will iphone software 3.0 allow volume control on the iphone in-ear buds?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by londondude, May 26, 2009.

  1. londondude macrumors regular

    Nov 13, 2007
    the in ear buds dont have the volume control facility on the iphone so was wondering if this can or has been done in the software update?
  2. wnxgenral macrumors 6502

    May 14, 2008
    not sure since my in-ears broke and then someone stole them... double whammy. sucks for the guy that stole them though :(
  3. philo23 macrumors newbie

    Jul 10, 2008
    Warrington, UK
    unfortunately no, at least not in the betas. I believe the buttons on the headphones are controlled via hardware in the socket not software on the iPhone, so I don't believe this is possible for the 3G or original iPhone.

    It sucks i know :/
  4. ziggyonice macrumors 68020


    Mar 12, 2006
    Rural America
    From what I've determined, no it can't be done. I don't think Apple was planning on releasing new headphones when the 3G came out, and because of that it doesn't have the hardware necessary to support them. :(
  5. londondude thread starter macrumors regular

    Nov 13, 2007

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