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When I put my earbuds into my ipod touch only one side works

Okay I put my earbuds into my ipod touch and when i play a song the sound only comes out of one earbud. I've tried different earbuds but I still have the same problem. Now I don't know what to do

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  • michaelpearc Feb 22, 2009

    My Ipod Classic - BOSE ear buds. All of a sudden I can't hear out of the right. Sometimes the sound goes in an out. When I try other earbuds, I have more success but not consistent.

  • kckidjayhawk Mar 10, 2009

    The sound on my Apple IPOD 30GB only comes out of the left ear bud. I have changed ear buds -- same problem. If I push on the jack, it comes out of both ear buds.

  • musicmp3 May 11, 2010

    The audio jack is messed up inside, if you want to open it up ill tell you what to do next, repair shops only replace them sometimes

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I have the same problem. its not the headphones. its the itouch. its something to do with the jack-i think. because whenever i jiggle the plug eventually i can hear some of my music eventually. its a pain. and so how do i fix that ish?

Posted on Jan 04, 2010

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It might be the wire on the earphones them selves have you tried different sets?

whilst listening to music through earphones to loud you can sumtimes burst one of the earphones and it will not work. there will ber no sign of physiacl damage to the earphones but it will still not work.

also check your ipod settings because therre is a thing called sound leveling and will only play out of whichever side you choose it too.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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Go to setting-general-accessibility-sound mono, and turn it on you should be able to hear all of the music in one ear bud

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You need to get the headphone jack replaced from apple.

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