Instructions in this article cover general tips for fixing wired headphones of all types. The instructions that came with your headphones may include specific troubleshooting advice. Check the vendor's website for further guidance. Fixing wireless headphones, such as Beats headphones, is typically a more involved (and expensive) process.
Common headphone failures include:
Before you can fix your headphones, you must identify the source of the problem. Here are some troubleshooting tips to help figure out why your headphones aren't working: