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Mute single speaker?

Simple method, as already stated, System Prefs > Sound > Output. Set balance slider to the right. More comprehensive method, in case you are listening to stereo & need the information otherwise ...
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Can't pair JBL Flip 3 to MacBook Pro 13" running macOS 10.12.5

First of all I would check with JBL Support for any known issues, updates, compatibility, etc. On the MBP side of things you could try resetting both the macOS Bluetooth Device List and Bluetooth ...
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Mute single speaker?

Open System Preferences > Sound > Output look for the balance slider and adjust as needed.
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How to delay the internal speaker of a MacBook to sync with an external speaker with larger latency?

This requires more sophisticated routing capability than you might at first think. There are a few utilities that can intercept a stream on its way to your outputs & speakers, but the simpler ones ...
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Use internal speakers with others plugged into headphones jack

There is a way to do this but it is difficult and probably not for every user. What happened is Apple does have a "hardware" switch built in, which sends a signal to disable/enable the internal ...
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Sound output set to headphones and most comes through them, but some sounds (e.g. alert sounds) come from internal speakers

In System Preferences > Sound you can control the sound output from the "Output" tab. This is the same setting you can change from the speaker icon in the menu bar. This sets the audio ...
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How can I fix a low speaker volume problem on my iPhone 6s?

Answering my own question. Got it fixed. In case someone else has this issue, I took it to the Apple store. Turns out the speaker got clogged with microscopic particles (lint, sand, etc...) since I ...
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How can I fix a low speaker volume problem on my iPhone 6s?

The solution you mention worked perfectly for me. I have an iPhone 6 and speaker volume was painfully low (I even thought I was getting deaf). Speakerphone calls were simply impossible to handle. ...
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Sound from the speakers of my MBPro with Touch Bar degrading

UPDATE: almost 3 months later, multiple updates down the road and upgrade to high sierra, I am sad to report that the issue still persist. I will probably have to return to the apple store to RMA my ...
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Macbook Pro speaker gets muffled

I've experienced this issue and after a complete re-install and every troubleshooting regarding software tried out, I handed it in at an AASP. They determined the issue to be hardware, and exchanged ...
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How to make sure my Mac isn't making a sound using its speakers?

Select your Macs internal speakers as the output Turn the volume to 0 Now if for whatever reason output does not occur over your headphones your speakers will still be muted.
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My Macbook Pro Right Speaker Kept Going Broken Even After Replacement

This is a well known issue of macbook pro since 2009 and it effects even the latest model. The reason being the macbook speakers are not designed to resist heat. If it has been working for hours over ...
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Dual 27" Cinema displays...can I play both sets of speakers?

Yes! You can create an aggregate device in Audio MIDI setup and play through that, which will play both sets of speakers. From the Finder, choose Utilities from the Go menu. Open the Audio MIDI Setup ...
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Audio output limiter for Mac? NOT volume control

For a free solution to add a compressor/limiter to the system-wide audio, you can use Soundflower along with Apple's AU Lab: https://github.com/mattingalls/Soundflower/releases https://www.apple.com/...
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Apple ball speakers connect to MacBookPro?

You need a USB DAC (Digital Audio Converter). I personally use a Behringer UCA202 to connect my iMac to my Bose Wave Radio (line input). What's really nice about it is that it's powered off the ...
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iPhone X Bottom Speakers Not Working?

It may look like both are speakers, but in fact the speakers on the iPhone are top centre & bottom right - you get the best stereo impression with the phone in landscape orientation. Pic from ...
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Can volume booster software (like Boom) damage MacBook Pro's internal speakers?

They're laptop speakers. If you want music and films to sound good, plug your MacBook into proper speakers or headphones. No technology on the planet can make thumb-sized laptop speakers sound ...
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How can I play the sound from the audio in through my speakers?

A bit late to the party but I’ve stumbled on a solution on another StackOverflow website that led me here: http://jsfiddle.net/jib1/7ejwaxkc It works wonderfully as an audio passthrough. Took me ages ...
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How can I play the sound from the audio in through my speakers?

You can use the SoundSource app from Rogue Amoeba to set your sound on "Play-Thru". Or you can do it in their free Line-In app, which has been retired but can still be downloaded.
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Can volume booster software (like Boom) damage MacBook Pro's internal speakers?

Yes, Boom is the culprit. It tore my speaker cones on Macbook Pro 2012 non retina. Boom not even once mentioned it would cause such issues, it similarly damaged my wired headphones after a year of ...
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Set iPhone volume to maximum when connecting to a Bluetooth speaker

Some Bluetooth speakers use the phone volume control to determine the speaker volume which is much simpler than having 2 independent volumes. It works both ways too, if using volume buttons on the ...
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How do I fix a MacBook earphone port, stuck in optical mode

I just used a toothpick, flat headed, did a few swirls around inside the port with very light pressure & it just works, now Internal Speakers is available & the default choice in Sound prefs, ...
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How can I easily test sound (speakers and Mic) on my ipad?

Take a video of anything (yourself, your pets, traffic, etc.) and while recording, say something. Replay the video. If you hear the sound you are supposed to, it works. This has the benefits of ...
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NO audio on macbook air 2010

A drop is a drop - 1 foot or 10 feet - you dropped it. More than likely, you broke something on the I/O Board This goes for around $70 on Amazon. I just purchased one to fix a friends 2012 MBA ...
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Location of Speakers on MacBook Pro Retina, 13-inch

It seems the gaps around the keys of the keyboard are meant to act as the speaker "grilles", however not the only avenue for sound to exit. Source: I use a silicone keyboard protector which covers ...
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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?

Yes, a Bluetooth and/or a USB speaker will "override" your audio input. It all depends on how you configure it. In System Preferences > Sound, you can setup which audio device does what. For ...
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Where's iPhone 7 microphone located?

iPhone 6s also included the microphone in the first bore of the right speaker grill (unlike iPhone 6). It's probably a noise cancellation feature and will have the same function in iPhone 7. Your ...
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macOS Sierra Bluetooth is skipping

As stated on a different answer, and I am not quite sure why it was downvoted, the first thing to look for is "bluetooth and 2.4 GHz interference". Make a simple test to switch to a 5GHz Wifi network, ...
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macOS Sierra 2.1 to 5.1 upmixer?

Yes, you can do what you want with Vox Music Player and maybe also Jack OS X. In terms of which option you'd be better using, it really gets down to what you want to do? If you just want to be able ...
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