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Headset icon I have a headset icon on my phone(nokia 6085) that i cannot remove and the only way to answer my phone is thru loudspeaker!

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  • Rayjod Apr 05, 2008

    I tried that and unfortunately that didn't work!

    It is still showing the headset icon without anything plugged in...???

  • Gopher28 Apr 29, 2008

    I have a headset icon on my phone(nokia 6085) that i cannot remove and the only way to answer my phone is thru loudspeaker! I have the same problem...any answers? Turning the phone off and on did not work....or removing the battery.

  • mayita May 12, 2008

    Yes, I have it and I do not know how to solve it!!!!

  • kebabs May 20, 2008

    I have the same problem! I tried turning it off, I took the battery out and I restored factory settings. It only wiped out alot of my phone numbers and music files but did not remove the icon or allow me to call.

  • Anonymous Jul 19, 2008

    I have a headset icon on the Nokia 6085.  There is of course no description of this icon in the user manuel.  The only way to hear sound is through loud speaker.  Turning phone off, resetting phone and removing card did not help.  this is hands down the absolute worst phone on the market.  No wonder why Nokia is doing so poorly.  Their product stinks.

  • Anonymous Aug 11, 2008

    Little headphone icon is on my phone and when I call someone I can't hear them! I know it's a volume icon, but is the only one NOT listed in the manual. I'm taking my phone into my att store and demanding a different one!

  • Anonymous Aug 17, 2008

    Same problem... none of the solutions worked....

  • afshant22 Nov 25, 2008

    i cant hear without turning on loudspeaker

  • tomkudathing Dec 05, 2008

    Nokia 70, I have the same problem. Tried all above solutions but nothing worked. Any other solution pls?

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    as above

  • dara_mommy2 Dec 16, 2008

    I have a headset icon on my phone(nokia 6085) that i cannot remove and the only way to answer my phone is thru loudspeaker!

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    same problem. this solution didn't work.

  • samm317 Feb 06, 2009

    the headset icon appeared an i cant hear unless on loudspeaker? how can i get rid of it? i tried all suggestions none have worked so far!!!! nokia 6085

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2009

    same problem nothing works

  • Anonymous May 23, 2009

    i have the same problem but on my nokia 6300 the headphone symbol stays on and when i call i have to go on loudspeaker

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Here's how I fixed the damn headset thang on my Nokia.

Take out the SIM card and start the phone *WITHOUT* the SIM card.
Wait until the phone's screen says, "insert SIM card."
Wait a minute, then re-insert the SIM card, and re-start the phone.
Voila, the horrid headset symbol is gone (I hope).
Do it a few times if it doesn't take the first time (although, it did on mine).

Hope this works for you, because hell, that headset setting is a real beyatch when you *don't* want it. ;)

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

  • TiKTiKTiK Feb 10, 2011

    So simple BUT it works with my Nokia 6730. Thanks.

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Hi,

Try restarting the phone. This should get rid of it. If restarting doesn't work, turn it off and take the battery out for a few minutes then put back and turn on.

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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    Damen Wong Apr 06, 2008

    If this didn't work then it means the software has been corrupted. A master reset should solve the problem. If you decide to do this, backup your data as this wipes out everything.

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Tried all the mentioned, except the demolition method. No good.

How I solved the problem:

Turned off the phone, took out the battery and the SIM card from the phone, and then inserted another SIM card. That's basically the idea.
Then I put back the battery. Turned on the phone with the alien card inserted, and there was no problem anymore.
Except that it wasn't my SIM card.
So I did the procedure again, placing back the original SIM card. After starting the phone again, there was no problem.

Hope it'll work for you other guys too, godspeed ! :)



Posted on Oct 04, 2008

I saw this suggestion for another nokia model and this worked!

1.Turn off your phone..

2.Press and hold three keys, i.e. Green Button(call answer key) + " * " button + " 3 " button and while holding the buttons boot the phone.. ANY three keys

3.Hold till the phone shows the Nokia Logo/formatting screen..

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Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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What looks like a head set icon is actually the voice mail icon if you look on page 40 of the users guide it shows it. I don't know why they have that, but I got rid of it buy going to AT&T's web site you will have to log in then look for technical support chat tell them what's up and they will just send a signal or something and the icon will go away. Or just call and they can do it that way. You will have to look around to find the chat here's the address http://www.wireless.att.com/support/chatLanding.do then select voice mail and chat with customer support. Let me know if this works

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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My idea
1. Turn off the phone
2. Take the battery out
3. Take the SIM card out
4. Insert other SIM Card and battery
5. Restart the phone again
6. Turn off the phone again
7. Insert your SIM Card in
8. Turn on... it wil be work
It's workable. try it!!

Posted on Jun 13, 2013

Have the same problem with my nokia E51... I don't manage to repair with any scenario posted here...
do you know any think else ???

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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I have a nokia 6300 phone i have earphone symbol that i cannot get rid of and can only answer my phone on loudspeaker please help

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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Non of this worked for me do any1 have any other sloution for me???????????please......n70 headset problem

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

I just removed the battery while the phone was still ON and that resolved the issue.

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I will suggest to you to reset ur CP..coz i think the memory of ur cell is the problem..there is a reset in cell..or go to the technician and tell something about the problem of ur cell..:]

Posted on May 04, 2008

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try to goto Settings > Enhancements > and see the settings from there
go in Loopset > and if it is switched on, switch it off and try if the phone works as normal..
if it dsnt, i wud recommend resetting the phone should do the trick..
*#7730#
or
*#7780#

cheerz

Posted on May 30, 2008

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