iPhone Stuck in Headphone Mode After Water Damage (Fixed)


iPhone stuck in headphone mode after water damage…? Many iPhone users have a complaint that iPhone stuck in headphone mode after dropping in water. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue.
Devices: iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 6, 6s, and 5.
Solution 1: Clean the headphone jack

  1. Make sure that nothing is stuck in the headphone jack.
  2. Clean the headphone jack with a clean, small, soft-bristled brush. It will remove if there is any debris or dust in the headphone jack.

Solution 2: plug and unplug headphones
One of the iPhone users said that this solution worked for him perfectly.

  1. Plug the Headphones in and out.
  2. Repeat it for 10-12 times.

Solution 3: Use q-tip

  1. Place the q-tip into the headphone jack. It will get the moisture out of the jack.
  2. Wait for few 1 or 2 minutes and then take it out of the headphone jack.
  3. Then restart your iPhone

Solution 4: Suck and blow the headphone jack

  1. Suck the headphone jack.
  2. Blow into the headphone jack. You can use a blow dryer to the headphone jack.
  3. Use compressed air to blow into the headphone jack.
  4. Take a paper clip and poke the headphone jack.

Solution 5: Refresh Airplane Mode

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Turn on Airplane Mode.
  3. Wait for 15-20 minutes and then turn it off.

Solution 6: Force Restart
iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  1. Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  2. Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  3. Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Solution 7: Enable and disable speaker mode

  1. Ask someone to call you and attend the call.
  2. Turn on speaker mode.
  3. Turn off speaker mode
  4. Plug in headphones and then unplug the headphones.

Solution 8: Update/restore your phone on Recovery/DFU Mode
Before doing it, back up your iPhone. Because this action may erase all data from your device.

  1. Connect your iPhone to Mac/Computer via Lightning (USB) cable.
  2. Open iTunes on PC/Computer.
  3. Make sure that iTunes is updated to the latest version.
  4. Then Force Restart your iPhone (follow the steps from Solution 6).
  5. Don’t leave Buttons after seeing the Apple Logo. Keep holding it until Recovery Mode screen (iTunes screen) appears.
  6. Select “Update” in the pop-up box. If you select “Update”, iTunes will try to reinstall iOS without deleting your data. Wait until the process is finished.
  7. Then Force Restart your iPhone.

Note: If it doesn’t work out, select “Restore” instead of “Update”.
If you know any other solutions to fix iPhone stuck in headphone mode after water damage, let us know through your comments.

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