6 ways to get your iPhone out of 'headphone mode' if it's stuck in it
- You can usually get your iPhone out of headphone mode by simply unplugging or disconnecting your headphones.
- But your iPhone can occasionally get stuck in headphone mode, making your device believe headphones are plugged in even when they're not, and muting the speakers.
- There are several methods you can try to get your iPhone out of headphone mode, including restarting your phone, and cleaning your headphone jack.
- Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
If you own an iPhone, you've probably used it to listen to music through headphones on your commute home from work, or while using the treadmill at the gym. And generally, as soon as you unplug the headphones, your iPhone will start routing music back through the speakers.
But sometimes, your iPhone can get confused and continue to operate as if headphones are plugged in even when they're not.This error is particularly frustrating since, while your iPhone is stuck in headphone mode, you'll be unable to play sounds through the phone's loudspeaker.
There are several reasons this might be happening, however, and just as many possible fixes for the issue. Below are a few methods you should try to get your iPhone out of headphone mode.