Does plugging in the ear pods deactivate the mics in the 5s?

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic

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  • No. There is actually a mic built into the earbuds for quick access to Siri. Unless, of course, you have a battery case in which the earbud microphone and volume buttons will be deactivated.