1. TaterMay's Avatar
    So if I plug in my headphones, I hear all kind of random (possibly game) sound effects. But I have all apps closed. Any idea what this could be? Makes me feel like there's some kind of app running invisibly. Which could definitely drain my battery.

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    10-27-2014 04:42 PM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Are they loud? Can you pause/unpause them using the headset controls? If not, it might be a faulty jack or cable, and it's causing 'crosstalk', picking up signals from analog transmissions around you, like phones and radio stations. Digital signals can sometimes sound like sounds from an old videogame.
    10-27-2014 04:44 PM
  3. TaterMay's Avatar
    When I locked the phone, it showed each file name as it would play. So it is indeed playing sound effects files.

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    10-27-2014 05:15 PM
  4. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Yup, probably an app auto-playing when you press the play button on your headset or something. Weird though.
    10-27-2014 05:25 PM
  5. TaterMay's Avatar
    No buttons being pressed. It's an auxiliary cable going to my car's head unit.

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    10-27-2014 05:42 PM
  6. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Ooooh, then yeah, check the cable. It might be touching stuff that shouldn't be making contact and making the phone 'think' you're pressing headset buttons. I've had this happen before, so it's not that weird.
    10-28-2014 11:30 AM

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