Questions tagged [headphones]

Headphones are a pair of small speakers that are held close to the user's ears. They typically have a wire leading to each speaker (although there may only be one); they may also be wireless. Either way, the speakers receive a signal from it's source.

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How to automatically pause a playing media on bluetooth disconnect

I'm using Jabra Halo Smart bluetooth headphones on my MacBook Pro running OS X El Capitan 10.11. One annoying issue is that whenever I'm out of bluetooth connection range the music starts playing on ...
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Is it possible to add an Apple compatible remote control to an audio cable for headphones?

I'm wondering whether there is some TRRS extension cable available which has a remote control for volume and play/pause that would allow to extend any headphones by a remote control, or alternatively ...
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Is it possible to use Apple's Earbuds/Headphones for audio in Quicktime?

When I plug in my Apple earbuds to record audio, much like I do on my iPhone for video blogs, I can use the earbuds microphone to record crisper audio than the internal mic. I want to do the same on ...
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Experiencing enormous noise when initiating Bluetooth headset call mode on iPhone

When I'm initiating a call using any 3rd party app like Slack or Google Hangouts using Bluetooth headset (I've tried a couple of different models from Bose) on my iPhone I'm experiencing very loud ...
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iPhone plays/pauses/skips songs and activates siri only when connected to earphones

I have had my iphone 5s (still have version 7.1.1) for three years now and never have encountered such a problem until recently. When I plug my earphones, it works well depending on whether i want ...
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Macbook Air headphone buzzing noise

When I plug my IE80 into my Macbook Air and play any audio, it has a hissing noise in the background. I tried the solution in How can I make my Macbook Pro's headphone jack stop "humming"...
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Stream audio from Logic Pro X to mobile device

I am creating an interactive project in which participants explore a room (a real one, not virtually) with their mobile device — iOS or Android — and headphones. The music in their headphones will ...
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MacBook Air headphone jack causing mac to go into sleep mode [closed]

So my MacBook Air continuously flickers between on and sleep modes. It stays on only when I plug in the headphone jack and keep it at an angle pressed. I took it to the store and I was told it could ...
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Will Bluetooth speakers and/or USB speakers work for sound when there is a broken headphone jack stuck in my macbook port?

I bought a Macbook for a low price because it has a headphone jack broken off in its port. I have tried some of the fixes for removing the jack, but it is broken deep in the port and unfortunately ...
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Is it possible to connect an iPhone to a bluetooth headset and also to wired headphones? [duplicate]

My wife and I often watch videos on the plane together, we used to use our iPad together with a headphone splitter so we could watch a movie together - but then we lost the splitter. Anyway, I'm ...
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Connecting two devices to one phone

So I have been trying to connect my microphone to my iPhone 5s while connecting another device(a speaker) simultaneously. Is this possible in anyway? Also can I speak on the mic and hear from the ...
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How do I use Soundflower with El Capitan on my MacBook Air and hear my computer audio while recording with QuickTime?

Okay, so I've tried so hard to set up Soundflower on my computer, and it doesn't seem to work no matter how many tutorials I watch. I'm running OSX El Capitan 10.11.4 on a MacBook Air 13-inch from ...
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iPhone 5C behaving like headphones are plugged in

I updated my 5c to iOS 9.3.2 and since then the phone has been behaving as though the headphone are plugged in. Neither speaker nor microphone work normally when taking calls - I hear nothing and the ...
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Can I replace the headphone jack on an iPhone SE?

I have the tip of a headphone jack stuck in the headphone socket in a brand new iPhone SE. I went to Apple looking for a repair and they said that it wasn't repairable and that I'd have to spend £...
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Create 2 independent audio outputs to apple TV and headphones

So I have this setup: MacbookPro, external DELL monitor and Samsung TV that is connected to Apple TV. I study at home at the moment and use the laptop extensively. Sometimes I play movies to my ...
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Control Macs volume with headphones

I have the Bose Quitcomfort 25 headphones for Android and on it there are 3 buttons (volume up, down and play pause toggle). I was able to get the Play Pause toggle up and running by installing ...
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headset plugged in via Y-adapter and extension cable stopped working

I own a late 2013 iMac 27". The following setup worked for months until yesterday: The 3.5mm port is connected to a Y-Adapter, the adapter let me use two headsets at once. I use my headset and my ...
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bt headphones call ended on connect

I recently bought Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 bluetooth headphones and I use them mainly with my imac. After a bit of fiddling I figured out to force aptx via the bluetooth explorer and disable the ...
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Permanently set audio output to headphones

I am pretty sure I have a faulty audio jack on my 13-inch, early 2011 MacBook Pro, given that I've spilled some liquid on it a while back. Ever since, it's been bad at detecting whether headphones ...
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NO audio on macbook air 2010

so I have my macbook air (late 2010) and it has been working fine for a good while, now all of a sudden for no reason (Ok i may of dropped it but the drop was less than 1 foot and mac showed no damage ...
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Voice feedback loop into the headphones

Is there a way on a Mac to have the input from the microphone be played in the headphones so I can listen to my own voice? Talking when you can't listen to yourself is a bit awkward
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How can I connect 2 headset microphones to my Macbook Pro so that we can both speak AND hear sound effects from the Macbook Pro?

This is for podcasting purposes. I just can't seem to figure it out. We both need to be able to speak and hear whatever noises/sound effects coming from the computer as all of it is being recorded. ...
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Headphones don't go into iPhone 5c

So I had these headphones and they worked for about a week and then suddenly they just don't fit into my phone. I have to press them really hard and hold it there. Other headphones fit just these don'...
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How to record the sound also in a screen recording if the headphones are connected?

I would like to know If I will be able to record using quick time player or other application you may suggest, both audio and video on my Macbook Air with head phones connected !! When headphones are ...
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Earphones problem/ sleep mode/ MacBook Air

I been trying to listen to the music in my MacBook Air early-2015 however when I close it the music stops. How can I fix this?
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Minimum volume is too loud when using Plantronics Bluetooth headphone

I have this problem using an iPhone 6 or iPhone 5s with either of two sets of wireless headphones - Plantronics Backbeat Pro and Plantronics Backbeat Sense. The volume over bluetooth is much higher ...
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Can hear boot noise but no other sound

I have a MacBook Air A1237. I can hear the "dong" from startup, but in OS I couldn't hear anything. In System Preferences, as output, I see only headphones. If I plug in a headphone I can hear sounds,...
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Line In Headset's Microphone Not Receiving Input

I'm using Windows 10 (32 bit) with Boot Camp on an early 2009 iMac. I recently got an X2 from Ovann (http://ovann.com/c2223.html) and looks like this (http://phongvu.vn/gallery/avatar_upload/products/...
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Is there a limit to amount of bluetooth devices connected to a MacBook Pro?

Problems arose today when I connected the 5th bluetooth device to my MacBook Pro. 1 new Apple keyboard 1 new Apple trackpad 1 old Apple keyboard 1 old Apple mouse (most recently connected) 1 Beats ...
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How do I fix a MacBook earphone port, stuck in optical mode

My 2009 MacBook’s speaker doesn't work (most times). The digital audio out port gets stuck (a red glow appears from within the socket). It is an old MacBook with separate headset & mic ports. ...
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iPod Nano 6G stops playing when display turns off

My iPod Nano 6G stops playing music when the display turns off either by time, or by pressing the "Sleep/Wake"-button. This effect is fully reproducible but only appears with certain headphones, ...
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No sound from mac, how to find the problem?

Good day, I have Macbook Pro 2012 with el Capitan 10.11.3. The problem - no sound from my mac. I have listen the music, after that I decide to insert headphones, when I'm taking out the headphones ...
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I want iPhone 5s to always ring..even when head is left active

Is there any way to make the phone ring when the headset is left on? My husband will take the earpiece out of his ear but leave it active. When a call comes in it rings in the earpiece and not through ...
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Game audio is tied to the ringer switch. Is this a bug or a feature?

I've got an iPhone 6 running the latest iOS 9.2.1 public beta, although the following behavior has been happening to me for a few iOS updates now. I'm wondering if it's a beta bug that should be ...
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My headphones stopped working on my macbook air

My headphones on my Macbook Air just stopped working! Like they are "stuck on mute". I take them out, no red light on the jack, and they work perfectly. But once I plug my Headphones in, the volume ...
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Mic and Headphone jack into one?

I recently bought a new headphones, which have two jacks; One for microphone and one for headphones. My Macbook Air only has one "hole", which is for the entire headset. I bought a reduction. The ...
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Samsung Earphone for iPad mini4

I am having iPad mini 4 . As everyone knows that it comes without earphone. Can I use my Samsung S5 earphone for the iPad? Please suggest me either I have to purchage only Apple earphone only? Thanks
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No sound (speakers/jack) + microphone's dead after spilling water

Sadly, yesterday I've spilled some water on my MacBook Pro (El Capitan). Before you yell at me - it was closed, turned off and it wasn't a lot of water, the laptop was wet only on the top and under - ...
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no sound coming from external speakers, that are plugged into jack on my macbook pro

haven't touched any settings, or downloaded any new software. I just started up my computer and the headphones jack that power my external speakers aren't working?! I get no sound at all. Yet, when I ...
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iPhone 5 sound not playing through headphones

I have tried multiple working pairs of headphones (tested on other devices) and the iPhone doesn't play any sound through headphones.
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Do Powerbeats2 Use Bluetooth LE (4.0)?

Yesterday I bought Powerbeats2 wireless in-ear headphones at Best Buy. I am wondering if they use Bluetooth LE or older Bluetooth technology, such as Bluetooth 2.1. I've looked on Apple's website ...
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EarPods pause/play when moving

I have encountered a strange behavior twice already, with two separate EarPods headsets. After about a year of using the headset, the cable near the jack gets slightly worn out and it causes really ...
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Which Bluetooth Headphones Switch Easily between 3 Devices?

I am planning on buying bluetooth headphones that I would use alternatively with my iPad, iPhone and MacBook Pro. I saw the bose headphones allow to have 2 devices connected at the same time and that ...
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Is it safe to listen to Apple earpods at 75% volume?

The sensitivity is listed at 109 DB, so I guess 75% volume is about 82 DB, which is pretty safe.
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Is it possible to swap the left and right audio channels on an iPhone?

On iPhone is it possible to make the right audio channel play through my left headhpone, and vice versa? If it can't be done directly through the iPhone Settings, can it be done with a third-party ...
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Speaker on when headset plugged in

I would like to keep my headset plugged into my iPhone 5S but have the ringer audible from the phone when I don't have the earbuds in my ears. is this possible? I don't like to have to hurry up and ...
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How can I stop earpods from falling out in the cold?

I have a nice set of Apple earpods, but I have a problem with them falling out of my ears. All earbuds have some tendency to fall out, but the Apple ones, while comfortable and nice sounding, are ...
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Severe Bluetooth Connectivity Issues - OS X Yosemite+El Capitan

Ever since Yosemite, Bluetooth connectivity on my very modern MBP w/Retina has been absolute garbage. My workspace includes the Apple wireless keyboard + Magic Trackpad, and I usually am also using ...
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Headphone volume low

This just started happening recently. When I plug my headphones in, I get full high fidelity volume for a fraction of a second and then it becomes significantly muted. I've checked "Sound" in ...
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Why does my MacBook only connect to bluetooth headset when it's just been turned on?

I run 10.10.4 on an Macbook Pro 9,2. When my bluetooth headphones are on and I try to connect with them, nothing happens. I then need to turn off the headphones and turn them on again, at which point ...

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