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    crobert iPF Noob

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    Here is my first post. How can I shut off the external speakers on my IPad? I want to try headphones. Thanks crobert
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    Hi Crobert - welcome to the forum! :)

    Well, if you plug in headphones to the iPad the external speakers will default the sound to the phones, i.e. no need to really 'shut off' the speakers - unless you've given this a try and it is not working in that fashion? Please explain if that is an issue?

    Also, if you have BT (Bluetooth) headphones the this option is activated on your iPad and paired w/ your BT headphones, the sound should be sent only to the phones; again if you are using this option and still a problem, please post back - this should not be a major problem - good luck!
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum,

    The IPad Forum is a Community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the IPad.
    There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions that you have. If then you can't find the answer you are seeking, then by all means post your question. You will find many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - Discussion Forum for IPad Users It is a very simple app to navigate.
    Reading the iPad Manuals is a great place to start, so please download a copy of these http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    A very informative thread from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the iPad
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us. Enjoy!!
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    Thank you for your response. I plugged in the headphones and they do not work. The sound continues from the external speakers. What do you think? Crobert
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    Make certain that the headset plug is all the way in or use a BT headset.
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    Thanks. I think the headphones that I bought are not for IPad. Crobert
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    Hi there and welcome.

    It sounds like the headphones may be faulty, all headphones will work if the jack plug is correct, do you have other headphones or speakers that you can plug in to test?

    There is lots of good advice and info on here plus plenty of members all too willing to help with any problems.

    Remember, search is your friend.......and please don't forget to read the rules http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

    These are the hacking section rules for all you jail breakers (and would be jail breakers) http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-hacking/2892-hacking-section-rules-please-read.html

    We also have an app for this forum. The link to download the app is: Discussion Forum for iPad Users for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store

    If you have other Apple products or are interested in other Apple kit then why not join our sister forum too at http://www.appleforums.net/

    Finally, if you still haven't had enough, how about a video explaining about our other forums (note:you may want to play this at half speed but hey, why shouldn't Phil be excited about our forums!)

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    Good to hear from you. You’ll find a whole bunch of iPad enthusiasts in this Forum who are only too willing to help other iPad owners and to hear of their experiences. Don’t be afraid to post any questions you may have or use the ‘Search’ button near the top of the Forum web page. I usually find I discover one new interesting and useful piece of information about my iPad every day - and often not even what I was looking for!!

    Hope to hear from you soon with your thoughts about the iPad.

    Have fun and enjoy your iPad


    If you don’t already have it you can download a copy of the iPad manual for free.

    Apple - Support - Manuals

    Please read the rules too!!

    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

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    What are the best free aps? Crobert

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