How can we use our Bluetooth earpiece for regular music listening in iPhone

We have iPhone 6 and use a Bluetooth earpiece with no problem.  However, we wanted to know if there is a way to use the earpiece as a regular "earphone jack" with the iPhone.  Can this be done?
rayluvsAsked:
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KimputerCommented:
All modern phones and bluetooth devices can already be used for regular music.
If your earpiece doesn't play music when it's connected, it's probably a really really old or cheap earpiece (where the function to play music is missing, which is quite weird). Go to a fancy shop, you can test out multiple ear pieces to your liking, and you will see the bluetooth can be used for music as well.

If you really want to connect a cable though, that's not possible.
Justin BradshawOwnerCommented:
So you want to use bluetooth headphones/earphones to listen to music and that SAME device to also bridge to another wired headset?
That's theoretically possible but I don't know of any device on the market that does that. The closest thing I've seen is a bluetooth bridge that a wired device can be plugged into, but it doesn't also serve as earbuds in and of itself...
https://www.amazon.com/Quality-Bluetooth-Streaming-Receiver-Stereo/dp/B007KPTYCI/ref=as_sl_pc_ss_til?tag=maccogn-20&linkCode=w01&linkId=OHVSHT2YPCYYIXAS&creativeASIN=B007KPTYCI
rayluvsAuthor Commented:
It's a Kodiak device and has 6 months purchased (see pic below).  The unit works fine for cell phone uses and even for apps like Skype, but for music it doesn't.  When opening the music apps, the sound comes from the iPhone not from the earpiece.

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jmcgOwnerCommented:
Most likely your device supports the Hands Free Profile HFP but not Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP).

There's an app called A2DPblocker that looks like it may fix this problem, but I've not tried it. The description and the reviews mention that the sound quality, when forced over HFP, is not very good.

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Justin BradshawOwnerCommented:
I see now. You want to use this mono bluetooth earpiece for music, too. It's not going to work, at least not well. You may be able to get it to play through with A2DPblocker, but it won't sound good and certainly won't be in Stereo sound.

I'd suggest getting a set of wireless stereo bluetooth headphones instead.
jmcgOwnerCommented:
The device I've been using lately is:

Soundpeats Qy7 V4.1 Bluetooth Stereo Earbuds

Sound quality is adequate and it does Hands Free phone calls as well. They were somewhat cheaper when I bought them, but still won't break the bank.
rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Ok thanx all!
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