How To Fix Earbuds That Work On One Side?

Why is only one of my earbuds 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.8 Feb 2014

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.19 Jan 2019

How do you fix a broken earbud?

Add solder. Then remove the hot iron and hold the wire in place until the solder cools. Cheap earbuds are disposable, but don’t toss out an expensive pair. If the problem is a broken connection, you can fix them yourself with a soldering iron and electronics solder.

How do you fix Apple earbuds with one side?

If you can’t hear any sound or if only one side of your headphones works

  • Adjust the volume with the volume buttons on your iOS device or use the Volume slider in Control Center.
  • To see if you need a replacement, try a second pair of headphones.

18 Oct 2019