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I think a pin inside my headphone socket is broken [Oneplus 2]

Thasausbaus

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Oct 3, 2017
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So, I noticed the problem today, putting my headphone plug into the jack, it didn't fully go in, I thought there was some fluff or lint in there until I looked in there with another phone's camera.

Now I think a pin on the inside is broken Picture

The headphones still work but it keeps coming out with even a little bit of movement and doesn't do the click when I plug it in. Picture

This is the most it goes in, tho it should go in about another 1/4mm or so.

Is it really broken or is it as it should be, can I do something about it or fix it?

Additional pictures of the inside 1, 2 , 3
Also, how could that have even happened?
 

Oyeve

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Oct 18, 1999
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Im thinking that maybe the broken piece fell into the jack and thats why your headphones wont go all the way in. This happened to me decades ago with a sony walkman. What I did, and be careful if you try, is to get a toothpick, put a tiny dab of glue on the tip, put it in the jack carefully and see if the piece comes out.
 

JeffMD

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Feb 15, 2002
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I had this happen with my g4... but it wasn't a broken piece but rather too much lint piled into the bottom prevented the headphone jack from inserting fully. Try jabbing a pin to the bottom of it and see if you can dig anything out. I purchased a bag of headphone jack and charge port covers from ebay now to use on case that don't have port covers.
 

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