Beats Solo 3 Won’t Turn Off [Fixed]

If you’ve encountered the frustrating issue of your Beats Solo 3 headphones refusing to turn off, you’re not alone. This problem has been reported by numerous users and can be quite perplexing. Whether you’ve just finished using your headphones or have been unable to power them down after extended use, understanding the potential causes and solutions is essential for resolving this issue.

There are several factors that could contribute to the Beats Solo 3 headphones not turning off as expected. A software glitch or firmware issue may be causing the problem, or there may be a hardware malfunction that requires attention. In some cases, a simple reset or troubleshooting process can effectively resolve the issue, while more complex problems may necessitate reaching out to customer support or seeking professional assistance. In the following article, we will delve into the common reasons behind this issue and provide step-by-step guidance on how to troubleshoot and resolve it.

How To Fix Beats Solo 3 Won’t Turn Off

1. Charge And Hold Power Button

If your Beats Solo 3 headphones won’t turn off. Put your headphones on charge and press the power button for 20 seconds.

After that remove the headphones from the charger and connect with your device.

And then disconnect and try to turn them off.

2. Properly Disconnect Your Beats Solo 3

One of the main reasons why your Beats Solo 3 headphones are not turning off is they are not properly disconnected.

Maybe you have connected them with various devices and they are still connected to one of them which stops it from turning off properly.

So, before turning off your headphones you should turn off the Bluetooth connection of all your devices and properly disconnect them from all devices. 

If you have connected them through the audio jack then unplug and remove it. 

You should also try removing the Beats app from your phone. Some users have suggested that this keeps your headphones from turning off and simply deleting and re-adding the app can help with turning them off.

Then try to turn them off. If your Beats Solo 3 doesn’t turn off after this then try this next tip.

3. Reset Your Beats Solo 3

Many times headphones won’t turn off due to software bugs. Therefore to remove the bugs you should reset the headphones.

This reset will refresh your headphones and hopefully, they will turn off. 

So, follow the below steps to reset your headphones.

  • To reset your Beats Solo 3 you have to press the volume down button and power button for 10 seconds. 
  • After a few seconds, the LED light will flash, and then you have to release the buttons.

Now your headphones have been reset. Most times, this is the issue and the headphones will turn off after doing this step.

Hopefully, your Beats Solo 3 also turns off. If not then follow the next trick to see if it will work.

After a factory reset your headphones will forget all devices.

So, if you want to use them you have to pair them again with your devices.

4. Update Firmware of Beats Solo 3 

Another reason why your Beats Solo 3 headphones might not want to turn off may be due to outdated firmware.

So, you should update the firmware of your Beats Solo 3 headphones.

If you have paired Beats with an Android device follow the steps below to update their firmware.

Step 1: First, you have to download the Beats app from the Google Play Store and pair it with your Android device.

After that, you can set things on the app.

Step 2: Then you have to check the notifications tab. If it says that you need to update firmware, then follow the instructions in that tab to update the firmware.

Note: you have to open the app until the update is complete otherwise the firmware will not be updated.

If you have paired your Beats with iPhone, iPod, and iPad follow the below steps to update the firmware.

Step 1: First, you have to make sure these devices have the latest version of iOS. If not then you have to update it.

Step 2: Then you have to download the Beats Pill+ app and follow the onscreen instructions in the app to update the firmware.

After updating the firmware you should try to turn them off. If they are not turning off then follow the next step.

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5. Try Removing Battery

You can turn off your headphones by removing their battery.

However, it could be risky for your headphones if you don’t know how to do this properly.

  1. First, you should remove the battery, by doing this it will automatically turn off.
  2. Then put a battery and turn it on.
  3. After this try to turn it off through the power button.

Final Thoughts

I hope these solutions turn off your headphones. If your Beats headphones are still not turning off then it might be they have hardware defects.

If that is the case, you should contact Beats customer support if their warranty has not expired and see about getting a new pair sent to you. 

Otherwise, you should talk to a headphone expert. He may have another way that can help you to turn off your headphones.

Related Questions

How to turn off Beats Solo 3

Here is a complete guide on how you can turn off your Beats Solo 3 headphones.

To turn off Beats you have to simply press and hold the power button for 2 to 3 seconds.

After that, they will turn off.

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