Use this simple technique to wire a plug or outlet. As always Turn The Power Off Before Beginning. Some times outlets go bad, so if you wire it the way we show in this video the other outlets in the room will still work.
Check out the below Sperry outlet tester. It’s a great tool to use so you know if an outlet is wired correctly. I didn’t use this in the video but I use mine often. It’s also a good tool to find out what outlet is bad if you have a problem and don’t know where to start. Attached are a few other links of products related to the video.