Home >> iPhone Data Recovery >> How to Fix iPhone 6 Stuck in Headphone Mode

Top 3 Solutions to Fix iPhone 6 Stuck in Headphone Mode

Oct. 22, 2015 11:56 am / Posted by Jerry Cook to iPhone 6 Tips
Follow @JerryCook

iphone 6 stuck in headphone mode

What's wrong with my iPhone 6? I couldn't hear voice when making a phone call unless plugged in a headset, while the other end can hear me clearly. What's worse, there's no ringtone but vibration every time it pushes notifications. Is there any solution to it?

Obviously, it is iPhone 6 headphone mode error that causes such phenomenon. To solve it, you need to figure out why your iPhone 6/ iPhone SE gets stuck in headphone mode after removing the earpiece first: caused by misoperation, affected with damp or jammed headphone jack. And in the following, I'm to offer you 5 solutions in 3 parts.

Part 1: How to fix iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus stuck in headphone mode due to misoperation

If you answer iPhone 6 via headphone and take them out midway, then in most cases, your device would stuck in headphone mode. And replug in headphone to make a phone call and take it out afterwards is a quick solution. If it doesn't work, take a look at another 2 solutions below.

Solution 1: Restart iPhone 6

Hold down the Home and Power button simultaneously till white Apple logo appears (ignore the sign "Slide to turn off") and keep pressing until the screen goes black. When the white Apple logo reappears, release your hand.

Note: Different from the old iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S, the power button of iPhone 6 lies on the right side instead of on the top. And if restarting iPhone 6 leads to data loss, please click to learn how to recover lost data from iPhone 6.

Solution 2: Lock iPhone 6 screen

Plug in your headphone when your iPhone 6 doesn't play music and then tap the Power button on the right side to lock screen. Then press the Power button again and unlock your iPhone 6. To get iPhone 6 out of headphone mode, you need one more step: take earphone out of your iPhone 6.

Part 2: How to get water-damaged iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus out of headphone mode

As is known, water damages most electronics as long as they're not waterproof, so is iPhone 6. If it's your iPhone 6 gets water damaged that causes headphone mode stuck, you'd better take advantage of the following solution.

Solution 3: Dry iPhone 6

Blow the headphone jack for 3 to 5 minutes with hair dryer's cold wind to dry your iPhone 6. Or you can dry your damp iPhone 6 by placing it in the air-conditioned room. Then you would find your iPhone 6 functions well again.

Part 3: How to fix iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus stuck in headset mode caused by dirty/jammed headphone jack

Headphone connector can easily get jammed by lint, dust or other debris, so you can use a flashlight to check if your headphone jack is jammed or too dirty. If it is, you can follow the 2 solutions below.

Solution 4: Clean headphone jack

Use a small cotton swab (you'd better dampen it with distilled water or alcohol) to clean the jack and be careful not to break it off and remain lodged in the jack. Or you can also use a toothpick to pick the lint, fuzz, paper, etc. from the jack.

Solution 5: Replug earphones

Sometimes the jack is simply jammed or stuck, namely, you can just attach earphones to iPhone 6 and plug and unplug them several times.

If none of the above works for your stuck iPhone 6, I'm afraid you have to contact Apple support or go to genius bar to get your iPhone 6 repaired.

Optional: 6 must-know tricks for iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus headphone

iPhone 6 headphone consists of microphone, volume buttons and central console. And the central console enables you to do more than listening to music. Here I collect 6 must-know tricks for your reference.

comments powered by Disqus
Popular Posts
Recover iPhone Notes
Recover iPhone Photos
Recover iPhone Contacts
Recover iPhone Text Messages
Recover iPhone Viber Messages
Recover iPhone Voice Memos
Recover iPhone Call History
Recover iPhone Calender
Recover iPhone Reminders
Recover Deleted Facebook Messages
Recover from Dead iPhone
Recover from Broken iPhone
Recover from Water Damaged iPhone
Recover Data from iCloud
About US
Contacts US
Terms & Conditions
Data Rescue Tools
iOS Data Recovery Tools
Android Data Rescue Tools
Hard Disk Data Recovery Tools
Windows System Fix Tools
iTunes Music Cleanup
Free iOS Ads Remover
iPhone Backup Unlocker
Free Any Data Recovery
Contact with Us
Free Online Support

Copyright © 2007-2016 Tenorshare Co.,Ltd. All Rights Reserved.