Fourth generation of iPad, released November 2, 2012, available in 16, 32, or 64 GB models. Model Number A1458

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Toothpaste in headphone jack, no sound from speaker :/

I got toothpaste in my headphone jack (road warrior woes) I cleaned it out with a syringe and distilled water then rubbing alcohol. But now the device thinks there are headphones plugged in.

I have no headphones plugged in, however the volume display says 'Headphones' when I use the volume buttons.

Anyone taken apart a headphone jack on one of these that can tell me how it senses the presence of headphones? Contact switch?

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Ok it seems fixed now.

After cleaning the bulk of toothpaste out with a pick, and irrigating it with distilled water and 91% isopropyl alcohol in a syringe, it still smelled a 'minty fresh'.

So I boiled some distilled water, filled the syringe, and irrigated the headphone jack with hot distilled water until I couldn't smell toothpaste in there.

The iPad still thought that I had headphones plugged in, so I restored the iPad in iTunes and it sat overnight and today it seems fine.

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