11-14-2017 08:21 PM
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  1. ryan mahon's Avatar
    I HAVE THE SOLUTION.. Get a very small piece of Gauze. 2) Take the gauze and twist it up like a snake, while inserting it into the 3.5mm headphone jack on the GS5. 3) push the gauze all the way in with a small piece of metal (such as a bobby pin, or thumb tack). 4) remove gauze from jack, and retry the phones audio. This should work as it did for me. If it doesnt, try cleaning it once more.
    07-12-2015 05:22 PM
  2. DixonCider23's Avatar
    Are you sure that will happen? Cause I took a shower and had to answer a text, so some water got into the headphone jack.
    It's been 24 hours now and its still happening. Do you know if i can do anything to stop that? Thanks for the help!
    07-16-2015 03:27 AM
  3. adder70's Avatar
    Basically Samsung lies when they say it's water resistant. If they can provide a cover for the battery/data connector, they can do the same for the headphone connector so that a phone that was apparently exposed to a miniscule amount of water (I'm assuming it's water, but I didn't see any other signs of contact with water, just a sudden insistence by the phone that headphones are connected) doesn't become basically unusable unless you always carry headphones in case 2 drops hit the headphone connector. THis is a manufacturing defect that needs to be corrected. I think I'll check this next time and get something else if Samsung hasn't addressed. Too bad. I really like my Note Tablet and S5, but I won't have devices that are that sensitive to normal treatment. (Again, there was no other indication of water...)

    ... I just went again to try something to dry it and suddenly now functions as a phone again. Great, now I have to carry headhpones around all the time in case 2 drops of water hit my POS phone. Unbelievable!!! >:-<
    09-09-2015 03:57 PM
  4. w11lis's Avatar
    Thank you so much this happened to my s5 too
    09-12-2015 11:14 PM
  5. emchad1504's Avatar
    The exact thing is happening to me do you know any lil tricks that might help it's driving me insane
    10-07-2015 12:52 AM
  6. Dx Trendy's Avatar
    Submerged in water and ever since it keeps thinking headphones are connected it keeps coming on and off so it thinks headphones are plugged and unplugged and plugged again

    Anyone same?

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-30-2015 12:11 PM
  7. Sean Peterson1's Avatar
    You could just buy a rubber plug or you could make it into a button. Google "Quick Button Smart Phone Dustproof Plug For Andriod Smartphone".
    01-14-2016 11:05 AM
  8. mbullertx's Avatar
    I don't have that problem because I don't submerge my S5 in water.
    This seems like a sarcastic comment. I don't think anyone with this problem intentionally dropped their S5 in water. Mine was on a table and someone else knocked a glass of water over on it by accident. The original post is asking for help. Your comment above was not helpful.
    05-14-2016 08:00 AM
  9. Diana Frances's Avatar
    I don't have that problem because I don't submerge my S5 in water.
    It can happen if you left it out in the rain or fell into a shallow puddle. So stop trying to be a smart aleck.
    06-11-2016 05:43 PM
  10. Spencer001's Avatar
    This seems like a sarcastic comment. I don't think anyone with this problem intentionally dropped their S5 in water. Mine was on a table and someone else knocked a glass of water over on it by accident. The original post is asking for help. Your comment above was not helpful.
    LOL Oh, I definitely did it on purpose, and I do it intentionally quite frequently just to see people's reactions. I've had my S5 for two years now and it still works like a charm despite all of the times I have tossed it in my pool or in a cup of water just to watch people freak out. (By the way, I intentionally did not buy the warranty, because I planned on voiding it when I bought the phone.)

    All I do to fix the headphone jack is blow out the headphone jack, let it sit for a while (20-30 min; although this probably isn't necessary), and then I take a tissue, roll it up a corner of it into a thin needle-like shape, and I push that inside of the headphone jack and rotate it around.

    Just remember, if you phone gets wet, once it has dried off on the outside and you are on a dry surface, carefully remove the back cover and dry any water that might have seeped in underneath the back cover while the phone was submersed. Of course, once you wipe up that water, carefully place the back cover back onto the phone, making sure to push down all clips to ensure the phone is water tight.

    I'm not encouraging you (or any other readers) to go and dunk your phone in water, but from my own personal experience, as long as you make sure to dry off the phone, dry the headphone jack, and dry underneath the back cover, then the phone seems to be able to stand up to most water encounters.
    06-13-2016 12:26 AM
  11. Unfaded Stunting's Avatar
    I think the water resistant thing is only made to save the phone in case you drop it in water, the phone isn't 100% protected and it isn't advised to take a shower with it.
    The s5 is tested at 3 feet for thirty minutes. It can work after that lIke it just came out of the box, but anything after that cannot be guaranteed
    06-17-2016 08:30 PM
  12. sabrinaf's Avatar
    Thank u thank u thank u for the tip about using the qtip...it worked wonderful !!!!!
    07-01-2016 09:41 PM
  13. Ashleymonroe2010's Avatar
    Had same problem, took a q-tip, removed enough cotton to make it fit the jack hole, turned a few times and voila, issue gone

    Posted via the Android Central App
    I just did this and it worked!
    11-14-2017 08:21 PM
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