1. its-strawberry-jello's Avatar
    One of these days I was walking home from school and then suddenly I only can hear through one ear. No they didn't break because they both work perfectly on my iPod, laptop, etc. Thank you for your answer. Btw, my phone is a ZTE 2100.
    10-05-2014 04:20 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! iPods and iPhones have a slightly different headphone jack configuration than most Android devices, so if you have a headphone with multiple remote functions (like Pause, Play, Skip) and/or mic, and if that headphone was expressly "Designed for iPhone" (usually noted on the box), then it may not work correctly on non-iOS devices.
    10-05-2014 09:48 PM
  3. TiENTi's Avatar

    I stumbled into the same issue, and was quite surprised they look the same but dont work. What was casuing this issue was appareantly that Apple has some patent on their 3-button solution so Google started using their own. Looks and works the same, but they are different :-)

    Amazing when two companies dont get along they invent the same stuff but just close enough not to cooperate.

    10-18-2014 10:01 AM

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