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Moto G Power (2020) Headphone Jack Wearing Out/Replacement

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Spec_tech, Mar 10, 2022.

  1. Spec_tech

    Spec_tech Lurker
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    Hi everyone.

    So I figured this would inevitably happen, but not this quickly. The headphone jack on my 2020 Moto G Power seems to be wearing out from the use it's gotten.

    The typical angled 3.5mm audio cable I use to hook up to my cars aux port seems to only work in certain positions over the past week. And if it gets jiggled around even slightly, it'll become "disconnected" and the phone will switch to speaker audio instead of headphone audio

    Does anybody know if the jack is easily replaceable? Or is it one of those ones that's soldered to the board and could cause other issues if it's replaced? I'm willing to give it a try if there's some instructions or a video has been posted somewhere on how to do it, but i haven't been able to find that many regarding the 2020 Moto G Power.

    If anybody is aware of any links to such instructions/videos, it would be greatly appreciated.
     



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  2. puppykickr

    puppykickr Android Expert

    Without actually knowing, I would say that it is soldered to a circuit board.

    They are replaceable, but they and their connections are tiny.

    Have you tried a different cord?
    Even a set of headphones can be used as a test.
    And if possible, use a straight cord, because those angled ones are prone to issues.

    If all else fails, try cleaning the cord end, and be sure that there is no debris in the jack itself.
     
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