Skullcandy is one of the most popular headphones brands in the world, and for good reason. They make affordable, good-quality headphones for people looking to enjoy music on the go.
However many Skullcandy headphones users are reporting that their headphones are not charging.
It’s disappointing when your Skullcandy headphones are not charging. I know because I have a pair of Skullcandy headphones and they’re no longer charging.
Luckily, I found that there are easy ways to fix this problem. Such as resetting, updating firmware, and replacing faulty chargers and batteries.
In this article, you will know why your Skullcandy headphones are not charging. And how you can fix them.
How to Fix Skullcandy Headphones Not Charging?
Here are the possible causes of your Skullcandy headphones not charging and how to fix them.
Battery Already Fully Charged
If your Skullcandy headphones are not charging they might be already fully charged.
When Skullcandy headphones start charging their LED light will be solid red.
And when Led turns off when they are fully charged, you are worried my headphones are not charging.
Therefore you should check the battery life of your Skullcandy headphones.
You can check your Skullcandy headphone’s battery life by pressing the power button.
If four lights are flashing white means their battery is 100% and you don’t need to charge them.
Reset Your Skullcandy Headphones
If your Skullcandy headphones are not charging, then you should reset them.
Resetting can fix charging and other issues in your Skullcandy headphones. And after resetting, chances are they will start charging.
Follow the below instructions to reset your headphones.
But remember sometimes the resetting process is different for various Skullcandy headphones models.
However, for most Skullcandy headphones this will work.
- Remove your Skullcandy headphones from all paired devices list.
- Press and Hold the volume + and – button on the right earcup.
- When two LED indicators start flashing yellow, release buttons, and your headphones are reset.
After that, pair them with any device and then try to charge them.
If the above resetting procedure does not work for your Skullcandy headphones, then find it on the Skullcandy site.
Skullcandy Headphones Temperature Issue
If you are exposing your Skullcandy headphones to extremely low or high temperatures, they will not charge.
Might be you are using your Skullcandy headphones outdoors during the winter season.
Or during the summer season at high temperatures due to, your headphones not charging.
But how can you fix this issue? To solve this issue is very simple. You have to place your Skullcandy headphones at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours.
And after that try to charge them.
Turn Off Your Skullcandy Headphones
Your Skullcandy headphones will not charge if they are turned on.
Therefore you should turn them off before plugging the charging cable.
You can turn them off by pressing the power button for a few seconds. And then see whether they are charging or not.
If not then try the next fix.
To charge the headphones charger and charging cable are very important. If your Skullcandy headphones are not charging.
Maybe your headphones charger is faulty.
And it does not provide enough electricity to charge headphones.
How can you fix this problem? To fix this first you should plug the charger into another wall socket to see if it works or not.
Also, you should plug it into your other devices such as a laptop or PC to know if it works.
If neither of those works, then definitely your Skullcandy headphones charger is damaged.
Therefore you will need to buy a new one.
Updated Firmware of Your Headphones
Like other headphones, Skullcandy headphones are also controlled by firmware, which is software installed in your headphones.
For accurate performance, you need to keep updating the firmware of your headphones.
Updating firmware removes any kinds of bugs in your Skullcandy headphones.
Might be your Skullcandy headphones are not charging due to those bugs. Therefore you should update the firmware.
Here is a complete guide on how you can update the firmware of your Skullcandy headphones.
- First download Skullcandy app
- Connect your headphones with the app
- A notification will drop down from the screen. Where you could see if a firmware update is available.
- Then follow the onscreen instructions to update the firmware.
Contact Skullcandy Customer Support
If none of the above fixes works for you. Then it would be time to contact Skullcandy customer support for advice.
They will ask whether you tried to reset your headphones. So, do that first then contact customer support.
You should know these things before contact.
- The headphone’s model number
- The headphone’s serial number
- About the purchase date, time and seller
- Any information about the warranty
After getting all the necessary information, they will tell you what you can do.
Or how and where you can send them for repair?
We hope that these troubleshooting tips will help you to charge your Skullcandy headphones and run in no time.
If your Skullcandy headphones charging issues were fixed with the above fixes, tell us in the comments. And share this article with anyone experiencing the same problem.
Till then, happy reading!