How to Repair a MagicJack

by J. Anthony Cooley

The MagicJack became popular as a way to save money on phone service, but you will not get much value from your MagicJack if it stops working. Luckily, when people have a problem with their MagicJack, the problem can be repaired by a simple update to the MagicJack software. The process of updating your MagicJack software doesn't take long and is completely free.

Plug the MagicJack into a USB port firmly on your computer. Make sure it is completely plugged in.

Navigate to the MagicJack website and click on the link box labeled "Click Here" to initiate the download for the MagicJack software update.

Click "Run" on the download menu that appears. Wait for the software to finish updating. After the download is finished, double-click the file from your desktop that the MagicJack will load.

Run the update software and complete the directions prompted on the screen. After completing the update, unplug the MagicJack and wait 15 seconds, then plug it back in.

About the Author

Jason Cooley began writing in 2005 as the owner of a personal-training business, authoring advertising copy and business contracts. He has since served as a writer with Oral B and On Top of My Diabetes.