USB-c headphones not recognized by my Pocophone M5

USB-c headphones not recognized by my Pocophone M5

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In fact there are still a large number of headsets or earphones which connect via a 3.5mm jack . Many people also prefer to keep a jack connection because they consider the quality audio will be better. You try to plug in your car radio the car , your headset or your earphones on your Pocophone M5, but it does not work. No sound or music does not come out of the device. Your Pocophone M5 has a USB-C port to connect its peripherals. In this tutorial, we will explain the different causes of earphones or headphones not recognized by your Android. This can come from a number of explanations, such as a bad adapter, an update that is too old, incompatible headphones, etc.

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

USB-c headphones not recognized by my Pocophone M5 and update

Sometimes while connecting your headphones, you are advised to update the notification area. The update is necessary for your headphones to work properly. You can update when offered.

What to do if you have an update problem?

If you cannot update, turn off your Pocophone M5 and turn it back on. And plug your headphones back in. You should be offered the update.

Activate Audio output through the USB-c port of your Pocophone M5

From time to time you need to enable sound output to the USB-c port, follow these steps:

  • Go to the settings menu
  • Developer mode
  • Multimedia Section
  • Then ACTIVATE Disable USB audio routing

Headphones not supported on your Pocophone M5

Occasionally your phone will not detect headphones correctly. you have to clear the cache of the USB-c port. In order to do this, follow the instructions explained below:

  • go to Settings of your Pocophone M5
  • Applications
  • System apps
  • USB Setting to clear cache

Headphones incompatible with your Pocophone M5

You have a message displayed » the connected USB device is not supported » when plugging in your headphones. Have you tried using the USB headphones delivered when purchasing your Pocophone M5. Normally it is a incompatibility between your phone and the headset. Try buying a headset or USB-C wired headphones compatible with your Pocophone M5. Otherwise switch to wireless headphones, which will connect via bluetooth .

Dirt in the USB-c port

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

USB-c to jack adapter incompatible with your Pocophone M5

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 malfunction comes from your adapter or your headphones. If it comes from your adapter, buy one that will be fully compatible with your Pocophone M5, like the Ugreen adapter USB-c to 3.5mm jack.

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

The last solution will be to reset your Pocophone M5, but remember to make a backup of the data on your Pocophone M5.

If you are ever looking for other tutorials on your Pocophone M5, you can read the other pages in the category: Pocophone M5.