So I have some Apple EarPods, as well as some other nice MFI (Made For iPhone) headsets that I'd like to use with my Xbox One's headset adapter. Right now, I can get audio just fine, game and voice. But the microphone doesn't work.

From what I've gathered, there's a difference in the connections between different kinds of headsets. There's CTIA, OMTP, and I believe apple uses CTIA (or at least a kind of it). Microsofts support page (http://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-one/accessories/connect-compatible-headset) says that they support CTIA, and from the diagrams I've read, it seems that apple uses CTIA...

So what gives? I keep on hearing people say "just buy a new headset," but that doesn't answer the question (and I'd like to keep my headphones). I guess I'm looking for an adapter, but I'm not sure what kind.

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    Well I don't know any adapter for this. iPhone's use some little modificated cinch adapters which make it possible to use some further communication between headset and phone. But these modifications can make them unusable for other devices. Some of the modifications can be seen if you compare a normal cinch connection from a headset with those of your iPhone. – Ionic Jul 16 '15 at 4:24

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