous clicking sound on the jack

While the phone is powered on, and I plug something in the jack of the phone, I hear a continuous clicking sound, with the frequency of about 4 times per second, on the right speaker. The left speaker ...
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Phone not reading headphone jack resistance

So I wanted to modify a pair of headphones I have to work with my android phone (Motorola Droid Turbo), and to do so I was experimenting with resistor values according to the "Wired Audio Headset ...
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Micro-USB headphone support in Android

I have a micro-usb headphone (from my LG GS155 phone that is a feature phone). I plugged it to my Xperia Mini Pro (Android 4.0) but it did not work. Is Micro-USB headphone supported by Android? ...
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Test wired headset detection via software

Since I still don't know whether my problem (call audio doesn't work without headset or speakerphone) is caused by faulty hardware or by software, I'd like to know the following: Is there a way to ...
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Headphone jack dusty or broken?

Recently I have been having trouble with my LG Optimus F60. At first, whenever I'm listening to music through Google play music, the music suddenly stops halfway and when I click the play button, it ...
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Redirect sound to 3.5 mm plug

The headphone jack on my phone doesn't work from time to time. Sound is then played over the loudspeaker, not the headphone. It's quite annoying, but not yet worth the trouble to send in my phone for ...
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Accidentally bought OMTP headphones for a CTIA phone, what now?

I made the mistake of buying the old Sony Ericsson MH1-LB LiveSound headphones for my Sony Xperia Z1 phone, thinking the two would work together, sound, microphone, controls and all. I have found out ...
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How do I toggle headset/headphone mode manually?

It seems that the hardware erroneously regard the headset as attached at all times (to the 3.5" jack). This makes me unable to make calls without headset or speaker mode.
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Use Bluetooth Headphones with Phone and Old Laptop

I am wondering if there is a way for me to play audio that is coming into the headphone jack on my phone out of my phone's bluetooth. I have bluetooth headphones that do not work with my old laptop ...
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BRAND NEW HTC Desire 816 Headphone Jack Issue

So I just got my HTC Desire 816 in the mail today. It's been in my hand for like 5 hours haven't even put it in my pocket. It's been encased in plastic before I was holding it. So it can not be lint. ...