A common issue most Redmi users are facing is the headphone mode. In this mode, the headphone symbol appears in the notification bar of the mobile screen. This can be annoying as it does not allow users to talk to another person without enabling the phone’s loudspeaker. So, if you want to know how to remove headphone symbol in Redmi, you’re at the right place!
Mobile phones getting stuck in the headphone mode is not restricted to a particular series or model of Xiaomi phones. Unfortunately, it is occurring on both Redmi as well as Mi phones. Also, it is not a matter of grave concern as not every Redmi user is facing this issue. In this post, we share simple tricks you can consider to fix the headphone issue.
How to remove headphone symbol in Mi?
Clean the headphone jack
First, switch off your handset and grab an earbud. Insert it gently into your smartphone’s headphone jack and clean it thoroughly. Switch on your mobile and check if the issue is fixed.
Plug and pull
If cleaning the headphone jack did not work for you, you can try inserting your headphone into the jack and pulling it out quickly. You will have to try this a few times before it resolves the issue completely. That said, make sure you do it gently and carefully to avoid any serious damage to the phone’s headphone jack.
Headphone and audio effects
- Open Redmi settings
- Click on Sound and Vibration or additional settings
- Tap on headphones and audio effects
- Connect the headphone and enable the sound/audio enhancer (you will see different types of headphones such as Mi Piston, Mi In-Ear, Basic Edition, Mi Earbuds, Standard Edition, General In-Ear, and more.
- Try to select a headphone type that is different from the default one
- Next, remove the headphone. Check if the headphone symbol has disappeared.
In case the headphone icon still appears in the notification bar then plug in the headphone and select another headphone type and again remove the headphone. Repeat the process till the headphone icon disappears.
Reboot your phone
One of the simplest and tried and tested ways to solve most problems in your phone is to reboot it. So, you can reboot your device and check if the headphone icon still appears or not.
If none of the above tricks work, you can try a factory reset to erase all your data. Factory reset is bound to solve the headphone icon issue.
Hopefully, this article will help you to solve how to remove headphone symbol in Redmi. Do try the above-mentioned tricks and let us know your experience in the comment section box below.