Questions tagged [headphones]

Questions about using headphones with your computer.

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Bluedio T Monitor Mic is not taking input

I recently bought Bluedio T-Monitor. I am facing this issue that my mic does not take input. I tried many guides. What's the difference between stereo and hands free? The Headphones are distributed in ...
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Bleutooth headphones Galaxy Buds TouchPad types characters in Remote Desktop (RDP)

I use Galaxy Buds (bleutooth headphones) on my Laptop. On the Buds there is a touchpad that can be used to control my phone (if they are connected to the phone). From my Laptop i use a remote desktop ...
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My headphones are making a weird static noise

So all of a sudden my headphones are making a weird static noise for about 5 secs at a time and also when it happens bits of static show up on my computer. What could be the problem and how do I solve ...
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Windows 10 audio is too loud

I have read similar problems many times previously, but never found the solution posted anywhere. starting position The day before I had problems with my working Windows 10 1903 installation, namely ...
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JBL 460T connected to PC but mic not working windows 10

Hi I'm using windows 10 Pro on a PC which I built myself. My bluetooth headphone gets connected and also stereo audio works fine. But when it comes to hands free I do not get any audio nor does the ...
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Audio coming from only side of headphones when plugged into PC, coming from two sides when plugged into smartphone [duplicate]

So the problem is not with the headphones but with the PC. Not sure how to fix this, I tried updating drivers but it says I am up to date already.
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JBL Bluetooth handset bad sound windows 10

I have JBL 500bt bluetooth headset. I have problems using it with windows 10. after searching the net all solutions are talking about disabling the 'Hands-free Telephony' option which will disable the ...
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Windows 10 - Pc not playing audio through headphones, stopped detecting headphones

Apologises if this is not the place to ask this, I've been trying to find a solution to this for about a week now and stumbled onto this site. If its the wrong place, simply tell me and ill try to ...
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Does Bluetooth 5 fix the sound quality issues with using headphones audio+mic at the same time?

I recently bought a pair of Sony h.ear on 2 bluetooth headphones that include a mic intending to use them to replace the wired headphones I currently use with my late 2016 Macbook Pro (the first touch ...
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mac laptop running windows 10 v-moda headphones have bad quality when using corded

My headphones are pretty new but sound terrible suddenly today. Issue: Sound from left and right is played in both ears with everything very muffled (the bass being the only working/nice sounding ...
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Headphones aren't working, only hear music and not voices [duplicate]

So I have a pair of headphones and when I play music, I can only hear the background music with faint voices with a partial wave-like sound. I know it's not my phone or computer, because the ...
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Is it safe to use 3.5mm audio splitter for input and output?

Is it safe to plug my headphones (3.5mm) into a audio splitter (1x male to 2x female), then one end of a male-to-male aux cable into the splitter and the other end into my computer headphone jack? a ...
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Equal stereo balance muffles voices but music is fine

My stereo earphones with a micro 3.5mm connector were working perfectly and then suddenly the voices were muffled and I could only hear the music. I looked around and followed a lot of solutions, and ...
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How can I connect my bluetooth headphone (Bose QuietComfort 35 I) to my computer (Windows 7 SP1 x64)? Error message: “ connection failed”

How can I connect my bluetooth headphone (Bose QuietComfort 35 I) to my computer (Windows 7 SP1 x64)? When I try: I get the error message:
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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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Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS no sound headphones

I have a HP Spectre x360 , and I can't get any sound from the headphones. I have a dual boot with win10 and it works perfectly there. In adition, i used to have audio before via headphones, and i ...
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Bluetooth Headphones: Listening to 2 Sources Simultaneously

According to this website, there are headhpones where "you can connect two phones at the same time." This as in the headphones can receive audio from two sources simultaneous (e.g. two phones). Is ...
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Headphones not working

bought Razer Tiamat V2, and when I plug them into "Line out" hole in my PC I get the sound, but my mic does not seem to be working. Plugging it into other holes does not give either sound/mic. Is it ...
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Connect Headphones and Speakers to a computer

Recently i bought a new pair of headpones (HyperX Cloud Alpha) and i really like the sound quality coming out of them. However, i tried to connect them on back of my computer (into motherboard) and i ...
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Connecting to Sound Output Devices Simultaneously

Is there a technique/software on Windows 10 that allows me to use 2 speakers/headsets at the same time. I want the first speaker to be wired, and the other wireless (Bluetooth). Any possibility I can ...
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Bluetooth Headphone Issue on Dell Inspiron 13-5378 Signature Edition

So, my laptop does a weird thing with my bluetooth headphones, where it gives 2 choices for audio outputs when connected, Headphones (MPOW-059 Stereo) or Headset (MPOW-059 Hands-Free). For reference, ...
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Sony WH-CH500 Bluetooth headset not pairing

I recently bought a Sony headset (wh-ch500) but it seems has some problem with my windows tablet (lenovo). I have a windows 10 home edition on my tablet. The headphone is good with other devices but ...
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Volume control options

I'm using Windows 8 with Bluetooth headphones while watching videos. I want my volume controls to work the media player and Windows, just using the system volume instead of having one for system and ...
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limitations of handsfree wireless headset

So I recently bought the sony WH 1000XM3 headset, the audio is great as well as the noice canceling, however I have one big problem. I use the stereo profile when listening to music, however when I ...
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Bluetooth headphones interfering with other bluetooth devices

I have a problem when connecting my Bluetooth headphone to my windows 10 laptop, it will either interfere with other devices, disconnect itself or both. First let me list devices I tried to connect/...
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Earbuds vs. on-ear vs. over-ear headset in Windows 10

When I plug headphones into my Windows 10 laptop, the system asks me what I installed, and particularly, whether the headphones are "earbuds", "on-ear" or "over-ear". I was not sure exactly what to ...
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Usage of higher impedance headphones with motherboard that can handle only half

How bad would it be if I used headphones with an impedance of 63 ohms with a motherboard that can fully manage only 32 ohms? (I asked the manufacturer how much my MB can handle) If I understand ...
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Earphone volume too loud or too quiet on Windows 10

Hi I'm having a weird problem on my MacBook Pro running Windows 10 Pro through Bootcamp. The earphone volume is either too loud or too quiet, and seems to switch between these two upon every restart. ...
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Single plug for headphones and microphone - enable only the microphone

In my laptop I have a single plug for headphones and microphone together. I have a headset, but I want to plug it but only use its microphone, and want the sound to come out of the laptop's speakers. ...
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Finding the Serial Number of a previously paired device (windows/ios)

I think someone took my bluetooth headphones. I live in a student accommodation - and I've tried walking around and picking up the different Bluetooth devices in the flats. Most devices only show ...
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Sony WH-1000XM2 headphones prevent all other Bluetooth devices working properly

My Sony WH-1000XM2 headphones prevent any other Bluetooth device working properly when paired to the same MacBook Pro. I've tried the headphones in combination with a wireless mouse (Logitech MX ...
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Can I receive FM radio signal via Headphone port on Laptop?

My Laptop has no built-in FM Receiver. But I see that Android phones (normally) receives FM Signal through the headphone port. As long as I know they have built-in FM demodulator (or something ...
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Where is my “Loudness Equalization” tab?

I was trying to increase the headphones volume in my Windows 10 above the 100% Level. I found this article (for Windows 8) that looked promising. However, it talks about a "Loudness Equalization" ...
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Windows 10 headphone volume abnormally loud

Whenever I plug any headphones into the 3.5mm jack, I have to turn down the Windows volume to 2 for the sound to be bearable. I also do not see a 'Headphones' when I click on the sound icon in the ...
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Why does iTunes autostart when Bluetooth headphones are connected?

When I connect the Bluetooth headphones to the MacBook Pro iTunes starts automatically. I wish to stop that. How do I do that? The second best solution is that Spotify autostarts instead.But I really ...
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Can i connect Bluetooth headphones to PC with logitech (non unifying) reciever?

so i have Windows 8.1 and don't have bluetooth on PC... I have Logitech reciever (it doesn't have bluetooth nor unifying logo) connected to PC.. is there way to connect them ? (It's from Logitech M185 ...
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Bluetooth connection problems, win 8.1, connected but no audio

Bluetooth headphones pair with windows 8.1 laptop then say connected then just go back to "paired" status. When and if they do connect to the laptop, the status is connected but there is no audio ...
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Headphone mic only works when the headphone cord moves

My headphone mic stopped working. Naturally I entered "Recording devices" (Win7) to check whats wrong. When I speak into the mic there are no bars that say it is working. But when I move the cord ...
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How does computer differentiate if I plug headphones or speakers?

i was wondering how PC know which speaker I plugged in? When I plug in standard pc speaker, my pc says that speaker is connected. If I plug in headphones, PC says that headphones are connected. Does ...
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Audio crackling/distortion at lower volumes

Ever since I've had Windows 10 I've had a problem with the sound that has been accentuated with new headphones and while I find discussions about effects, equalization and Windows 10 problems, I ...
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how do I set Braven 805 bluetooth as my second rank speaker after headphones?

Since starting to set up my system and learning to use a DAW I have had to learn more about sound control than I ever thought I would. I want to set up when I plug in my headphones, it routes to that, ...
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Bluetooth headphone sound getting choppy and laggy when i don't use any audio source for a while at Windows 7(PC)

I bought a new bluetooth headphone Plantatronics Backbeat fit 305. It works fine with phones but when it comes to pc it's not that good. If i connected it recently it sounds well but sound become ...
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How to play mono audio ONLY when NOT plugged in headphone in windows 10?

My laptop's right speaker has broken, so I want to play mono audio when using internal speakers. In windows 10 there is an option to turn on mono audio in setting. But it makes my headphone, which is ...
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Bluetooth Headphones are Paired but Cannot Connect without Rediscovering

I have a Windows 10 machine and Sony Bluetooth headphones. I can pair them as usual, and after pairing them I can connect them and play music on them as usual. After restarting or waking from sleep, ...
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Linux (Deepin OS) Headset Microphone

I started using Deepin OS few days ago, and i was user of Archlinux before this and on the both distros i am issuing the same problem. Basically my point is, i can't actually use the headset ...
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Sound not playing out of headphones for specific steam games only

I have Razer Man O' War headphones that work fine for literally everything except a select few steam games (e.g. Hollow Knight, Cuphead, Getting Over It, Ori and the Blind Forest). I can listen to ...
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Stereo output muted while using microphone on wireless headphones

I have headphones that have 2 audio inputs, and 1 mic audio output: They're made by a Chinese company called Bludio. By default, the headphones are configured as in the above screen shots. ...
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Sound goes off in headphones randomly

Motherboard : Asus P8P67 Audio drivers : Realtek, ATI & AMD high definition audio device, high definition audio device Sound is off in the headphones & when the audio goes off, the video ...
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How do I keep my bluetooth headphones from connecting to my windows 10 machine when it's connected to my phone?

My laptop (running Win10) repeatedly "steals" the bluetooth connection for my headphones while they're connected to my phone. The only way I've been able to prevent the headphones' connection from ...
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Connected Bluetooth Headphones don't appear as Playback device in Windows 10

I've been struggling with this for a while. Updated all drivers I could, no luck. Headphones connect and pair successfully, appear in manager, show all services correctly, but don't appear as a ...