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Can't deactivate headset

My phone is acting as if a headset is attached. There is a headphone icon on the display screen, however, I have never connected a headset to it. When I call someone or someone calls me I cannot hear anything, I can use the speaker to talk and hear. Everything els appears to working OK

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    how do i remove the headset icon?



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Did you check the connector on the bottom of your phone ? If theres any greenish stuff (oxidation) on the connectors/pins, there's your problem. This occurs if the connector has been exposed to moisture. If this is the case you can try to clean off as much as you can and it might correct the problem. But if this doesn´t work, the problem might be inside your phone. If you're up for it, you can take it apart yourself and try to clean the inside of your connector. If youre not up for it, or the connector is clean, take the phone down to your local service-center and have them take a look at it.

Posted on Oct 05, 2007



The diagnosis above proved to be accurate, however we didn't have to take apart the phone, a good blast with an air duster cleared the problem


An Air duster is a can of pressurised air used to clean IT equipment/keyboards

Posted on Oct 16, 2007


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Problem is on your Headphone Interface, go to nearest service centre and change that part. or clean that part

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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