My headphone jack snapped off inside the jack port.
The repair went very well. I was able to get the broken piece out.
Push and twist the GripStick Headphone Plug Extraction Tool.
Built specifically to easily remove broken 3.5mm headphone plugs from jacks.
The cylindrical shape allows the tool to be inserted in between the jack housing and the broken piece, physically isolating the piece from any friction against the jack walls. At the same time the split in the cylinder allows for manufacturing differences and also act as a kind of cylindrical pliers to grip the broken piece.
This tool is designed for repair professionals, and will pay for itself with the repair of a single device. With careful use it can survive to repair many devices. Be sure to do research into proper use techniques before using. This tool comes with no guarantees implied or expressed and should be considered a single-use tool.
My son broke off the headphones in the iPad
Once this little gadget arrived, it took 2 seconds for the piece to come out. Best invention ever!
Don't YouTube or Google...seriously, I tried everything imaginable and stumbled across this gem. Save yourself the frustration and purchase this immediately . . .
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