iPhone stuck in headphone mode fixed

iPhone stuck in headphone mode [How to fix steps]

Even though the headphone is not connected, the iPhone is showing headphone mode. Besides, when playing songs or calling someone, there is no sound on the iPhone. All these common issues arise when your iPhone is stuck on headphone mode. In this troubleshooting, we have covered all the possible solutions that will help to get rid of this.

If you didn’t receive a call on Apple watch from iPhone, then you can try below-fixed steps for no caller ID appear on Apple watch screen or can’t receive an apple watch call.

we are happy to help you, submit this Form, if your solution is not covered in this article.

iPhone stuck in headphone mode fixed


Fixed iPhone Stuck in headphone mode step by step

First, identify what’s creating problem either Hardware or Software. Try another headphone; if you are using third-party headphones, then I would recommend apple’s headphones/ EarPods. But for the software issued to follow the below ongoing steps.

Why my iPhone is stuck on Headphone Mode?

It can happen when you switch from speaker to headphone, Connector plug 3.5mm jack in between or the use of Third-party Wired or Bluetooth Headphone

Quick Tip: 

Make sure any external speaker is not connected to the iPhone, go to the Bluetooth settings and verify it.

Solution 1: Plug out or plug-in headphone

The very basic trick you should do to get rid of the iPhone stuck on headphone mode is to plug in and plug out. Your iPhone may not recognized that you have unplugged the headphone. Doing so will let it know. Generally, the internal software creates an issue on switch for hardware, either the device’s speaker or Headphone. So repeat again by plugin/ out audio jack from iOS devices (iPhone/ iPad/ iPod Touch).

Solution 2: Restart or Force Restart the iPhone

Minor issues like this can be fixed by performing a quick restart to iPhone. iPhone stuck in headphone mode could be very annoying but a temporary bug, that can be thrown out with restart.

To restart the iPhone 8 or later,

  • Press and release the Volume Up button.
  • Press and release the Volume Down button and immediately hold the Power button until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

For iPhone 7/7Plus,

  • Press and hold the Volume Down button and Power button until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

For other iPhones,

  • Press and hold the Home button and Power button, and release it when the Apple logo displays on the screen.

Solution 3: Clean your iPhone’s 3.5mm jack or Lightning Port

Even a small particle inside the lightning port could trigger the pin and your iPhone is stuck on headphone mode. With care try to clean the headphone jack or lightning port with cleaner tool, and check if the issue still persists.

Check the Video Tutorial for Fix iPhone Stuck on Headphone mode,

Solution 4: Update iPhone to the latest version

Headphone symbol won’t go away on the iPhone? It might be possible this is the software bug, and you are not the one with this issue. Try your chances by updating the iPhone to the latest version.

  • Update iPhone, Settings > General > Software Update.

Solution 5: Enable/Disable Airplane Mode

Turning on Airplane mode simply disconnects the network connection of the iPhone including Bluetooth connections, Wi-Fi connections and more. So if the real culprit behind stuck headphone mode in iPhone is Bluetooth, then it should go away when you enable and disable Airplane mode. Pull Up/Down the Notification bar and enable Airplane mode.

Solution 6: Contact Nearest Apple Store

Yet, any of the solutions didn’t help to fix iPhone stuck on headphone mode? Contact the nearest apple store fix out any critical issue that might have occurred in your iOS device. Also share with us, how you have fixed the iPhone stuck in headphone mode.

Premium Support is Free Now

We are happy to help you! Follow the next Step if Your Solution is not in this article, Submit this form without Sign Up, We will revert back to you via Personal Mail. In Form, Please Use the Description field to Mention our reference Webpage URL which you visited and Describe your problem in detail if possible. We covered your iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 8(Plus), iPhone 7(Plus), iPhone 6S(Plus), iPhone 6(Plus), iPhone SE, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPad All Generation, iPad Pro All Models, MacOS Catalina or Earlier MacOS for iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Pro, WatchOS 6 & Earlier on Apple Watch 5/4/3/2/1, Apple TV. You can also mention iOS/iPadOS/MacOS. To be Continued...

  • Is this article useful?
  • yesno

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *