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Questions tagged [speakers]

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Why does iMac volume increase by itself?

I have an iMac running OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6. I have two Roland external speakers (older - maybe 2006) running from the headphone port/jack, and with many different apps the volume starts ...
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Skype | Popup to switch to speaker

The attached image showing a popup when trying to turn on speaker while using Skype. Is this an iOS thing, or new Skype feature or I messed up some settings?
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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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Using multiple sound systems with an iMac

I have a new iMac and 4 speaker systems each with a sub. The Altec Lansing 641 and the Logitech THX both hooked up through the 3.5 on the back of the iMac. The Bose Companion 5 going through USB, and ...
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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

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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How to avoid feedback / echos on Skype calls?

When someone in the room is dialed into a Skype meeting in the room and I'm too far away from the screen to clearly see everything, I dial into the Skype meeting from my laptop. Unfortunately, even if ...
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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?
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iPhone X Bottom Speakers Not Working?

I recently got an iPhone X and noticed it has the same issues with its speakers at the bottom of the device as my older iPhone 5s. On both sides of the charging port there are grills for the speakers,...
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Dust went into my MacBook left speaker

So last night when I finished using my MacBook and then I noticed the left speaker had some small ball of dust. So I thought of taking it out in the morning tomorrow. So then when I tried to take it ...
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Airplay Yamaha CRX-N560d speakers working on iPad Air 2 but not on Macbook Pro 2017

Good morning everyone. I own a Yamaha Net HI-FI, a CRX-N560D that has airplay capabilities. I couldn't get my new Macbook Pro 2017 - High Sierra 10.13.3 installed - to stream audio to airplay ...
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Poor audio in one speaker - Mac

I have a 2016 Macbook Pro 15" running macOS Sierra. The left speaker sounds muffled (it isn't outputting any treble) while the right speaker sounds perfectly fine. For some casual debugging, I've ...
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Does the 2017 iPad Pro 12.9 have better speakers than the 2015 iPad Pro 12.9

I recently had the opportunity to try playing music on the internal speakers with both models, although in different stores, and I've noticed that the older iPad's internal speakers are either quieter,...
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MacBook Pro Touch Bar pops and right speaker gets disabled

I have a strange issue with my MacBookPro 14,3 (Touch Bar), a 15" model. Whenever there is a loud sound or a change in music dynamics (e.g., the start of a loud chorus in a song, an explosion, the “...
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Speaker and camera of my MacBook Air aren't working after installing windows

Yesterday I installed Windows 8.1 on my MacBook Air on the partition that contained macOS, so the only OS that exists on my laptop is windows. With addition I had also installed BootCamp drivers on it....
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Display takes a while to come on after sleep and No sound from internal speakers in OS X, but everything is fine in Ubuntu

My Hardware Macbook Air Early 2008 (MacbookAir1,1) OS X Lion 10.7.5 Problems 1) Display backlight is off for minutes after waking. When I wake up my MBA from a longer sleep or after being off ...
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Is there a faster way to change my sound inputs and outputs?

I use multiple sound inputs and outputs. For example, for outputs I have my internal speakers, Air Parrot, and Bluetooth speakers. For inputs I have my internal microphone, Line In, Air Parrot, and a ...
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Can playing music at full volume on a 15" MBP (2017) damage the speaker irreversibly?

A few weeks ago, the left speaker on my MacBook suddenly "popped" when I received a notification. The volume was not high and no music was playing. It seems that the speaker was overdriven and pretty ...
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Some audio (but not all) coming out of MacBook speakers instead of Display speakers

My 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is connected to my Apple Thunderbolt Display via a genuine Apple Thunderbolt to USB-C adapter. The audio from the MacBook is piped through to the built-in speakers in ...
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Volume on MacBook Pro low after disconnecting from Bluetooth speakers

As the title suggests, I am having issue with the volume of the internal speakers from my MBP after I disconnect from the Bluetooth speaker. This doesn't happen always, but it seems to happen with ...
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Sound from the speakers of my MBPro with Touch Bar degrading

I have a 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch bar. When I play loud music or watch a movie in which there's a noisy action scene for instance, the speakers' sound quality suddenly degrades. Sound continues ...
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iPad Pro 10.5 speaker wattage

Is there any information on the wattage of the four internal speakers in the new iPad Pro 10.5? I couldn’t find any, and Apple (inaccurate as always) just says it has the four-way speaker-system.
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Waterproofing the iPhone 7 Plus for use in sea water

I use an iPhone 7 Plus with an Overboard waterproof bag. I take a lot of photos and the waterproof bag is very cumbersome. I've noticed the only holes in the iPhone are the charging port and the ...
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How can I fix a low speaker volume problem on my iPhone 6s?

I have a 6s with iOS 9.3x installed. Out of the blue, the speaker volume became barely audible. By speaker I mean the the loud speaker at the bottom of the phone. I've used headphones and bluetooth ...
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Can't pair JBL Flip 3 to MacBook Pro 13" running macOS 10.12.5

My JBL Flip 3 won't connect to my 13" MacBook Pro running macOS Sierra 10.12.5. Here's what I do: I open my Bluetooth preferences on my MBP and power up the Flip 3 into pairing mode (power light ...
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Apple ball speakers connect to MacBookPro?

Is there a way to connect my apple ball speakers to my MacBookPro? The speakers have a 2.5mm jack but the MacBook Pro has a USB port. Thanks!
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MacBook Pro speakers dust

The holes of the speakers in the MacBook Pro (the recent model) are closed by dust. Is there a good way to clean them?
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Why is there static noise when playing media at zero volume on iPhone?

I have iPhone 6 on iOS 10.3. Recently, while watching a video (not stored on my phone, but on YouTube on Firefox browser) with volume set to zero, I put the bottom speaker on the iPhone to my ear (...
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Crackling left speaker on 13" Macbook Pro Early 2015

I recently got my MBP back from an Apple Certified Service Centre where they replaced the logic board and IO board. They fixed the initial issue (unresponsive startup manager + slow boot), however now ...
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2016 15-inch MacBook Pro speaker makes buzzing sound

I have a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2016). I have noticed that when I play any sound through the speaker, the speaker starts buzzing. The buzz stops after ~1 minute without playing any sound. When I ...
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Change volume of speakers before unplugging headphones

I have a 15" Macbook Pro mid-2015. If my headphones are currently plugged into the audio jack, is it possible for me to control the volume of the speakers? So that, after unplugging my headphones, ...
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MacBook as audio source for iPhone USB compatible speakers

Is it possible to output sound from a MacBook via USB to an iPhone/iPod compatible speaker (the speaker has an USB input that only works with iPhones), maybe making the Mac output sound through USB ...
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macOS Sierra 2.1 to 5.1 upmixer?

Is there any way to play music through all of the speakers in a 5.1 (or 7.1) surround system in Sierra? I've looked at options like Soundflower, but everything I've looked into is 3+ years old. To ...
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Volcano II Bluetooth Metal Speaker initiating calls

I'm using a Volcano II Bluetooth Speaker with my iPhone. Since it once got connected to a friend iPhone, I noticed that my phone was randomly initiating calls to that friend, when I'm using the ...
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Mac Mini: No sound except for startup chime

I have a Mac Mini (mid 2010) and out of nowhere the sound has completely stopped working, the only exception to this is the startup chime when turning on the machine. I have already checked to see if ...