Is there anyway to listen to music through the iPhone earpiece?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by mrkgoo, Jun 4, 2009.

  1. mrkgoo macrumors 65816

    Aug 18, 2005
    Or rather, podcasts.

    Sometimes I'm on the bus, and I don't feel like scrummaging around for my headphones, or putting them on, but I also don't want to use the speaker.

    Is there a way to just listen through the earpiece?
  2. cellocello macrumors 68000


    Jul 31, 2008
    Toronto, ON
    Bottom speaker on low volume, held up against your head?
  3. mrkgoo thread starter macrumors 65816

    Aug 18, 2005
    Yeah, I guess that might be the only way. I've done that before, walking around with my iPhone upside down. :eek:
  4. cellocello macrumors 68000


    Jul 31, 2008
    Toronto, ON
    Short of some jailbreak app I'm unaware of, I don't there's any way to pipe your iPod music through the ear piece.

    Maybe someone knows some tip I don't ... ?
  5. alphatectz macrumors 6502a


    Nov 20, 2008
    New York, NY
    Wait until 3.0 comes out and use your bluetooth.
  6. JPIndustrie macrumors 6502a


    Mar 12, 2008
    Queens, NY
    Versus walking around looking like you're on the phone all the time? :p
  7. dissdnt macrumors 65816


    Aug 3, 2007
    Haha weird. I was actually at the car wash today waiting and was thinking the same thing. Would be nice to hand it off to the earpiece.
  8. Agent-P macrumors 68030


    Dec 5, 2009
    The Tri-State Area
    Well if you're hand is covering the back, then no one will know your phone is upside down. They may just find it strange you never say anything into it.
  9. mateo124 macrumors regular

    Oct 15, 2011
  10. ZombiePete macrumors 68020


    Aug 6, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Lol necro'd
  11. aPple nErd macrumors 68030

    aPple nErd

    Feb 12, 2012
    Jailbreaks/IOS Hacks
    Thanks for bringing this thread back from tha dead! I'm applet and I don't know it! :D
  12. IDSingh15 macrumors newbie


    Oct 11, 2016
    Download EarPlay - Play Music Through iPhone Earpiece

    EarPlay is a simple application which plays the music that is in your Apple Music Library through the iPhone's earpiece. Just choose a track and put your iPhone on your ear like you would do if you were on a call and the track starts playing through the earpiece. If you move it away, the music pauses and resumes when you place it back on your ear like magic! EarPlay has Voice Actions to control your music. You can just say 'NEXT', 'PREVIOUS', 'SHUFFLE' and 'REPLAY' to control your music in a way like never before. A haptic feedback will let you know when the Voice Action has been performed. The ability to play your favourite Music through the earpiece, good looking UI, animations and Voice Controls make this app a must have app for all the music enthusiasts.
  13. HEK macrumors 68020


    I would take it even further and be so bold to suggest no one will notice. As people walking around with phones to their heads is no longer unusual. If anything someone may ask where is your phone, these days. If you don't have it out and to your head.

    Also as you advance in years, you will become far less concerned what random strangers think. Believe me, I speak from experience.
  14. iphone1105 macrumors 68020


    Oct 8, 2009
    you guys realize you took this back from the dead from like years ago, right?
  15. HEK macrumors 68020


    Zombie apocalypse living dead threads. Just can't keep em buried.
  16. C DM macrumors Nehalem

    Oct 17, 2011
    Well, to be fair, it was dug up with a suggestion that is on topic, so seemly still relevant (although something that feels more like an advertisement in a sense).
  17. VSMacOne macrumors 601


    Oct 18, 2008
    I reckon the AirPods will be perfect for this scenario. Easy to removed and use one at a time.
  18. BeeGood macrumors 65816

    Sep 15, 2013
    In fairness, the OP never acknowledged that he got a satisfactory answer.

    For all we know, he's been waiting for one for the past seven years :eek:

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