Computer Support Forum

NFC or bluetooth sports headphone?

Question: NFC or bluetooth sports headphone?

Hi Guys,

I am trying to buy a new "sports headphone" to be used at the gym. Unfortunately, where I am, I only either have bluetooth 2.0 + NFC or Bluetooth 4.0 (only 1 or 2 options) without NFC.

I am really keen on NFC, as I have a S4 and really keen to try NFC, would really appreciate any feedback on this? Is BT2.0 with NFC a better option in terms of easy of use or a simple BT3.0 or BT4.0 without NFC be a safer bet?

I am not too sure how stable the NFC technology now is, so thats my only concern.

Would appreciate some feedback on this.

Thanks

Relevance 100%
Preferred Solution: NFC or bluetooth sports headphone?

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: NFC or bluetooth sports headphone?

Since NFC only works up to a few inches, it must be used just for the setup. The Bluetooth would then be used as the link between the headphones and phone.

3 more replies
Relevance 63.14%

Hello friends,
I want a sports Bluetooth headset for my Lumia 1520. Should be sweat proof. As I want then for gym. Should stay in ear while working out or running.
Can anyone suggest something? It would be helpful.
Thanks.

More replies
Relevance 59.86%

sorry cant see where new posts facility is so
 
Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro,  bluetooth pairs with a pair of Bluetooth headphones but will not supply audio to both anyone please???
 
[post title edited after move to reflect topic]

More replies
Relevance 56.58%

the bing sports app is nice but the only sports i can choose is nfl, nhl, nba, golf and soccer. For instance is there a way to add college sports to it?

More replies
Relevance 54.94%

Hi there 
I am using latitude E6430. After many trial to pair my headphones to the laptop, now I van hear all system sounds, youtube, ..etc. But when I play windows media player the sounds come from the laptop speakers !!!
Any help please ?!

More replies
Relevance 54.94%

Fedora 12 claims it as here https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_tour
Can I do the same in windows 7






Quote:
Support for Bluetooth audio devices lets you enjoy audio on your computer without the hassle of wires. That's right - you can stand right up and dance your heart out (or go get a cup of coffee) without losing a beat! Start a voice chat with friends online, or chill out with some tunes in Rhythmbox. Fedora's also got great support for many of the devices you use every day. Whether you're looking to keep your calendar in sync or keep the music flowing throughout your day, Fedora's there for you. Connect your mobile MP3 player, PDA, or smartphone, and let Fedora 12 unite all your digital entertainment.


As you can see in this screnshot

Uploaded with ImageShack.us

Answer:Bluetooth Headphone

Not sure what you want to do! Are you asking if Windows 7 will support Bluetooth? I use a Bluetooth headset for VOIP etc if that is any help!

9 more replies
Relevance 54.94%

I bought a refurbished encore 2, it works fine but the Bluetooth to my head phone, cuts out, off and on. I like my music, so I bought another one, brand new and it has the same problem

Answer:why do my bluetooth on my headphone, cut off and on

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I bought a refurbished encore 2, it works fine but the Bluetooth to my head phone, cuts out, off and on. I like my music, so I bought another one, brand new and it has the same problem is this for a phone or pc? Check for OS updates and if on pc, also check for driver updates for bluetooth and the headphone
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

more replies
Relevance 54.53%

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 that finds and apparently "connects" to my Rocketfish RF-MAB2 bluetooth headphones. However, the headphones never show up as a device in the sound/volume settings, so the computer plays sound from the speakers rather than the headphones. Any help will be much appreciated.

Answer:Bluetooth Headphone Pairing

I have experienced the same behavior using a rocketfish RF-MAB2 and Dell E6410 running windows 7 64 and 32 bit. Were you able to resolve the issue?

1 more replies
Relevance 54.53%

I can't use my bluetooth headphone and wired earpiece simultaneously. whenever I connect my bluetooth headphone to my laptop, the wired earpiece stops working.I'm having Dell XPS L501X with Realtek High Definition Audio.Is there any way to make them work simultaneously?

Answer:Can't use bluetooth headphone with earpiece!!

I don't think there is because usually when you plug in a headset or turn on a bluetooth headset it disables the speakers, so I suspect that bluetooth essentially does the same to your wired headset - probably nothing that can be done about it unless you happen to find a setting in the realtek control panel that disables the 'feature'."I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..." Pink Floyd

2 more replies
Relevance 54.53%

Hi there,
I am using two different bluetooth headsets to connect to my computer. They
pair and connect just fine and even work with Skype. The problem is Vista
(business) disconnects the headset about every 30-60 seconds. Does anyone
have any ideas of how to keep the connection stable?
thanks!

Answer:Bluetooth Headphone disconnects

Are you using vendor's bluetooth drivers? If so, remove it, reboot and let your system install the Microsoft bluetooth stack. You may have to uninstall your hardware manually too (from device manager)

3 more replies
Relevance 53.71%

I can't use my bluetooth headphone and wired earpiece simultaneously. whenever I connect my bluetooth headphone to my laptop, the wired earpiece stops working.
I'm having Dell XPS L501X with Realtek High Definition Audio.
Is there any way to make them work simultaneously?

Answer:Can't use bluetooth headphone with my wired earpiece!!!!

In most cases (all I've seen) you can only have one default playback device, e.g. PC speaker (and wired headphones) or another device such as your bluetooth or HDMI audio.

7 more replies
Relevance 53.71%

I can't use my bluetooth headphone and wired earpiece simultaneously. whenever I connect my bluetooth headphone to my laptop, the wired earpiece stops working.
I'm having Dell XPS L501X with Realtek High Definition Audio and OS Win7
Is there any way to make them work simultaneously?
 

Answer:Can't use bluetooth headphone with my wired earpiece!

dreckk said:





I can't use my bluetooth headphone and wired earpiece simultaneously. whenever I connect my bluetooth headphone to my laptop, the wired earpiece stops working.
I'm having Dell XPS L501X with Realtek High Definition Audio and OS Win7
Is there any way to make them work simultaneously?Click to expand...

look at the options of the program , cause sometimes it was configed that way

when you use the blue the wired turns off vice versa

look both in the sound card program options , bluetooth program options , win7

audio options
 

1 more replies
Relevance 53.71%

I have a Insignia bluetooth wireless headphones that I want to use to listen to my Viso VO37L flat screen TV. So I put a Soundblaster Audigy soundcard in my spare computer and connected the TV headphone jack to the input line of the soundcard. I can now have the TV audio playing through the computers speakers. The problem is that no matter what I try I can't get the signal to the headphones. I have WIDCOMM bluetooth 5.1.0.3900 software installed on the computer and it works fine ,I can hear all Window XP sounds as well as the media player and other software audio. I tried using a few recording software programs thinking I could use the monitoring feature to hear the in-line input, but even though I could record the input and hear the replay I couldn't hear the monitor. This whole Idea seemed so simply but not I am thinking that "you can't get there from here". If anyone knows what I am missing I would appreciate the help. Thanks.

Answer:Bluetooth Wireless Headphone and TV audio

in the volume control panel in windows, ensure the line in is unmuted, under both recording and playback.To open the volume control, click start > Run and type in sndvol32to get to the recording side, click options then properties, and you can select the recording tab.Hope this helpsKurtis

1 more replies
Relevance 53.71%

how can I connect a bluetooth headphone to my acer aspire v3-574? Is it possible or not?

Answer:how can I connect a bluetooth headphone to my acer...

In Windows 8 and 10, go to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth and turn it on.Select More Bluetooth options to find more Bluetooth settings.If you're talking about How to pair the headphone, google your model and you should find directions.

1 more replies
Relevance 53.71%

how can I connect a bluetooth headphone to my acer aspire v3-574? Is it possible or not?

Answer:how can I connect a bluetooth headphone to my acer...

In Windows 8 and 10, go to Settings > Devices > Bluetooth and turn it on.Select More Bluetooth options to find more Bluetooth settings.If you're talking about How to pair the headphone, google your model and you should find directions.

1 more replies
Relevance 53.71%

My old wireless headphones have just about given up, rather than replace them I am looking at getting an adaptor to plug into my TV headphone socket and then use my Bluetooth headphones.
Anyone know of a reasonable one?
Thank ou

Answer:Bluetooth transmitter for TV headphone socket

Perhaps thishere

2 more replies
Relevance 53.71%

Hello, I got a JBL Everest Elite 700 bluetooth headphone and I would like to pair (connect) it with my HP Pavilion G6. I also have the latest updates installed. 1. Control Panel > Devices and Printers > Add a deviceNo device can be found! (I am sure the headphone is discoverable and it works perfectly with other laptops and my mobile phone) 2. In "Device Manager", there is no "Bluetooth" icon. 3. In Computer Management > Services, "Bluetooth Support Service" is running and is set to Automatic. 4. In Computer Management > Services, "Bluetooth Handsfree Service" is running and is set to Automatic.   This is driving me crazy. I don't know what else to do.

More replies
Relevance 53.71%

I recently bought wireless head phones which can connent to windows 10 computers without any issues in a couple of seconds. However my windows 7 elitebook has issues with connecting. It connects when u add it as a new device, but does not connent when u turn it on again after... Also it does not play sound, and can not be added as a playback device. I cant really find how to work this issue out....  

More replies
Relevance 53.71%

Hi, I am having problems getting a Bluetooth headset to operate. Having connected and paired (I believe), the device shows in Devices and Printers. In Device Manager, there are three listings for it (Aukey model EP-B4). Each listing says there are no drivers installed. Have tried updating each and all but after an age for Windows searching for drivers I had to use Ctrl-Alt-Del to close it.
I have contacted the manufacturer many times but so far no results - they repeatedly requested from where I bought it and item number.
I am using Win7 SP1 with all updates current.
 
The headset works well with my mobile phone and tablet (Android 5.1).
 
Any help much apprecitated.

More replies
Relevance 53.71%

Hi all. I have had 2 sets o bluetooth headphones now and neither pair will connect to my windows 7 pc's. I am using a bluetooth usb dongle in the pc and it finds the headphones but can't find the drivers for the devices.
I'm stumped and need help.
Any helpfull advice for me would be appreciated. Thank you

More replies
Relevance 53.71%

Drivers have been installed and evrything done as per guidelines but headphone connection is not complete..i am uploading an image showing the problem

Usually bluetooth icon comes between pc and headphone after connection but here click on the link is comming down...
nothing is happening on clicking that link please help me techguy..
 

Answer:Bluetooth headphone connection problem

 

1 more replies
Relevance 53.71%

My Lenovo laptop is P50 running Window 7 64-bit, when I tried to pair a bluetooth headphone with it, the headphone didn't show up in the laptop's bluetooth device list. Could you please help me out?Device Manager's Bluetooth Radios has Intel Wireless Bluetooth and Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator. The iHome headphone's Spec says:" The product is compatible with any bluetooth devices that supports A2DP, AVRCP, Hands-Free, or Handset Profiles"

More replies
Relevance 53.71%

Hi all. I have had 2 sets o bluetooth headphones now and neither pair will connect to my windows 7 pc's. I am using a bluetooth usb dongle in the pc and it finds the headphones but can't find the drivers for the devices.
I'm stumped and need help.
Any helpfull advice for me would be appreciated. Thank you

More replies
Relevance 53.71%

I own a macbook pro and runs windows 7 by bootcamp. The headphone is JBL e40bt.
I tried to use my bluetooth headphone it had always failed and it said there was no driver for "bluetooth peripheral device."
I then downloaded the ASUS driver thing from here: Can't find drivers for bluetooth headset - Windows 7 Help Forums
And the problem was solved.

But now when I connect my headphone, it is only good immediately after I connect it. As long as I play something continuously the headphone won't switch off by itself and nothing's wrong. But if there's no audio input from the computer to the headphone for like a minute and then I start playing music, the audio is skipped. I have to reconnect the device for it to return normal.

Please help me. It is quite annoying. It's okay if I am playing games and stuff but I when I'm playing music I can't let it stop.

More replies
Relevance 53.71%

My Lenovo laptop is P50 running Window 7 64-bit, when I tried to pair a bluetooth headphone with it, the headphone didn't show up in the laptop's bluetooth device list. Could you please help me out?
Device Manager's Bluetooth Radios has Intel Wireless Bluetooth and Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator.
 
The iHome headphone's Spec says:" The product is compatible with any bluetooth devices that supports A2DP, AVRCP, Hands-Free, or Handset Profiles"
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

More replies
Relevance 53.3%

 i have bluetooth headphones called Remax RB-T7 i try connecting it to my laptop, it connects but the problem is that the headphones apears to be as wirlesskeyboard and there is no sound at all coming out of it i try connect it to my phone and it run normally can any one help me or guide for what should i do thanks

More replies
Relevance 53.3%

Hi.I've been lurking for a bit and have had most of my questions answered and issues solved bythis fine community. Thank you!My problem is that I can add my bt headphones (I've tried two different sets) in the "add device"option, but once I shut the bt device (headphones in my case) off and then turn them back onagain the sound continues to come from the tablet or stereo speakers (which ever I'm using atthe time) and the sound won't switch to the bt headphones automatically. I must manually go theSound settings in Control Panel options and select the bt headphone to use them again. As ofright now I've got a shortcut to the Sound options on my desktop. Now this isn't a deal breaker forme, but there's got to be an easier way! LOLS!Any suggestions?Thanks!And for the record I have no wifi issues and I've upgraded to 8 gigs of ram so I'm keeping this!!!

Answer:Yoga 13 Bluetooth Issues (Headphone Connection)

I haven't tried using a Bluetooth headset with Windows, but check: 1.  Right-click on the sound tray icon, select Playback devices.  Does it show a 2nd bluetooth headset device in addition to Speakers?  If so, left-click on it and try the "Set Default" dropown menu on the bottom to make it the Default device (or some other option that works better). 2.  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933144 3.  http://www.computing.net/answers/hardware/making-bluetooth-headset-default-audio-device/87178.html  

3 more replies
Relevance 53.3%

I've recently bought a Bluetooth USB Dongle for my Dell Inspiron 1764 laptop so my wireless headphone could connect to it. The dongle connected and installed fine but when I pressed "Add a device", it saw it as a keyboard and when it tried to install the driver for it, it gave me a "No driver found" for Bluetooth Peripheral Device. It is a Ciberspeed Sports Bluetooth Headphone and it has worked for my iPod so I'm not sure if that's the issue. I appreciate any help.

More replies
Relevance 53.3%

Hi all, The other day i was trying to connect a SYSKA(SH76) bluetooth enabled headphone **bleep** microphone to my newly purchased HP Pavilion 15ac179tx. I installed realtek bluetooth 4.0 driver and then started to find bluetooth enabled devices, neither my HTC 816 phone got detected nor my bluetooth enabled headset. I checked and found that all necessary settings for device detection were already correct yet windows failed to detect my device. Any help please.

Answer:Help required in connecting bluetooth headphone **bleep** mi...

Hi, Did you give ALL devices are discoverlable ? Regards.

2 more replies
Relevance 53.3%

I've recently bought a Bluetooth USB Dongle for my Dell Inspiron 1764 laptop so my wireless headphone could connect to it. The dongle connected and installed fine but when I pressed "Add a device", it saw it as a keyboard and when it tried to install the driver for it, it gave me a "No driver found" for Bluetooth Peripheral Device. It is a Ciberspeed Sports Bluetooth Headphone and it has worked for my iPod so I'm not sure if that's the issue. I appreciate any help.

More replies
Relevance 53.3%

cb5-311-t9b0 chromebook bluetooth headphone connected but no audio transmitted

More replies
Relevance 53.3%

Hello everyone, I just bought a dell alienware m14x, I love it so far.

I pay the 20$ extra to have the Bluetooth option and I successfully pair my blackberry but when I am trying to pair my Bluetooth jay bird SB2 headphone with my computer, it doesnt work?

the computer find my device, and when I go to device and printer I see it there, but there is not option to ?use? or activate I also check in the sound option where you can choose the output(manage audio devices), but only the computer speakers are there.

I tried to download the driver installer wizard from Broadcom corp but it doesn?t find my headphone?

I am puzzled!!

Anyone had a problem like that?

Francois

Answer:problem pairing bluetooth headphone with alienware

Consider posting on the Dell Community users help special forum just for Alienware owners.

Alienware Club - Dell Community

There are many knowledgeable Alienware users there.

2 more replies
Relevance 53.3%

cb5-311-t9b0 chromebook bluetooth headphone connected but no audio transmitted

More replies
Relevance 52.89%

Hello Sir, I am not able to connect my bluetooth headset (Samsung level U) to my HP laptop (HP 15-ac033TX ). The laptop is not even showing the headset whenever i am switching on the bluetooth switch of headset. The headset is working properly and it shows the bluetooth device on mobile phone whenever i am using it with my mobile phone ( I am using in mobile by downloading Samsung level U application from Google play store) . My laptop bluetooth is working properly with other devices like mobile phones. Could you please help me in solving this problem.   

More replies
Relevance 52.89%

is it possible to somehow have output through a headphone jack and through bluetooth? i have a set of bluetooth headphones but on a plane if 2 people want to watch a movie, only 1 can hear unless we take an earbud each. i would like to run my bluetooth headphones and have audio go out through headphone jack as well. currently if i plug in headphones through the jack it disables bluetooth audio

More replies
Relevance 52.89%

I didn't know where to put this, or what kind of problem this is.
I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones and an ASUS bluetooth USB adapter.
When I turn on the Bluetooth headset, I have to manually go into the Sound settings and change the "Default" to the Asus Adapter.
Though ZId love to know if there is a fix to this, it's easy enough to live with. The thing I cant stand though, is when I do switch any default device in the Sound settings, I also have to close all programs that were open when making the switch. Otherwise, the programs (like iTunes and Media Player Classic) will contiue coming out of the computer speakers, or whatever the previous default was. Ive only had the ASUS Bluetooth adapter, and havent been able to try another adapter, but I have used different bluetooth Headsets/Headphones, and they all react the same. The program also exhibited on Windows 7, so I doubt its OS specific.
Is there any way to fix this, because this is absolutely annoying.

Answer:Problem: Have to restart programs when connecting bluetooth Headphone.

Did you ever find an answer? I just found this post and I'm having the exact issue. And agreed; very annoying.

Edit: Just found this page on reddit. It works! Swich the audio playback in iTunes to Direct Sound rather than Windows Audio.

1 more replies
Relevance 52.89%

I used to be able to listen to music through a pair of Sony bluetooth headphones on my Wins 7 laptop. However, I am no unable to do so. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the bluetooth drivers with no success, removed and added the device. I followed a number of the steps in this thread : Bluetooth headset pairs but won't connect, not avail as playback devic , specifically the post from 11th Dec 2014 . Computer has been restarted multiple times.

I've attached an image of what I see. I can connect the headphones to the laptop, but can't listen to music. I also cannot set the headphones to default playback.

Atm, I'm listening through an aux cable, but any additional trouble shooting steps would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance

More replies
Relevance 52.89%

I have an issue with the Bluetooth connection of my Lenovo U31-70 notebook. Even I have connected and paired my Bluetooth headphone, the notebook still cannot detect it as a playback device. It just connected as a device categorized as unknown rather than an audio device. What should I do to let my notebook detect my Bluetooth headphone as an audio playback? PS In the photo, BeoH5 is my Bluetooth headphone, but it did not show as a playback device.


























2017-09-11 (1).png ?227 KB

More replies
Relevance 52.89%

The sound quality on paired headphones is terrible. There is a background, high pitched whine being transmitted that makes it unbearable to listen.
A wired pair of headphone works fine. The headphones work fine when paired with my Note 4 & Sony TV. A second pair of bluetooth headphones exhibits exactly the same problem, so it is 100% definitely the laptop that is the problem.
Does anybody know how the fix this please?

More replies
Relevance 52.89%

Drivers have been installed and evrything done as per guidelines but headphone connection is not complete..i am uploading an image showing the problem

Usually bluetooth icon comes between pc and headphone after connection but here click on the link is comming down...
nothing is happening on clicking that link please help me techguy..
 

Answer:Bluetooth headphone connection problem (moved from Windows 7)

 

1 more replies
Relevance 52.89%

I didn't know where to put this, or what kind of problem this is.
I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones and an ASUS bluetooth USB adapter.
When I turn on the Bluetooth headset, I have to manually go into the Sound settings and change the "Default" to the Asus Adapter.
Though ZId love to know if there is a fix to this, it's easy enough to live with. The thing I cant stand though, is when I do switch any default device in the Sound settings, I also have to close all programs that were open when making the switch. Otherwise, the programs (like iTunes and Media Player Classic) will contiue coming out of the computer speakers, or whatever the previous default was. Ive only had the ASUS Bluetooth adapter, and havent been able to try another adapter, but I have used different bluetooth Headsets/Headphones, and they all react the same. The program also exhibited on Windows 7, so I doubt its OS specific.
Is there any way to fix this, because this is absolutely annoying.

Answer:Problem: Have to restart programs when connecting bluetooth Headphone.

Did you ever find an answer? I just found this post and I'm having the exact issue. And agreed; very annoying.

Edit: Just found this page on reddit. It works! Swich the audio playback in iTunes to Direct Sound rather than Windows Audio.

1 more replies
Relevance 52.07%

Hi Satellite users,

I recently had a problem getting my Toshiba Satellite P50t-B running Windows 10 to detect (and hence connect) to my Sony MDR-XB50BS Bluetooth Headphones. The symptom of the problem was that the "MDR-XB50BS" device didn't appear in the list of available devices on the Windows Activity Centre "Connect" screen, nor in the Windows Settings -> Devices -> Bluetooth and other devices -> Add a device screen. Since the device never appeared, I couldn't connect to it.

The solution to the problem turned out to be upgrading my Toshiba Satellite BIOS from version 1.10 to BIOS version 1:50 available on the Drivers & Updates tab of the Toshiba Satellite Support site. The release notes mention a Bluetooth issue being corrected in version 1.40 and while I can't say for certain that this is the same issue I encountered, updating the BIOS was the last thing that I tried before the problem went away, and it's reasonable to expect that a relatively new technology like Bluetooth might have had early implementation bugs.

The other point to note is that if you've already paired the headphones with another device, like I had with my iPhone, then you have to hold the power button down for 7 seconds at power on in order to enter Bluetooth pairing mode first time you try to connect it to the Satellite.

I hope this helps someone someday!

Cheers,
Graham

More replies
Relevance 52.07%

hi huys,
is there any solution for my concern.
my iball pulse BT4 bluetooth headphone is not working with dell vostro 1540

Answer:iball pulse bt4 bluetooth headphone not working with my vostro 1540

Have you tested other BT (bluetooth) devices on the Vostro 1540? What BT device is installed in the Vostro 1540? What operating system are you running? You should check with iball- Chat for support and setup of their product. Assuming you read through its User Manual for troubleshooting steps.

1 more replies
Relevance 51.66%

If you connect any Bluetooth Headset or Devices using Audio + Hands-Free Profile with Windows 10 build 10049 Bluetooth Stack, it uses only Audio and doesn't allow Hands-Free use.
I have tested 2 different devices, Windows registers both profiles, but never allows Hands-Free, so it isn't possible to use cortana, teamspeak or any Voip-Application by now.
With different Bluetooth Stacks, I tested Toshiba's, it works, but other issues occur.
Previously used devices may not connect at all, because they seem to be already registered to Toshibas Stack, but not working at all. Any suggestions or ideas?

More replies
Relevance 50.84%

X220 tablet (about 2.5 yrs old, out of warranty) was working completely fine last night; this morning, no sound is coming from the laptop, either through speakers or through headphones (audio jack).  I am, however, able to get sound through a bluetooth-connected speaker. I had hoped this was a software issue.  Tried uninstalling/installing all sound devices, updating BIOS, updating drivers, system restore to previous date, rebooting a million times, etc.  No joy. When I run the sound troubleshooter, it says that no speaker, headset, or headphone appears to be plugged in.  The sound icon has a little red circle/white X next to it.  When I try to plug in headphones, nothing happens -- does not seem to detect the event.  When I press the mute and volume buttons on the tablet, no response. Also, under Device Manager -> Sound, video and game controllers, it lists only "Bluetooth Hands-free Audio" and "Intel Display Audio".  I don't think either of these is the normal X220 audio driver, is it?  What else should be there?  I downloaded the Conexant Audio Software from Lenovo's site (this is what came up when I searched for audio drivers for the X220 tablet), and tried to install it, but halfway through, it said the install failed because it couldn't locate the device for the driver. This sounds like it's a hardware problem -- any way to verify?  Also, which piece of hardware exactly?  Is it the sound card ... Read more

Answer:X220 tablet - sound suddenly stopped working from speakers and headphone (but not bluetooth)

If it doesn't appear in the device manager, it sounds to me like the sound chip (codec) or some support chip has died. I'm not sure how exact you want the answer to be. I think on that model, the codec is a Conexant 20672. If I am correct, the normal fix is to replace the motherboard. Many x220 machines are still under warranty. If yours is, now would be a good time to use it. You can check here:http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/product-service/warranty-status/default.page?

7 more replies
Relevance 47.56%

Is the bluetooth function on the Nokia Purity Pro by Monster (over-ear) compatible with a Nokia Lumia 520 cellphone?
I mean, can I use the headphones wirelessly?
Thanks in advance.

More replies
Relevance 45.51%

Whenever I plug in my headphones into the jack, I no longer get a notification telling me my headphones are plugged in and Audio comes out of both the Headphones and the laptop speakers. This happend recently and didn't happen before. I have tried multiple headphones, all to the same effect. I am thinking this is a hardware issue. Does anybody have any solutions to fix? 

Answer:Both Speakers and Headphone play sound when headphone is plugged into Jack

Dear AlvinLee
 
Welcome in lenovo community
 
Method A:
1.  Go to the Control Panel by right click the bottom left corner in "Desktop" mode.
2.  Search for "Realtek HD Audio Manager".
3.  Set the headphone as communication device (see image below).
 
 
 
Also please let me know if you can hear also the sound from the headphone itself
 
Thanks
Alaa





Did someone help you today? Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo!If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! This will help the rest of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it.Follow @LenovoForums on Twitter!

3 more replies
Relevance 45.51%

my issue is that when I download a movie then try to watch it using a splitter for the headphones, only one set of headphones will hear the audio

More replies
Relevance 45.51%

Dear All,

No sound on my laptop's built-in speakers and headphone on Tecra A8 series, even while booting the system sound is not there. while u connect headphone and speakers thru USB port it works. All other operations r normal.

My laptop runs on windows xp sp2, all drivers are installed, even I tried reinstalling the sound drivers(realtek) from toshiba website, doesn't help. please can anyone help in this regard.

Regards,
Riyaz

Answer:Tecra A8 No Sound on internal speakers & headphone but USB headphone works

Did you downgrade to XP or upgrade to Vista? Mute can get stuck if an OS has been changed.

Go into the Windows Volume Control, then click MUTE. Click MUTE again to unmute.

3 more replies
Relevance 45.51%

Hello,
 
I just purchased a new notebook, and I have a bit of a problem. When I plug headphones into the side headphone jack, the sound quality is downright terrible. Very shortly I noticed that it didn't sound as good/decent as my older notebook.
 
The speakers seem to sound fine, well you know - as good as laptops can sound. 
 
Right now I have two notebooks side by side: 
a friends Samsung Series 3 (NP300E5C), with Windows 8 (upgraded from W7) / Microsoft High Definition audio
my Toshiba L50 Windows 8 / Realteck High Definition
 
I dont have my older notebook anymore, but I do remember it sounding better. Comparing this Toshiba to the Samsung (both sitting on the desk side-by-side), the Toshiba sounds a little better through the speakers, but there is no comparison with the headphone - The Samsung is pretty decent while the Toshiba makes me cry. 
 
Now granted, I'm not expecting a symphony, but if I cant solve this I'm going to have to sell the Toshiba.
 
I've tried uninstalling Realtek, but I couldn't get the sound to work.
Re-installing Realtek solved nothing
 
One thing I noticed, there is no 'headphone' icon in the device manager (Control Panel > Hardware & Sound > Sound / or simply right click the audio icon in the taskbar). Are the headphones not high definition or something?
screen capture: http://img580.imageshack.us/img580/7956/chm5.png
 
The above link show the speakers playing, when I actually... Read more

Answer:Unacceptable headphone jack sound quality - no headphone icon

Well, I just went to Realtek's official website and installed their audio driver - still no luck.
 

10 more replies
Relevance 44.69%

I have Lenovo 3000 Y410 laptop having Windows 7 Home Premium installed on it. Realtek HD Audio latest driver is installed. But from the last 3 days, when I connect headphone through laptop, following things happen : -
1) Headphone connected popup doesn't show up.
2) Mic of Headphone connected pop shows up.



3) When I play video, sound coming from both headphone & laptop speakers.
4) When I mute sound by muting sound icon in taskbar, sound then comes only from headphone.





What I have tried?
1) Installed new Realtek HD Audio Manager.
2) Installed OS again.
3) Tried to change settings in Realtek Hd Audio Manager. But Nothing changes.

When I input headphone & mic jacks into laptop, & then check Realtek HD Audio Manager. The following image shows this : -


The green in realtek hd audio manager is for headphone & red is for mic. In the image, it is shown that headphone not connected & mic connected. But even headphone not connected shows up, sound coming form headphone.

I want to get sound from only headphone when headphone is connected. Is this a hardware problem ?

Please help....

Answer:Sound coming from both headphone & speaker but headphone is not detect

My Realtek HD Audio Manager has more options than yours.

Also, I notice you only have the microphone in the Recording Section of the Sound Panel. RIGHT click in an empty space in that Panel and then LEFT click Show Disabled and Disconnected devices. The Stereo Mix should be shown and you can enable that and make it the default Recording device.

Where did you get the RealTek driver that you installed? If you are not using the Lenovo supplied sound driver, get that and install it as a first step. I have a Lenovo Laptop and it has Stereo Mix and other functions. I haven't looked at the RealTek HD manager so I'm not sure what all it shows.

2 more replies
Relevance 44.69%

Hello Eight Forums.

My trouble is the audio output through headphones - background is louder than foreground (especially in music - I often cannot hear the vocals at all; movies however are mostly fine, for reasons unknown to me; but generally, the sound is always different in some way).

I only have one pair of headphones to test it with. However these always worked fine with previous machines, and still do work fine with my iPhone 4. Although they are surely not the case, I cannot with confidence say that if it were a loudspeaker instead things wouldn't have been different.

So this is either a software or a hardware issue.

Software

My computer (details at the bottom) came with a SoundBlaster X-Fi MB3 equalizer program and RealTek High Def Audio drivers. I've uninstalled SoundBlaster hoping it would fix the issue (I didn't need an extra program like that anyway) but alas to no avail. Updating the RealTek drivers did no good still.

The only thing I haven't touched is the ghostly NVIDIA Virtual Audio Device (can it be the source of my trouble?) - I only first noticed it now when copy/pasting the Belarc data. I'll try and find out about it in the meanwhile.

Hardware

I wonder if it perhaps has something to do with my audio jack (laptop's brand new, but you can never know). I have what appears to be mic, headphone, S/PDIF and line in jacks... Is there a way to use the microphone or the line-in to test the headphones? To see if the headphone out is broken.

Any help appreci... Read more

Answer:Messed up headphone audio; want to check headphone jack

First, the "My System Specs" is where you fill in what you have.

Does the internal speakers on the laptop work? Is the audio OK on the internal speakers?

The SoundBlaster program(s) is a software enhancement to the basic audio chip (ReaklTek). Many PC's now come with some type of enhancement such as the SoundBlaster or in the case of HP PC's its "Beats Audio".

15 more replies
Relevance 44.69%

hi !
ASUS X42F, laptop with combined microphone in / headphone out jack,
how can i connect both a microphone & a headphone ?

Answer:Laptop with combined mic/headphone jack, how to connect both mic & headphone ?

I haven't used one that had the port as a combined unit but I would assume you would need a headphone set with mic that has combined wiring, such as sets used for cell phones and such. You can also purchase an adapter that will split the port into 2 ports for mic and headphones.
Hope that gives you an idea
Lee

1 more replies
Relevance 43.87%

Hello Guys, had this problem while,tried many of the solutions to resolve and failed,finally reset the system to factory settings thinking things will be back to normal,but still it exists!!

*Asus g74sx- windows 7 ultimate,Realtek Hd audio.

Just saw the new Realtek Hd audio driver release ,not updated yet,awaiting for your kind advise and suggestion.thanks.

Answer:Audio coming from both Headphone and Speakers when headphone used!!

thought here; have you checked all the settings to make sure the proper headphone/speaker settings are checked/unchecked?. i would consider updating to that newest driver. If it does not solve the issue you should be able to restore it back to the previous restore point which should undo the driver update.

7 more replies
Relevance 43.87%

Really need help, im a DJ and use this laptop for it!! My headphones only have sound coming from 1 side, ive tried reinstalling drivers etc and everything else ive read online.  I need this resolved ASAP so any help is appreciated. Thanks

Answer:Headphone jack only plays out 1 headphone (Right side)

Hi @chadhogan121 Welcome to the HP Support Community! I saw your post regarding the problems with sound only coming out on one side of the headphones. I will be happy to help you with that. Have you tried a different set of headphones to see if the same thing happens? This HP document No Sound from Speaker will show you how to use the built-in Windows troubleshooter. Give that a try.

2 more replies
Relevance 43.87%

  First time ive ever had this happen with any sort of electornics.....the headphone jack on a new pair of turtle beach headphones somehow got bent and before i realized the danger it broke off inside the output for the headphones on my AW 15 R3.   computer is less than a month away from the store....grrrrrrr   what are my options.....thanks....Tom Schuster

Answer:headphone jack broken off in headphone plug in

TOMMYSS,
If you purchased complete care from Dell you can call into Dell Alienware Support at 1 (877) 330-9732. If you did not you can possibly take it back to the store you purchased it from to see if they can help you. You can also try removing it yourself. Just make sure that it is unplugged before attempting to remove it.

3 more replies
Relevance 43.87%

Standard headphone that fits iPhone and other laptops will not plug all the way into jack.  Audio continues to come from speakers.  I'm finding many others across boards that have this same issue.  HP says 3.5 will fit but it does not.

More replies
Relevance 43.87%

Hey everybody,

I bought the headsets. They've got a microphone as well.

Now I've got three ports: pink, green and this colorless one.

My regular speakers go in the colorless port, while the headphone microphone goes into the pink one and the headset speakers.

The thing is speakers on the headsets, as well as my regular speakers worked, but the microphone on the headsets didn't, so I tried to fix the problem, and eventually did, that is the microphone works, but the speakers on the headsets don't !

However, by inserting the headphone's speakers into the colorless port (where my regular speakers are put), in that case the headphones work, but why don't they work when I pluck them in the green port? Previously, when the microphone didn't work, the headphone's speakers worked, but after I 'fixed' the microphone problem, the headphone's speakers stopped working.

Please help me, as this is of great importance, and I've been trying to fix this problem for several hours.
 

Answer:Headphone mic didn't work - now it does, but headphone speakers don't

That colorless port might be for input devices, that does not include headphones. I had the same problem with my audigy 2 zs, had to plug my headset into a speaker port, its really the only way to get them to work, unless you have front panel ports for headphones.
 

10 more replies
Relevance 42.64%

I tried to plug in my apple headphone in the headphone slot of spectre 13 laptop. BUt it does not get in fully. Do i need to push it hard? 

More replies
Relevance 41.82%
Question: MSN Sports

anyone know how to change the sports list on the msn sports app (list underneath the hamburger menu). i dont care much for golf or tennis and would like to replace them with other sports.
would like to cusomise this list if possible

More replies
Relevance 41.82%

I support Wigan Warriors Super League team which is my favourite sport. This isn't covered by the phones app. The sport is Rugby League not Rugby Union and this is not on the databases list so I can't include it on my favourites. Is there any way I could add it.

More replies
Relevance 41.82%
Question: sky sports

cricket!! ashes!!

l am really sorry this is not very techy, but i am a huge cricket fan, but do not subscribe to sky sports, but thinking that there must be somewhere on the www that i can watch live coverage of the ashes series between england and australia, on sky sports 1, starting in 15 minutes!!!! any link to help would make me cry cause i would be so happy and will be so greatful!!
 

More replies
Relevance 41.41%

Boy am i ever glad they finally agreed to a contract. Starting for all 2005 sports games and other games by EA SPORTS, they will be LIVE compatible.
 

Answer:Ea Sports And Microsoft

Nice. I think that XboX is way better than PS2.
 

1 more replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: Sky sports games

Anyone play the games skysports website?Whenever I login I can play one game but instead of continuing on to the next game it shuts internet explorer down and I have to start again. This happens on my laptop but not the pc. Anybody got an idea what's going wrong?cheers

More replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: RSS Sports Feed...

I want to mod a rainmeter rss reader to display scores on my desktop.

RSS Sport headline feeds are a dime a dozen. What I need is a RSS feed that streams sport scores.

Anyone here know of such a feed?

Answer:RSS Sports Feed...

What sort of sports?

7 more replies
Relevance 41.41%

I get the following error 69 and this app is not even installed that I can find it: Failed with 0x490 modifying AppModel Runtime status for package Microsoft.BingSports_4.12.207.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe for user MSGDEW\Msgdew (current status = 0x0, desired status = 0x20). Anyone know how to fix this and also 1008 perflib errors (Bits and NetFramework), thanks.

More replies
Relevance 41.41%

I get the following error 69 and this app is not even installed that I can find it: Failed with 0x490 modifying AppModel Runtime status for package Microsoft.BingSports_4.12.207.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe for user MSGDEW\Msgdew (current status = 0x0, desired status = 0x20). Anyone know how to fix this and also 1008 perflib errors (Bits and NetFramework), thanks.

More replies
Relevance 41.41%

I need help accessing the above website, I can get on skysports but when I click on the football tab I get this error message.Access Denied (policy_denied) Your system policy has denied access to the requested URL. For assistance, contact your network support team. I am the network support team

Answer:Sky sports football

Try this click here

3 more replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: Sports streaming

As I have to watch my sport on the computer,via streaming,can any body advise me,as to the safest, paid for sports streaming site.
I have been using free streaming,but it is pathetic,and can be very stressful,with all the adds,and continual stopping,and freeze ups.
Regards Tammy2Kelly

More replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: Solved: BT Sports

Hi since I put BT Sports on my laptop, it has not worked properly since.

"ps...........im posting this on behalf of my sister"
 

Answer:Solved: BT Sports

whats the operating system

try a restore to before you put on BTSports App

------------------------------------------------------------------------

Restore PC to an Earlier Date & Time

Go Start>>All Programs>>Accessories>>System Tools>>System Restore
Click in the radio button Choose a different restore point
Click Next
put a tick in Show more restore points
Pick a Date before this happened
Click Next
This should restore the PC to that time & date

you may need to use safemode to do the restore. As the PC starts keep tapping F8 - a menu will appear - choose safemode
windows 8
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/windows/3443387/how-use-system-restore-in-windows-8/

windows 7
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/700-system-restore.html

windows vista
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76905-system-restore-how.html

Windows XP
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/using-system-restore-in-xp/
------------------------------------------------------------------------
 

3 more replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: Sports on MyYahoo

Let me apologise up front. This should have posted directly to Yahoo, but I could not find the way to do this.

I have been using MyYahoo as my homepage because it did all that I need. When the new version came out, it was different, yes, but I think that a lot of the user complaints were unwarranted.

There is only one problem I am having and I hope someone has the answer (this was not a problem with the old version, by the way). I include the sports “Scoreboard” and am using the tailoring facility to define the sports I want to see and “My Teams” to show just what teams I want to see. That is in theory, but I can’t make it work. The sports type seems to be ok, but I can’t show only the teams I want; even if I remove all team names, I still get everything.

What am I not doing or doing wrong. It’s not a show-stopper and I can always change home pages, but it’s annoying that I can’t get a simple thing to work.
 

More replies
Relevance 41.41%

Anyone else getting the msn/bing sports app stuck on the loading screen? 1520 with latest dp..

Answer:Msn sports not loading?

Running Denim and no DP, Sports doing same for me....

4 more replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: Yahoo Sports

From time to time, my computer gives me a big red warning page telling me Yahoo Sports is an "Unsafe Site". Any ideas what that is all about?

More replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: Bing sports

Can anyone please tell me if the bing sports app has push notifications for scores?

Answer:Bing sports

It does not. It's live tile is also infuriatingly inconsistent, often showing scores from several days ago.

5 more replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: EA Sports games

What is up with EA not coming out with a new fight night in 5 years i really enjoy boxing games and no one else has come to with one. I played a few of the ufc games but they are no where as good as the fight night games.

More replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: Women in sports

on my 8.1 home page the Microsoft sports seems to know that women play
pro golf as well as tennis but not college basketball or pro basketball WOW
talk about sexist --why not? And they also play baseball and softball in college as well.

Answer:Women in sports

I have not noticed any issues finding information about women's sports in Bing Sports.

2 more replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: Yahoo Sports

From time to time, my computer gives me a big red warning page telling me Yahoo Sports is an "Unsafe Site". Any ideas what that is all about?

Answer:Yahoo Sports

Using IE11 or Edge ?

If using IE11, see if you have SmartScreen Filter turned On.
If yes, turn it off and see if there is any difference.

Open IE > Tools > SmartScreen Filter > Turn off SmartScreen Filter > dot the "Turn off SmartScreen Filter" > OK

11 more replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: EA Sports gaming

Hi,Is the EA Sports games (like nhl17, FIFA17) can be played on the HP Elite x2 1012G1 (T8Z06UT) If yes, please advise the drivers to download for best performance. Thanks.

More replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: yeti sports

yeti sports are cool free games that require mac flash player try them at click here

Answer:yeti sports

ah they are good i discovered them through this link months ago click herewell worth a look everything from pictures to FMVs the games section is the best in my opionion.Great tea break boredom busters.Be wary of the NSFW (not safe for work) sign if you are at work you risk having your head stung.

1 more replies
Relevance 41.41%

I get the following error 69 and this app is not even installed that I can find it: Failed with 0x490 modifying AppModel Runtime status for package Microsoft.BingSports_4.12.207.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe for user MSGDEW\Msgdew (current status = 0x0, desired status = 0x20). Anyone know how to fix this and also 1008 perflib errors (Bits and NetFramework), thanks.

More replies
Relevance 41.41%
Question: copying wii sports

hey, my little brother scratched his wii sports game pretty bad. i was going to try to copy one of his friends games so we would not have to buy a new one. does anyone know of a good program that would copy that game?
 

Answer:copying wii sports

No matter how honest and honorable your intentions may be, you may not get a lot of help here. This site's rules (http://www.techguy.org/rules.html) prohibit helping with pirating (copying) copyrighted software.
 

2 more replies
Relevance 41.41%

I follow many sports namely F1, Soccer, Cricket and Tennis. Is there a good app which has articles on these sports, not just score.

Answer:App for Sports Articles

You can download bings news app or bing sports app to track all of them.

7 more replies
Relevance 41.41%

I just bought the 5 pack of ea sports 07 collection of sports, and everything loaded fine. When it asked if I wanted to play an error message came up stating I needed to insert the disk. Disk is in the dvd drive especially since it loaded it on the machine. I have a TDK 420n dvd player with 1.3 version firmware. The disks are in UDF format. Operating System is Windows XP Pro Service Pack 2. Any help would be great. Thanks, Steve
 

Answer:Ea Sports NHL 07 Problem in XP Pro

do you have any virtual DVD drive software, like Daemon Tools?
 

3 more replies
Relevance 41%

I am trying to delete my teams from yahoo sports dose anyone how to ?

More replies
Relevance 41%

I am trying to watch teh football game on cbs.com.  My friends can watch easily using google chrome but I cant.  Why?Edit: Moved topic from Windows XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

Answer:why cant I watch live sports on cbs.com?

I don't see the game listed on cbs.com either. Chrome, Opera, Firefox, IE.EDIT: Found it. http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/video/afc-playoffsYou forgot the 'sports' part of CBS.

3 more replies
Relevance 41%

Trying to download TV Sports Basketball, a classic old Amiga game, onto my PC for Windows 10.  Running into all sorts of trouble.  I downloaded it off of old-games.com but can only get it to partially load.  Anyone have experience with that?

Answer:TV Sports Basketball (Amiga)

Which emulator are you using?

1 more replies
Relevance 41%

I'm to the point of going office space on my motherboard(If you saw the movie), and just buying another one. I have a GA EP35 DS3L which has a ich9 intel sata chipset. I want to run raid on 2 hard drives, I need the ich9 sata raid drivers for this bad boy.

Can anyone point them out before a baseball bat goes through the shiny glass window of my pc tower. Any I mean any help would be awesome.

Answer:HELP! Before I go to the local sports store

helpful right?

I found it, but no thanks for the help.

3 more replies
Relevance 41%

I have Notebook in Coranta sports NFL set up can you tell the way it shows theses features show updates for your teams and show upcoming games and matches please
 

More replies
Relevance 41%

I'm looking for some software that will let me input all of my sports cards, and maintain them in a database. Then, once every so often, I could click a button or so, and have it sync with an online price guide, to show me the values of my cards. I've found a few packages, but most of them have paid updates. I know many of you probably had sports cards growing up, so is anyone using software to track the values?
 

More replies
Relevance 41%

For some reasons when I visit Skysports.com the pc seems to lock up and the only way of clearing it is to alt control delete then end task. As this is a website I like to use and now can't, can anyone give me a reason to why this is happening.This problem does not happen on any other site.

Answer:Sky sports web site locks up

of Java script on the home page, and that's almost certainly what's causing the problem.click here;en-us;q168806 and carry out the procedure that's described for your particular version of Internet Explorer. When you've done it, take another look at the Sky site.

2 more replies
Relevance 41%

anyone tried changing the favorites on msn sports. i don't care much for tennis or golf and would like to have them replaced with some more meaningful sports. I'm talking about the list of shortcuts under the hamburger menu

More replies