iPhone stuck in headphone mode: Explore the best-fixing methods in 2020

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iPhone users rarely find the problem iPhone stuck in headphone mode, even if the headphone is not connected to their Apple device. In this article, we have discussed some of the best ways to rid of the issue iPhone stuck in headphone mode in 2020.

Do you know, what are the main causes of “iPhone headphone mode” problem? 

Below listed are some of the main causes for the problem, iPhone stuck in headphone mode.

  • Due to faulty hardware (Headphone Jack)
  • Tiny dust & lint that exists in the headphone jack
  • Lack of new system software updates
  • Mismatch in system settings.

Insist you to read the whole article so that you can explore some of the best fixing methods for iPhone stuck in headphone mode in 2020.

Fixing methods for iPhone stuck in headphone mode

We have introduced the useful methods to fix the problem iPhone stuck in headphone mode. Insist you to perform the given methods in your iPhone device one after another and check whether the problem iPhone headphone mode is fixed or not. 

Restart your iPhone device

iPhone stuck in headphone mode

Firstly restart your iPhone device. Sometimes due to minor software issues, you might find the problem iPhone headphone mode. Simply press and hold the sleep/wake button and slide to power off the iPhone device. Wait for few minutes and turn on your iPhone and check whether the issue iPhone stuck in headphone mode is fixed or not.

Plug-in and unplug the headphones in the iPhone device

iPhone stuck in headphone mode

Still, finding the same problem iPhone headphone mode? Insist you to perform the method plug-in and unplug. Simply plug in headphone in iPhone device and after few seconds unplug the headphone. Check whether the iPhone stuck in headphone mode is fixed or not. If not, proceed with other fixing methods.

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Plug-in headphones, running music in iPhone device

Firstly play any music in your iPhone device. While playing music plug-in headphone to your iPhone and lock the device. Now, press the sleep/wake button and unlock the device and unplug the headphone. Check whether the headphone icon has vanished from the iPhone device or not. 

Clean headphone jack your iPhone device

After performing the above-given methods in your iPhone device, still stuck with the same problem. Insist you to perform the method, sometimes due to tiny dust and lint particles which exist in your iPhone headphone jack, finds the problem iPhone headphone mode. What you have to do is to clean the headphone jack using a smooth dry cotton swab or you can give a quick air blow using Analog Air Blower. Once done, kindly check whether the problem is fixed or not. 

Turn on and off Airplane mode in your iPhone device 

iPhone stuck in headphone mode
  • Firstly open settings in your iPhone device 
  • Find “Airplane Mode” and enable it 
  • After a few minutes disable the Airplane mode in your iPhone device

The method is a bit silly but still works to fix the problem iPhone stuck in headphone mode.

Try to connect your iPhone device with Bluetooth speakers

iPhone users perform the method to fix the problem iPhone stuck in headphone mode in 2020. Get a Bluetooth speaker and connect it your iPhone device using Bluetooth connectivity. Firstly turn on Bluetooth speaker and perform the below-stated steps in your iPhone device.

  • Open settings in your iPhone device
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  • Enable Bluetooth feature and try to scan nearby active devices
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  • Next step pair the iPhone to Bluetooth speaker
  • After connecting the device to the speaker to play a song 
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This step is a bit tricky! You have to turn off the Bluetooth in your iPhone device, while music is playing. Performing the method helps to fix the problem iPhone headphone mode in 2020.

Check for new system software updates

Lack of new system software updates is also one of the main causes for iPhone headphone mode. Kindly, check for new system software updates in your iPhone device. If any, download and install the same.

  • Open setting in your iPhone device
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  • Find the “General” option and click on it
iPhone stuck in headphone mode
  • Click on Software Update to check new system software updates. 
  • Download the new updates and install the same in your iPhone device.

Perform the method “Reset all settings” in iPhone device 

Sometimes due to mismatch in system settings, iPhone users find the problem iPhone stuck in headphone mode. Insist you to perform the given steps in your device and check the issues is fixed or not.

  • Open settings in your iPhone device
  • Find the “General” option and click on it
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  • Scroll down and find the option “Reset” 
  • Click on Reset option in your iPhone device
  • You will find the option “Reset All Settings” click on it.
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  • The final step is to click on “Reset All Settings” and wait for few seconds 

FAQ for iPhone headphone mode

  • Why does my iPhone think I have headphones plugged in?

Your iPhone might detect headphone connected, even though it’s connected due to dust or lint that exists in iPhone headphone jack. Sometimes due to mismatch in device settings, lack of system software updates finds the same problem. 

  • How do I get my iPhone out of headphone mode?
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Try to plug in and plug out headphone in your iPhone device to get rid of the problem iPhone headphone mode in 2020.

  • What do you do if your iPhone is stuck in headphone mode?

To fix the problem iPhone stuck in headphone mode kindly, perform the below-stated methods in your iPhone device. 

  1. Restart your iPhone device
  2. Plug-in and unplug headphones 
  3. Clean headphone jack 
  4. Turn on and off Airplane mode 
  5. Check for new system software updates
  6. Reset all settings in iPhone device

Conclusion 

Perform the given methods in your iPhone device to get rid of the problem iPhone stuck in headphone mode. If you have any doubt or query kindly, note it in the given comment section. Our dedicated team will look into it!

Kuldeep Sathwara
Kuldeep Sathwarahttps://ifonegyaan.com/
Kuldeep is an iOS lover loves to write about the iphones ,iPad, Mac Updates, issues , Fixes and More.

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