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Hi All,

Got the Z1 last week about 9 dates ago as a replacement for a Samsung Galaxy S3. Generally liking it, though struggling to get used to the size of the handset. One major issue, though that I can't easily sort or find an answer to anywhere.

Basically, when I use a wired headset with inline mic for phone calls, the microphone is way too sensitive. It picks up every movement of the headphone cord, every rustle on my clothes, etc. Tried about 5 different headsets, including a dedicated Android one button Sennheiser headset. All the same. None of these proved a problem with

Anyone any ideas on what's causing it or how to fix it? Is there something simple I'm missing? It's making calls a painful experience.

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Did these problems with those mics occur on your galaxy s3?
 
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Did these problems with those mics occur on your galaxy s3?

Nope. In one case, the headphones/headset goes back as far as an IPhone 4, so about three years ago. This is the first time I've had the issue with any of them.

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Check with your mic settings, after making settings then switch your phone and then switch it on. Perhaps this helps. Also check this issue by using hand free. well, samsung 3 is better than this

Tried that. No change. S3 better than this? In this respect only. V pleased to see the back of the S3, as it constantly had firmware issues, caused, no doubt. Random battery life issues (sometimes lasting a day, sometimes a few hours), crashes, screen redraw issues, glitchy music playback. I could go on.



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Check with your mic settings, after making settings then switch your phone and then switch it on. Perhaps this helps. Also check this issue by using hand free. well, samsung 3 is better than this
Woah galaxy s3 better then this? no way, i had one it was laggy in ui, because of it being ruined by touchwiz and also the fact it was an at&t variant so it had bloatware ontop of samsung bloatware lol
 
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Cool! well, I don't know about the bloat ware but in my home, most of us are crazy for samsung
oh okay, sounds like the where in the US just because it's an iPhone it's automatically better, I used to be like that defending iPhone until i tried the beauty of a GOOD android phone not a cheap one
 
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Oh dear. Wish I hadn't bothered posting here. Another fanboy fight. Look, whatever phone you own, hope you like it. My thanks to those posters who tried to answer my original query. Still searching for an answer.

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Oh dear. Wish I hadn't bothered posting here. Another fanboy fight. Look, whatever phone you own, hope you like it. My thanks to those posters who tried to answer my original query. Still searching for an answer.

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Yeah sorry about that, we didn't answer your question
As for that mic issue it sounds very suspicious
 
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Oh dear. Wish I hadn't bothered posting here. Another fanboy fight. Look, whatever phone you own, hope you like it. My thanks to those posters who tried to answer my original query. Still searching for an answer.
I think with Root you can get work anything even the sensitivity of your microphone. It can be easy like edit build.prop that something more but I am sure the sensitivity can be managed. If I find something I will post.
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