How can I hear on one side intentionally?

SM-G920P
samsung galaxy s6
android 7

plug in a headset hardware
how can I hear only in left side

is there a left side only app
or can I move balance to left side


Does not work
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rgb192Asked:
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Doug WaltonDatabase AdministratorCommented:
In my galaxy s7, if I go to Settings -> Accessibility -> Hearing, then scroll down to the bottom with headphones plugged in you can change it to left only, or you can turn on Mono audio.

If that picture in the question is the screenshot from your phone, it looks like you already have this enabled.  If that doesn't work, try turning off mono audio, that might make it play through both headphones even though you're directing it all to the left one.  If that still doesn't work, maybe try restarting the phone and whatever apps you're playing sound from.

Hope that helps!
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masnrockCommented:
Generally speaking, you should be just fine with the way your settings are now. I've never heard of an app that only uses the left. In stereo, you might run into times where things are send over one channel or the other, but generally both get used. However, between the balance and mono settings, you should overcome that easily.
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rgb192Author Commented:
If that doesn't work, try turning off mono audio, that might make it play through both headphones even though you're directing it all to the left one.  If that still doesn't work, maybe try restarting the phone and whatever apps you're playing sound from.
Toggle left/right
(un)check mono/stereo

restart phone

no change
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Jackie ManCommented:
How can I hear on one side intentionally?

What is the use case?

Listening to music or answering calls?
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rgb192Author Commented:
What is the use case?

Listening to music or answering calls?

Phone calls.
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rgb192Author Commented:
incoming and outgoing phone calls
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rgb192Author Commented:
Works with a ear bud headset but not a fancy gaming headset with microphone
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