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When adding Bluetooth to a PC, what is difference between TX and RX?

I'm looking to connect a Bluetooth headset (with mic and headphones) to a PC. Problem is the PC doesn't have Bluetooth so I need an adapter. I'm confused by the TX/RX switch on most adapters: wouldn't ...
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Possible to use Bluetooth headset in Stereo mode with Mic at the same time?

I would like to ask if there's any dongle out there to achieve HQ sound and mic at the same time. My father just gave me a pair of pods a few days ago and I wanted to use it for calls on my PC. Now I ...
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Plantronics/Cisco/MS Surface/Zoom setup: timing out for computer audio on headset

Setup: Plantronics 740 with an APP-51 cable to a Polycom SoundPoint IP550 (not POE) connected to a USB port on the dock for my MS Surface Pro 4 running Windows 10. The Plantronics/Polycom setup is ...
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Disable Call Controls on Headset

I would like to prevent applications on my computer using the call controls on the headset. I have a Sennheiser PXC 550 Headset (this should be irrelevant) connected via USB to my Windows 10 PC, and ...
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Headset somehow inputs the audio i hear in my headphones, even when the microphone is not plugged in [duplicate]

I noticed that when I'm in a Zoom online meeting, and have audio playing on my computer (i.e. a YouTube video), everyone in the meeting can hear it with crystal clarity. I tried to do a test meeting ...
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Call button on headset defaults to skype. How to make it work with MS Teams?

I am using a headset which has 4 hardware buttons: Volume + Volume - Microphone mute/unmute Call While my company worked with Skype this headset worked out of the box without the need to configure ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 KDE Plasma Headset Microphone marked as “unplugged” until manually selected

When connecting a headset with a combined audio+microphone 4 pole connector to my laptop (XPS 15 9570), I cannot get KDE to automatically switch to the headset microphone. When connecting the headset, ...
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Windows 10 can't select bluetooth headset as audio output device

I have a Windows 10 PC and Bose Soundlink 2 headphones, that have an inbuilt mic. I have paired the two, and my headphones appear as both stereo (no mic) headphones and a mono (mic) headset. I ...
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Have to “Test” audio devices before audio starts playing

I recently got a new headset for my PC (an Astro A40 w/ a mixamp.). It connects to the PC via USB and optical. It is exposed to Windows as 2 playback devices Astro MixAmp Pro Game for game and Astro ...
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Sony WH-CH500 Bluetooth headphones don't work in headset mode on Lenovo T480 laptop

I am trying to use a pair of Sony WH-CH500 bluetooth headphones in headset mode with a Lenovo T480 laptop. They work perfectly fine in stereo headphone mode but the moment I enable the headset from ...
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Headset mic stopped being detected on reboot, says “not plugged in”

(Windows 7) I have a Logitech G231 headset (3.5mm) that's plugged into my speaker's headphone jack (which, in turn, plugs into the green audio-out jack on the rear panel of my PC). It's been working ...
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Jabra Headset Without USB Adapter

I have the Jabra Headset without the USB Adapter. Can i still use the Mic Functionality via jack only? If so, how? Currently if Jack is used without the USB, sound works, but not the Microphone. ...
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Is there a driver that should be installed for a Logitech G332 SE Gaming HEADSET?

I purchased a LOGITECH G332 SE gaming headset from Vatan Bilgisayar, Ankara, Turkey today and I want to ask if it has a driver which should be installed.
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USB headset audio stops when headset mic is on

I am not sure how this happened but before I was able to simultaneously use the microphone and listen to audio on the same headset. Now whenever the microphone is on either via Discord or even the ...
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I'm having issues with a computer headset

I just got a new pair of wireless headphones for Christmas. It's the HUHD HW-K5U Wireless 2.4GHz Gaming 7.1 Headset. It came with a transmitter USB stick that I plug into my computer so it doesn't ...
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Dualboot Windows/Ubuntu - No sound on headphones USB (HyperX Cloud)

I really tried to look everywhere to find a solution but there is nothing. My problem is the next one : Today I decided to go on my Ubuntu (installed in dual boot), once I finished what I wanted to ...
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Disable headset hardware volume control

I have a Corsair HS70 wireless bluetooth headset with a very sensitive volume control wheel on its back. This wheel is constantly being triggered by the lightest touch, rotating back and forth when I ...
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No sound in bluetooth headset when OS access its microphone (Win 10)

It used to work properly until recently, but now I can't make calls over Skype or Viber. When a call starts all audio on my end disables (but the interlocutor does hear my mic). Audio also turns off ...
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I have the recon spark turtle beach headset but its still quiet on max

I bought the recon spark gaming headset and when I tried the mic it is really quiet for me even on max volume settings. I have a soundcard but I don't think it supports boosting my decibels because ...
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Headset and loudspeakers share the same playback device

I can only see that my Loud Speaker Realtek High Definition Audio is enabled in the control panel -> Audio, when I have my headset plugged into the computer (laptop, windows 10). This is despite the ...
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No sound unless I have the sound settings window open

App: Itunes Platform: Win 10 Headset: Plantronics 8200 UC w/BT600 dongle While playing audio, I have no sound unless I open the sound setting. If I close this window the app continues to play, but ...
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Headset mic not detected on Linux Mint (latest/19.2)

I'm new to Linux, which is why I'm posting here. In ALSA mixer, I can only see "mic" and that's the internal mic of my laptop (which is shite), I have a headset jack which is what my headset is ...
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JBL Bluetooth headset sounds bad on Windows 10 when using it with Skype

I have problems using a JBL TUNE 500BT bluetooth headset with Windows 10. The headset works fine with my phone but not working with Windows 10. After searching the net all solutions are talking ...
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3.5 mm 4 pole cable works with headset and smartphone but not with laptop

I recently got a 3.5mm 4 pole cable for my Turtle Beach Stealth 400 headset cause I lost the one it came with. It works fine with the headset and my smartphone but it doesn't work with my laptop. ...
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Bluetooth earbuds interrput on bigger volume change

Earbuds (especially right-earbud) stops for around 0,5s when I change the volume + Problem with recording audio with earbuds in stereo earbuds setting as default -> they shut down even when I only ...
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My headphones are not showing up when plugged into the audiojack and disabling speakers does not fix it. What else should I do?

System Information OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Education Version: 10.0.16299 Build 16299 System Manufacturer: TOSHIBA System Model: PORTEGE Z20t-C The headset is not wireless. Problem ...
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Jabra Evolve 65 headset speakers only work when connected via USB cable

I have a Jabra Evolve 65 headset with Bluetooth dongle: One year or so it worked perfectly, then I stopped using it for a long while. Today I tried them again and they had the following problem. ...
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Gaming headset 3.5mm TRS mic plug pinout

It seems many PC gaming wired analog headsets have two separate 3.5mm "TRS" (3-conductor Tip, Ring, Sleeve) phono plugs: One for stereo audio output from the PC to the headphones. One for microphone ...
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Use speakers while headset is plugged in

I want to use my laptop's built-in speakers while my headset is plugged in (because I need to use my headset's microphone). My laptop doesn't separate my headset from my laptop speakers when it is ...
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Realtek HD Audio, Using Both Internal Mic And Headset Mic

So my issue is that my Sager laptop came preinstalled with Realtek High Definition Audio manager. This manager is the problem, as it won't allow me differentiate between the headset microphone and the ...
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Headset microphone not working

Laptop: Lenovo-B490 have single port 3.5mm(LinuxMint 19 Cinnamon) Headset: Remax-610D have single jack 3.5mm also when plug-in together, I can use my headset to listening music, but microphone seems ...
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Win 10 after April update no longer detects Microphone on line-in

just got the big April update on my laptop (AlienWare), and line-in headsets no longer work. I tried Bose QuietComfort 25 Samsung EHS64 Stereo Headset Condenser Microphone, SF-666, not a headset, but ...
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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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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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How do I increase the stereo mode volume of my headphones when they're already at max?

I have an MDR-1000X headphone and on opening the sounds option for it, I see two options to be used for the output audio: the Hands-Free and the stereo part (as shown in the image below). Now when I ...
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Why do specific USB ports give me noise on my USB headset?

Today I got my new Sennheiser PC 8 USB headset which - to my understanding - basically is a headphone + microphone connected to an integrated soundcard. So to the PC this is just another soundcard. ...
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Bluetooth headphones reconnect as headset in windows 10

I can connect bluetooth headphones to my windows 10 pc with no problem but when they reconnect for some reason they connect as a headset not headphones. If I delete and repair I get headphones back ...
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iPhone headset with 4pin stereo doesn't work with computer through adapter

I have a headset compatible with iPhone/iPad/iOS. I bought the adapter DEXP 3.5 mm Jack (F) - 2 x 3.5 Jack (M). And the mic doesn't work. Phones is ok. When I connect a simple headset with two ...
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how do i get sound from speakers and headset for different apps?

How can I make it so some apps have sound coming out of my pc speakers, and others through the headset? when i have headset in it shows no apps in speaker options
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Hyperx Cloud Revolver vs HyperX Cloud Revolver S

So, on hyperX website they claim the HyperX Cloud Revolver S has an 7.1 sound, and say that the regular Cloud Revolver does not have it. But if it is not 7.1 is it 5.1? I ask that, because I heard ...
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What is the difference between MS and UC headsets?

I want a USB headset to share between my work laptop and my home PC. The work machine has MS Lync and at home I use Hangouts. It turns out headsets come in two flavours: MS, which is "optimised ...
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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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What is the difference between a Headset-port and Microphone-port?

For example on a soundcard, which have two from three connectors. If you would for example using a headset as microphone, what should be changed in the cable or connector, maybe just plus and minus ...
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USB headset not working after start-ups or sleeping

I have a Sentey GS-4531 USB headset that I like very much. However, some time after purchasing it, I began encountering an issue with it. Every time I started my computer, it would not work at all- ...
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Headset issues when connecting to my MacBook Pro Retina 13

My MacBook Pro Retina (running Sierra) is connected by USB to my Jabra 9400 headset which cuts out in the middle of GotoMeeting calls for 1-2 seconds at a time... seems random, but completely ...
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my headset mic produces like an engine noises

It was alright until yesterday, today I have been hearing very irritating noise from my headset. This noise increases when I touch to microphone tip(part very close to mouth, voice receiver). But ...
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Switch between wireless headset and speaker on Windows 10

Issue summary: I can't have a proper one-step switch between PC speakers and wireless headset. Most of the time I listen to my Windows 10 PC (music, games, etc) using speakers. But sometimes I need ...
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How can I get the voice feedback feature on a headset?

One "feature" that I've found on some gaming headsets is the ability to hear yourself speaking in the speakers real-time. This helps you communicate as it's more akin to real-life communication. If ...
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No sound if Bluetooth headset set to default playback and recording

I'm using a Bluetooth headset and for some reason when I set it to the default playback device as well as the default recording device (both normal and 'communication') then I don't get audio in ...
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Windows 10 shows my usb headset as speaker

I have asked this question from Logitech support and Reddit but no luck. I am desperate. I have owned Logitech G930 headset for 3 years and it has worked fine so far. But suddenly couple of weeks ago ...