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External Speakers Just Are Not Working Since My MacBook Pro was Serviced [closed]

I had my mid-2010 MacBook Pro 17" completely updated by professionals while on a business trip last year. I am running High Sierra 10.13.6 I don't oftentimes use this MacBook Pro to listen to music ...
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Macbook's speakers “pop” when entering stand-by mode

On my MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017) I have noticed a problem with popping sound. It happens both on running on AC adapter and battery: Macbook makes light pop sound (like from static electricity) from ...
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macOS Catalina + Mac Mini: How to (reliably) use external speaker + control volume with media keys?

In Short: I have not been able to find a reliable solution to use external speakers + media key volume control on macOS Catalina. Is there any good / known solution for this? Long Story: I haven ...
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Set macOS audio output to an iOS device

The speakers of my computer have a bad crackling sound. I'd like to be able to watch videos on my computer (for the large screen) and have the sound on the iPhone speakers (better sound). Is it ...
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Using speakers on both screens depending on window location

My configuration: 2x Apple Cinema Display 27" 1x late-2014 model Mac Mini I would like the speakers in each display to be used depending upon which display the window that made the sound is on. For ...
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How to clean speaker hole on macbook pro

if you have macbook with thunderbolt - you will have some weird verry small hole on speaker. If this hole is dirty - HOW TO CLEAN IT ? I have try with vacum cleaner nor air compressor not work.
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Macbook Pro putting out low sound input

Every app that I use, the speakers hardly put out sound even when set to full volume full blast. I went into sound settings and made sure the volume was up all the way and it sounds like it is on a ...
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MacBook Pro Speakers loss of bass (sound blown)

A few months ago my right speaker on my 15" 2016 MacBook Pro made a crackling/pulsing sound just after opening. Since then this speakers plays audio very quietly and with no low end whatsoever, ...
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Macbook pro 13 - Sound comes from speakers instead of headphones

Recently there appeared an issue when I plug my headphones into 3.5 output, the sound does not come from headphones instead it comes from the internal speakers. The strangest thing is that Mac ...
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Play sound from phone through MacBook speakers without Audio-In port?

I want to play the sound coming from my Android phone through my MacBook speakers, but it does not have a dedicated Audio-In/Microphone port. I have a normal AUX cable, but connecting to the normal ...
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How can I test individual speakers on a MacBook Pro?

The MacBook Pro 2019 has 6 built-in speakers. Is there some way I can test them 1 at a time? All I can find is how to test left side or right side independently, or how to run Apple Diagnostics which ...
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How to use dual speakers in macOS

I am using macOS Catalina; there are 2 LG UltraFine displays with speakers in them. I can use one or the other fine, but it would be nice if I could use both speakers at the same time. I tried making ...
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My Mac Switches Audio Output From Bluetooth Headphones to Internal Speakers

I was watching some youtube videos on my mac (macOS Catalina, MacBook Air, 13-inch, Mid 2012) with my paired Bluetooth headphones. Randomly, about 15 minutes in the audio output just switched to the ...
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iPhone's volume low on Bluetooth speakers

Anytime I connect to a Bluetooth speaker it won’t play full volume, I have the volume all the way up on my phone and the speaker but it will only play at about half the volume than other phones will ...
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Switching inputs from MacBook Pro Speakers to External Headphones

When I have my headphone plugged into my Mac and open an application like YouTube, I can hear sound from the headphones. When I unplug the headphones, I then hear sound from the MacBook Pro speakers. ...
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MacBook Air 2017 internal speakers and headphones sound fluctuating - hardware or software issue?

Problem: My MacBook Air 2017 (OS Mojave) internal speaker is emitting barely audible audio even at max volume. When headphones are plugged in, at times the audio suddenly becomes clear of its own ...
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Macbook's right speaker generating cracking voice

I tried this solution to sort out. IT does seem a software problem because now my left speaker having cracking sound. But since the answer does not tell how to fix it so I am asking again.
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Does plugging iPhone into speakers shorten its life span?

I yearn to play music on my external speakers that can be connected to iPhone or $50 USD 256 GB USB flash drive. I'm assuming that both's life time will shorten. But which to use? I'm guessing USB, ...
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Mute single speaker?

The left internal speaker on my 2018 MBP fried (sounds annoying common). I don't really want to take it in to get it fixed, and I'm hoping I can just disable the left one and use the right one. In ...
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Connect select bluetooth speakers when bluetooth headphones are connected

My morning routine is to have a call using bluetooth headphones on my MacBook Pro, then after the call I connect the bluetooth speakers and want to play music, but when I select the speakers, it ...
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Use iphone as speaker with old unibody white Mac

I have a very old Mac, white Unibody 2009. High Sierra 10.13.6 with upgraded 8GB and SSD. I also have a iPhone SE. The speakers on my old Mac are past their best and the volume from my iPhone can ...
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Setting system volume in macOS when an external display with speakers is connected

Recently I purchased an external display for my MacBook Pro (2017). I chose an LG 27UK850. The display has built-in speakers and is connected to my MacBook via USB-C port. The speakers are working ...
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Multiple Apple devices/One Bluetooth speaker

I have my iPhone synced to a Bose bluetooth speaker. I would like to sync my MacBook Pro to the same speaker. When I open "Bluetooth" on the Mac, there are no options to add another device, and I'm ...
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Speaker malfunction (crackling) on Mid-2014 MacBook Pro Retina

My laptop has a crackling sound in the right speaker. Using the post (link below), I was able to isolate that the problem is a software one (e.g. swapping channels made the problem affect the left ...
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MacBook Pro 15 speaker wattage

I am interested in knowing the technical specifications of the speakers supplied with the 15 inch MacBook Pro (2018). They sound distinctively more loud as compared to any other laptop on the market. ...
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Sound in Ubuntu not in Mac OS

I broke the headphone jack. Internal speakers disabled in Mac OS. However when installing Ubuntu the speakers work normally. Can I somehow install the Ubuntu drivers into Mac Os or something? to make ...
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Prevent external speakers in monitors connected via HDMI being used

I sometimes run into an issue where I connect an external monitor via HDMI, and my Macbook Pro's sound is now routed to the monitor instead of my headphones or the internal speakers. Worse, sometimes ...
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Is there a way to mute internal speakers on startup without unplugging headphones?

Some backstory: I use my MacBook at odd hours and don't want to disturb anybody with the loud startup chime. As you may well know, you can mute that by pressing the Mute key before shutdown with the ...
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Override digital-out audio output Mac

I broke the headphone jack of my MacBook, so now you only hear the right-side, even with mono-audio on. But when I unplug the headphones, the speakers are turned off and only Digital-Out can be seen ...
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How to pair a Boxanne Bluetooth speaker

I was given a Boxanne bluetooth speaker as a present and have been trying to pair it with my Mac but have so far been unable to. I just get a message saying: Couldn't connect to the device Is ...
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Crackling/Popping Right Speaker on Mid 2015 15" Macbook Pro

I've only began experiencing this issue this morning, I first noticed it at around 4 AM. Its 1 PM now. What I've done so far: Reset PRAM & SMC Switched Left & Right Speakers. The right ...
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What do these Bluetooth icons shown in iOS status bar mean?

I have two Bluetooth speakers from the same brand. They both have a mic and a call answer button as well as media playback control. When I connect to one of them I see the following icon in the ...
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Fix for 2018 MBP internal speaker noise bursts?

I have an issue with my 2018 15" MacBook Pro where the internal speakers will start to emit loud periodic bursts of noise after I've been using them for a seemingly random amount of time. If I use an ...
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iMac Speakers don't work

Looking for a little bit help here. I've searched everywhere and couldn't find an answer. My 2013 27" iMac doesn't play sound with the speakers (movies, youtube, itunes, etc..) but when I go to "...
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iPhone 7 Plus randomly wouldn’t let me do things?

My iPhone 7 with iOS 11.3.1 has a problem with its microphone and headphone jack. When I make a call, I am unable to click on the loud “Speaker” button, and also am unable to hear the person on the ...
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Launch AppleScript when bluetooth device is disconnected

Spotify continues playing on my Mac when my bluetooth headphones are disconnected (when they go out of range or lose battery for example). I have an AppleScript to pause Spotify, and I want it to be ...
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How do I use a Mac as a wireless speaker for an iOS device? [duplicate]

I know it’s possible to do this when the device is wired to the Mac (using Quicktime’s record audio), but I haven’t found a way to do it wirelessly.
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How can I use my Bluetooth speaker for 2 Apps Spotify + Microphone Apps at same time?

I would like to play the music on my Bluetooth speaker while singing over the music played from another application such as Spotify or YouTube. (Microphone Apps can be downloaded from the Apple store ...
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How to do speaker correction on a MacBook Pro Retina

On a MacBook Pro 15inch Retina I find the sound output from the internal speakers to be quite 'strange'. It is like there is too much bass from where the spectrum starts and then as if there are some ...
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AirPlay audio output

Ok, so I'm working in a new classroom with the following scenario I'm trying to solve. I have a MacBook Air connected to a ceiling projector using AirPlay. The thing I don't like with this is that ...
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Macbook Pro speaker gets muffled

Macbook Pro 2016 15" model. The speakers often go from perfectly clear to very noticeably muffled when adjusting the volume. It often happens when turning the volume up - but it'll still be at ...
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Used Audio Midi Set Up to use two audio outputs at once but now am unable to control the master volume of my MacBook Pro?

I am able to control the left and right speakers on my MacBook Pro in Audio Midi Setup, but the master volume is completely disabled, as in I can't use the keyboard or audio window in preferences to ...
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Using a MacBook as a Bluetooth speaker for a Windows PC

I was wondering if it would be possible to use the Apple MacBook or MacBook Pro as a Bluetooth speaker for another computer? The MacBook could act as a Bluetooth speaker that plays the other computer’...
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A1342 MacBook distorted speaker motherboard issue

I have an A1342 MacBook I cobbled together from spare parts. It works perfectly except the rear speaker atop the optical drive outputs distorted audio. The two speakers underneath the keyboard work ...
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Sound default problem (can't mute internal speakers)

Basically, I am having problems with the sound always finding a way to come out of the speakers, which is annoying, in a work environment. I've removed all external audio devices and set the volume ...
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Audio output gone, “internal speaker” device disappeared [closed]

A few days ago, my MacBook Air (13", mid-2011) running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 (17E199) would no longer produced any sound, neither through its built-in speakers nor the headphone jack. Pressing ...
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Set audio output device hierarchy?

Is it possible to set a hierarchy for audio output devices? I have a home and work office and move my MacBook Pro (13", Touchbar) between them. When I'm at work, I connect to an Apple Thunderbolt ...
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iMac 27" model 2010 - speaker weird after exchange of logicboard

I exchanged the logicboard and now the speakers don't work well. If plugged in both on the logicboard then the right speaker (the one without the subwoofer) makes distorted sounds. If I plug out ...
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Can I use a hotspot without data to connect to a wifi speaker?

I recently bought a WiFi speaker that needs to connect to a WiFi connection to play music from my phone. I also travel out of the country a couple times a year but do not have a data plan for out of ...
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How loud is an iPhone 6 in dB (unweighted)?

How loud is an iPhone 6 is if you make an unweighted measurement in dB? I found this, but they use a pop filter on the microphone. How loud is it really?