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 [headset] or [hands-free] kit.

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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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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 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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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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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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Use speakerphone mic (i.e., high gain) while headphones are connected

With a Galaxy Note 2, when answering a call with headphones (but not a headset) connected, the audio output goes through the headphones and the inbuilt microphone works as though it were a normal call ...
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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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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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Headphone mode keeps toggling between ON and OFF on its own. How to fix this?

My Xiaomi phone keeps switching from "headphone mode" to "normal mode" constantly (~2-3 times per second), completely on its own. This persists even if headphones are actually ...
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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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How can I use Bluetooth and wired earphones at the same time?

I have a Bluetooth earphone and a wired earphone. I want to use them simultaneously. Is there an app for that? If not, what can I do about it?
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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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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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Link headphone volume to master volume

I have already asked this question on Stack Overflow without much luck so far, but I figured it might fair better here. I have an Android TV (Philips 49PUS6401). I want to connect a surround sound ...
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System sounds but no other sounds when use headphones

I plugged in my headphones this morning, which were working fine yesterday, and went to try and watch a video only for there to be no sound. But all notifications and click events seem to be ...
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How to stop S Voice from starting every time the headphones is inserted to Samsung Galaxy S5?

The moment I insert my headphones to my Samsung Galaxy S5 to play music, the S Voice will auto appear and my music stops. I have to cancel it and after a while, the S Voice repeats itself. I've ...
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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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Wrong earphones/headphones buttons press/tap behavior

I've had this issue for a long time now. As far as I know there are three button commands while using any music players. One press for pause, double press to go to the next song, and triple press to ...
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How to disable headphone jack in Android

I want to completely disable headphone jack in Android 10 without using 3rd party app. I want to disable headphone jack and use headphones with USB Type-C to 3.5mm jack connector via usb instead.
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Google assistant activate after pressing button on headphones

I'm using Redmi Note 8 Pro (Android 10, MIUI 12.0.2, not rooted) and headphones with one button. I have turn off Google assistant, however when I press button it activate Google assistant (or some ...
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How do I test the headset microphone on android, whilst ignoring the phone's internal microphone?

I can't find any apps that do this on Google Play and testing the microphone in Discord isn't any help either.
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How to activate internal mic during phone calls when using headphones with a USB-C to audio dongle?

I would like to use my Samsung Galaxy S20 phone with my quality studio headphones for phone calls. Since the device does not have a 3.5 mm audio socket, I am using a USB-C to 3.5 mm dongle. The ...
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Xiaomi mi a2 lite stuck on headphones mode

I was doing a mod with my car for an aux input mod but along the way I had to try different pinouts on my radio pcb to get the signal into it from my phone and unfortunately I damaged the phone audio ...
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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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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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How can I use phone speaker while headphones in

How can I output the audio through the normal phone speaker while plugging my headphones? I'd searched a lot, but seems to find nothing except this answer and it didn't work on Nexus 6 nor Note 3. ...
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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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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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OPPO F11 pro stuck in haedphone mode

There's a headphone jack stuck inside my phone for about a year and a half now but this problem only occurred recently, I tried stuff like toggleheadset2, which kinda works, but whenever I play audio ...
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Cannot use LDAC for my Sony headphones

I have a Sony WH-1000XM4 headphone. On my Android phone I have installed the Sony Headphones application. On the upper bar of the application I see the audio is sent over to my headphones using AAC. ...
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Block vocal assistant when headphones are plugged in

I have a pair of headphones that happen to have a bit a misfit with the audio jack, so that often it stops contact and needs to be jerked in a bit. When this happens the vocal assistant launches an ...
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Galaxy S9+ can't play music through my dac/amp

I have my phone connected via USB-C to USB-B into my dac/amp. When I try to play any sound, all I get is a crackling sound, which doesn't stop once I try to play sound. I saw another question about ...
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Switch to speaker when using a headphone with wearing detection

I have a headphone with wearing detection, which pauses playback when I take off the headphone. However, with it off, I am not able to hear any notifications from the phone. I know iPhone has the ...
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Bypass Headset hardware requirement on work app

My new job requires me to use an app that has certain requirements like having Airplane mode ON, WiFi ON and having a Headset connected. The app connectivity requirements are so strict that Wi-Fi isn'...
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Android 11 - Audio on Pixel 3a wired headphones very quiet

I've just updated my Pixel 3a to Android 11 beta and listening audio from Youtube using the original device's headphones I noticed that, even with media volume set to maximum, the sound is much more ...