iPhone external speakers

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Sdao, Sep 15, 2007.

  1. Sdao macrumors 6502

    Jul 12, 2007
    Im playing a song right now on my iPhones iPod, but can someone tell me why it is only playing out of the left speaker?

    I've tried at least 10 songs now and sound is coming loudly out of the left speaker, and some is coming out of the right speaker, although it is extremely faint.

    Anybody know why? Is there a slider to control the output (left/right) of your sound? Or is there a problem with my iPhone's external speakers?
  2. AmpCoder macrumors 6502

    Mar 27, 2007
    That is because there is only one speaker on the iPhone. The other "speaker" is the built-in microphone.
  3. Sdao thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jul 12, 2007
    Oh, so really all of the sound is coming out of the left when Im listening to music externally? You're saying its supposed to be like that?
  4. macduke macrumors G3


    Jun 27, 2007
    Central U.S.
    Yes, it is supposed to be like that. What do you think you are talking into when you make a call? The home button? The speaker on the iPhone sucks, it's not just your phone. Try plugging your home stereo into the audio-out jack on the back of your dock to get some good external sound.

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