Before going through the entire guide, just make sure that your iPhone is actually stuck in headphone mode.

How Do I Make Sure My iPhone Is Stuck In Headphone Mode?

  1. Unlock your iPhone using its passcode.
  2. Press either volume button on the side of your iPhone.
  3. If it says "Headphones" above the bell icon, your iPhone is in headphones mode.

Pro Tips

  • If the volume buttons aren't adjusting the volume, go to Settings -> Sounds & Haptics and turn on the switch next to Change with Buttons.