My Problem

I've recently reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS on my system. I usually use a Bluetooth headset with a microphone. It worked perfectly before I reinstalled, but now when I go into the sound settings and select my headphones:

Analog Output

USB-Ear Microphone

It still plays sound through the speakers as if I never selected the headphones.

Solutions that didn't Work

  • Selecting the sound card through PulseAudio Volume Control
  • Selecting the sound card through Alsamixer
  • Reducing the Master volume and increasing the Headphone volume in Alsamixer

closed as off-topic by Takkat, karel, Eric Carvalho, Fabby, vidarlo Jan 27 '18 at 4:30

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That's kind of embarrassing. Everything is working just fine now after an update and a reboot. I apologize for wasting your time.

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