1. merledied's Avatar
    Hello,

    So I can't hear when people make calls when my headphones are plugged in. The caller can hear me but i can't hear them. i thought i might have not plugged them in fully but they are hah. i thought my headphones may be old/broken but i can hear music and youtube videos perfectly. maybe something is wrong when only making calls, but i can hear perfectly fine when i make the calls, but not when i pick up...what could be wrong?

    Also when i first got the phone as soon as i plugged in the headphones, in the notifications bar all these activities would pop up that use headphones...like youtube, music, videos, you know. But i updated my phone and after the update those notifications wouldn't pop up anymore. is it the update or perhaps it's coincidence and my phone is just faulty? maybe?

    Thank you!
    Manju Poudel likes this.
    10-02-2012 10:25 AM
  2. Soundtrack to Chaos's Avatar
    As far as I know, when you have headphones in, you hear the other person, but they cannot hear you until you unplug them

    On my Samsung galaxy s3 running android 4.0

    Because unlike ios, i keep my apps in app drawers, and not in infinite cluttered homescreens
    10-02-2012 10:38 AM
  3. GSDer's Avatar
    Are you using the included Samsung headphones? Are you sure they're plugged in fully?
    I just plugged them in and made a call and I could hear the other person just fine (through the headphones), and she could hear me with no problem. I don't know offhand if the Samsung headphones include a mic or not - I'd have to look at their documentation.
    I used to have headphones that had a mic built in, and on my HTC Thunderbolt it would show a different icon in the notification area if you had regular stereo headphones connected vs headphones with a mic. If I can find those I'll update this post with those results.

    Regarding your other issue, it sounds like either the update changed the behaviour or you (unknowingly) made one of the audio apps the default. I'm still running VRLF2 (Verizon) firmware and I still see the various audio apps shown in the notification bar when I connect the headphones.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 2
    funkylogik likes this.
    10-02-2012 05:10 PM
  4. funkylogik's Avatar
    with the samsung headphones we can hear each other fine in a conversation.
    you can switch on/off that list of apps when you plug in in accessories (i think) settings


    oh and they DO have a mic (hole at back of volume bit)
    but phone headphones that arent samsung generaly dont work

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-02-2012 05:30 PM
  5. funkylogik's Avatar
    Can't hear calls when headphones plugged in.-uploadfromtaptalk1349213780450.jpg

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-02-2012 05:36 PM
  6. paradroid's Avatar
    I don't have the HDMI and Earphone sections under the Dock settings...
    10-02-2012 06:07 PM
  7. funkylogik's Avatar
    thats strange.. im guessing your s3 is carrier branded mate?
    mines pure samsung

    global s3, UK. Ask me anything and ill reply even if its just an intelligent (or stupid) guess
    10-02-2012 09:11 PM
  8. jac-3's Avatar
    As far as I know, when you have headphones in, you hear the other person, but they cannot hear you until you unplug them
    I've been able to use my ear protection headphones and talk through the phone. It surprised me the first time, but I like the feature.
    10-03-2012 09:29 AM
  9. paradroid's Avatar
    thats strange.. im guessing your s3 is carrier branded mate?
    mines pure samsung
    Yes, I have a rooted stock ROM Verizon phone
    10-03-2012 04:36 PM
  10. woodslink's Avatar
    Try an app named SoundAbout. The pro version handles phone call audio.
    11-06-2012 03:12 PM
  11. donnazali's Avatar
    I plugged my headphone to listen the music, but the sound of the incoming call is through the speaker not the headphone while i`m listening to the music, how to change this?
    11-27-2012 12:38 AM
  12. donnazali's Avatar
    hi can you help me
    I plugged my headphone to listen the music, but the sound of the incoming call is through the speaker not the headphone while i`m listening to the music, how to change this?
    11-27-2012 12:42 AM

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