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Is there a way to have sound coming out of my speakers/iMac system when there is something plugged into the headphone jack?

(I connect my iMac to my old TV which doesn't have an HDMI input, so I need to use my headphone jack for the audio - so right now it seems I have to connect and disconnect the jack depending on if I'm at the computer or using the computer to watch TV
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Is there a way to have sound coming out of my speakers/iMac system when there is something plugged into the headphone jack?
Nope. This apparently isn't a software setting, but something in the hardware that automatically switches the output to the headphones when something is plugged into the jack.


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Well darn! Thanks for saving me hours of searching!
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