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Questions tagged [headphones]

Wired or Bluetooth headphones let you listen to music or play games without other people hearing; in-ear or over-ear. For making calls too, you want a [tag:headset] or [tag:hands-free] kit.

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How do I prevent the media volume from changing when a headphone is plugged in?

Device: Samsung Galaxy S4 Android: Stock 4.2.2 When I listen to music with a headphone using PowerAmp, I usually set the Media volume to the max setting. I am hard of hearing. When I'm done, I just ...
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Bluetooth disconnects when starting to play music

I have a Jabra Move headset that has been working wonderfully for months. However, today it started having connection problems to my Motorola Moto Z: it connects and remains connected indefinitely, as ...
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Change headphone left-right balance on Android 7

What is the best way to set the left-right balance on a pair of earphones/headphones? I've looked into it, but I can't seem to find an easy way to do this. I am on a rooted Nexus 6P on stock android ...
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Incoming call sound coming through speakers with headphones plugged in

I listen to music at work and walk away from my desk with the headphones plugged into my phone but when I receive a call, the ringtone plays through the speakers and not the headphones. I share an ...
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skullcandy earbuds with mic

My skullcandy earbuds with built-in mic only partially work with my Maxx. The earbuds do their part broadcasting sound, but I have to talk directly into the phone's mic to be heard. The earbud's mic,...
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Bluetooth headset delay

To start off I am not really sure if this is hardware (headphones or the phone) or android specific issue/feature. Maybe there is an android workaround for the hardware feature hence this kind of fits ...
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How to use Android Device as Wireless Headphones for TV?

I go running in the morning and I'd like to use the Sony Internet TV in the basement without waking up my family. Is there any way to connect my Galaxy Nexus to the TV as a wireless headphone set, so ...
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How can I use Bluetooth earphones and wired on the same time

I have a Bluetooth earphone and a wire earphone I want to use them simultaneously. Is there an app for that or what can I do about it?
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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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Remap headphone buttons

I listen to audible for multiple hours everyday, im wondering if anyone knows of any way/app that will let me remap my earphone buttons to something more useful than play/pause or volume up/down, the ...
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Cannot undo “forget Bluetooth device”

I have an Asus Zenfone running Android 6.0.1. and a Bluetooth headset (Philips SHQ6500) that I had paired but accidentally selected the forget option. Now it's impossible to re-connect it because the ...
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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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Work-around to get USB-C headset to work for calls (in Android smartphones)?

It is an interesting, albeit frustrating, phenomenon of late that manufacturers of soft- and hardware these days (including Huawei, Samsung and apparently also Google) release new products which do ...
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Microphone “speaker mode” sensitivity with headphones plugged in?

In my car I have the headphone socket of my Galaxy S2 plugged into my car's auxiliary socket so that I can listen to music/podcasts whilst driving. This would also be useful for handsfree calls - ...
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Override button function on Bluetooth device connected to android phone

Double clicking the play/pause button Bluetooth headphones Tagg inferno calls the last dialled number. How can I override it to skip the current playing track Anyone facing this issue. I would love ...
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How do I stop Samsung S5 S Voice starting every time I connect headphones?

I have this problem. The moment I insert my headphone to my Samsung S5 to play music, the SVoice will auto appear and my music stopped. I have to cancel it. After a while the SVoice repeated itself....
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Independent volume for Bluetooth headphones

I have Plantronics BackBeat Fit 2100 headphones. They were working fine with my Moto X4 (Android 9, May 2019 update) until this afternoon, at which point the volume controls stopped working. Before: ...
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With the Pixel 2 supporting USB Audio Class 1/2/3, which USB audio devices work? Or *don't* work?

https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/phone-by-google/Yvy0RfOPFfU Pixel 2 supports audio adapters and headsets that communicate digitally over USB-C as defined by USB Audio Class 1/2/3. ...
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Headphones cant pair when they are in paring mode

so i bought these new iLive bluetooth headphones yesterday, they connect to my school macbook just fine but when i try to connect them to my moto g4play the phone says cant connect and make sure the ...
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Using wired and wireless headphones simultaneously? [closed]

I have 1 android device, 1 wired headphones, 1 wireless headphones, 2 ppl willing to watch film. When I connect both of headphones only wired work. Is it possible to use both of headphones ...
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What determines which application acts to a bluetooth AVRCP command?

Background: I have a A2DP/AVRCP bluetooth headset (Nokia BH-505) which I use actively to listen to both podcasts and music. Of course, I listen to these with different apps. The bluetooth headset has ...
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Mute Phone Audio when Headphones are Unplugged

I only ever unmute my phone when my headphones are plugged into it. I'm looking to automate this process. Here's what I want to happen: if (headphones are unplugged) { mute all audio on the phone ...
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Headphone button is always pressed on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

When I connect my Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 to a Sony headphone, it automatically changes volume continuously while playing music. If the setting for headphone button control is changed to play the next/...
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When no sound comes out of wired headphones connected to “USB to headphone adapter”, how do you get the sound to work?

background: I have a new phone, Google Pixel 2, that does not have a 3.5 mm headphone jack about 4 times out of 5 times when I try to use wired headphones --> the sound does not come out of the ...
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Can an Android phone be used as a Bluetooth headset/speakers?

Is there a way to make an Android phone (HTC Desire HD) act as Bluetooth speakers or headset? I'd like to use the phone as wireless headphones whilst watching a movie on a computer (running Ubuntu).
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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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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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Is there a Low Quality / Headset audio mode and why to disable it?

My Bowers & Wilkins P5 came with 2 cables: One- for IOS and its control and another generic one without any control. I made the terrible mistake of not pay attention and connected with the IOS ...
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Skipping audio track using headphones

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace. I listen to music using headphones. If I press button on headphones, it pauses/plays music. It is really annoying that I need to take phone out of my pocket, unlock the ...
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How to remove Bluetooth 2 - 3 second delay?

I have noticed an ~3 second delay when using Bluetooth in my vehicle (rabbit hole) with a stock head unit and UConnect. Apparently it's a common problem and the dealer(s) admits to it, and the ...
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Block all sounds going out through speaker when headphone connected

I'm kind of new in Android and I realized that all the sounds are going out through the speaker regardless if the headphones are connected. If they are the sound also goes out through the headphones, ...
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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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bluetooth and wired headphones at the same time

When travelling, sometimes my girlfriend and I like to watch tv shows or movies together on my phone. I have bluetooth headphones and she has wired. Only one set of headphones can get the audio at ...
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How to reduce Call volume below lowest setting?

How can I reduce the minimum call volume while using a headset on Android? I am using a Moto G5 Plus, but I am searching generally for all models a way to adjust in-call volume beyond the default ...
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How to record audio on a smartphone from a mixer

I understand this may be the wrong forum, but I don't know where else to ask. I have an LG V30, USB C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, and an aux cord(male to male). What I am trying to do is record ...
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Airpods w Android: on calls bluetooth constantly connects/disconnects

HTC 10, Android 7.0 Works great for music playback, but on calls it continuously connects/disconnects the bluetooth. So using the airpods are useless for calling. I have tried unpairing/repairing, ...
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Prevent Google reacting to inline remote

My new wired earphones have a one-button in line remote. Two common uses of pressing this button include: Option1. Pausing and resuming music playback; Option2. Opening and dismissing an audio ...
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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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Where are the inline remote settings in Android?

I recently purchased a set of headphones with iPhone controls. I've never had these work on Android before and was expecting to just get audio out, and lo and behold, I have media controls. The ...
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Bluetooth headset profiles

I have a JBL E25BT bluetooth headset which supports the following profiles according to specs: HFP v1.6, HSP v1.1, A2DP v1.2, AVRCP v1.5 I've tried to connect with it with my Oneplus One (lineage os, ...
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Is there any way to remove the sound alert message?

When I increase the volume with the headphones, a message appears saying that prolonged listening with a loud sound can damage the ear. Is there any way to remove this message on my Smasung Galaxy ...
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My headphones wont work when i use with with my LG

When I plug my headphones in (I have apple headphones) the icon shows up for a second then disappears. How do I fix this?
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Headphone Buttons and USB-C Adapters

I owe a which doesn't have a 3.5mm headphone jack. Instead, it use my headphones with a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter. While the speakers and the mic work, the buttons don't. They're assigned incorrect ...
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Is there a way to disable telephone control (answer call, call) from bluetooth headphones?

Is there a way to disable telephone control (answer call, call) from bluetooth headphones? I just want to listen to music.
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How do I change the audio balance on android 7.1.2?

I have conductive hearing loss in my right ear, and I'm wondering if there is a way without rooting, for me to adjust the balance to make my music sound correct.
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Why do my headphones stop working on my LG Android?

About yesterday, my headphones randomly started pausing my music. At first, I thought it was my headphones which are Apple iPod/iPhone 5 headphones that I've had for a few months from an old iPhone, ...
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How do I unpair my Bluetooth Headphones from my phone without access to my phone?

I've a complex problem. My phone refuses to turn its screen on. Its touch screen has proven to still work, but it just simply refuses to open the screen. I bought a new phone, but my problem ...
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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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Headset works on music but not on call

I have a weird problem. My headset works with music, but not with calls. The headset icon shows, but the sound still comes from the phone (instead of the headset) when I make a call. Music works fine ...