Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Headphones not workingOnly one side of my earbuds work. I didn't get them wet. And, I tried them on a different device, and neither device works. ANY SUGGESTIONS?? Thanks!!

Any suggestions?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Computers & ... Master
  • 21,338 Answers

Replace them as a wire has possibly broken.

Posted on Mar 20, 2014

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Headphones


Firstly, it looks like the plug showing in your video has 3 black bands on it. Is that correct? If so, that usually indicates that it would be a headset that also includes a microphone like the kind of device to use on a cell phone that has that kind of female plug on it. I would try to determine where the problem originates, the computer or the earbuds. You could do this by plugging in a pair of known working headphones in to the computer and see if they work ok. I took a pair of earbuds of my own that have the 3 black lines on the plug (and they do in fact have a microphone too) and plugged it in to my laptop and they work fine. The fact of the 3 black lines does not seem to have any effect on whether or not sound comes out of both buds. so, I would take the "broken" earbuds and try them on an mp3 player, someone else's computer or anything else like that that plays stereo music. If you only get sound from one speaker while they're plugged in to a different device then you can safely assume that the earbuds are broken. Most likely a bad wire in my opinion. It's probably time to head to the store at that point and pick up a new pair of earbuds. Thankfully, they're not very expensive these days. I hope that helps. any more questions? you can email me: davidsfreud@gmail.com

Aug 20, 2013 | Audio Players & Recorders

Tip

How to make your earbuds and headphones last longer


something that used to happen allot to my headphones and earbuds is that one of the ears (sides) would stop working!I found a quite simple solution that made my 1 year lasting earbuds into 3-4 year earbuds!on the connector end, wrap 1 inch of electrical tape around the wire (not on the metal though).that way it wont bend back and forth allot near the base.Hope this helps someone!

on Mar 30, 2011 | Audio Players & Recorders

2 Answers

I can not hear anything out of my right ear bud


Hi there thobe47!
Please test the pair with a different audio device and see if the problem goes away first!

Firstly, make sure you are pressing the plug all the way into your audio device jack. Most are designed with two tiers, so only one ear will sound if only one tier of the electrical connection is fully established. Once you've tried that, continue!

Most earbuds are created with very small working parts with equally small electrical connections. If you have lost sound in one side, the most likely cause is a loose connection somewhere.
If it still doesn't work, your options are sort of limited. I would recommend first gently "jimmying" the wire leading to the bad earbud around while it is in your ear and music is playing. If you manage to get the sound to be restored, wrap sticky tape tightly around the wire and the tapered part of the bottom of the earbud in an attempt to maintain the new connection. It is not a permanent fix but might buy you a bit of time with the pair.
If you can't get it to work in that way, your remaining options are pretty much to either open the earbud and attempt to reestablish the connection (difficult, small parts, and could damage the earbuds if you don't know what you are doing), or to buy a new pair. You can get some pretty nice earbuds for under $5 at most megastores, and anybody who could fix them and would charge you will charge you much more.

If you must try to open the earbud (I don't recommend it!), I have a generic set of steps here. I take no responsibility for damage of your earbuds or devices that may follow!
Gently peel back the gelly cover of the earbud, starting under the top seam and pulling it off.
Unscrew or "pop off" the portion of the earbud that has the small grating. There may be an inner retaining system involving more plastic rings. Just keep these safe and remember the order in which you took them apart.
You will now probably be seeing the speaker of the earbud, looking like what you might see on an uncovered subwoofer speaker (just much smaller!)
Being careful to not touch the flat portion of this disk and avoiding anything magnetic (including your laptop / desktop), see if you can pinch it by the sides and gently pull it out of the casing -- probably less than a quarter centimeter. If you can, look for any severed connections between the solder points on the bottom of the speaker and the wires coming from the bottom of the bud. Soldering these would be extremely difficult, but you can attempt to fix them with small pieces of tape.
Nestle the speaker back into the housing, replace any retaining disks in the correct order, screw/pop the outer clip back on, and slide the gelly back into place.


Hope this helps!

Mar 24, 2011 | JVC Gumy Ear Bud Headphone - Peppermint...

2 Answers

Whatdo i do if my skullcandy headphones dont charge?


Are these amplifing headphones or ? Most headphones use the devices power source to make the headphones work, they use very low voltage and various ohlms to make the earpieces vibrate and make sound. If they are not working try pushing the connection in all the way, or try another set of headphones to see if the problem is with the device. Sometimes we get defective headphones right out of the box, Skull Candy is usually very reliable and quality checked before shipping, but it can happen with all manufactures. Gool Luck.

Mar 15, 2011 | Audio Players & Recorders

2 Answers

I have a problem with earbuds or headphones, when I plug the earbuds in it only plays on my right side of earbuds.


Hey...that's the exaxt same thing that happened to me. On the same side too.

If you've had it for awhile the only thing I can suggest is replace it.

Apr 30, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders

2 Answers

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


You need to get the headphone jack replaced from apple.

Feb 19, 2009 | Apple iPod nano

3 Answers

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


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?

Feb 14, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

1 Answer

Loss of stereo mode


First I would try a different set of headphones/earbuds to make sure they're working properly.

If all the headphones you try have the same issue, the headphone jack is damaged. Bring it back to Best Buy. The contacts are too small to fix and are connecting incorrectly.

May 24, 2008 | Insignia Kix MP3 Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

13 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...