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Use internal speakers with others plugged in

I have a set of surround speakers, connected to my iMac through the headphone jack. I use a switch to control what goes to the speaker set (iMac, iPod, or MacBook/aux). So that I don't have to be ...
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Disabling sound output devices (e.g. Internal Speakers) in OS X

Since my Cinema Display is both connected through mDP and USB, I can (stupidly enough) both choose “LED Cinema Display” or “Display Audio”. Also, I never use the internal speakers since they sound ...
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Multiple Bluetooth Speakers

1) Is it possible to output the audio over a2dp to multiple speakers simultaneously? 2) Is it possible to change the audio output to A2DP speakers directly from iTunes or do I have to change the ...
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Make “Internal Speakers” a permanent option in sound options on the menu bar [duplicate]

Sometimes I use a headset with my iMac, but I often need to switch between both. Unfortunately, I need to unplug the headset every time to do this. This is a hassle, because the iMac is located far ...
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Why does my MacBook audio output have no sound when connected to a stereo component?

I have a problem with my MacBook Pro (10.5.8) - the audio output has no sound when connected to a stereo component, but when connected to small speakers it works fine. Internal speakers are working ...
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Use internal speakers while headphones are plugged in to iPod touch 5th generation

An audio plug that was used to connect to speakers is stuck in the audio jack of my iPod touch 5th generation and I can't get it out. Is there a way to change the settings so I can only use the ...
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AppleTV Speaker option greyed out

When I hold select on the apple TV the option to select an airplay speaker is greyed out and I cannont select it. Airplay is working fine if I go to settings menu and manually select the speaker but ...
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When plugging in a jack device, is there a way to tell the iPhone to shut its speakers or not to?

I'm working on a device that uses the iPhone jack for connectivity but doesn't have speakers. It seems that some external devices shut off iPhone's speakers when you plug them into the headphone jack, ...
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Macbook Pro volume greyed out — no internal speakers available

The volume on my macbook pro has suddenly become greyed out. I haven't installed any updates or made any modifications to the computer, it just suddenly became greyed out after waking the macbook up ...
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MacBook metallic sound from the inside of device

Every now and then when I'm using my 13" MacBook Pro I can hear this funny metallic sound from the inside of the device it's a kind of metallic "click" sound. What that might be?
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Restarting speakers without rebooting?

My MacBook Pro internal speaker has crashed, as it does every few months. I'm sure a reboot will fix it, but wondering if there's any way I could restore the speaker without rebooting? (Setting things ...
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Can I configure my iPhone to play audio files through ear speaker instead of the bottom speaker?

My company utilizes a voicemail system which sends audio files as email attachments. These audio files playback via QuickTime in iOS which pushes the audio out via the phone's speaker. Which is great ...
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How can I play the sound from the audio in through my speakers?

I have got a Macbook Pro 15" that has both an audio in and out port. Now I would like to play the sound from an external device through the speakers of my Mac. How can I do that? I tried to just ...
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Recommended Bluetooth Receiver for Speakers?

I have normal speakers which can be connected via a 3.5mm jack. I want to use those speakers wirelessly with help of bluetooth, so is there any bluetooth receiver device for such type of speakers ?
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How can I use my Apple earbud mic with the internal speakers on my Macbook Air?

When I plug my iPhone headset into my Macbook Air, the operating system recognizes both the headphones and the microphone. As a "side-effect" it disables the internal speaker and microphone. Is there ...
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Filter out speaker output from microphone input - Macbook Pro

I just recieved my new Macbook Pro (2013 version) and I have one problem. I know most computers don't do this, but does anybody know of anyway I could stop my microphone (built into the Mac) from ...
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iPod touch in-built speaker vs iPad in-built speaker

Are the iPod touch (5th generation) speakers as good as the ones that come in iPad? Or is the speaker present in the iPad (3rd / 4th generation) better than the iPod touch ones? Basically, my mom is ...
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Will USB speakers override the audio jack output?

I had the audio jack on my MacBook Pro removed while attempting to remove a headphone tip stuck in the jack, and now the MacBook will not recognise the internal speakers. The output is stuck on the ...
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Just dropped my mac, speakers broke?

I have accidentally dropped my mac in a way that it damaged my internal speakers. They're not damaged severely, but they are impared. Basically, without headphones the right side of my MBA 11' ...
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How to connect a Pioneer XW-SMA3 AirPlay speaker to WPA Personal wifi network?

I just bought a new Pioneer XW-SMA3 AirPlay speaker system but have so-far been unable to connect it to my home WiFi Network. The speakers come with an Ethernet port so I am able to connect it via ...
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Sound Output from Garageband (on iPad) using Bluetooth

Is it possible to use bluetooth to listen to the sounds of Garageband on iPad? I don't succeed to do it. I hear the sound from the ipad's speaker... But I can do it when I listen to iTunes for ...
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iPhone 4s speakers stopped working

During a FaceTime call I suddenly had no sound. It took me a while to realize it wasn't just on FaceTime, but no ringer, no music, no keyboard clicks. It does not say headset when I turn volume up ...
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No sound from speakers on MacBook Pro except the startup chime

After plugging my headphones out, suddenly there is no sound from the internal speakers. When I press volume buttons, I see a circle-backslash symbol below the speaker icon. Restarting doesn't help. ...
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Can volume booster software damage MacBook Pro's internal speakers?

As you know the sound volume of Mac laptops is not too loud. I bought Boom, a volume-booster software for Macs, and after some months of using it for listening to music or viewing videos at loud ...
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How do i help for Ford Sync hear my demands better?

My Ford Sync does not seem to hear me when i request to make a call, or when I tell it who to call.. is there something i need to do or change in my settings. I have it paired with a iphone 4. ...
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What impedance matching speaker selection systems are smartphone controllable?

There are tons of ways of distributing sound throughout your house – most from the pre-smartphone days – that let you individually toggle speaker output to different rooms via a central console full ...
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Use multiple speakers to play 2 ch audio

My macbook pro has 2 built in speakers and a line-out for audio. Additionally, I have it connected to my cinema display wich also has 2 speakers. I want to know how to combine them to use all of ...
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Mac mini built in speakers do not play all of sound

I've a rather odd issue I've noticed while playing this song on Youtube: When using the built-in speakers I only hear the background singing (a bit hard to describe: sometimes I hear almost nothing, ...
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No Sound macbook pro

Im playing music through my mbp 15" speakers and i keep getting a glitch were the sound will wont start playing i click on the sound up key and i get this icon, after a while (10 seconds) it goes away ...
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iPhone won't play music from safari through external speakers when on silent

My iPhone 4S won't play music through the external speakers when my phone is on silent, and this problem is only restricted to safari - it works for other apps, even the google app when I tried ...
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Can you play sound out of Macbook Pro & Apple Cinema Display Simultaneously [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I get sound out of both iMac and attached Thunderbolt Display? I have a macbook pro 2009 model, and a 24' apple cinema display. When the USB is connected the audio ...
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My Mac randomly fails to play system alert sounds when connected to USB speakers

I use Logitech USB speakers with my computer. They are set as the default output device as well as the default alert output device. Just after boot, all works well. All audio plays perfectly. After ...
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Bluetooth speaker with selectable source and compatible with iPhone 4s

Both my wife and I have iPhone 4s' and we both listen to podcasts a lot. We like to stream them through a bluetooth speaker (portable). We are looking for a speaker that allows you to pair multiple ...
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Why do the speakers on my Macbook Pro crackle sometimes?

I've noticed that from time to time the speakers on my Macbook Pro (OS X 10.8) make a strong and harsh crackling sound instead of, or over the top of, a sound effect they are supposed to be playing. ...
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Using Car Speaker As Music Player in iPhone

I have an ordinary bluetooth speaker. I connect to the device using bluetooth and when someone calls me I can hear my ringing tone through the car's stereo and hear the caller's voice through the ...
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Skype way too quiet. How to get louder Skype audio output on my MacBook Pro?

My girlfriend and I are getting really irritated with how quiet Skype is on my new MacBook Pro. Even with the volume turned up to the max, I can still barely hear her even with my air conditioning ...
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Why are my Macbook's internal speakers not available?

My Macbook (the unibody aluminum version) has lost its internal speakers. When I open System Preferences -> Sound -> Output, all I see is "Digital Out". If I plug in a pair of headphones, this ...
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Skype doesn't output to speaker while dialing

When I dial a contact in Skype the speaker can't be activated until the call connects. This means you either have to watch your phone or have it up against your ear which is cumbersome. Anybody know a ...
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Why do I lose my USB speakers after reconnecting with VMWare Fusion 3 running?

Here's my setup: I have a set of Altec Lansing FX5051 speakers that I run through the USB port. I also run VMWare Fusion (sometimes in Unity mode, sometimes single window, I don't think it matters) ...
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iPhone external speak with Bluetooth and AirPlay?

Most of the external speakers I've seen have either AirPlay [B&W Zeppelin] or Bluetooth [Bose Soundlink, Jawbone Big Jambox] but not both. Anyone know of an external speaker system that has both? ...
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Can iPhone work with Bose dock and a Bluetooth speaker at the same time

I have a Bose docking station and was thinking of buying a wireless bluetooth Bose speaker as well for the living room If I play my iPhone on the docking station in the kitchen, will the blootooth ...
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How loud a noise can MacBook Air speakers produce?

I can find official documentation about how loud the operating noise on a MacBook Air is and information about the speakers but no official documentation about how loud the speakers can be. Is ...
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What is the best way to listen to music in my shower/bathroom from iTunes?

I have all of my music catalogged in iTunes, and have no intentions of changing the software I use to listen to it. Therefore, I came here to gain some advice on the easiest/cheapest way to listen to ...
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Anyone know of a DAB capable Airplay Speaker [closed]

Is there such a thing as a DAB capable AirPlay Speaker system currently available? I would want something good quality not just a cheap £60 thing with 10 watts power.
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Change volume of individual speaker

My headphones are a bit damaged it seems and the left has higher volume than the right. It isn't my ears, the song or the device :). Is there a program to change just one speaker's volume? Lion allows ...
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Do multiple AirPort Expresses keep iTunes audio synchronized?

I have family members planning a party for next month, and they're looking to get a single audio track/playlist streaming across the house. Their current solution is to pick up another AirPort Express ...
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Can I make my iMac output audio to the speakers when headphones are plugged in? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you switch between built-in audio and headphone audio without unplugging? When I plug in my headphones the built in speakers are no longer an option for audio ...
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MacBook Air Speaker Quality

I have recently purchased a MacBook Air and the speakers sound tiny. Does anyone know how many watts the speakers in the 2011 Macbook Airs have?
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Is it possible to route my iPhone calls through my MacBook Pro sound system?

I have external speakers and microphone hooked up to my MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard and an iPhone 3Gs connected to it with a USB cord. Is it possible to route calls from the iPhone through the ...