If you’re one of the many people who are having trouble with their JLab JBuds Air right earbud not working or Jlab Jbuds air not connecting to each other, don’t worry – you’re not alone.
On many Forms, there have been people complaining about this very issue. But what are the reasons that your JLab earbuds stopped working?
There are a few potential reasons:
- a Dead Battery
- Connectivity issues
- Firmware fault
- wrong initial setup
- Hardware fault
However, if you’re having trouble with whether left or right earbuds and they aren’t working properly, there are a few JLab Jbuds air troubleshooting approaches you can try before needing to send them back.
Lastly, these approaches are valid for all JLab earbuds models: JLAB Go Air (POP, True, Sport), JLAB Epic Air (ANC, Sport), JLAB Fit Sport 3, and JLAB Executive Earbuds.
5 Fixes if JLab Right or Left Earbud Not Working
Here are some solutions to fix your JLAB Executive Earbuds are not working:
Set the Troubling Earbud to Factory Default
Resetting your earbud back to the factory default might just fix your problem. However, the way you reset your JLab earbud varies from model to model. but the process is relatively simple:
For JLAB Executives:
- Firstly unpair the earbuds from your phone or any other device, you can do this by going into the Bluetooth settings on your device and forgetting the JLAB earbuds.
- Place the earbuds in the charging case if it is not already there.
- Now Tap 4 times on the touch sensor of the earbud. You should see a Blue light flashing 4 times on the indicator and then it turns into solid Blue.
- This means your earbuds are in factory reset mode.
- Put remain earbuds into the charging case and after a few seconds take them out.
- Now you will see an LED indicator on the Left earbud that flashes solid white while the right earbud flashes blue and white.
You can now repair your earbuds to your device and check if they are working or not. if the issue is still there then move to the next solution.
Recharge the Troubling Earbud
If your JLAB earbud is unresponsive and will not turn on, the first thing you should do is recharge it. Often, when an earbud won’t power on, it’s simply because the battery is depleted and needs to be recharged.
Sometimes earbuds are not charging because they are not placed in the charging case correctly.
So when you put your JLab earbuds for charging in the case make sure they are contact points touching the charging pins in the case.
How to charge your JLAB earbuds? For JLab Executives and other Models:
- Place your earbuds in the charging case if it is not already there. Now close the lid of the charging case, and the earbuds will start charging automatically.
- You can check the charging status of your earbuds by checking the LED indicator on the charging case.
- A flashing white light indicates that the earbuds are charging, and a solid white light indicates that the earbuds are fully charged.
After 20 minutes in the charging case, your earbuds should have enough power to turn ON. So take the earbuds out of the case and turn them on.
If the earbuds are still not responding, move on to the next solution.
Clean the Earbuds
With the constant use, your JLAB earbuds will get dirty, and the dirt can accumulate in the charging port and speaker grills. This can lead to connectivity issues and sometimes a complete loss of sound.
If you’re having trouble with one JLAB earbud, it’s likely that the earbud get dirty. So it’s a good idea to clean it.
To clean your earbuds, start by taking a look at the charging port and the speaker grills. Use a cotton swab or a soft-bristled brush to remove any dirt or debris that you see.
If there is any dirt in the charging port, take a toothpick and gently remove it. Be careful not to damage the charging port in the process.
Once you’ve cleaned the charging port and speaker grills, take a look at the ear tips. If they are dirty, you can remove them and wash them with soap and water. Let them dry completely before putting them back on the earbuds.
After you’ve cleaned the ear tips, put the earbuds back in the charging case and let them charge for at least 20 minutes.
Once they are charged, try using them again and see if the issue is resolved. If not, move on to the next solution.
Check for the Hardware Fault
Resetting and cleaning the earbuds often solve the problem, but if you’re still having trouble with your JLAB left or right earbud, there may be a hardware issue.
Hardware issue occurs when you accidentally drop your earbuds on a hard surface or in the water. It can also occur due to manufacturing defects.
If your earbud falls off from the ear to the hard floor, there is a chance that the internal components of your earbud get damaged and lose connection to each other.
In this case, you need to Tap on the touch sensor of the earbud very gently which let your earbud to default settings, and try to connect it to the second earbud.
However, in the case of water damage, you have to dry them off as much as possible and then place them in a bowl of uncooked rice or silica gel for 24 to 48 hours.
The rice or silica gel will absorb the moisture from the earbuds and help to fix them.
After 24 hours, take the earbuds out of the rice and charge them.
If they still don’t work, there may be a hardware issue and you’ll need to contact JLAB customer support for further assistance.
Update the firmware:
JLAB continuously releases new firmware updates for their earbuds to improve the sound quality and fix any bugs.
If you’re having trouble with your JLAB Right or Left Earbud, make sure that you have the latest firmware installed.
To update the firmware, you’ll need to connect your earbuds to your computer and then follow the instructions on the JLAB website.
Once the firmware is updated, try using the earbuds again and see if the issue is resolved.
If your JLAB left or right earbud are not working properly, there are a few things that you can do to fix them.
First, try resetting and cleaning the earbuds. If that doesn’t work, try updating the firmware. If you’re still having trouble with your earbuds, there may be a hardware issue and you’ll need to contact JLAB customer support for further assistance.
In this guide, I explain all the possible solutions to fix your JLAB left or right earbud issue in detail.