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Questions tagged [headset]

Headsets are a combination of headphones and at least one microphone. Includes wired (analog or USB) as well as wireless or Bluetooth headsets.

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Issue with Sennheiser USB headset on Linux Ubuntu [on hold]

Headset call answering button acting as right-click of mouse and disables mouse clicking. Please help me understand how can we resolve this
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One side of headset / headphone does not work in Ubuntu 18.04.1

When I connect my headset to my laptop running on Ubuntu 18.04.1, sound can only be heard from the right side. I have tried testing the speaker in the sound settings, which shows the same result. The ...
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Volume flickering up and down

I've dealt with this issue on this machine before but I forget the fix. In a nutshell, the volume is flickering from 0 to maximum. I believe the fix was to disable the front headset plug. Can ...
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when i connect the bluetooth headset the wifi does not work

When I connect the bluetooth headset the wifi does not work, and when I disconnect the bluetooth headset the wifi goes back to work. What could it be? I am using Ubuntu 18.08 LTS, Samsung Notebook. ...
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Ubuntu not detecting exterternal microphones or headset

I am having issues with the sound in Gnome it only detects the input as builtin mic but the mic doesn't work. It also doesn't detect my headset when I plug it in unless its a usb plugin nothing from ...
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How to enable headset media and volume control on laptops with TRRS jacks?

Many modern laptops like the Dell XPS, starting with the XPS 9550 dating back to 2015, use a 3.5mm TRRS jack that combines headphone and microphone audio connections. Many of these sound cards also ...
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Sound output doesn't change automatically after connecting to Bluetooth headset

The Bluetooth headset problems in Ubuntu are various and mostly not solved profoundly. This time on 18.04 i get a very fast connection with the headset as soon as I turn it on, but the output device ...
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Use Bluetooth headset with microphone (HFP) in Ubuntu 18.04

My Bluetooth headset (IFROGZ Toxix Wireless) supports the Headset Head Unit profile (headset_head_unit or HSP/HFP) and the audio playback profile (a2dp_sink). It pairs and connects successfully with ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS problem bluetooth discovering MPOW BH015A headset

Tried both with default system's bluetooth settings, with blueman assistant and with bluetoothctl cli but none of this detect the headset. My cellphone easily detects it, but not my laptop with ...
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Logitech H390 USB headset not working on Ubuntu 18.04

Today, I bought a Logitech H390 USB headset and it doesn't appear in my sound settings. Any help is appreciated!
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I cannot detect my wireless headphone in ubuntu 18.04 LTS

My headphone model is QCY-QY7, use bluetooth to connect with my laptop When i use win10, i use it normally but when i change to ubuntu 18.04 lts, my laptop cannot detect my headphone anymore. What i ...
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No sound through headphones in one mode, works fine in another

Most questions that I've seen report Ubuntu not detecting or playing through their chosen wired/bluetooth sound device at all, but that's not the case here. In fact, using the same output/input ...
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Unknown Audio Device

I plugged in a mobile headset (in-ear speakers with mic) but this keeps popping up. Unknown Audio Device What kind of device did you plug in? Headphones | Headset | Microphone Cancel | ...
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Headset Microphone Doesn't Connect

when I plug in my headset, Ubuntu Budgie doesn’t seem to recognize it is a head set and makes only the headphones part work. I found various solutions for Linux mostly modifying some lines in /etc/...
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headsets mic not recognized

I have a headset, which is recognized as sound output only. The mic isn't recognized, even not by alsamixer(v1.1.3). (As input I only see: Mic Boost, Capture and Digital.) In my previous linux ...
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Afterglow AG7 Wireless Headset wont appear in sound settings, but detected in terminal - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

PC Model: Razer Blade 14 late 2016 OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Hello, i am trying to use my Afterglow AG7 Headset with Ubuntu 16. When using the command dmesg, this appears: [ 4451.281865] usb 1-1: new ...
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bluetooth connection: host is down

I'm on ubuntu 17.10 and trying to connect my bluetooth headset QCY-Q19. it's able to pair but whenever I try to connect I get this error Connection Failed: blueman.bluez.errors.DBusFailedError: Host ...
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MPOW 059 headset pairing with Ubuntu 16.04

Im being asked to enter a pin on my headset (which obviously I cant). I tried choosing a fixed pin of 0000 with the same problem. It starts by flashing a pin number (6 digits) quickly, and then the ...
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Ubuntu Bluetooth Headphones Skipping

I have recently purchased some Bluetooth headphones and I thought the process would be fairly straight forward....boy was I wrong. I have managed to use a workaround to get the headphones connected, ...
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How to invert left and right output | sound | bluetooth | 16.04 LTS

Hello dear peoples of Ubuntu, Today I have a problem which is the following : I'm in possession of "Beats" Headphone (IDK the exact name), and a ACER E14 (E5-475G-34VE) running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I ...
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Sound utility ignore bluetooth headset

I have a headset device that is paired with my Ubuntu 16.04 system. I know that device works, because I can also pair and use it with a Windows system. If I look in the Bluetooth settings and select ...
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Razer Headset mic not working

Hey just got a Razer Krakken 7.1v2 usb headset. The sound is working but the mic is not, i see the input level bar moving when i check the input settings and talk,but no sound is actually happening. ...
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Bluetooth profile locked to A2DP (high-quality audio sink) but cannot change to HFP/HSP (low-quality bidirectional headset)

On an Acer laptop, I have never had working support for the built-in Bluetooth adapter -- https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-firmware/+bug/1643455 -- and finally threw in the towel and ...
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Switch pulseaudio sound output, when bluetooth headset is connected, for running applications

There are a bunch of hints how to automatically switch the output of pulseaudio to a bluetooth headset when it's connected. But they still don't help with switching the output of running ...
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Surround Sound 7.1 USB Headset set up

I've seen multiple versions of this problem on this site and others but none have really been much help. I'm trying to set up my Turtle Beach Z60 headset so that it plays in surround sound and have ...
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Bluetooth headset won't connect after upgrade

I've recently upgraded Ubuntu from version 17.04 to 17.10 and I have issues connecting my bluetooth headset. In case I do manage to get it to show up as connected (even though the device itself doesn'...
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Audio output front and back jack ubuntu 17.10

I have front and back audio output jacks on my pc. When I plug in my headset to the front jack, audio output line disappears from sound settings and it shows only headphones. I want to switch between ...
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Not possible to use Bluethooth Headset with A2DP (High Fidelity) and Microphone simultaneously

I am using Ubuntu 17.04 with Gnome shell. Is it possible to connect a bluethooth headset (Sony MDR-ZX770BN) but not to set High Quality (A2DP) inside Pulse Audio Control and put on the microphone ...
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Use button on headset

I have a headset which has a button that is supposed to play/pause audio, answer calls, etc. and I wanted to make it work on Ubuntu. My computer does have a combined headset port (fourth lead), but ...
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How to resynchronize audio in a Bluetooth headset?

I'm using a JBL T450BT headset under Ubuntu 17.04. There are random brief interruptions in audio transmission, that, when combined, create a significant latency visible when watching videos etc. (let'...
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using a earphone with mic for both headphone and microphone purpose

I have a earphone with mic that works well on my android phone and I have been using it as a headphone for my pc for quite some time and it worked great (I need to turn it everytime on in alsamixer ...
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Headset has to be re-pluged after rebooting

I'm using the version 16.04 LTS of Ubuntu and after rebooting my PC, I have to unplug and plug back in my headset (Jabra UC voice 150a) to the USB port in order for it to show up in my audio settings ...
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Cannot pair my beats 3 bluetooth headset with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have a Dell inspiron 7520 laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed. When I try to connect my beats 3 bluetooth headset via bluetooth settings, it prompts a message saying: connection failed. I ...
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Dell 5567 External Combojack Microphone doesn't work

Hello I have a Dell 5567 which is apparently supported by Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 17.04 and the only microphone that is being displayed is the internal built in microphone. The laptop has a ...
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Pairing Apple Airpods as Headset

With Ubuntu 16.04 I've been attempting to pair by Apple airpods as a headset. They come up as headphones. They work fine as headphones, but I would like the microphone to be available
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Speaker sound quality drops after connecting and disconnecting headset

Once I plug in and then unplug my headset to my laptop (Ubuntu 17.04 on HP Spectre x360 Convertible 15-bl0XX) the sound quality through the speakers drops drastically but is normal through the headset....
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Razer Kraken Pro microphone not being recognized

When i plug in my headset, it does not recognize the microphone. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 Long Term Support. I have tried a lot of tutorials but it just does not seem to work, so here i am trying to ...
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Can not use my USB headset as audio output with audio pulse

I am currently unable to select my USB Hyper X 7.1 cloud II headset as input and output device. But, if I unplug and reconnect my headset in my computer while it's on, pulseaudio fully recognize my ...
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Bluetooth and headset Not working in ubuntu

I have Ubuntu on my dell N4010 and until the day before yesterday it was working fine, but all of sudden my bluetooth doesn't show up and on system setting there mentions no bluetooth adapter was ...
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Bluetooth headset: using mic with a2dp? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use the mic and headphone simultaniously when using a2dp? the sound quality is really bad when using hsp/hfp.
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bluetooth headset not discovered by ubuntu 16.04. discovered easily by windows 10 on the same machine [duplicate]

I am posting this as my last step before giving up completely on making my Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop recognize my bluetooth headset. I have followed all the other questions and answers regarding ...
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Wireless headset can't be enabled

My Logitech H800 normally works fine with Ubuntu, but sometimes, I think when I unplug and replug the USB adapter, it stops working. It is listed in sound settings under outputs, and clicking it ...
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Bluetooth not connecting automatically

I was on Ubuntu 14.04 and everything was working perfectly. But decided to upgrade to 16.04. (what a mistake!) Now my headset does not connect to the machine anymore. It is kind of strange. It ...
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Crossair Void 7.1 Alternative Drivers

I've recently bought a new headset, the Crossair Void 7.1. And now I cannot find any drivers for Ubuntu. The headset sorta works, but I cannot use it to it's full potential without Windows... It ...
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lag in sound via blutooth headset and problem in high fidality playback (A2DP sink)

earlier I was using ubuntu 14.04 and everything is fine but when I shifted to ubuntu 16.04 , I am facing minor issue. first Lag in sound via Bluetooth headset. lag is about 3..4 second sometimes ...
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Arctis 5 Headset, Two Audio Playback devices not visible

This headset I'm using has two audio playback outputs, a game is assigned to one of them and a VOIP software to the other. That way you can balance between the two with a chatmix dial. On Windows ...
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HP Pavillion Mini with Broadcom 43142 Bluetooth problem Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Hi all having issues connecting any bluetooth to my PC, any help appreciated. any question or guidance please message/ask hp-2015@hp2015-300-230:~$ /etc/init.d/bluetooth status -l ● bluetooth....
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Ubuntu 16.04 can't find bluetooth devices [duplicate]

Recently got a new laptop and successfully installed Ubuntu on it. However, unlike my other debian laptops, this one seems unable to discover my bluetooth headset. I tried using bluetoothctl: power ...
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Bluetooth Headset not properly working after idle

When I first connect the headset it works fine, but if I stop playback for some minutes and try to use it later again it gives cracking sounds and only works with breaks. I need to switch it off and ...
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Autoconnecting seamlessly to Bluetooth headset (Sennheiser Momentum M2 AEBT) in Ubuntu 16.04

I own a Bluetooth headset (Sennheiser Momentum M2 AEBT). I am having an issue with autoconnection, for which I have found a workaround. I would prefer a real solution. If I want the connection to ...