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  1. Deepak's Avatar
    Whenever I insert the aux cable into my phone's headphone jack, Cortana opens in listening mode. This happens both when phone is locked and unlocked. Any idea why this happens? It's a rare occurrence I guess.
    Last edited by Deepak; 05-19-2016 at 01:36 PM.
    05-19-2016 12:16 PM
  2. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    Whenever I insert the aux cable into my phone's headphone jack, Cortana opens in listening mode. This happens both when phone is locked and unlocked. Any idea why this happens? It's a rare occuring I guess.
    Seems like your jack got 4 pins instead of 3. Or phone thinks it is like that
    Check Gadget app
    05-19-2016 12:48 PM
  3. Deepak's Avatar
    Seems like your jack got 4 pins instead of 3. Or phone thinks it is like that
    Check Gadget app
    No, it's a 3 pin jack itself. My phone is a Lumia 830. What is check gadget app and what does it have to do with Cortana?
    05-19-2016 01:36 PM
  4. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    No, it's a 3 pin jack itself. My phone is a Lumia 830. What is check gadget app and what does it have to do with Cortana?
    I noticed when I plugged first time something, it opens Gadget asking me some settings (or nothing in case of earphones with mic and key controls)

    Then, Cortana is controlled by earphone mic button too: short press, answering a call / pause music, long press opens Cortana in listening mode.
    So I guess that jack causes a mic pin contact when plugged. Check carefully lenght and shape of both jacks, if they are identical.
    Deepak likes this.
    05-20-2016 02:20 AM

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