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Why do my earbuds control my phone even when it's locked on my lg tribute 5?

Elizabeth Brown3

New member
Dec 19, 2016
When I have earbuds connected to my lg tribute 5, it will pause, skip and even turn off my music app even when it is locked. It will automatically play music even when I don't have the app running. I have tried different earbuds and different apps with the same problem.


Trusted Member
Jan 17, 2016
That's not actually a problem, when you listen to music it just saves you unlocking all the time... Not sure about the auto play thing, maybe look in the app settings....