Broken pin in audio jack [Solved/Closed]

bless - Mar 15, 2010 at 06:47 AM - Latest reply:  1234
- May 5, 2017 at 08:36 AM

I have got an HP laptop. My headphone pin got stuck in the jack and its brocken inside. How can I remove it by myself.
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Here's what I did in a similar situation (speaker jack broke off inside). If you can't get it out with tweezers, heat up a thin nail with a lighter for about 30 sec. Use pliers to push it inside the stuck jack (inside should be plastic, so it melts and goes in). Then wait for a minute. It will cool and harden and you can pull out he pin and the broken jack with it.
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Really man it works thanx bro...
If you have a tiny screwdriver (like for eyeglasses) you can pry it down in there and pull it up. Mine broke into pieces but a scooping motion pulled them all out.
RickyD38 1 Posts Sunday June 12, 2016Registration date June 12, 2016 Last seen - Jun 12, 2016 at 02:43 PM
I tried the glue and the pin, but it didn't work. Found this tool from Kickstarter ..the gripstick ..worked for me after a couple attempts..had to tap it in a little.