Questions about using headphones with your computer.

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Use Bluetooth dongle with Blutooth-enabled laptop

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 ultrabook running Windows 10 that comes with Bluetooth support but lacks aptX support. I have Sony MDR10RBT headphones that support aptX. The audio latency I experience while ...
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Headphone volume is way too loud in windows 10 even with an external usb sound card

I have a pair of Bose QC2 headphones and the volume is WAY too loud in windows on all jacks: I have tried the following jacks: speaker out on back of motherboard headphone out external USB sound ...
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Why do I just get background music if I plug my headphones halfway in?

This is weird. I plugged my headphones into the soundjack on the side of my Mac Air. I then go to Youtube and listen to a song, which sounds fine - I hear both the background music and the singing. ...
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Simultaneous use of A2DP and HFP bluetooth profiles

Is there any general support for this in any OS? I'm trying to use my Sennheiser URBANITE XL Wireless headphones to play a game on Windows 10 and talk on Teamspeak simultaneously. I can't figure out ...
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Linux noob trying to get headset to work

I am trying to get my headset (Logitech H390) to work on a new linux installation (centos 6.4). Unfortunately I am unable to hear anything from the headset. I have tried several options from the sound ...
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Sony Bluetooth headphones are Paired and Connected, but there is no sound

Ref: Sony sony MDR-ZX770BN-Headphones On my Computer (windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit, Under Manage Bluetooth Devices it shows that the MDR-ZX770BN headphones are Paired and Connected, but there is no sound. ...
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Troubleshooting Bluetooth device did not accept stereo audio connection

I just bought Skullcandy "Hesh 2 Wireless" Bluetooth enabled headphones. I connected them to my Windows computer by adding a bluetooth device and everything worked well. After disconnecting and ...
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Headphones and speakers connected on the rear | Simultaneously sound

I have connected my headphones to the rear green port, and speakers to the rear black port. I want to use both of them just as simple 2:1 stereo, to play Simultaneously the same sound in headphones ...
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Recoding volume very low when using RHA MA750i headset with Microsoft's Surface Book

I have an RHA MA750i headset which work perfectly as a headset with my Android phone, and to listen to music on my Core i7 Surface Book. However, when using them with Skype or Skype for Business on my ...
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Headphones “not plugged in” according to Windows

This happens on an MSI GS72 laptop. On Ubuntu (16.04), the audio works fine: I can plug my headphones in, out, and the sound will either play through the speakers or the headphones. On Windows 10 (...
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Music but no voices on headphones

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and I have headphones for a couple of months, and only recently they started to play only the music, while the voices are there, but just very faint. I tried to connect ...
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Broke Headphone Jack ||| Merged With Speakers

I broke my headphone 3.5mm cable into my laptop, and after using glue and a cue tip, I was able to pull out the broken piece of headphone jack out. After that, I was no longer getting sound, so I did ...
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Windows 10 HP Pavilion Audio Output Headphone Jack Not Working

My headphone jack randomly stopped working today and I cannot plug in any of my or my friend's earphones or headphones and have the computer recognise it. Yesterday, I was using a set of earphones I ...
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Is wireless headphone with impedance 55Ω convenient for Macbook Pro 2015?

I want to buy Wireless headphone for Macbook Pro 2015 : Resistance:55Ω Frequency Response Range:5-40000Hz Sensitivity:105±3dB Is the resistance value good for Macbook pro ? or Macbook pro's ...
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Why do headphones/speakers go quiet when bass is played? [closed]

Its happened to everyone, your playing an awesome song, then the drop comes and everything goes quiet. Why is it that cheap headphones/speakers are unable to play low bass sounds? And why don't ...
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How can I connect to bluetooth headphones from command line?

I have a pair of bluetooth headphones that, when started (or restarted) don't always trigger my computer to automatically connect to them. In those cases I have to go into the sound menu, find the ...
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Change audio output of Windows Phone to mono

I recently switched to a Windows Phone, specifically the Microsoft Lumia 640. I am deaf in my left ear and I know that the iPhone has a feature that allows you to set the output of your headphones to ...
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Are USB headphones/headsets inferior to regular ones?

Some headsets use an USB connection instead of connecting to the motherboard's regular audio output jack. Does that make them inferior in any way to other headsets? What about USB 2.0? I'm looking for ...
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Sound issue wit tactic 3D rage headphone usb port/wire

I bought a new pair of headphones the other day (Tactic 3D rage, USB connected ones) and when i plug them in my computers installs neccesary files (only did ti the first time!), but when i try to run ...
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Issue with laptop headphones sound output

I just used my laptop to connect to a tv via a 3.5mm to RCA cable, then later plugged my headphones into my laptop to watch a video and discovered that I could hear the instrumental parts of tracks, ...
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How can I play some audio through speakers, and some through headset?

Is there a setting so that I can choose to have one program play sound through the speakers, and one program play sound through a headset? This question is related to How do you enable speaker ...
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Skype blocks the audio of other applications during call with headphones

I am trying to play a sound and talk on Skype at the same time. The problem is that Skype seems to be blocking the line, so when I am on Skype talking to someone and playing a game, the sounds from ...
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Routing PC line-in and line-out to USB headphones

I would like to use a single pair of (wireless) headphones at work. Right now I have three(music, Skype, and Cisco). A good pair of USB gaming headphones can solve the first two. What I can't figure ...
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Bluetooth headphones, multipoint, sound distortion during the conversation when listening music

I have Philips SHB8850 headset paired with Android 5.1.1 and computer Windows 10 with Bluetooth driver version Microsoft 10.0.10586.212 (in Bluetooth Settings> Hardware> SHB8850> Properties> Driver). ...
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My Headphones only work halfway plugged in

My earphones only work when I plug them halfway, but only on the laptop. When I do that on my Iphone 4s there is no sound and If I plug the whole thing in I only hear the background noise. I think its ...
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How do I turn off the sound Windows 10 makes when I plug in headphones?

I usually wear headphones at my computer. Every time I plug them in, however, a deafening sound plays through them. How can I remove this sound? p.s. This is less important, and if you don't know don'...
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Sound quality in bluetooth headphones doesn't change to high

My Bluetooth headset Philips SHB6610 has several profiles. It can work as low-quality sound headset (HFP) and high-quality sound headphones (A2DP). Typically whenever I start to play the music in my ...
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DELL XPS13 Sound Output Popup

My Dell XPS 13 won't play through my headphones, just the speakers. Before, when I inserted the headphones, a popup would appear asking me where I wanted the sound to go through. Stupidly I disabled ...
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certain sound stops untill i replug usb headphones

i have steelseries siberia v2 illuminated usb headphones and recently i noticed sound stopping until i replug, and sometimes its only specific sound eg: when i'm playing league of legends and on a ...
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Bad sound through bluetooth headphones

I have a problem with the sound quality of a pair of Acoustic CHP600BT Solutions Bluetooth Headphones - Black. When I connect these headphones to my phone (Samsung S2 plus), the sound quality is ...
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Drivers for headphones with in-line mic and remote control

Is there a way to get the in-line microphone and remote controller on headphones to work on Windows? I've got Koss iSpark designed to work with iPhone, but also other smartphones. It has in-line ...
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Sound playing through speakers when headphones are plugged in

My computer model is an Acer Aspire Timeline U currently running Windows 7 Enterprise. My headphones are in perfect working order, but recently when I have plugged them into my laptop, the sound ...
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3.5mm Analog Audio vs. Bluetooth Audio Quality

I want to buy a wireless (bluetooth) headset, but I am worried about the sound quality when it's connected to Bluetooth. All other things being equal (e.g. the quality of the headphones themselves is ...
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Headphones/Speakers not detected (Windows 10)

I have just system reset my pc, and I have not previously had this issue. My pc does not detect the speakers that I have plugged into the only jacks on the pc. It simply says that there is nothing ...
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My headphones aren't detected in “Playback Devices”, but still play sound along with the speakers

Muting my sound only mutes the speakers, but changing the volume changes the volume for both. When I want to change the volume it automatically unmutes, playing sound out of the speakers a few seconds ...
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Put a maximum volume limit on windows 8.1 headphones

I have a windows 8.1 laptop. I have headphones that I use all the time, but they are extremely loud. I use them all the time on 1. I cant go past 20 without hurting my ears. Is there any way I can set ...
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Bluetooth headphones backward compatibility

Couple of days back I have bought Skullcandy uproar bluetooth headset. It works well with mobile phone, but when paired with my Windows 10 laptop, it is detected as handsfree. I could see both '...
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Razer USB Headphones Linux Drivers

How to use Razer Headphones USB on Linux? I tried razercfg but I don't know how to use it or if it helps. And btw I've done my research. I know that Razer doesn't support Linux but if there is any 3rd ...
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Headphone jack stops working after suspend / reboot

I had this really annoying problem, where the headphone jack would work fine after a cold start. But after suspending or cold rebooting (restart the computer without completely shutting it down) the ...
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What can I do so the headphone volume is not so loud when I plug it?

I have Logitech H340 headphones with a USB-connector. When I plug-in the USB-connector, the headphone volume is too loud, even if I set the volume of my Windows 10 PC to one percent (less is ...
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Use internal speakers without unplugging headphones?

At work I have a Lenovo X220 in a docking station running Windows 7. I have my headphones plugged in most of the time. Occasionally I want to enable the speakers so a co-worker can hear something. To ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon, Win7 - speakers do not mute when plugging in headphones

I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon running windows 7. When I plug in headphones the internal speakers do not mute. Also, the mic input seems to come from internal mic, even when a headset is connected. The ...
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Bluetooth headset for Lenovo Thinkpad T420

I want to buy a headset which could connect wirelessly with Lenovo Thinkpad T420. I want to know if any bluetooth headset is compatible with it, or whether there is some technical specification I ...
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Can I use SONY MDR-ZX770AP as microphone in Skype?

I buy headphones SONY MDR-ZX770AP. From specification: In-line remote and mic for hands-free calls With an in-line remote and built-in microphone on the headphone cord, you can take hands-...
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My headphones are picking up radio [closed]

I recently got a new computer and as soon as I plugged in my headphones, I heard static coming in from only one side of my headphones. I unplugged my charger but I can still hear the radio, can anyone ...
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How can I separate my speaker and headphones sound?

I am using Windows 7, and I want to separate the sounds of my headphones and speakers so I can talk to my friends on Skype while my parents are listening to music on the speakers. Is there any way I ...
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Bluetooth headphones echo voice and have no playback with some applications

I have a pair of Sony mdrxb950bt/b headphones. After pairing them to my Windows 10 laptop, I noticed that it would play back sounds that came through my microphone. According to sony forums, you can ...
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Windows 10 Bluetooth cannot find my Sony MDR-XB950BT/B Headphones

The cable that I used to connect my headphones to my laptop broke. I found it unreasonable to pay $55 for a new one, so I decided that trying to figure out how to pair them with my laptop would be ...
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Windows 8.1 Very quiet headphones

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755 running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu, and I recently encountered a problem with my headphones. Earlier, after restarting, the headphones (plugged into the jack, not a USB ...
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2nd Headphone Jack Isn't Working on my Toshiba Laptop

So, I have a Toshiba Laptop, and it has two headphone jacks. The first one was working fine, but the second one, when I try to play any sound, the sound comes out of the laptop, and not through my ...