Recently I heard a news about iPhone that iPhone XS and XS Max Headphone not working after an update. I know this is a big issue. Many iPhone users have been searching solution for this problem. In this article, I am going to tell you how to fix headphones not working on iPhone XS, XR and XS Max. I make sure that these solutions will solve your problem.
Solution 1: Clean the Headphone Port of your Phone
Before inserting a headphone jack to your iPhone port, clean the port. Because it has dust, dirt or debris. Using some cotton or pin to clean the port. After that, try to insert a headphone into your iPhone port and play any songs or video to check whether it’s working or not.
Solution 2: Restart your Phone
- Press the Power Button and either Volume Up or Down Button until getting a power off slider.
- Then drag the slider to turn off your device.
- Wait for 20 to 30 seconds.
- To turn on your iPhone, press and hold the Power Button until getting an Apple Logo.
Solution 3: Check for Software Update
- Go to Settings app on your iPhone.
- Tap “General”.
- Scroll down the page to find “Software Update”, tap on it.
- If a new update is available, tap “Download and Install”.
- Then follow the instruction to complete this process.
Solution 4: Force Restart your iPhone
- Press Volume Up button and quickly release it.
- Press Volume Down button and quickly release it.
- Now, press and hold the Side/Power button until the Apple logo Appears.
Note: Don’t press the Volume Up and Volume Down button at the same time.
Solution 5: Remove Connected Bluetooth Devices
- Go to Settings on your iPhone.
- Tap “Bluetooth”.
- There any device has connected to your iPhone through Bluetooth, then you won’t get sound from your Headphone which means that headphone not working.
- So, select the connected device and forget it.
Solution 6: Reset All Settings
- Launch Settings on your iPhone.
- Tap “General”.
- Tap “Reset”.
- Select “Reset All Settings”.
- Enter the passcode if prompted.
- Again tap “Reset All Settings” in the pop-up box to confirm this process.
Solution 7: Enable and Disable Airplane Mode
- Open Settings app on our iPhone.
- Here you can see “Airplane Mode” button, turn on it.
- Wait for 20 to 30 seconds. After that turn it on back.
Solution 8: Use New Headphone
If none of the above solutions work for you, try new headphone. It may solve this problem.
I hope that above solutions have solved your problem. If you know any other solutions to solve this problem, tell us through your comments.