How To Get Rid Of Static Noise in Headphones

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We connect our headphones to different devices including our phones, PC, music system, etc. having a pair of great headphones feels great till you don’t face any problem with it. One of the most annoying problems with headphones is that they produce static noise at times. The reason for this strange noise can be many things. No matter what the reason is it is definitely very much annoying.

If you face this problem often you should take steps to fix it. The good news is that the problem is fixable.  Most of the times this happens because of hardware issues however, there can be other valid reasons too.

If you are desperately looking for ways to fix this problem then you are in the right place. In this guide, we are going to discuss the ways how to get rid of static noise in headphones.

What should you do?

There are actually many things you can do in order to solve the problem. But we have listed only the legit ones that are sure to work. Check out the pointers listed below and you will know.

  1. Check the wires

Sometimes you may not notice but the wires may get loose because of your movements. This can produce a static noise in the headphones. The very first step to stop it from happening is to check the wires immediately. Tighten the connection and the problem should stop. In case, it doesn’t move on to the next step.

  1. Upgrade headphones

If you are using an old pair of headphones with your latest phone chances are that the static noise is produced because of this. Old headphones are backdated and may not be completely compatible with your current phone. Therefore, you are advised to get a new pair of headphones and you will get rid of the problem easily.

  1. Clean the audio jacks

Sometimes when the audio jack is filled with dust it may cause whining noises when you connect your headphones. Therefore, you should keep your audio jacks clean. This is applicable for all your devices and not only for your phones. You can make use of isopropyl alcohol for cleaning your device’s audio jacks. All you need to do is dip the cotton swab in the liquid and clean it. The liquid is safe to use for the devices.

  1. Adjust the settings

Another way of fixing this problem is by adjusting the settings of your phone speakers. Plugin your headphones and go to your phone speaker settings. Adjust the volume levels accordingly. This should actually solve the problem for you.

So these are some of the effective steps to how to get rid of static noise in headphones. Follow these tips and you should be able to get rid of the problem.

Now that you know how to get rid of static noise in headphones, it should be easier to solve the problem. If the problem exists even after following the steps then change your headphones.

Hi, I'm Red, the Chief Editor of Red Diamond Audio.