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Topic # 101862 10-May-2012 16:14 Send private message

Hi there,

Im hoping you guys can help me!

My Mum has a Iphone 4 was purchased in New Zealand and has only ever been used on XT.
However last night we ran into a issue,

I have tried restoring the phone but it hasn't helped,
The Headset Icon wont go away, is there a way I can manually turn this off,

So it means everytime she makes a call she has to use the headset if she wants to talk to someone which is a bit annoying.

Any suggestions on how I can fix it? or someone that could fix it, as its a good phone and their are no other issues or anything!

PLEASE HELP!

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  Reply # 622980 10-May-2012 16:21 Send private message

Hi - I've heard of this happening when there's something stuck in the headphone jack. If you try a compressed air blower down there, or a gentle scratch with a toothpick hopefully it'll dislodge any gunk that might be there. If it's not due to that... I'm not sure what may have caused it...
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  Reply # 622981 10-May-2012 16:22 Send private message

Sounds like it still thinks the headphones are in. Try putting the headphones back in and out a few times. I think there is a little thing inside the jack that is supposed to retract when the phones are in, so maybe it hasn't popped back out. I had this problem on my 2G iPhone many years ago.

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  Reply # 623006 10-May-2012 16:49 Send private message

Usually caused by dust and dirt in the headphone jack.

As mentioned, quick blow with dry compressed air spray or a quick pick with something.




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  Reply # 623190 10-May-2012 20:35 Send private message

run a tooth pick around inside, I think its the same as the Mac with the sticking pin in the jack....




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  Reply # 623211 10-May-2012 21:31 Send private message

keep pushing the ear phone jack in and out..you may have to do that 20-40 times

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