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galaxy S8 - USB headset not working in phone app

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galaxy S8

Jabra EVOLVE 20 SE MS

 

I am unable to use my USB headset to make phonecalls, all phone sounds go via build-in speaker. I don't even get the phone app sounds of dialing numbers etc. Audio playback works fine in browser or music apps.

I get a similiar issue with messanger app where I can hear in app sounds but the actual voice call is done over build-in audio speakers / mic.

 

What I tried so far:

- disable / enable USB audio routing

- Default USB configuration: MIDI

 

I suspect this has something to do with microphone not being detected properly since voice recorder app also uses built-in mic. Mic in headset itself works fine when connected to linux and Windows PC.

How can I fix this?

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Hi @holcus 

 

Are you able to try another set of headphones in the phone to see if you can replicate the issue?

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I only have a Samson Go MIC to test. It's a USB microphone with 3.5 headphone out.

Unfortunately it does not play sound at all from my s8, not even for browser audio.

Interestingly, my micro-USB galaxy S7 does play from browser with the above setup (still no sound on phonecalls)

I'll try to test on some other headsets at work.

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Were you able to find a resolution to this? I'm having the same issue with my plantronics headset when trying to place calls.

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New Member

Same issue.. Samsung S8 with DeX Station in DeX mode, logi USB headset with microphone.

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same problem  here. I'm using jabra evolve2 40 usb C headphone. It doesn't work on phone app and whatsapp, duo calls on Samsung S9+ and galaxy M31.

It works fine on music apps. And calling also works fine withPC  apps like teams ,Skype etc. Does anyone has a fix for this??

 

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Apprentice

Same problem here, I have the S8+ and recently been using S20's earphones that came with that device, I think it's the USB audio's problem because I tried a few headphones and earphones and still had the same problem, I hope Samsung fixes it, or maybe they did on newer models

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