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By ZeroKcm, Junior Member on 1st July 2014, 08:23 PM
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10th July 2014, 03:56 AM |#11  
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The watch does not show up as a mic in Android BT settings. And I don't know of any BT profile that have audio in without having audio out too.
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10th July 2014, 01:29 PM |#12  
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The watch does not show up as a mic in Android BT settings. And I don't know of any BT profile that have audio in without having audio out too.

Also headphones is not bluetooth.
10th July 2014, 04:31 PM |#13  
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Also headphones is not bluetooth.

Hm ok, I only tried it with bluetooth headphones and the watch. That did work, with normal headphones I don't know, sorry.
18th July 2014, 04:39 AM |#14  
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right now if you connect headphones to phone you can hear call audio through headphones but saying anything doesn't work at all, cuz headphones don't have mics.

Or you know, you could get headphones/earphones with a mic...Most phones tend to include a cheap set.
18th July 2014, 05:07 AM |#15  
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Or you know, you could get headphones/earphones with a mic...Most phones tend to include a cheap set.

A cheap set, key word here being "cheap", good headphones do not include mics.
18th July 2014, 06:59 AM |#16  
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A cheap set, key word here being "cheap", good headphones do not include mics.

Sure they can. They also make adapters so you can use a microphone with any set of headphones.
18th July 2014, 11:20 AM |#17  
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Sure they can. They also make adapters so you can use a microphone with any set of headphones.

I'm very iffy about these kinds of things. I usually use a DAC which is connected to my headphones. Again, the point is not that there are alternates but that this is an option I would like to have, I use very expensive audio gear, I'd hate to ruin that experience with an inline mic-adapter thing (or buy one with good wiring, which would cost reasonable amount of money...etc).
18th July 2014, 07:22 PM |#18  
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I'm very iffy about these kinds of things. I usually use a DAC which is connected to my headphones. Again, the point is not that there are alternates but that this is an option I would like to have, I use very expensive audio gear, I'd hate to ruin that experience with an inline mic-adapter thing (or buy one with good wiring, which would cost reasonable amount of money...etc).

Well aren't you hard to please. With high end audio hardware as you say, I really doubt an adapter or inline microphone is going to be the quality 'bottleneck' (for lack of a better term) when we're talking about a watch or phone...

This is all possible, but I mean...look at the level of development this will take. You'll be changing the fundamental way the watch is meant to function...all so you can use it in a way where there's already existing alternatives (e.g. the tizen galaxy gears). I don't really see anyone tackling this. Voice messaging, sure...but not live access to the mic for two-way communication.
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Is "to look /feel cool" a valid reason then?
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Is "to look /feel cool" a valid reason then?

Sounds like a good enough reason to try it yourself
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