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A Guide To Troubleshooting Your Headphones

Headphones are a great way of listening to music when riding a train or jogging down the street. However, like all electronic devices, they can go wrong and either not work at all or produce sub-par sound. Before you get all frustrated with your headphones, here are some common problems and how to troubleshoot your problematic headphones.

Low Sound

This is one of the most common problems with headphones. When you buy earphones and try them out on your smartphone, the sound is very low and can even be inaudible at times. Typically, this is often a result of low power from the smartphone. It is especially true if the earphone is significantly newer than the smartphone. New headphone models require more power than the older models of smartphones were designed to offer. This mismatch often translates to low sound. The easiest solution is to either get earphones that match your smartphone or to get an amplifier that is specially designed to work with your earphones.

Problem with Ambient Noise

Typically, this kind of problem will manifest itself when you are on the move. You will notice that your earphones work perfectly when you are in class or at home but you struggle to hear anything when on a train or bus. There are many different solutions to this problem. The easiest and quickest solution is to simply turn up the volume when in areas with significant ambient noise. This may work but up to a point as constantly listening to loud music may damage your ears over time. A more sustainable solution is to get foam tips, closed-back earphones, or specialized noise-canceling headphones.

Bluetooth Headphones Produce Bad Sound

This is often a result of incompatibility between your Bluetooth headphones and the device that is playing the music. There are no easy fixes to this and the best way is to research the compatibility of your devices before purchasing one or the other. There are numerous online sites that offer a guide to BT compatibility. If you purchase your headphones from experts such as AgozTech, we will guide you on the best device/headphones to pair together to achieve the best sound output.

There are some other things that you could try. One of the obvious ones is purchasing new batteries for your headphones. As your BT headphones go through recharging cycles, the battery may see a reduction in its ability to retain a charge. This in turn may lead to a sub-par output from the headphones. Another trick you could try is to ensure that your phone is running on the latest Operating System Software and that any music apps you are using are fully updated.

Missing Bass

Sometimes you may realize that your bass is low or completely missing. This is often a result of bad settings on your phone audio system. An easy fix solution is to equalize your sound. Most music apps and phones allow you to customize your sound settings including bass settings.

Buy Great Headphones at AgozTech
When you are in the market for great headphones, come to AgozTech. We have awesome headphones that work with a wide range of devices. If you have any inquiries about our products or would like some recommendations, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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