FORUMS

I/O Summary: App Permissions

Rumors regarding the new app permissions system have been floating about the internet for weeks now. … more

NVIDIA Launches SHIELD Android TV at Google I/O

Since Android TV was announced at Google I/O 2014, there has been very little activity … more

Devs Beware – Automatic Backup Privacy Risks

One new feature of “Android M” (speculation on potential names welcomed … more

Android M to Bring New App Drawer

It has now been seen that Android M will receive a new app drawer as part of the stock … more

Headphone port not working

Thanks Meter: 20
 
By iArvee, Senior Member on 25th May 2014, 02:50 PM
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
So I used the phone in the pool earlier. (Pics and vids were great!) allowed it to fully dry before using the headphone port. It just doesn't work anymore. Could my headphone port be broken? Or should I put it in rice?
 
 
25th May 2014, 03:20 PM |#2  
Account currently disabled
Flag Port louis
Thanks Meter: 50
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by iArvee

So I used the phone in the pool earlier. (Pics and vids were great!) allowed it to fully dry before using the headphone port. It just doesn't work anymore. Could my headphone port be broken? Or should I put it in rice?

let it sit in a container of rice over night switch the mobile, open flaps, and remove sd,sim and let the flaps open
25th May 2014, 03:33 PM |#3  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 15
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by iArvee

So I used the phone in the pool earlier. (Pics and vids were great!) allowed it to fully dry before using the headphone port. It just doesn't work anymore. Could my headphone port be broken? Or should I put it in rice?

get a piece of kitchen roll coil it up so it fits in the jack and dry it off also use some compressed air if you have it. I had the same problem and this fixes it every time
26th May 2014, 11:50 AM |#4  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 24
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by iArvee

So I used the phone in the pool earlier. (Pics and vids were great!) allowed it to fully dry before using the headphone port. It just doesn't work anymore. Could my headphone port be broken? Or should I put it in rice?

Does it can't work after you put it into pool?
It is possible it happens due to software problem.
26th May 2014, 12:03 PM |#5  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 20
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by shaf46

let it sit in a container of rice over night switch the mobile, open flaps, and remove sd,sim and let the flaps open

Putting it in rice did the trick! It works fine after putting it into the pool. Probably some water didn't get dried up inside the headphone port.
26th May 2014, 02:25 PM |#6  
Account currently disabled
Flag Port louis
Thanks Meter: 50
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by iArvee

Putting it in rice did the trick! It works fine after putting it into the pool. Probably some water didn't get dried up inside the headphone port.

i'm happy for you my friend, next time try to get these
i don't know if they sell it by piece but hay the price might be cheap its just rubber :3
http://www.ebay.com/itm/50-pcs-Earph...item43ca210558
27th May 2014, 10:39 AM |#7  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 12
 
More
I know this sounds strange, but run it under more water. I'm currently on holiday and been using it in water loads, almost every time I get in the pool, my headphones stop working. I thought maybe it would be crap in the pool water or something so switched it off, ran clean tap water directly into the port, blew the excess out and voila! Worked again. Not sure why but it's happened 3 times now and it's been spot on after a CLEAN water rinse and quick dry.

Sent from my D6503 using XDA Free mobile app
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes