1. Nigel Huang's Avatar
    When I make calls and recieve calls, no sound comes from the earpiece at the top, the volume level is maxed out and nothing. Then when I go and press the speaker it works. The phone is only 1 week old... the only thing installed is battery doctor
    08-04-2014 10:46 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Sounds like a hardware defect. Does the problem persist after a reboot? How about a cache partition wipe? Keep in mind that the latter can take up to 10 minutes, but you won't lose any personal data: [GUIDE] Nexus 5 Recovery

    If the problem continues, I'd contact the place you bought the phone and ask about a replacement.
    08-04-2014 10:21 PM
  3. Umer Dawood Chishti's Avatar
    Same issue, tried everything possible from downgrading the OS and radio firmware. To trying different ROMs, nothing has helped so far.
    08-07-2014 04:38 AM
  4. Buddy1969's Avatar
    Maybe the headphone jack is stuck. You can try an insert a headphone, see if that works, then pull it out again and see if the earpiece works again.

    May be worth a try.
    08-07-2014 05:10 AM
  5. martin bristow's Avatar
    Thankyou Buddy1969, inserting/removing the headphones on my Nexus 5x fixed the dead earpiece problem for me!
    09-16-2016 04:00 AM

Similar Threads

  1. Telmo from Portugal
    By Luis Telmo Pereira in forum Introductions
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 08-05-2014, 07:45 PM
  2. no message
    By AC Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-05-2014, 02:00 AM
  3. Sound Profile Reverts to Silent
    By ejan33 in forum Verizon HTC Rezound
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-04-2014, 09:43 AM
  4. Galaxy S5 shows no SD card
    By AC Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-04-2014, 09:23 AM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD