How To Fix Broken Earbuds?

Why is one of my earbuds not working?

There can be many reasons that a pair of headphones only play audio out of one ear.

The most common reason for sound to only come out of one side is the wires near the audio jack have gotten bent back and forth so many times that it has caused a short in the wiring.

How do you fix broken Apple earbuds?



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Can you fix earbuds that only work on one side?

You cannot do anything on having irreparable fault in your earbuds and only choice left with you is to discard and throw it in scrap. But if fault is found in only one earbud and rest of the parts like jack and cable are functioning properly, you need not to discard your ear phone, rather get it fixed.

How can I fix my earphones without tools?

Here are some ways to repair your headphones that will have them back on your head by tomorrow:

  • Clean out the jack.
  • Make your own ear cushions.
  • Print a new jack cover.
  • Reconnect a wire to the lead.
  • Repair the ear cushion.
  • Replace the jack.
  • Test the audio.
  • Use heat shrink tubing.