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My s5 is saying I have earphones plugged in but it hasn't.

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My s5 is saying I have earphones plugged in but it hasn't. Is there a way to disable the headphone settings as I can't here any sound anymore for calls videos etc.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  michelleclive replied 3 years ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** i will be assisting you today.


please tell me the make and model number of the phone

JACUSTOMER-9sf9olgn- : It's a Samsung s5

thank you for confirming.


open the cover and remove the battery

JACUSTOMER-9sf9olgn- : Yep

now press and hold down the power button for 30 seconds without inserting the battery


i hope the charger is not connected

JACUSTOMER-9sf9olgn- : nope



follow the steps


after 20 seconds release the power button and insert the battery and close the cover


turn on the phone


i am sorry must hold down the power button for 30 seconds

JACUSTOMER-9sf9olgn- : sorry that hasn't worked

still showing the earphone icon?


we will have to hard reset the phone and you will loose your contacts and apps installed/

JACUSTOMER-9sf9olgn- : it doesn't show the earphone icon
JACUSTOMER-9sf9olgn- : is there' a way to back up things from the phone.

backup your data and other apps

JACUSTOMER-9sf9olgn- : how. Lol

click on the link and follow the steps to backup your s5


after backing up then follow the reset steps i will give you now


see the youtube video i have attached how to hard reset your phone


I hope I've provided the information you were seeking. If you are happy with my service, effort and the Information you got, then provide a rating by clicking on the smiley below and if the solution has not worked please don't rate negatively Instead reply me so that i can continue to help with more troubleshooting steps to fix the problem.

JACUSTOMER-9sf9olgn- : To be honest I'm not happy at all? I have been charged 28 pounds to have my phone fixed but was not fixed? Had to take it to the ee shop to get them to send it off? It was a known fault and one that was not going to be fixed in the way I was told? Waste of money and time if I'm honest about it?

I am sorry to know that the steps and video which i gave didnt help.


It only works if the problem is not with the hardware, let me know if you have further questions or need any help.