Headset Droid Trial

Headset Droid Trial

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This trial grants you 24 hours of full functionality.

Headset Droid allows you to customise what the buttons on your headphones do and gives you many other headset related functionalities while running in the background with minimal CPU usage.

Configurable click combinations
* Single/double/triple/quadruple click
* Single/double/triple click and hold
* These options work for the play/pause, next and previous button.

Button actions
* Play/pause, next, previous or stop track
* Volume up, down or reset and rise
* Launch app (e.g. Voice Actions)
* Fast forward or rewind (long press or toggle)
* Tasker task (search 'Tasker' in the Google Play Store)
* Redial
* Say time (requires Text-to-Speech)

Audio/volume functionality
* Target a specific media player to control.
* Separate volume levels will remember the media volume when (un)plugging your headset and restore it when (un)plugging your headset later.
* Ear protection allows you to limit the volume level.
* Volume reset and rise will start where you set it to start and rises based on the long-press delay.

Phone features
* Option to speak the name or number of the person calling. (Requires Text-to-Speech.)
* Single click on the play/pause button answers/ends calls.
* Double click on the play/pause button declines incoming calls and (un)mutes the mic during calls.
* Triple click repeats the caller name or number. (Requires Text-to-Speech.)
* The buttons of the 5 above options are customisable.

Extra features
* Monitor headset activity with timestamps.
* A widget to quickly switch the targeted media player.
* Export your settings to your SD card to switch between profiles or to back-up your settings. This function can be found by pressing menu.
* Execute actions when plugging your headset in or out.
* Turn on 'Headset (with mic) only' or 'Ignore system clicks' to selectively execute button actions.

Compatibility
* The play/pause button's long press functionality does not currently work with Jelly Bean due to Google forcing Voice Search to be launched.
* Works with almost all devices/wired headsets.
* Volume buttons on iPod/iPhone headsets will NOT work. This is due to hardware issues.
* Bluetooth headsets might not work.
* Fast forward and rewind require the media player to support it.
* TTS functionality requires Text-to-Speech to be installed on your phone.

Troubleshooting
* If Headset Droid seems to not be responding, press menu and select 'Check for conflicts'.
* If no conflicts are found, use the Headset monitor to see how Headset Droid is receiving and handling button interaction.
* For further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Notes
* Apps used to control headset clicks will conflict with ICS's lockscreen music widget due to Android's architecture.
* Please use the trial version to check if Headset Droid works without issues with your phone/headset/player. Uninstall the trial before installing the full version.

If you have any other suggestions, questions or issues, feel free to contact me and I'll do my best to respond asap. Please don't use reviews for complaints as I will be unable to respond to your issue.

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Recently changed in this version

Fixed issue with enabling 'prevent app closes' after a reboot.


Comments and ratings for Headset Droid Trial
  • (67 stars)

    by Ashley Povey on 25/04/2014

    Setting it to control anything but Google music play. makes double click call your last dialed number? And you cannot change any controls with Google music anyway

  • (67 stars)

    by Zephyr Bean on 26/02/2014

    Update - after stunningly awesome Developer support, I learned that you can regain the lock screen functionality by turning off the service in the app's main screen. Now I can have the lock screen functionality in the car, and the headset functionality while on my headphones. 5 stars!

  • (67 stars)

    by vidhya girish on 12/01/2014

    Good one

  • (67 stars)

    by Abhishek Singh on 25/12/2013

    Bullshit...

  • (67 stars)

    by Roy Larouche on 06/12/2013

    Have a HTC amaze 4g and Sony Dr-btn200 headset. I uninstalled Winamp (no other conflicts) but still not registering any button pushes.

  • (67 stars)

    by Sampheap Say on 25/11/2013

    Using Sony MW600 bluetooth, not working at all.

  • (67 stars)

    by Bogdan Salgau on 18/11/2013

    Doesn't work with Samsung earphones