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    Default Headphones in and Notification Sound still coming through speakers

    I was wondering if anyone else has noticed this "problem". I'm used to all my other phones setup so that when the headphone jack is plugged in all sound goes there.

    I was sitting in the office and noticed that the notification seemed loud and when I took off my headphones noticed that was because the notification came through the speakers.

    Yes my headphones were plugged in all the way.

    Thanks for any information about this.
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    Yes I experience that also worth my hands free device and want to know where the setting is to stop it.

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    I don't think so??



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    I don't think so??



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    Quote Originally Posted by terpdog View Post
    Do you know cyanogen-man??
    It was kinda annoying when sitting in the library listening to some music and not realizing that everyone around you also hears the damn whistle notification and you are the ***** that didn't turn down the sound, when I had my headphones on and didn't even realize it! :-)
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    I noticed this as well....its annoying, but you can go into settings and turn off the sound for notifications in the sound section...
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    you can but it is unexpected behavior to me. usually when you have headphones or blue tooth all sound goes to that device by default. This is the first Samsung that I've had so they must just be different than everyone else!
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    Quote Originally Posted by terpdog View Post
    I was wondering if anyone else has noticed this "problem". I'm used to all my other phones setup so that when the headphone jack is plugged in all sound goes there.

    I was sitting in the office and noticed that the notification seemed loud and when I took off my headphones noticed that was because the notification came through the speakers.

    Yes my headphones were plugged in all the way.

    Thanks for any information about this.
    That happens to me too. It happens on my S3 and Nexus too.

    Sent from my Galaxy Note 2.
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    Press and hold the power\lock button to mute everything except the media sound after plugging in your headset. All of the sound settings will return to your previous settings when you unplug your headset.

    This appears to be an Android bug and others are also using "SoundAbout" from the play store to work around this issue of automatically muting the external speaker when you plug in your headset.

    Issue 16667 - android - Notifications are played through external speaker when headphones are plugged in - Android - An Open Handset Alliance Project - Google Project Hosting
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    Quote Originally Posted by crosshair View Post
    Press and hold the power\lock button to mute everything except the media sound after plugging in your headset. All of the sound settings will return to your previous settings when you unplug your headset.

    This appears to be an Android bug and others are also using "SoundAbout" from the play store to work around this issue of automatically muting the external speaker when you plug in your headset.

    Issue 16667 - android - Notifications are played through external speaker when headphones are plugged in - Android - An Open Handset Alliance Project - Google Project Hosting
    I wonder if this will work for bluetooth devices.

    Sent from my Galaxy Note 2.
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    If you want notification to go through the headset, but not speakers, try SoundAbout in Google Play. Just un-check the "Notification to speaker" option.
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    Notification going through the speaker can be useful.

    I listen to a pillow speaker at night.

    But I want the alarm to sound in the morning through the phone speaker.

    My question (a bit OT) is how to turn off the beep when the charger is plugged in. (I'd settle for only turning it off when my wife is asleep. )
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    Sound about caused my phone to have sound issues when calling people... had to uninstall
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    Thank you so very much (crosshair) for mentioning SoundAbout in your response to someone else's dilemma.... You are awesome!! I just installed the app and restarted my phone then adjusted the settings to my preferences .... The app does Exactly what I wanted... All sounds come through my headset now! Thanks Again!
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    i hear constant clicking when i plug my headphones.. even if the volume is on "mute"? is that the same thing?
    its stops only when im on the main search screen. if i open the notification slide the ticking sound comes back.... any ideas of how to fix it?
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    I just had an online chat with Samsung Tech support. They say that all of their phones do this but couldn't give me a reason why. When you plug headphones into a phone ALL sounds should come through the headphones (you know, kind of like an iPhone). Android and Samsung, please, if you've read any of the 1,000,000 online complaints about this issue the past few years, please get this resolved. A 3rd party app shouldn't be needed to fix this.
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    SoundAbout has some issues. It is the only app ever to crash my Galaxy Note 4. Uninstalled.. Too bad headphone functionality isn't built in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crosshair View Post
    Press and hold the power\lock button to mute everything except the media sound after plugging in your headset. All of the sound settings will return to your previous settings when you unplug your headset.

    This appears to be an Android bug and others are also using "SoundAbout" from the play store to work around this issue of automatically muting the external speaker when you plug in your headset.

    Issue 16667 - android - Notifications are played through external speaker when headphones are plugged in - Android - An Open Handset Alliance Project - Google Project Hosting
    I have no idea who in their right mind would have changed this. It used to work properly a long time ago. Sound About used to fix the problem but the last 4 or 5 updates the developer has messed things up and doesn't seem to know how to get it back. This is so irritating. Why would you want notifications and ringer to go to speaker when you have headphones on. And silencing those two sounds makes no sense. What if someone calls or you have an alarm set, how are you supposed to hear it. Don't say vibrate either because I never feel mine vibrate. Point is I have headphones on, I want all sounds through there, not some stranger telling me my phone is making loud sounds. Someone please make them change it back.
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    Yes , I had the same issue on a sam. S5 . I found the case was getting in the way just enough to send notifications through the local speaker and music through the earbuds. I changed my headphones and eventually my case. If it persists , contact phone manufacturer since it's probably a hardware fault.

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