Earphones come as standard with any iPod, iPad and iPhone. They are used to listen to audio on the device. Some are equiped with a remote and microphone which can be used to control the music app. The microphone is used for both the Voice control and Siri functions as well as phone and voicemail

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It's possible to forward/reverse a track with Apple EarPods remote?

I am using my EarPods for running, but i can't forward or reverse any track with remote on EarPods. I always pick the iPhone from my pocket. Much like it happens in the e-books..
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iPhone 5s, send “volume up” signal

As many are aware, one can snap a photo using the "volume up" button and even the same button on the earbud volume controls. I am trying to control the camera remotely and need more distance than the ...
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Can Apple's Earpods Be Used With Any Smartphone?

Can Apple's earpods be used with any smartphone, or are they specific for the iPhone only ?
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iPhone 3GS: Right audio channel broken?

Recently, my iPhone 3GS has stopped playing music out the right earphone. I have tried other earphones, but the same thing happened. Is there anything I can do?
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Earphone calls instead of next song

I've bought Plantronics GO bluetooth earbuds and when I double-click them (next song) it starts calling my last call. Any thoughts what goes wrong here? plantronics replied that it are my phone ...
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Using earpods from iphone5 with iphone 3g

I'm about to buy earpods, but since i have iphone 3g, and i didnt find any info on its compatibility, would like to know if they will work with old iphone? AFAIK every 3.5inch headphones will work
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Is there no way to dismiss a timer/alarm with the earpod controls on iPhone that does not result in resuming playback?

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 6. This is what happens: Audio playing in the background OR paused audio playback Timer goes off with alarm sound Dismiss alarm with Earpods center button Playback ...
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Is there an USB adapter for the Earphones that will let you use both audio and mic simultaneously for a phone conversation?

I like the Apple Earphones (the iPhone headphone with audio, mic and remote) but I hate to keep plugging it on and off my Macbook Air. So I heard the only way to fix that is to buy a USB headphone so ...
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Can I use my regular 3.5 mm earphones with an iPhone?

The earphones that I have received with my iPhone have 4 metal connector jack. By the size of it, it looks 3.5 mm in diameter. Unfortunately, the white earphones are not of the in-ear type and slip ...
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Will the iPad now come with EarPods? [closed]

Since Apple recently announced the new EarPods to go along with the iPhone 5, I've wanted a pair. The only thing is I'm planning on buying an iPad in a few months, and if the iPad comes with EarPods ...
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Apple headphones maximum db output?

I've recently got hooked to listening to white noise at work because it helps me focus amidst all the noise. I use the brown noise generator from SimplyNoise for this. I was trying to measure if it ...
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Does 4th gen iPod Shuffle comes with iPhone earphone that has mic and volume buttons?

My iPhone earphone went bad today. I need an iPod shuffle too for jogging, so I wanted to buy one. I'm wondering if it actually comes with the same earphone as the one that iPhone comes with? Bonus: ...
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Change sound level when using earphones with iPhone dock

When using Music on iPhone the user is able to use a slider to change the audio output level. However, when the iPhone is docked in the official Apple dock, using the earphone jack in the back, the ...
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Software to increase my volume on iPod nano 6th gen?

I have an iPod Nano 6th Generation and it had been working perfectly fine, but one day suddenly my up volume button got stuck. That button can't be pressed as it has gone down completely. I searched a ...
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Do the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic work with an iPhone 3G?

On the Apple product site it says the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic aren't compatible with an iPhone 3G. I would assume, though, that the headphones and the mic will work, but the remote control ...
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Solutions to earphone jack distortion

My earphones would not longer go all the way in / click into the earphone jack on my (out of warranty) iPhone 3GS. The sound was fine but the earphones fell out with the slightest knock. I removed ...
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Apple iPod earphone problem

My iPod shuffle Is just 7 months old and the earphones has a problem. The output sound is very low. I just now got my friends earphones and checked, the sound was loud and clear. What could be the ...
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Can I use Apple Earphones with Mic on Mac Mini?

I read on Apple website that Mac mini audio port supports the apple earphones with mic. Does it support the mic as well? Can I use the mic for Audio input on applications like Skype? I tried plugging ...
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How can I make VLC output its sound through USB headphones?

Whenever I plug-in my earphones with a round connection into my MacBook Pro, the sound automatically switches to them. Whenever I plug my headphones with a USB connection (Logitech USB ClearChat ...
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Can I use iPhone earbuds as a microphone on my MacBook?

The only microphone I have is the one built-in to my iPhone earbuds. I want to try some line-in stuff, so I plugged the headphones into the microphone port. I then went to System ...