How to Reset Skullcandy Wireless Headphones (Quick Steps)

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Angela Otero

I’ve experienced my fair share of tech hiccups, but Skullcandy headphones won’t hold you back long. These bad boys just need a quick reset to get them back on track. Stick around, and you’ll learn everything you need to master the reset process for these headphones.

Key Takeaways: Resetting Skullcandy wireless headphones is a simple process that involves powering off and on the headphones, then re-pairing them with your device.

I will go into more detail below.

Identifying Your Skullcandy Wireless Headphones Model

Resetting your Skullcandy wireless headphones can be a little tricky, especially if you’re unsure of the exact model you have. But fear not; I’m here to help! So, let’s start figuring out which Skullcandy wireless headphones you’re rocking, shall we?

First off, take a close look at the right earpiece. You might find a model name or number written there. This can really help us narrow down the specifics and guide you through the reset process more accurately.

Now, if you still have the original packaging, grab that too! Many times, the necessary info is displayed right on the box. If not, no worries! We can check if your headphones have distinctive features that distinguish them from other Skullcandy models.

For example, some Skullcandy Crusher models have round buttons, while others have “+” and “-” buttons. These small details can be pretty helpful when identifying which model you have.

Don’t forget about the good old user manual! If you’ve got it lying around, it’s a gold mine of information. Just skim through it; you’ll find the details to identify your headphones.

Here’s a Pro Tip: snap some pictures of your headphones, especially if you’re still unsure about the model. We might be able to use those images to spot any unique design elements that’ll make identification easier.

Resetting the Headphones

Powering Off and On

Sometimes, the simplest solution is the best. The first thing I recommend is to power off and on your headphones. Hold the power button until they turn off, give it a few seconds, and then turn them back on. This might just do the trick – I’ve had it work wonders!

Holding the Reset Button for 5 Seconds

If powering off and on your headphones didn’t solve the issue, then it’s time to try a hard reset. Let’s dive in!

Step 1: Clear Bluetooth Pairing

First, you’ll want to clear the Bluetooth pairing on your device. This is important, as you need your headphones to “forget” the previously connected device. You can do this in your device’s Bluetooth settings – just click Forget near your Skullcandy headphones name.

Step 2: Locate the Volume Buttons

Locate the volume buttons on your headphones (usually on the right side). Press and hold the Volume UP and Volume Down buttons simultaneously for at least 10 seconds.

Keep an eye on the LED indicator while you’re holding the buttons. When you see it flash yellow for 3 seconds, release the buttons – congratulations! You’ve successfully reset your Skullcandy wireless headphones.

Step 3: Repair Headphones

Now it’s time to repair your headphones with your device. Turn on your headphones, ensure they’re in pairing mode, and have your device search for new Bluetooth connections. Get ready for some great tunes!

Troubleshooting Common Issues

Let me help you with some common issues you might face with your Skullcandy wireless headphones. I’ve seen my fair share of headphone problems and have some nifty tricks to get you back jamming to your tunes in no time.

Low or No Audio

Here’s the thing, folks, sometimes, your audio can get quiet or cut out entirely. I get that; it’s happened to me too. First, check the volume levels on your device and the headphones. You’ll be surprised how many times that fixes the problem.

If that doesn’t work, try disconnecting and reconnecting your headphones to your device. Don’t worry; it’s easier than you might think; just follow the simple steps in the guide provided.

Persistent Connection Issues

I feel your pain; nothing’s more frustrating than connecting your headphones and facing issues. Let’s get that sorted out! First, make sure there’s no interference from other Bluetooth devices nearby. You know what they say, crowded frequencies make for bad connections.

If that doesn’t help, try turning off Bluetooth on your device for 30 seconds, then switch it back on and reconnect your headphones. Sometimes just restarting that connection does wonders!

Still no audio? It’s alright; I got you covered! Your next move is to try a reset again. You’ll find different methods for different Skullcandy models in this handy article.

Skullcandy Indy

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  1. Place both earbuds into the charging case.
  2. Close the lid and hold the button on the back of the case for at least 10 seconds until the LED indicators on both earbuds blink red.
  3. Open the lid and take the earbuds out of the case. They should now be reset and ready for pairing.

Skullcandy Hesh

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  1. Turn off the headphones by pressing and holding the power button for about 5 seconds.
  2. Locate the volume up and volume down buttons on the side of the headphones.
  3. Simultaneously press and hold the volume up and down buttons for 10 seconds until the LED indicator flashes rapidly.
  4. Release the buttons and power on the headphones. They should now be reset and ready for pairing.

Skullcandy Crusher

  1. Turn off the headphones by pressing and holding the power button for about 5 seconds.
  2. Press and hold the volume up and down buttons simultaneously for 5 seconds until the LED indicator flashes blue.
  3. Release the buttons and power on the headphones. They should now be reset and ready for pairing.

Please note that these instructions are general guidelines, and there may be slight variations depending on the specific version or edition of the headphone model. It’s always recommended to refer to the user manual or Skullcandy’s official support resources for the most accurate and up-to-date reset instructions for your particular model.

Following these steps and troubleshooting tips, you can address common issues and enjoy uninterrupted audio experiences with your Skullcandy wireless headphones. Don’t hesitate to contact Skullcandy’s customer support if you need further assistance or encounter any specific issues not covered in this guide.


Skullcandy Support. https://info.skullcandy.com/Support/

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