1. Matts4313's Avatar
    I have recently started going to the gym more often and using my phone as an MP3 player. I apparently did not know that Windows phones dont use the same connector as other phone companies - as all my headphones have issues with my Lumia's.

    My SkullCandy Aviators can pause/play music - but no other controls work and the mic doesnt work. It has a detachable cable - so can I just order a WP compatible cable?

    I also have about ~4 pairs of in-ear headphones (Samsung, Skull Candy, Seisenhaur) none of them fully control the phone for calling and music. What do I need to look for when purchasing some new in-ear headphones? Is there a certain 'standard' or product description?

    Thanks for the help!
    02-13-2014 01:51 PM
  2. azcruz's Avatar
    Every Urbanears, Harman Kardon work with my HTC 8S.

    Since you have a Lumia, the Urbanears also include a Nokia adaptor. They do work 100% with my 610 and 520 without the adaptor.


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    02-13-2014 04:29 PM
  3. Matts4313's Avatar
    Thanks.

    Im surprised at the amount of views and lack of answers on here. I guess there is no cable?
    02-14-2014 11:53 AM
  4. jmshub's Avatar
    In the future, be careful when buying headphones. If the headphones are designed for iPhone, they won't be fully compatible with Windows Phone. If they phones say works with Android, they will probably work. See a well written post describing the details of headphone jacks on phones here: http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...ml#post2213953
    02-14-2014 12:00 PM
  5. foxbat121's Avatar
    Only iPhone is the outlier. Headphones designed for iPhones can't be used for any other phones. The Mic and Ground connectors are swapped by Apple for obvious reasons (so you can't use elsewhere).

    Nokia is not that special. It's headphone plug uses the common layout as Android phones.
    02-14-2014 12:38 PM
  6. azcruz's Avatar
    Only iPhone is the outlier. Headphones designed for iPhones can't be used for any other phones. The Mic and Ground connectors are swapped by Apple for obvious reasons (so you can't use elsewhere).

    Nokia is not that special. It's headphone plug uses the common layout as Android phones.
    I have a Harman Kardon SOHO, designed for the iPhone and works with all my mobile phones.

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    02-14-2014 07:10 PM
  7. foxbat121's Avatar
    I have a Harman Kardon SOHO, designed for the iPhone and works with all my mobile phones.

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    If that's the case, why there are two different versions, one for iPhone, one for android? It may work some how but not completely working right because of the swapped connectors.
    Which is probably why op had so much problem.
    02-16-2014 10:11 PM

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