Solution to losing sound in 1 ear/earphone jack not working!

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  1. rudh

    rudh New Member

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    This is especially useful if your warranty has expired. Normally, the apple store dude will ask you to buy new one/refurbished one.

    That's garbage. There are 2 solutions (which an Apple worker recommended to me on the D/L):

    0) Shove aluminium foil in there.

    1) Use bluetooth earphones

    2) Buy an adapter with an earphone jack that you can insert into the dock connector slot on your Ipod. These do exist

    EXAMPLE:: FiiO E1 Headphone Amplifier
    http://www.fiio.com.cn/en/showproduct.asp?id=316

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    Now the question is, where the the best place to start looking for these products?
    I know bluetooth headphones can be expensive.

    I have an example above of the FiiO E1 Headphone Amplifier. Is this good quality stuff? Can I find better/cheaper?
  2. coolio1234

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    actually, i found another solution:

    take a small piece of aluminum foil, fold it up, and place it into the headphone jack. plug in headphones, success!
  3. rudh

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    didnt work
    ------------------double post merged------------------

    actually I take that back. It worked lmao.

    But still, for a more permanent solution the above are better ^^
  4. coolio1234

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    yeah, lol the solution numbers go by value

    1. bluetooth headphones
    2. adapter
    3. aluminum foil
  5. rudh

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    Wow man, this actually worked really well. At first I was trying to make it fit and everything... didn't work

    Took another piece... just jammed it in there using the earphone and it's stuck hehe
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    Hm, usually when this happens to me, I just use another pair of headphones

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    yeah that's when the problem is with the earphones... if it's a problem with the jack itself (no earphones work well), you have to resort to other measures

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    new earphones are the solution .
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    magic huh

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    aaaah man now I don't get speaker

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    it's detecting the aluminum as headphones

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