Clicking sound with headphones [duplicate]

asked 2014-01-09 11:42:00 +0300

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updated 2014-07-12 02:39:41 +0300

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While wearing headphones, when no music is playing, I hear clicks at a rate of about 5 Hz. Reboot did not help. Could that be a software bug or defective hardware?

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The question has been closed for the following reason "duplicate question" by Tanghus
close date 2014-01-09 13:44:18.627133


What model are the headphones? Are they handsfree and if so, what phone are they made for?

hana ( 2014-01-09 11:56:17 +0300 )edit

I tried several headphones from older Nokia models - N9 et al. Same problem. I understand that I need an adapter or a CTIA compatible one (see

See also:

Rolfa ( 2014-01-09 13:35:32 +0300 )edit

I've found a workaround for making the ticking sound stop! instructions are here. :D

sjn ( 2014-05-17 00:21:23 +0300 )edit