How To Fix Headphones When Only One Side Works?

Why is only one side of my headphones 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

How do you fix Apple headphones when only one side works?

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

How do you fix Bluetooth headphones when only one side works?

The solution to your problem can actually be resolved in a few minutes, you can try the following:

  1. Connect via Bluetooth.
  2. Play on any track.
  3. Put on the headphones (only one side should play)
  4. Pick up the jack line.
  5. Slowly touch one end of the cable in the jack – suddenly you will notice that the other side starts playing.

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.