Some Apple users recently started reporting having sound issues with their smartphones. Specifically, their iPhones have no sound, and the issue doesn’t seem to be exclusive to a specific iPhone version. If this is happening to you, don’t worry: there are a few ways to fix it.
1. Remove the case
There is a possibility that your case covers your iPhone’s speakers, blocking the sound. This could happen especially with unoriginal phone cases.
2. Disable Bluetooth
If you use Bluetooth accessories with your iPhone, you might have forgotten to disable your Bluetooth feature after using your Bluetooth speakers or headset.
3. Earphone trick
Try taking your earphones and repeatedly plugging them in and out of your device. Some users say this method is effective.
4. Restart your device
Restarting your phone refreshes its memory and gets rid of glitches and cache. This method is not guaranteed to work, but it’s worth giving it a try.
5. Check the headphone jack, speaker holes, and charging port
If the headphone jack has dirt or dust inside it, it could trick your device into thinking headphones are plugged in. To prevent this, carefully clean the jack using a toothpick or cotton bud. It is important to avoid using any liquid, as they can damage the components. The same goes for speaker holes: if they are covered by dirt, they won’t be able to deliver any sound. Your charging port should also be cleaned using a dry and clean toothbrush.
5. Update your device’s software
Software glitches can cause numerous issues, which is why it is crucial to keep your iPhone updated. If your iPhone does not run on the latest iOS version, here is what you need to do:
- Connect your iPhone to a power source
- Connect to a Wi-Fi network
- Go to Settings > General > Software Update
- Tap Download and Install or Install Now.
Ultimately, if none of these methods work, you should contact Apple.