iPhone thinks headphones are plugged in, but you are confident that you have not plugged any headphone to your device. If you press the volume button, your phone shows “Headphones” with the volume slider. You cannot hear any sound from your iPhone/ iPad speaker. Since the problem started, you have tried to solve it in many ways. You tried by plugging in and plugging out your headphones. Even you have applied a hard reset, but nothing worked for you. You are just fed up with this unnecessary problem. Don’t know what to do.
“iPhone thinks headphones are plugged in” how to get ride from it?
Hey, dude! Nothing to be worried at all. There has solutions for your problem! Let us know, which reasons are causing this type of problem?
Usually, iPhone/ iPad delivers this sound problem on headphone mode on account of the headphone jack. For sure it’s not a software problem but hardware problem. But there have 1% of software problem possibility. It can happen due to physical damage or with liquid of headphone jack. Sometimes it causes if any debris into the headphone jack, due to what your iPhone thinks headphones are plugged in.
The simplest way to be confirmed that is not a software problem is to switch off the device and Switch on again. To switch on/ off just follow the usual on/off procedure. After turning on the device if you are still having the problem, you can be sure that it’s a hardware issue.
How to get debris out of the iPhone/ iPad’s Headphone Jack?
To clean debris from the iPhone/ iPad’s headphone jack there is no procedure recommended by Apple. You have to pick out the junk by yourself. Here I will share some effective trick for your consideration. These tricks are not apple-approved, so you have to be careful about applying. Because it may cause damage to your iPhone/ iPad. But there are many successful stories of these tricks. So it is worth to try these methods.
Trick-1: Clean debris using a BIC Pen
This trick was shown by an Apple genius. And for me, this is a wonderful trick.
a. First of all, take a BIC pen and remove its cap.
b. Now pull out the pen tip from its plastic body with a pliers.
c. One end of the plastic ink cartridge attached with the tip, another end is just empty. This empty side will be used for removing debris.
d. Now push the empty end of the ink cartridge in the headphone jack politely and twist it to make loose junk. If you feel the debris got loose, then shake it gently and bring it out. Debris will be taken out.
Hope this method will work for you. If no, please go for the Trick-2.