"It’s driving me nuts! My iPhone 6 doesn’t ring or sound a notification when messages come in… I’ve already missed 8 calls and 40 messages! Anyone knows how to fix it?"
There has been a great deal of talk about iPhone sound issuesamong various forums, zealous iOS users come up with numerous quick solutions for reference. Based on personal experience, I’d like to divide them into 2 parts and guide you how to fix silent iPhone.
First of all, follow the 4 simple tips to check if the silent iPhone is caused by small mistakes that you’re unaware of.
In addition, there’s a possibility that your iPhoneis in mute. It is not intuitive as there’s no direct icon for examine, you need to follow the instructions below.
Go to Settings>>General>>Accessibility and scroll down to turn AssistiveTouch on, then you’ll get a white circle on black square icon on your screen. Tap the icon and choose Device, then tap on Mute/Unmute to guarantee it shows Unmute.
If above 5 settings are in right condition, then try powering the iPhone off and on again, these may solve the problem. Should none of them works, you’d no choice but resetting your iPhone 7/6/5/4. Generally, there’re 2 ways for you to choose from.
① Reset the phone. Go to Settings >> General >> Reset All Settings to erase all the iPhone’s preference and settings, that would fix almost all iPhone issues.
② Restore to factory settings via iTunes. Open iTunes on PC and connect your iPhone to the computer, then follow the on-screen prompts to get the Summary panel as the picture shows, click Restore iPhone… to erase your device and install the latest iOS 10.
Now come to try above mentioned 6 solutions to see if they work. FYI, you can also make use of Tenorshare iCareFone to optimize your iOS system and avoid such issues.