Ring through headphones possible?

llamuh

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I recently got a Nokia Icon and updated it to 8.1 dev preview. Is it possible to make ring tones play through the headphone jack whenever a call is coming in? All other sounds play through the jack so I was under the assumption that rings would as well. This is particularly an issue for me because I am a heavy sleeper and my job requires that I be on call. With my previous iphone, I connected a minijack audio cable between the phone and a small stereo I had next to the bed so that I would eventually hear the ring and wake up. I have already missed a few calls (which puts my job in jeopardy) due to this phone not playing through the headphone jack, so I am desperate for a fix.

If there are any apps or special work-around menus that I'm missing, please let me know!
 

xandros9

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I'm pretty sure my 920 plays the call ringtone through the headphone jack, which is with 8.1. (Developer Preview'ed)
So I'd try that and see if calling yourself does the trick. I suggest it because I'm sure I've had calls interrupt my music.
 

llamuh

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I did some searching earlier today and saw that about the 920. While at work today, I plugged headphones into my cell phone and then called it from my desk phone. The ring audio played through the phones speaker and nothing came through on the headphones. I do not have any music loaded to the phone, but I do have Spotify. I started up a song on Spotify and then called the phone again. The music on Spotify paused when the call came in, but the ring still played through the phones built in speaker.
 

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