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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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Headphone microphone turns off on loud noises in the headset

I have a HyperX Cloud Resolver Headset, and I have noticed a very annoying behavior that I am trying to get rid off, but I can't pin down the cause. Whenever I'm playing and talking over skype at the ...
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Audio Peripheral Splitting Issue - Mixing 4 and 3 Lines

I have one Headphone jack on my computer. I want to use one Headset and Speakers on this one jack. I want to use one splitter (yellow) to make two 4 line jacks out of the one 4 line jack on my ...
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No surrond audio with my Logitech G430

Recently, I've had a problem with my Logitech G430 headphones. Sometimes the surround sound is turned off. This happened to me recently when I launched the OBS streaming software. I had solved the ...
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Wireless earbuds (Oppo enco X) sound terrible with distortions only on my primary Windows 10 machine

The wireless earbuds in question is connected to my primary Windows 10 machine using Bluetooth and sounds Terrible. I can hardly make out anything from the sound. I have a Gigabyte B450 Wifi ...
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How to improve JBL Quantum 600 microphone quality?

I recently got a JBL Quantum 600 headset for Christmas and for the most part it's quite good. But when wanting to stream or record anything really the microphone quality is absolute dogshit. No one ...
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Disable Bluetooth headset for some users

In our family, we have a few Bluetooth headsets. We also share a family Windows 10 pc (a surface pro) that we all have a personal account on. I want to prevent (for example) my headset from connecting ...
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How do I use phone's microphone when connected to headset?

How do I use phone's microphone when connected to headset? I have a speaker which has a 4 band audio cable soldered to it. That means my Android phone thinks it's a headset, with a microphone, but my ...
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Camera turning on when plugging in headset

I have a Predator Helios 300 laptop and a Mpow Air Pro headset. My headset works just fine on my desktop, but for some reason when I plug it into my laptop it turns on the camera. This is obviously a ...
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System sound gets fed into mic channel after connecting headsets

I have an issue where when I connect my headsets to PC it starts feeding system sound to mic. So if I call someone from PC they can hear my system sound, even if I mute my headsets using physical ...
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Why don’t wireless gaming headsets have bad audio when the mic is connected?

I recently just received as a gift a JBL Tune205BT. For my surprise, I discovered the world of problems that comes with headset bluetooth devices on Windows 10: When the bluetooth is connected, ...
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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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My laptop isn't recognising my headphones

My laptop doesn't recognize my headset. When I plug it in it asks me what audio device I plugged in, I choose headset then click OK. But no sound plays while it's plugged in and Playback Devices says ...
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I want to make my headphones set both default playback device and default communication device. How?

I have this kind of a situation here. I've received a headset for Christmas because of the online learning due to Covid. I have these questions: Can I somehow make my headset BOTH default (output) ...
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Powerbeats 3 can connect to windows 10 but set as speakers instead of headset, but the sound still on pc speaker

My Powerbeats 3 (wireless headphone) can connect and works property as Bluetooth headset as named as "Powerbeats3" previously. After I formatted and replaces hard disk in my laptop, my ...
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Aux input not playing through USB headset but all others work fine

I built a music centre using a desktop PC running Win 7. Put on a music keyboard via a Midi interface, and using external speakers off the computer to play back the sound. The keyboard would only play ...
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How to know which version of the hands-free profile is supported by Bluetooth adapter?

This excellent question shows how you can know what version Bluetooth your adapter supports. However, something that is important for wireless headsets is the Hands-Free Profile (HFP) version. HFP 1.5 ...
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Headset microphone give continuous noise without input

I did a fresh Windows installation and my the microphone of my HyperX Cloud Stinger headset stopped working properly. Its output is a continuous noise (not some mild static one) which makes it ...
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Single Bluetooth headset detected as multiple devices; not all of them function

A single Treks Air Bluetooth headset paired to Windows 10 appears as several devices. I wouldn't mind this if they all worked, but many times only one of them works. And it's hard to tell which one ...
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Bluetooth headset sound crackling in hands-free mode on Windows 10

I bought Bluetooth headset (Philips SHB3075) which I paired with my laptop (OS: Windows 10) but I've got a problem with sound quality. The headset can work in two modes: Stereo and Hands-free. In ...
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My windows 10 computer won't recognize a gaming headset

I have an Acer aspire vx laptop with a single 3.5 mm combo (audio/mic) jack, I just bought a Corsair hs35 headset to use but when I plug it in the mic on the headset won't work. I can hear very quiet ...
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Ubuntu - Mic. Mute notification pop up random

laptop dell with ubuntu 18.04 upgraded to 20.04 but the issue is still appearing. I changed a few headsets but this mute pop up notification is not disappearing, and continue showing randomly on my ...
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Headset volume way too low after every reboot

My headset is a HyperX Cloud 2 and I'm running Windows 10 Pro 2004. The headset comes with a USB connector (headset - AUX cable - USB control - PC) that has volume buttons etc. I usually have the ...
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How to properly set a stereo headset with mic in Windows 10 (to make the mic working along with full volume)

I recently bought a Corsair HS50 Pro Headset. Connecting a headset to Windows 10 seems to be a very rookie question, but none of the results from Google search addresses my issue. Everytime I plug in ...
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How do I connect or share one USB headset with two laptops running windows?

Looking for a solution to share one USB headset between two laptop computers running windows such that I can attend meetings on both the computers without plugging in and out the USB headset.
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Sennheiser Momentum 2 AEBT - When the microphone is in use all other sounds are muted

The headset is connected via bluetooth to my laptop. I have the audio input device set to Headphone(M2 AEBT) and the Microphone to Headset (M2 AEBT Hands-Free Device), basically that happens ...
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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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ASUS ROG Headset - Jack Microphone not working

I have ROG Strix GT531 Laptop, it has a headset by itself. I have dual boot Win10 and Ubuntu 20. On both OS I can hear sounds, on Win10 Microphone is working but not on Ubuntu. I did something like ...
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PC uses speaker of headset instead of microphone

I need to record voice on my old desktop PC (Asus P5B-SE - Windows 7). There are three lines on back panel: two with speaker icon and one with microphone icon. Also there are two lines on front panel (...
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If an issue persists after fully resetting windows 10, does that mean it's a hardware issue?

I've been having this audio cracking problem on my laptop whenever I'm in a Discord call with my old Steelseries H Wireless headset - its receiver is connected to my USB hub which is then connected to ...
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Audio cracking whenever I'm inside a Discord call (only happens on my wireless headset)

I'm having a problem with Discord - everytime I join a call, any audio that's playing gets cracking noises. It doesn't matter where the audio is coming from - Discord or not, cracking noises are heard....
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Can't use headset mic on windows 10 (3.5 mm jack)

I have headset with micro on it, but windows can't use it for some reason, instead it uses my laptop micro. I have installed linux on the same machine and it has no problems with mic. I've tried to ...
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Two pairs of 2.1 channel headphones only producing mono sound?

I was playing witcher 3 when this randomly started happening. I have a hyperx alpha with the external sound card and a steel series Siberia V2. I can only get them to output in mono, I have tried ...
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Is it possible to connect a RJ9/RJ10 headset to a laptop?

I've been given a headset that was used to connect to an office telephone. I'd like to use it with my laptop; it would be cheaper to buy an adapter than a new headset. However, I'm unsure about if an ...
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Low range of a Class 1 USB Bluetooth adapter

I bought a HAMA H-53188 USB Bluetooth dongle. It was recognized without any problem by my Windows 10 PC and I had no trouble while connecting my bluetooth headset to the PC. The problem is the range ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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