Having trouble turning the volume up or down on your iPhone? Or is your speaker completely off? The problem can be system-wide or confined to a specific app, and there are several reasons why it occurs.
For example, you may be dealing with a technical glitch in iOS, conflicting sound settings, or misconfigured audio settings. Follow the suggestions and solutions below to fix iPhone sound issues.
If audio issues only occur during calls, check out our iPhone ear speaker troubleshooting guide instead.
1. Use the Volume Slider in Control Center
If the volume up and down buttons on your iPhone aren’t responding, a quick tweak of the volume slider in Control Center might get them working again.
To do this, swipe down from the top-right corner of the screen (or tap House button). Volume Move the slider up and down.
2. Enable volume buttons for ringtones and alerts
Suppose you can’t change the ringtone and alert volume on your iPhone with just the volume buttons. If so, the related sound settings may be disabled. To fix it:
- Open the iPhone Settings app.
- Tap. sound and touch category.
- Enable the switch next to Change with button.
3. Disable Do Not Disturb Mode on iPhone
If you can adjust the volume on your iPhone but you can’t hear ringtones or alerts, make sure Do Not Disturb is active. To do this, find the ring/silent switch (above the volume buttons). If you see an orange strip, you have to flick the switch back.you will see silent mode off Warn as confirmation.
4. Disable Good Night Mode and Focus
Do Not Disturb and Focus are two iOS features that mute calls and notifications and send them directly to your voicemail and notification center. To disable them, open Control Center, do not disturb Also concentration icon.
5. Mono audio on/off
Mono audio is an iOS accessibility feature that plays the same sound on the left and right iPhone speakers. Toggling it on and off restarts the sound system and can help fix minor audio-related issues.
1. Open the Settings app.
2. Scroll down and tap accessibility > audiovisual.
3. Turn on the switch next to . mono audio. Wait 5 seconds, then turn off again.
6. Check your notification settings
If your iPhone doesn’t play sounds for incoming app notifications, setting, scroll down and tap the app in question. Tap. notification The switch next to sound Active.
7. Find In-App Audio Settings
If volume control does not affect a particular native or third-party app, check the audio controls within the app itself.
For example, in iPhone photos, speaker Icon, Spotify has a built-in equalizer that affects the audio output.
8. Force quit the app and restart it
If you continue to have audio issues with a particular app, try force quitting the app and reopening it. Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen, or House button), swipe the app away from the app switcher and restart from the home screen.
9. Update third-party apps for audio issues
If force quitting the third-party app does not resolve the issue, try updating. To do this, open the App Store, search for the app in question, update.
It is not possible to update the iPhone’s native apps without updating the system software.
10. Update to the latest iOS version
New iOS versions provide bug fixes that address underlying issues in system software and native apps. To update the system software, connect to Wi-Fi and setting > Universal > software updateTap. Download and install.
11. Disconnect Bluetooth device from iPhone
If you own a Bluetooth audio device (such as AirPods), it’s a good idea to check that your iPhone isn’t accidentally routing audio to your Bluetooth audio device instead of the internal speakers.To check, please visit setting > bluetooth. If the device is connected, information Tap the icon next to it disconnect.
12. Exit headphone mode
There is a long standing issue with iOS where it tends to get stuck in headphone mode after unplugging wired headphones. If so, you’ll see a headphone icon on the volume slider in Control Center.
To fix this, reconnect your headphones and then unplug them again. Alternatively, restart or force restart your iPhone.
13. Restart or force restart your iPhone.
Restarting your iPhone is an effective way to fix many problems with the system software and apps running on it.
If you haven’t already done so, open the Settings app and tap Universal > shut down, Power off the device. wait 30 seconds, ~ side Click the button to reboot.
If you’re still having sound issues, try force restarting your device. To do this, quickly press and release the button. volume up button and volume down long press button ~ side Keep holding the button until the Apple logo appears. On iPhone models with Touch ID, House When ~ side button instead.
14. Reset All Settings on iPhone
Next, reset all settings on your iPhone to eliminate the possibility of corrupted audio settings. To do this, open the Settings app, Universal > transfer or reset iphone > resetTap. reset all settings.
15. Reinstall iOS to fix no sound on iPhone
If resetting all settings doesn’t fix the problem, reinstall iOS. Backup your iPhone to iCloud or computer to avoid data loss. Then open the Settings app and Universal > transfer or reset iphone > Erase all content and settings.
Or reinstall iOS using iTunes/Finder on your PC or Mac. After the reset procedure, you can restore your data from backup.
Bring your iPhone to Apple
If none of the fixes in this article help, contact Apple Support to book a Genius Bar. You may be looking at a hardware issue related to your iPhone’s volume buttons or speakers that only an Apple technician can diagnose and fix.