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.
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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
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.
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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.