Bringing BACK The iPhone Headphone Jack - in China

  • Published on Sep 6, 2017
  • I love my iPhone, but it doesn't have a headphone jack! So I decided to add my own. For real.
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    4 months, 7 custom circuit boards designs, 3 disassembled iPhones later, it works. It's the first modern iPhone with a headphone jack - the only one like it in the world.
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Comments • 34 726

  • Jo Hoodlum
    Jo Hoodlum Hour ago

    @27.49 i thought you had a 8th of weed sitting on top of your MacBook! lol :)

  • Антон Авезов

    Чувак идет против системы, прям настоящий инжинер. Мои аплодисменты, однозначно лайк.

  • K9 STAR
    K9 STAR 5 hours ago

    this video isn't just about headphone jack its about a whole beautiful and passionet life..genius people never give up

  • fly freedom
    fly freedom 6 hours ago


  • guy RANDOM
    guy RANDOM 6 hours ago

    the best phone modifier from youtube: STRANGE PARTS

  • foe quay
    foe quay 16 hours ago

    he had a smile the whole time

  • Chris Kendall
    Chris Kendall 16 hours ago

    wouldnt 2.5 jack fixed a few of these issue? granted youd still need an adapter but wouldnt crack your screen

  • Faisy Haiqal
    Faisy Haiqal Day ago

    As much as im jealous of his money expenditures, im more amazed that he’s even attempting AND succeeded doing this

  • ꧁ Pânđïtâ - Kün ꧂

    1:06 what is the name of the music :v??

  • DraKezzz
    DraKezzz Day ago


  • Ty B
    Ty B Day ago

    Could’ve bought an android

  • Ikem Krueger
    Ikem Krueger 2 days ago

    17:01 What tools do you use to design your pcbs?

  • BirdRockin
    BirdRockin 2 days ago

    Was hoping jack would come back in the new iPhone 11. Nope! Those of us with older cars with auxiliary jacks on our car stereos got screwed. Yes you can use the adaptor but you can no longer charge simultaneously. So stupid.

  • Linda Belardes
    Linda Belardes 2 days ago

    I love the headphone As well. I wear hearing aids that have blue tooth but if I don't have them in I use the ear buds that plug in. I need that jack

  • MannyFresh1x
    MannyFresh1x 2 days ago

    Please do this to my note 10+ 😞
    Also I'm confused to why theres a shirtless man in the apple store just standing around lmao. In America you'd be kicked out the store in sure.

  • wittner82
    wittner82 2 days ago


  • Prabal Hayden
    Prabal Hayden 3 days ago

    Mission passed


  • Gary Faza Andrekho
    Gary Faza Andrekho 3 days ago


  • ソウキ10
    ソウキ10 3 days ago


  • Kylo Ren
    Kylo Ren 3 days ago

    I’m used to use AirPods so I don’t care anymore. The only thing I want is an USB-C on iPhone

  • Dusik43
    Dusik43 3 days ago

    Больше пиздежа, чем дела

  • Jame5
    Jame5 3 days ago

    Whats funny is that he spent more on this project than on airpods, other than that this video was really fun to watch

  • Mikey Stokes
    Mikey Stokes 3 days ago

    awesome awesome is all I can say all that time and all that money and not giving up keep up the good work man awesome video Let's people know never give up never surrender just keep trying you'll get it

  • Alex F1-FERRARI
    Alex F1-FERRARI 4 days ago

    you might have been able to use the model of an iPhone 6s

  • Bushmaster
    Bushmaster 4 days ago

    These are the kind of people in Apple need to take

  • mark lucking
    mark lucking 4 days ago

    This guy is a genius!

  • Colby Anderson
    Colby Anderson 4 days ago

    I feel like I’m gradually learning how to not break stuff... story of my life bro

  • Alko 1212
    Alko 1212 4 days ago

    Just switch to an Android

  • Emmanuel Arceo
    Emmanuel Arceo 4 days ago

    So smart

  • Pisco peruano :D
    Pisco peruano :D 4 days ago

    Alguien de Perú

  • Salah Mohamad
    Salah Mohamad 4 days ago


  • Salah Mohamad
    Salah Mohamad 4 days ago

    howw much cost this process

  • il boss dello svapo
    il boss dello svapo 4 days ago

    i like you man!!!! you're CRAZY!!!

  • 芝麻世界
    芝麻世界 5 days ago


  • Karma Sky
    Karma Sky 5 days ago

    Add to iphone11

  • Alekzandr a
    Alekzandr a 6 days ago

    What about an iPhone camera in an android or is it way too difficult?

  • 肇中国
    肇中国 6 days ago


  • Dp.slayer
    Dp.slayer 6 days ago

    Careful he’s a hero

  • Sandro L.
    Sandro L. 6 days ago

    what is the final cost including, hardware, prototypes, and human resources ?

  • Guus Den elzen
    Guus Den elzen 6 days ago +1

    Congratulations that you made it respect🙏🏻

  • John Basmayor
    John Basmayor 6 days ago +1

    Thats the spirit.. Jerry is also here to help you wired it perfectly... LOL
    33:33 Shirtless Guard at Apple Store.

  • Lemon
    Lemon 6 days ago +3

    Apple is running out of things to remove on their products

  • Lemon
    Lemon 6 days ago

    Soon the new iPhone 23
    Aka the inothing, you pay $9000 for a box and an instruction manual.

    • David
      David 3 days ago

      Pretty sure some people would still buy it, just for the logo.

  • Evan R.
    Evan R. 6 days ago

    isn't the point of this to listen to music with the headphones jack while charging?

  • Kia Pandora
    Kia Pandora 6 days ago

    Would not own a Apple product if you gave it to me.

  • TotallyLethal
    TotallyLethal 6 days ago +1

    Apple wants to know your location

  • Jason Shin
    Jason Shin 6 days ago

    Wow I respect your perseverance

  • Andres gta
    Andres gta 6 days ago

    como pintar un celular

  • Mo'men Abdallah
    Mo'men Abdallah 6 days ago

    I just wanna hit the like button million time

  • 420 subscribers with no videos

    This makes you better than apple

  • 420 subscribers with no videos

    7:29 can somebody explain why there is a shirtless man in the apple store...

  • Enis Zubaki
    Enis Zubaki 7 days ago


  • 박진연
    박진연 7 days ago

    애플이 과연 기술력이 없어서 이어폰 잭은 안 넣은거라고 생각해? 장사할라고 안넣은거지

  • Арсен Еремян

    30:03 чтоб увидеть результат а не слушать весь писдежъ

  • Kutchina Ronald
    Kutchina Ronald 7 days ago

    Can you please come to India or anywhere else where you can make an electric bike which has atleast 200-300 km mileage and a speed of atleast 120 to 130 km/hr... Please do it.. It's gonna make a huge difference.. Trust me.

  • Viking 2121
    Viking 2121 8 days ago

    I'm not a huge apple fan, I was considering an iPhone recently, but the whole no headphone jack turned me away, good job!

  • Co cc
    Co cc 8 days ago

    Just buy a fucking android

  • Smile4meMJ
    Smile4meMJ 8 days ago

    The saving grace we need.

  • cool bear
    cool bear 8 days ago +12

    Does it allow you to listen to music and charge at the same time?

    • Andrew Baek
      Andrew Baek 6 days ago

      no. it has a switch between the jack and port

    ELKE MELKE 8 days ago

    Ma prendi la scheda madre di iphone 7 e la metti nella scocca di iphone 6s