Most of the iPhone users have to face with an issue when your device is stuck in Headphones mode. Apple is still not able to fix this issue in their new versions of iPhone, so it doesn’t matter whether iPhone is old or new, anyone can face with it. In this article we will share the genuine and working fix for the issue, which is applicable on iPhone 4, 4s, 5, 5s, 5c 6 and 6 Plus.
What to Do When iPhone is Stuck in Headphones Mode?
So it’s look like this: even after removing headphones from the audio jack, your iPhone is still in Headphones mode, you can’t hear sound from the loudspeaker while playing music, there is also no sound from the speaker during call (while increasing the volume, device will show Headphone on the display).
How To Fix iPhone Stuck In Headphone Mode
How to Fix the Headphones Mode issue on iPhone?
Below are a few methods that should help you to fix the issue when your iPhone is stuck in Headphones mode. These methods are tested and can be used without any problem, so try them one by one.
- Blow some air in the audio jack;
- Take a Q-pin or a pin which diameter is smaller than the audio jack’s;
- Clean this pin and put a cotton on one side. Insert it into the audio jack and clean it;
- After surface cleaning, go deep in the audio jack and clean it very carefully;
- Remove the pin and wait for a few minutes;
- Insert the headphones jack inside 4-5 times;
- Check if the iPhone is out of Headphone mode.
This method is frequently used and works in most cases.
If the above doesn’t work for you, then try this one, it also can be helpful in some cases:
- Change the iPhone iOS version;
- Check if any update for your iPhone is available (in case you didn’t update your iPhone, you need to do this);
- Before updating iPhone iOS version, make sure you performed a reset for all settings;
- Go to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset All Settings;
- If even after resetting the iPhone, it is still stuck in Headphones mode, you need to update the iOS version or in case it is updated you need to downgrade it;
- Download the ipsw file of the iOS version from the internet;
- Connect your iPhone to the computer and open iTunes. Now press Shift (on Windows) or alt (on MacOS), and click on Restore button under your iPhone;
- Locate the downloaded ipsw file and it will install the iOS version.
That’s all! This will surely fix the issue.
Even after you’ve tried all the above methods, your iPhone is still stuck in Headphones mode, then you need to ask Apple Support for help and let them fix this issue.