How to Fix iPhone Headphones Jack Not Working After iOS Update

"Why won't my headphones work on my iPhone? I have an iPhone 7 and I updated to iOS 12 yesterday. After then, my 3.5 mm apple earphone I use with lighting to earphone connector showing error that "This accessory is not supported by this iPhone". Same problem with my friend's iPhone 7."

There are many bugs reported by users after updating iPhone to the latest iOS 12. iPhone headphone jack not working is one of the most common complained problems. Some people try to fix this error by restarting their devices , but the results are not that satisfying. Here we've gathered all the possible solutions for you to fix iPhone headphones not working for phone calls, music or Skype after update to iOS 12 quickly.

Part 1: Common Ways to Fix iPhone Headphones Jack Doesn't Work

  • 1. Clean headphone jack. Make sure there's no dirt or debris in earphone port, try to clean the headphone jack may works sometime.
  • 2. Turn up the volume. Sometimes iPhone headphone no vocal is because it was in silent mode, try to check the audio settings to fix the problem.
  • 3. Check if the headphone is broken. The headphone will not work can be caused by the poor connection of the inner wire in many circumstances, or you can use the same headphone to connect another devices to check it.
  • 4.Check AirPlay Output. One potential cause is that audio is being sent to an AirPlay, so go to control panel and disable it.
  • 5. Turn off Bluetooth. If you've connected your iPhone to a Bluetooth device like a speaker, it's possible the audio is still going there. Try to turn off Bluetooth may solve the problem.
  • 6. Try Airplane Mode.When the error message appears on the screen, dismiss it and then turn on Airplane mode in your device. Turn off iPhone and turn it on again after 1 minute
  • 7. Restore iPhone with iTunes. This is the easiest way to solve a lot of iOS problems, but will also erase all the previous data on the device. Do remember to backup all the data before restore.

Part 2: Ultimate Solution to Fix iPhone Headphones Jack Not Working without Data Loss

If the iPhone headphone is still no audio or volume after trying the solutions above, it might be some system conflict or software error. Try Tenorshare ReiBoot, professional iOS system caring tool to troubleshoot all iOS porblems with one simple click.

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  • Free download and install Tenorshare ReiBoot on your computer, connect iOS device to PC and run the program. Once the device is detected, click "Repair Operating System" from the interface
  • repair operating system
  • Then click "Repair Now" to start system repairing
  • repair now
  • Before repair, download the matching firmware package and choose a location on your computer to save it
  • enter recovery mode
  • After downloading, the software will begin to repair operating system automatically. Within several minutes, your device will works as normal.
  • enter recovery mode

With the above methods, how to fix headphone doesn't work problem on iPhone will never become an issue for you anymore. You can also check the questions like iPhone headphone not detected or iPhone 6 stuck on headphone mode.

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