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5th August 2013, 09:05 AM |#1  
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I am facing headphone jack issues of late with my Note 2. I have tried many headphones and earphones in my Note 2 and only the left audio works. If I wriggle around the audio jack and if I put the wire in a certain position, then the right audio comes and again stops even if the wire moves slightly. Its very annoying that I have to adjust the cable all the time. It is most likely a hardware problem with the jack. Should I give it in the service center or is there anything that I can do ? I am rooted and using a custom ROM. Will they repair it under warranty, if I flash back to stock ROM and reset the counter ?

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5th August 2013, 02:26 PM |#2  
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I had this problem with my mp3 player. It's very frustrating.

This picture is from a mp3 player, but it's the same in our phones. I think something is broken inside the yellow cirkle.
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5th August 2013, 04:42 PM |#3  
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I have the exact same problem. Its a shame bcuz Note 2 has been the best phone Ive ever hsd.
5th August 2013, 04:50 PM |#4  
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Try cleaning out the port with a Q Tip and compressed air. No liquids if it continues then I would have services. Before sending it in have the stock firmware with kernel and recovery. And test it after that before sending it in.

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5th August 2013, 05:54 PM |#5  
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Try cleaning out the port with a Q Tip and compressed air. No liquids if it continues then I would have services. Before sending it in have the stock firmware with kernel and recovery. And test it after that before sending it in.

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Agreed, a can of compressed air may end up costing you significantly less time and money!

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6th August 2013, 03:28 AM |#6  
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Mine is doing this too, but only with certain cables plugged in. Those with a wider flat plug have the issue, where those with a smaller rounded plug do not. I am attempting to just get a cable for my headphones that have a smaller rounded plug, instead of getting the phone fixed, since it works with some. I think it is more an issue with not being able to push the plug entirely flush as the phone is curved, than with a defect in the contacts (though nothing would suprise me).
6th August 2013, 02:18 PM |#7  
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I've just sent my note 2 to Samsung (via Vodafone) to have the headphone socket fixed.
They refused because it was rooted It was still on stock Vodafone firmware and I forgot to unroot it lol
6th August 2013, 03:26 PM |#8  
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I've just sent my note 2 to Samsung (via Vodafone) to have the headphone socket fixed.
They refused because it was rooted It was still on stock Vodafone firmware and I forgot to unroot it lol

Are you in the EU? If so, they can't refuse on those grounds..

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6th August 2013, 06:19 PM |#9  
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Note 2 Headphone jack fix for me
I too had this same issue. I have figured it out. I could not get the headphone jack to work, cleaned it and everything. I thought my phone was done. Then I was changing out my sd card I noticed a screw loose. The one right between the camera and the flash. I tightened it up and sure enough the headphone jack works now!! Not sure if this will fix all of your issues but just thought I would throw that out there.
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7th August 2013, 02:15 AM |#10  
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Mine eventually went out completely, so i ordered a new one on eBay for $6 US. It literally took 5 minutes to fix.

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