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Is there a way to make my old Plantronics mic work with a laptop equipped with a single 3.5mm port

To give you some context first: It's an Asus N551JM laptop running Windows 10 with the latest updates (including the latest possible update to the Realtek audio driver). I am trying to use it with an ...
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How Do I Disable a broken Headphone jack Without Reconizing the Headphone name?

I've tried previous methods to try and revert the headphone jack to the system speakers, but the system does not recognize that headphones identification. however, the jack is still active. I have to ...
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Is it possible to disable media controls from headphones in software?

My headphone jack on my laptop is a bit.. wonky, and sometimes randomly drops the volume down to 0%, even as I fight back with the keyboard volume keys. This happens no matter what I plug in. None of ...
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Speakers play sound despite headphone jack plugged in

I'm on Windows 10 1909. When I plug in my headphone jack, I expect that the sound output should switch from the speakers to the headphones. But, both output at the same time. Restarting the Windows ...
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Peripheral working but not detected as new on Windows 10

I'm using Windows 10, and when I plug in headphones, the sounds indeed goes into the headphones, but the mic stop working. I'm pretty confident the headphone is recognized as both input and output, ...
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Read jack splitter as two separate devices

I ran out of jack output connectors on my pc, and I recently bought a jack splitter to connect another sound card (my second monitor which requires a VGA connection). The problem is, and I can't ...
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Why does my laptop's audio card work weirdly?

I have a Lenovo 3000 n100 laptop. The problem is coming from the audio chip I guess. I didn't find any solution. After booting os there is no sound. When I plug in the headphone jack, the speaker work,...
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Laptop does not turn off speakers when headphones are plugged in - reboot fixes that, but after some time the bug is back

I have a Dell laptop with Windows 10. I constantly discover that the laptop does not turn off its speakers when headphones are plugged in - thus, the headphones do not work upon being plugged in, and ...
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Microphone not working with headset jack splitter

I am trying to connect my headset to my computer and I am having problems with the microphone. My headset is a Sennheiser MOMENTUM 2, which has a 4 pole jack. My computer has separate connectors for ...
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Corsair HS50 microphone attached to headset not working properly

I just got a Corsair HS50 headset, which is a set of headphones with a detachable microphone. The microphone connects to the headphones via an ordinary 3-pin jack. There is only one wire coming out of ...
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How to connect speaker/headphone to one 3.5mm jack available on Laptop

My laptop is Asus FX505GE. It has one 3.5mm audio jack. Is it possible to connect my headphone's audio jack (of two jacks) to the audio port of the laptop and use the laptop's built in speaker? If I ...
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How to get sound from a 'record out' sound output into a Thinkpad

The Lenovo Thinkpad T440 (specifications) running Windows 7, and has all the latest audio drivers installed and reported to be working. The machine has what's called a "Combo audio/microphone jack". ...
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How to connect mobile headphones as laptop headphones?

My laptop's headphone jack is not working properly. Only one side of headphones is working in that jack. So I want to know is there any way to connect my mobile headphone as my laptop's in simple ...
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Headphone jack outputting sound but not receiving input Lenovo Ideapad S145

For some reason my headphone jack mysteriously stopped receiving input. If I plug a headphone with a mic in I can hear but cannot talk with the mic. At first I thought the headphone was to blame and ...
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Jack microphone doesn't work but USB one does

I have a Dell Inspiron 2-in-1 laptop with Win10 installed (with all the latest updates). Also, I have 2 headphones, both with microphones - one 3.5 jack Chinese noname one and one USB Logitech ...
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Have to reboot with the headphone jack on to make it work ASUS GL504GW

The problem is very simple. After I boot my computer, if I plug my headphones, it works as if I did nothing (sound still goes through the internal speakers). If I reboot with the headphones plugged ...
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How to switch between headphones and speakers without unplugging the headphones

When i'm using Ubuntu 18, I'm able to freely switch the audio output between my plugged-in headphones (with a jack plug) and the PC speakers using PulseAudio, without unplugging the headphones . I ...
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Noise in my handsfree

I have a wired handsfree (It's new). When I connect it to my laptop, I hear some noise like the sound of wind. It works with my phone without any problem also my other handsfree work with my laptop ...
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Is my ASUS ZenBook’s sound card capable of recording two channels in stereo?

My laptop (ASUS ZenBook running Windows 10) has a combo jack for audio and mic. It has no separate sound card, just motherboard in bulk. This laptop has literally one jack hole that has a 4 ring “...
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Popping/Buzzing sound when pluging in speakers with external power

I have these speakers (Genius SP-HF1250B) with power drawn from power socket and every time I am plugging them in, from the point when connector touches the jack input connector to the point of full ...
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Always use laptop mic when headset is plugged in

I have a laptop with combo audio jack, which means whenever I plug an earbud that has a mic, the machine will automatically detect that mic and disable the laptop's internal mic. That's not good ...
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Linux no sound on headphone jack

I am unable to get sound out of the headphone jack on my laptop while the speakers work properly, I`m running this; HP Spectre X360 (13-w010nd x360) Linux Lite 4.0 (based on Ubuntu 18 LTS) Im not ...
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No sound detection in audio jack Windows 10

I use Windows 10 and I am having a problem. I have a piano that supports audio output. It worked fine with my headphones. But now, I have a problem. I thought to record my piano voice on PC with the ...
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Two TRRS cables: both work great in macOS but only one works in Windows?

I have two four-contact (TRRS) headphone cables that I'm trying to use with a 2013 15" Macbook Pro: a Monoy Replacement Beats Audio Cable and a V-MODA 1-Button Speakeasy Cable. In macOS, both cables ...
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How determine physical state of the speakers

How to determine whether or not the speakers are turned on or off in bash script? Speakers connected to PC via 3.5 jack.
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No audio on Win10, untill I plug in some hearphones

I have a problem with my PC (Win 10 Home). Every time I start the PC, the audio does not work. Only when I plug something in the jack port it starts working (and continues to work even if I unplug ...
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Distortion from Sound Blaster Z after switching to headphones with 4 pole jack [duplicate]

I bought new headphones that have a 4 pole jack, to replace a headset with split audio and mic jacks (both 3 pole). My PC has a Sound Blaster Z with mic and headphone ports. The old 3 pole headset ...
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Headphone jack potentially getting loose

So I am using a lenovo T460 laptop. I have plugged in my headphones this morning and I noticed it comes in and comes out very easily. It does not happen before. Usually if I need to take my headphones ...
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Can PC harm my earphone/ head set comes with mobile phone

I have been using a Samsung Galaxy S7 (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s7-7821.php). My computer is a Dell PptiPlex-7040. (http://www.dell.com/en-us/work/shop/productdetails/optiplex-7040-...
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How can I toggle the headphone jack in Windows 10?

I have a keyboard that has a headphone jack on it. In order to use it, the audio cable must be plugged into the back of the computer. If I hook that up, the headphone jack on the keyboard works great, ...
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No sound from speakers connected directly to old motherboard

My speakers work fine with an extra sound card; but they aren’t recognized if I use the motherboard’s (lime green) speaker jack. The speakers works only when booting, just when starting the BIOS, we ...
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jack not recongized in a dell inspiron 13 5000 series

I have a Dell inspiron 13 5000 series. When I'm putting the music through the speakers, it is working fine. However, when I'm putting headphones into the jack, the music keeps playing in the speaker ...
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Both audio channels play only out of left earphone on front jack

So I have a very strange problem I'm stumped with. I've got a pair of headphones for my computer. When I plug it into the jacks on the back of the motherboard, everything's fine and dandy. But I've ...
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How to disable "Which device did you plug in?" prompt?

Recently I got Dell Inspiron laptop. Every time I plug in my headphones it prompts me with this dialog Which device did you plug in? Is there a way to disable this prompt? I never get such ...
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Speakers don't control headphone volume

(I'm not sure whether this question fits this site, but I'm really curious about this issue) I had a pair of old Genius speakers that I had connected my headphones to and used their volume control ...
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How to change what jacks sound devices use for Windows 10?

I'm using a Realtek audio card and driver. Unfortunately, the one device it recognizes in the windows sound menu is listed as speakers, and used both the front and back sets of audio jacks. Since I ...
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How to connect 3.5 mm 4-conductor jack headset to computer with 100% functionality?

I got Sony headset with 3.5 mm 4-conductor jack. It has microphone and a button on the wire and it works fine with mobile phones and tablets. But how to use it with a desktop computer?
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Computer recognizes combo mic-headphone as mic only

I bought a new HP Notebook, which has a combo mic/earphone jack. I plugged into it my earbuds, which have both a microphone and speaker component, but the computer only recognizes the microphone part....
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How to force laptop to play through built-in speaker even when headphone jack is plugged in? [duplicate]

When I was attempting to take out my headphones I accidentally snapped the metallic connector off, so it became stuck in my computer's headphone jack slot. As a result, my computer now thinks there ...
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Which Windows 7 log file contains audio jack connections/disconnections information?

I have a problem with my new computer. Sometimes a toast is displayed telling that headphones has been connected to front panel of my PC case, and i never connected a headphone to that audio jack ...
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Laptop audio through headphones is briefly through both ears before switching to one ear

Any pair of headphones I plug into my laptop's audio jack only has the audio come through its right side. I've read this thread and tried all of the tests mentioned in the original post to confirm ...
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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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Jack output does't work anymore on windows

I have an ASUS K53SD with a dual boot Archlinux/Windows 7 x64. Everything worked fine with audio until last week when I realize that my Jack output doesn't work anymore on windows while it still works ...
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How to COMPLETELY disable jack (front panel) detection in Windows?

I would like to COMPLETELY disable jack detection in Windows. COMPLETELY means: 1) disable detection of headphones/microphone/etc plugged 2) disable detection of plugged/unplugged 3) disable ...
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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 ...
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How many audio channels does a macbook pro(2015) jack have?

I have a 7.1 sound system in my house! Does my Macbook Pro support 7.1 channels? Thanks
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Disabling Realtek audio notification on Windows 10

I have HP's Bang & Olufsen stuff factory installed. This appears to be built on top of Realtek HD Audio manager, yet the sound manager is still B&O. I want to disable the realtek notification ...
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Can I use my computer's headphone output as an input on another device (android phone)?

So what I mean is this: I put a 3.5mm male jackplug in the headphone output of my laptop, and then on the other end of the cord is another 3.5mm jackplug that I plug into my phone, so when I call ...
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constant high frequency beep when headphones are plugged into headphone jack?

I have a problem with my laptop. It has Win 10(64bit) with Realtek High Definition Audio. Whenever I plug my headphones into the headphone jack, I hear a constant high frequency beep on the right ...
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How to use my smartphone headset on my computer?

I recently bought a new laptop, an Acer VN7-791G-79TX. There is only one jack port for both headphones and microphone. I would like to use the headset that I use on my smartphone with my new laptop. ...