Questions tagged [headphones]

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XPS 13 only recognizing headphones once

I have a Dell XPS 13 9310 running Windows 11. Whenever I use wired headphones, they work fine the first time I plug them in, but if I unplug them and plug them in again, the computer does not ...
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How to disable inline headphone controls on Windows 10/11

I have a pair of (3.5mm) headphones that work fine but send erroneous headphone control signals (i.e. raising and lowering the volume, skipping/pausing). Personally, I never use inline headphone ...
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I can't use my P9 pro bluetooth headset on pc

my P9 pro Bluetooth headset does not work when I connect it to my pc. I have already tried to disconnect and connect again, but I have not tried to deactivate the 'Hands-free Phone', if I deactivate ...
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Windows 11 AirPods connect for a long time after a minute without sound

I used AirPods as headphones for my Windows 10 laptop and everything worked perfectly. I recently bought a new drive with a large capacity and installed Windows 11 on it. AirPods still connect and ...
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Earbuds only work after restart

I'm having a wierd problem with my laptop not recognizing when I plug my earbuds into the jack unless I restart first. If the computer is already turned on when I plug them in, nothing happens - sound ...
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What happens when enabling different "spatializing audio" sofware at the same time?

For example: If I enable spatial audio from windows settings: , from logitech(gaming headphones company) ghub application: and dolby atmos in the game(overwatcH): what will happen with the audio? ...
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Buzzing noise in earbuds while laptop is plugged in, noise goes away when touching metal parts of laptop [duplicate]

I hear a slight buzzing noise in my earbuds connected to my laptop. The buzz is relatively quiet, so I don't notice it when audio is playing, but it is constant (its volume doesn't fluctuate, it doesn'...
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Can a Headset (microphone+audio) work with a USB soundcard?

I see most USB sound-cards have 2 inputs (audio and microphone) but I have a headset (2 in 1). What can I do?
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Why when Earphone is plugged in the headphone front panel, its shows a converse status?

Problem When AUDIO port is not connected to Motherboard (not using headphone front panel) When I plug in the Earphone at the rear panel -> rear panel has sound (everything is fine) When AUDIO ...
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Cannot use microphone of headset on phone and computer after being plugged in an Apple device

Situation : After I plugged my headset (Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear [with four conductors jack]) in an iPad, the microphone, as well as the "play/pause", "+", "-" switches,...
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Microphone of Yenkee gaming headset YHP3005 is not even recognized on my computer, any solution?

I bought a Yenkee gaming headset YHP3005 in January 2020. I was not happy about it specially the microphone, but didn't check why it is not good. Now after a long time, I picked it up to use again, ...
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Bluetooth headphones + wireless mouse and keyboard = interference

I have Logitech wireless mouse and Logitech wireless keyboard connected to Ugreen usb hub. Ugreen usb hub is connected to USB 2.0 computer port (I tried also 3.0 USB computer port). My mouse and ...
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Buzzy noise on headphones from laptop

Audible buzzy noise in headphones (Audio-Technica ATH-M20X Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black) plugged in by wire into a (Dell Latitude E5470 laptop. Noise volume lessens if my hands are ...
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Do Bluetooth headphones record phone call audio to themselves or to the paired computer or phone?

Do Bluetooth headphones like galaxy buds or surface headphones record audio from phone calls to the headphones themselves, or to A location/buffer on the paired phone or computer? Thanks!
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How can I get Windows 11 to show both headphones and headset as separate devices in playback devices for my Bluetooth headset?

In Windows 10's "Playback" tab in the "Sound" window, I would get two devices listed for each pair of Bluetooth headphones I would have connected. For my ear buds, we first have ...
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Is there a way to change "Playback through this device" option for microphones with a batch file?

I have earbuds and headphones that I like to switch between depending on how I'm feeling. I use virtual audio cables to split my audio for when I'm streaming/recording. Right now if I switch from my ...
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Both headphone audio channels are played in one ear

I've been using my Superlux HD 681 headphones normally for a while but suddenly, one of the ears no longer works. After testing by playing audio through each channel separately, I found out that both ...
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Laptop doesn't recognize headphones plugged into the headphone jack since W10 upgrade

Since I upgraded to Windows 10, my laptop no longer recognizes any headphones plugged into the headphone jack. It just plays audio from the speakers - before this, it would switch automatically. I've ...
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My Bose headphones (both QCII and Soundsport) have an echo

I have no idea what to do to fix this issue. When I search for Bose and Echo, I get a ton of articles on how to connect Bose headphones to Amazon Echo. I don't want that. Both sets of my headphones ...
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Realtek audio driver detects 3.5 jack headphones only first time

I have Dell Vostro 5515 with Realtek audio. At first I was using the generic Windows' "High Definition Audio Device" driver and it recognizes speakers and headphones (wired, 3.5mm jack) ...
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I can't use "type-c" earphone as a headset(stereo) with laptop, but only in hands free mono mode(low quality)

(bad English, I've searched on google for 4 hours, there were few things..) I just bought an earphone from Samsung AKG, EO-IC100. And I am using Lenovo thinkbook 16p, the laptop. When I connected the ...
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How to make internal laptop speakers and headphones two separate playback devices

Currently, my laptop (MS Windows 10 Home) has one playback device - named "Speakers, Realtek(R) Audio" in which accounts for both the internal speaker sound as well as the sound when ...
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Sony WH-H910n not recognized as a headphone in Windows 11

I have sony WH-H910n headphones, I am not able to connect them to my pc through Bluetooth, When I try connecting it, the device name appears but not as a headphone. I have tried updating the drivers, ...
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If some headphones have "Bluetooth 4.2", and my computer has "Bluetooth 4.0", will they work?

I have looked up the specs for my family member's computer and my new headphones. The computer has Bluetooth "4.0". The headphones state Bluetooth "4.2". Will they work together? ...
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Windows keeps muting all sounds when detecting communication

Whenever I join discord voice call, Windows keps muting all my sounds. I did set it, so Windows does nothing when there is communication active, however it doesn't work and all results on the internet ...
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Bluetooth headphones audio degrade when connected to Computer but only while (5Ghz) Wifi is on

My question is regarding what seems like interference between my Bluetooth headphones and Wifi on my laptop. The Wifi works fine but my heaphones end up crackling worse and worse after a bit of ...
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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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Front Panel Jack Also Getting Detected As Speakers

I just recently installed realtek audio drivers on my windows 10 PC and since then my PC is only detecting my speakers. I have my speakers plugged into the rear panel. When I plug my headphones into ...
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How to mute specific audio on headset but not on laptop/tv speakers?

I am using PS4 Remote Play on my laptop that is also plugged into my TV using an HDMI cable. I have the audio coming through the headset which is plugged into the laptop via headphone jack and through ...
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Add a delay to the screen for Bluetooth headphones

I have Bluetooth headphones (xiaomi airdots 3) that are connected to a computer. When I watch video there is a delay (which is of course normal because it's Bluetooth). I know that in VLC it is ...
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If a Bluetooth device "features" Bluetooth 5, will it still pair & work with devices that only support an earlier version of Bluetooth?

If a set of earphones / headphones "features" Bluetooth 5, will they still pair and work with devices that only support an earlier version of Bluetooth? If an example product is helpful to ...
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Microphone not functioning properly / not functioning at all

I'm currently running Windows 11 and The microphone was working fine when I first updated, fast-forward to now, I put my computer on sleep mode then come back the next day to find my microphone not ...
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Headphone's speaker and microphone not working simultaneously?

My Bluetooth headphone's speakers work when connected. Mic works too when connected(tested using an online service) but it doesn't play any sound when mics are connected.
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How do I use Bluetooth earphones as a high-quality stereo audio device in Windows 10?

The device that I'm using is the Signature-VMB47. My Bluetooth 'headset' has these services enabled: Now, through Googling, I've come to know that I need to enable Audio Sink for my device to ...
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How to set up headset to work properly with bluetooth dongle?

I recently bought JBL Tune 750BTNC and tp-link ub400 bluetooth adapter. Unfortunately when I try to use it to communicate on Microsoft Teams, Skype or Zoom sound is really bad. There are two modes of ...
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Headset mic not working (or detected) in PC

I bought a headset with built-in mic today. It does its main job of listening to audio. However, the built-in does not work in PC. However, it does work in mobile and laptops. The only difference that ...
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Problems with powering on the "Taotronics tt-bh085"

I hope this is the right forum, otherwise please tell me and I will take the post down. I have had the above-mentioned overear headphones for almost half a year and so far they have actually worked ...
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Bluetooth speakers also connecting as headset

I have a bluetooth speaker that I use with my (Win 10) laptop for listening to music. I also have a headset (not bluetooth) that I use for Teams calls, etc. However, the speaker seems to be ...
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Using bluetooth headphones in Debian

I installed Debian 10 today and so far am having a very positive experience. However, as of right now, I'm having to use this laptop on speaker. This wouldn't be a problem, but I'm blind so everyone ...
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Windows Server 2019 Bluetooth Headset Hands Free Not Working

Boundary Conditions: Computer Make and Model: Acer V3-772G Laptop Operating System: Windows Server 2019 Standard (Microsoft Windows Server Version 1809 OS Build 17763.1852) Bluetooth Adapter: Asus ...
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How can I get headphone output from Edifier R1280T speaker

I have Edifier R1280T speaker for my PC. The sound quality is great but it does not have a headphone jack which makes it difficult to use at nights. So I'm wondering if there is a way to manually add ...
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Windows 10 - can't change bluetooth headphone volume with buttons on headphones

Sorry if this is the wrong place for this. I started having this problem with my Windows 10 laptop and my bluetooth headphones (I'm sure it's the computer because the feature I'm having trouble with ...
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Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 - mic button with sensitivity issue on Mac OS x

I just bought a Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 and I'm using it with multiple devices. My main computer is running Mac OS X. The headphones are really great, the problem is, when I press the mute ...
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Only one side of my headphones works

The distro I'm using is Arch, and my headphones are Sony's WH-H910N model. These headphones are connected by a jack rather than using bluetooth, and they work properly with or without this jack on ...
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Why is my pc Sound muffled in earphones but becomes okay when I press and hold the play button

The sound is muffled, the base sound are all cut out when I plug in headsets via the 3.5mm jack but when I press and hold the play button it sounds okay. Headsets without a pause/play button work fine ...
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Microphone and headphones no longer detected in my computer

I am having problems with my microphone as well as my headphones. Whenever I try to use my headphones not only they are not detected, but I need to reboot my computer with them inserted if I want them ...
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How do I get my computer to use the right microphone in my earbud headphones?

I have a Toshiba Satellite L500 running on MS Windows 7 home premium. When I plug in my earbud headphones to the side jack, the microphone that picks up audio is the front mic - the one inside the ...
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LENOVO Thinkpad Carbon X1 Gen8: how to use the 3.5 mm TRRS jack as stereo line in?

Situation I've got a Lenovo Thinkpad Carbon X1 Gen8 (Model 2OU9 - 0006GE) here, which features a 3.5 mm TRRS headphone/mic combo jack. I'd like to plug a 3.5 mm TRS stereo line in cable from my analog ...
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Desktop audio coming through microphone

On my windows 10 pc I have had an issue in multiple programs such as discord where my audio will also pick up desktop or audio from other tabs, the issue seems to be with the audio device drivers from ...
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Windows 10 desktop Bluetooth headset not recognized as such

I am having a problem with connecting a wireless headset (LG-HBS-FN6) to a Windows 10 desktop via bluetooth. The machine I am trying to connect is running without a problem a different Bluetooth ...

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