USB-c headphones not recognized by my Huawei Nova 8i

USB-c headphones not recognized by my Huawei Nova 8i

In fact there are still many headsets or earphones that connect via a 3.5mm jack . A lot of people also prefer to keep a jack connection, simply because they consider the quality audio is excellent. You are trying to connect your car radio the car , your headset or earphones on your Huawei Nova 8i, however it does not work. No sound or music does not come out of the device. Your Huawei Nova 8i has a USB-C port to connect its peripherals. In this article, we will explain the different causes of earphones or headphones not recognized by your Android phone. It can come from many explanations, such as a bad adapter, an update that is too old, incompatible headphones,…

The first thing to do is to check that the volume on your phone is increased, as well as that on your device (car, speaker, headphones, etc.).

USB-c headphones not recognized by my Huawei Nova 8i and update

Sometimes while connecting your headphones, you will be advised to run an update in the notification area. The update is sometimes necessary for your headphones to work. Perform the update when prompted.

What to do if you have an update problem?

If you are unable to complete the update, turn off your Huawei Nova 8i and turn it back on. And then plug your headphones back in. You should be offered the update.

Activate Audio output through the USB-c port of your Huawei Nova 8i

Sometimes you need to activate the sound output to the USB-C port, see the steps:

  • Go to Settings
  • Developer mode
  • Multimedia Section
  • Then ACTIVATE Disable USB audio routing

Headphones not supported on your Huawei Nova 8i

At times your phone will not detect the headphones correctly. you have to clear the cache of the USB-c port. To do this, consult the instructions specified below:

  • go to Preferences of your Huawei Nova 8i
  • Applications
  • System apps
  • USB Setting to clear cache

Headphones incompatible with your Huawei Nova 8i

You have a message displayed » the connected USB device is not supported » while plugging in your headphones. Have you tried using the USB headphones delivered when purchasing your Huawei Nova 8i. As a general rule, it is a incompatibility between your phone and the headset. Try buying headphones or USB-C wired headphones compatible with your Huawei Nova 8i. Otherwise switch to wireless headphones, which will connect via bluetooth .

Small dust in the USB-c port

Do not hesitate to take a toothpick or a pin and clean the USB-c socket, sometimes too many impurities do not allow a good connection between the plugs. Carry out this cleaning delicately so as not to damage your port.

USB-c to jack adapter not compatible with your Huawei Nova 8i

Not all USB-c to jack adapters will be compatible with your mobile. First try plugging in a new pair of headphones to see if the problem is with your adapter or your headphones. If it comes from your adapter, buy one that is compatible with your Huawei Nova 8i, like the Ugreen adapter USB-c to 3.5mm jack.

What are the steps if none of the solutions worked to connect the headphones to your phone?

The last method is to reset your Huawei Nova 8i, however remember to make a backup of the data on your Huawei Nova 8i.

If you are ever looking for other information on your Huawei Nova 8i, you can consult the tutorials in the category: Huawei Nova 8i.