IPhone Stuck In The Headphones Mode!

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  1. Applefan

    Applefan Active Member
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    Some iPhone users have reported the strange issue with their device. All of a sudden, the phone seems stuck in the headphones mode. The issue itself is really frustrating, but there are some solutions you may want to try out. In case you fail to fix the problem yourself, you can always contact Apple, or visit one of their stores. But before you do so, here are 5 ways to fix iPhone stuck in the headphones mode, and we hope at least one of them will work for you.

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    5 ways to fix iPhone stuck in the headphones mode

    Solution No.1: Clean the headphone jack
    See how to fix iPhone no sound problems,
    You can use a toothpick, or needle, to remove any dust or dirt from the headphone jack. Even though you think it’s perfectly clean, you may be shocked when you see the amount of dirt that can be inside of it. Be careful, and do this gently.


    Solution No.2: Plug and unplug your headphones several times
    Another solution that may fix this annoying problem is also very simple. Use your headphones. Plug them into the device, and unplug, and repeat the process for several times.


    Solution No.3: Restart your iPhone
    Restarting your iPhone can help in many situations, which is why it is one of the offered solutions. Press and hold the sleep/wake button, and when the red slider shows up, drag it and turn off your iPhone. Press and hold the sleep/wake button to turn on your phone.


    Solution No.4: Update iOS
    The problem may seem like the hardware one, but often, all you need to do is update iOS, and the simplest way is wireless update. Connect to a Wi-Fi network, navigate to Settings, General, and click on the Software update. Tap Download and Install.


    Solution No.5: Reset all settings
    By performing this step, the settings of your iPhone will reset to factory defaults, but your data won't be erased. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. Tap Reset All Settings to confirm your action.


    These 5 ways to fix iPhone stuck in the headphones mode are all actually simple, and extremely useful, we hope you solved the problem successfully, and that your phone is no longer stuck in the headphones mode.
    #1 Applefan, Aug 1, 2016
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2017
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