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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Reprogramming Samsung Earbuds' Buttons

I have a pair of Samsung Earbuds which came with my S6 Edge. They have buttons which pause audio and increase or decrease the volume. The buttons only work when it is connected to an android device. ...
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I'd like to play audio through both the speakers and headphones simultaneously

How would I do this? one audio stream, output from both
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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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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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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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Nexus 6P remote control headphones not working

I recently acquired a Nexus 6P, which runs Android Marshmallow. I'm trying to use it with my Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro Plus, which has a mic with a remote control (one button, wired, not Bluetooth, ...
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galaxy s3 - clicking/crackling sound when button is pressed on headset

I listen to music on my international galaxy s3 with the included headset quite a bit. I don't know if this is a feature or bug but whenever I press a button on the headset's controls (volume, skip ...
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 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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Headphone issues

Whenever I plug my headphones into my LG Ultimate 2 it triggers a variety of issues including: Randomly turning volume up and down, ramdomly start playing music, pausing videos ect. I spent alot of ...
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No sound with bluetooth headphones on Meizu M2

The headphones are paired, the controls from the headphones work (next, prev, play, pause), but there is no sound. Note, the sound does not come out of the phone's speakers - there is simply none. No,...
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Headphone Controls Android

Most threads I find on this information is pretty old, so I wanted to see if anyone has come up with a workaround. My headphones are the RHA SA950i (wired), which are wonderful. However, the ...
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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. ...
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Connect headset via micro USB input

Is there any possible way to run a headset that have micro USB output to connect to a Android LG phone by micro USB input?
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High frequency noise from headphones when connected to cellphone

I am having a problem with my phone... when i connect headphones(any headphones) to the 3,5mm jack and play audio, there is a tiny high frequency noise in the background. However, this is only present ...
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How do I enable all the functions of an Apple EarPods?

Is there any way to make ALL the functions of an Apple EarPods work? The volume up/down won't work.
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Headphones buttons don't operate on current app

I have a Samsung s3 phone (rooted Cyanogenmod). I like to listen to audiobooks on Overdrive Media Console. I also have Poweramp installed for playing videos and songs. The problem I face is: Whenever ...
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Galaxy S3 - high minimum volume through headphones

I recently purchased a UK Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.1.2, intending to replace my iPod as a music player. However, even with the volume slider on its lowest non-zero setting, the volume ...
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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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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 ...
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S3 headphone jack not working properly

My Galaxy S3 doesn't play music through an AUX cable, but it works with the headphones that came with it. What could be causing this, and how can I fix it?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to choose which player is controlled by headphone button?

I have headphones, which has a button, which can stop/starts player applications. Unfortunately I also have several such players installed. Sometimes this button works well, but sometimes starts to ...
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Bluetooth recording quality is good only when calling, but not when recording

I have bought O'Bees bluetooth headphones (amazon page) and while the sound quality of my voice is good when I talk with other people on the phone, it is significantly worse if I record only myself on ...
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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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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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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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Can't adjust volume on USB Headset

I've recently purchased a Male Micro-USB to Female USB adapter (OTG). Now, I've connected my USB Headphones (w/ Microphone) but I can't adjust the volume. When I try, It either mutes it completely, ...
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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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Headphone Volume buttons

I've got a Bose qc15 headset with online volume and call buttons. The call button works with my Nexus 5 but not the volume buttons. Is there a way to get the volume buttons to work?