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Thread: Headphone jack being funky
02-08-2011, 10:41 AM #1Headphone jack being funky
My headphone jack on my iPhone 3GS started acting funky today. It only plays out of the left channel unless I hold it down or mess with it a little bit. Getting quite annoying as I can't keep it in my pcoket now without a trance breakdown going down in my right ear from all of the cutting that's going on.
Sucks that I just bought a pair of sick headphones too.
But anyways, is there any solution for this? Or am I stuck with buying a new headphone jack?
02-08-2011, 10:42 AM #2
Sounds like a contact issue. You could take it apart and try to make the connection a little tighter, or you could just replace it.
02-08-2011, 10:49 AM #3
How would I make it tighter? Solder that thing together or...?
02-08-2011, 11:12 AM #4
You might just be able to squeeze the contacts together. Any iphone repair place should be able to take care of you pretty cheaply.
02-08-2011, 11:25 AM #5
The only iPhone repair places in Miami rip you the hell off. I just looked up the closet one to me and it was $70 to repair a headphone jack.