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Is there a way to enable the ringer/notification sounds only when using headphones?

I don't have Android Marshmallow but following apps can easily achieve the goal on Android Lollipop 5.1. Should not fail on your OS, I believe. Let me know the result in any case. MacroDroid When ...
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Can an Android phone be used as a Bluetooth headset/speakers?

Here's a XDA article by Mishaal Rahman that basically says: Even without A2DP profile on Android (which is not implemented even in Android 8 yet), you can do a low-quality Bluetooth streaming via ...
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How do I unpair my Bluetooth Headphones from my phone without access to my phone?

I've found that I can long press the power button on the headphones to unpair them from the phone. Thanks me. Anyhow, if anyone here does know the answer to some third party program or some other ...
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How to deactivate headphone's buttons

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 However both are very outdated.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....
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How to make volume buttons on earphones/headphones work with Android?

Go to the Play Store and get Headset Button Controller. You can try the free version first to make sure it works. The app allows you to use the center button to control everything. You can, for ...
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Skipping audio track using headphones

Double tapping on the button with two little dots works for me
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How to get max of sound quality for music listening?

Sound purely depends on phone make and model and the headsets too. Most of the phones support 5-band custom Equalizer (you can tweak them just like that) and some phones only support the given presets ...
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Controlling music from phone only

This will fix your problem: download Headset Button Controller (trial), it allows you to override all the headset button functions, override what they do. With that in mind, set ALL button functions ...
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How do I find the Mac address of a paired device?

if your Bluetooth Headphone Paired with Device, you can find Mac Address with this Apps : Bluetooth Finder or Bluetooth Address Finder
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Why do my headphones stop working on my LG Android?

After THREE YEARS of searching for a fix... I think I just found a solution - and felt obligated to spread the information. Just plug the headphones in slowly... That's actually all there was to it... ...
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Is there a way to enable the ringer/notification sounds only when using headphones?

Ensure Tasker is installed and enabled. I tested this with Tasker 4.8 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. If you are using Tasker on Marshmallow, it will work more effectively if you disable battery ...
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Disable auto-app switch on Xperia Z3 when headphones are plugged in

It's the Smart Connect app. You can simply toggle it off under the Events tab. Smart Connect starts up any app or action that you have associated with specific accessory such as Headphones.
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Apple Earbuds + Nexus 6p

The Apple EarPods are working on my Nexus 6P perfectly, save the inline volume controls. The microphone button pauses music on a short press, and skips the current track to the next on pressing it ...
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Volume controls with Apple in-ear headphones

There is no software fix because it uses physically different pins on the headphone connector. The hardware simply does not support it. There are plenty of good android compatible headphones out there ...
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Plugging in wired headset opens Google App and changes volume, nonstop

I procured a second wired headset, and it works with the Maven. However, it does not work with the Galaxy S5. I got out my multimeter and tested each connection on each headset, and found that they ...
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Headphones compatible with phone only after switching the audio cable polarity

My guess would be that one of the plugs on the headphone cable is slightly off-spec and isn't making good electrical contact in the socket. Swapping it around means the dodgy connector is in the other ...
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Cannot undo "forget Bluetooth device"

I faced a similar situation. Following steps worked for me. Some of the steps might be redudent. 1) restart your phone 2) reset network settings (Setting> back and restore ) 3) change the phone ...
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Mute Phone Audio when Headphones are Unplugged

I am using Macrodroid and Automate to demonstrate what you ask. With Macrodroid You will need to create 2 macros. 1st macro: Headset plugged In the Trigger tab, select Headphones Insert/Remove, ...
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Is there any way to remove the sound alert message?

As confirmed by OP the solution that worked is posted below You can try automation. I prefer Macrodroid, being easy to learn and free (upto 5 macros) Create a macro Trigger: Notification → ...
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My headphones wont work when i use with with my LG

It's very likely there's something wrong with the 3.5mm jack. My brother had the same problem, he'd have to replace the jack but it was better to just replace the phone since it was an older one. ...
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Is there a way to disable telephone control (answer call, call) from bluetooth headphones?

Go to Setting - Bluetooth and find your headphone device in the list and press the settings gear next to it. Uncheck Phone Audio or similar entries related to phone/telephone (may vary by Android ...
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Problem with sound and headphones

Turns out headphones were made for desktop use only. The darn manual had not mentioned this at all.
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Is there a way to disable the automatic decrease in volume when I put an AUX cable/head phones in?

You can setup a macro on macrodroid that does exactly this (not quite sure how to disable that setting itself but maybe a dev option). When you install the app, add a macro with "Headphones Inserted ...
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Voice messages won't play through headphones (messenger)

This has been happening to me as well. I Googled the issue and it turn out, that it may just be messenger's update. It started playing through my speakers after I updated, but my friend hasn't updated ...
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I was listening to music on my Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini when the sound coming from my headphones got really low.

Hold down the power button for 10 seconds it should reboot it this fixed my problem
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Accidentally bought OMTP headphones for a CTIA phone, what now?

I think the OP has already bought a converter and is enjoying the MH1, but in case someone else stumbles upon this, I have Xperia Z2 and an old MH1. I use a Sony Ericsson EC250 adapter. Everything on ...
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Making Android not respond to connecting headphones

You can make this happen by going in poweramp settings->Headset/Bluetooth an uncheck Pause On Headset Disconnect and Resume on wired Headset and that should be it
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Using wired and wireless headphones simultaneously?

i have tried and tried, never works, either use 2 wired earphones or use 2 wireless Bluetooth earphones
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How do I toggle headset/headphone mode manually?

Plug in your headphones, power down the phone, power on the phone then remove the headphones. This worked on my GS3. on my GS3 the headphone icon was never on, but the phone was stuck in headset mode....
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