Solved: Windows 10 Bluetooth Headphones Jittery & Interrupting Music Playback

Solved: Windows 10 Bluetooth Headphones Jittery & Interrupting Music Playback

So I’ve had lots of Windows 10 issues on multiple laptop when trying to play music via Bluetooth headphones or earpieces recently.

My headphones would cut out at seemingly random times and also when I clicked my mouse.

It turned out that both my rechargeable bluetooth headphones and my DodoCool Bluetooth earphones have built-in microphones and by default, Windows 10 was enabling them as the default recording device.  This in turn meant whenever the microphone picked up audio and and tried to process it, it caused the music to jitter on my laptop.

The solution in the end was very simple:

Right click on the volume control (bottom right hand corner of your screen)

Click Recording Devices

Right click your bluetooth headphones in the list of devices

Click Disable

You should end up with settings that look similar to this:

 

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