Sound problems have existed on older iPhones for years, but I’m surprised to see the “iPhone 12 and 12 Pro have no sound problems” released a year ago. This issue is so prevalent that Apple acknowledges that component failures may not cause sound issues on the affected device. The company also announced a repair program that will allow users to repair affected iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro speakers. But what if the device is not a service program? Don’t worry, here are some actionable tips you should try before sending your iPhone for repair.
- 1 Tips for fixing no sound on iPhone 12 and 12 Pro
- 1.1 Check the eligibility of the iPhone 12 sound service program
- 1.2 Tips for troubleshooting iPhone 12 sound issues
- 2 Troubleshooting if you don’t have sound issues on your iPhone
Tips for fixing no sound on iPhone 12 and 12 Pro
Recently, Apple No sound service program For dysfunctional iPhone 12 and 12 Pro manufactured between October 2020 and April 2021. The Cupertino giant states that due to its unique style, a small percentage of iPhone 12/12 Pro owners are facing problems (speaker failure).
But even a small percentage of the millions of iPhone 12 devices reportedly sold by Apple means that hundreds of thousands of iPhone 12 models are affected by speaker failure issues. Reportedly, there is a problem with no sound due to a failure in the receiver module of the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro. Therefore, if you don’t hear any sound from your iPhone 12 speakers, you should contact Apple Support as soon as possible.
For those who aren’t covered by the repair program, I’ve covered some tips and tricks that may help you solve your iPhone 12 sound problem, so let’s cut the chase!
Check the eligibility of the iPhone 12 sound service program
It’s worth pointing out that Apple’s NoSound service program is exclusive to the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. This means that if you have an iPhone 12 mini or 12 Pro Max, it’s not covered by the program.
Apple does not provide a serial number checker for the Nosound service program, so you need to do the following: Contact Apple Support to see if your iPhone is eligible For the program.
Before sending your device for repair, iCloud ([設定]->[AppleIDバナー]->[iCloud]->[iCloudバックアップ]) Or back up your data via Finder / iTunes. Then erase your iOS device ([設定]App->[一般]->[リセット]->[すべてのコンテンツと設定を消去]). Also, be sure to remove the SIM card from the device.
After erasing your iPhone, go to the Apple Support Site and book at the Apple Retail Store. In addition, you can contact Apple Support to arrange an email-in service through the Apple Repair Center.
Please note that this service program does not extend the standard warranty for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. It only covers receiver failures for the “two years” after the first retail sale of the affected model.
If you’re wondering if this program is applicable to iPhone owners outside the United States, we guarantee it’s a worldwide service program. Keep in mind that if your iPhone 12 or 12 Pro has any damage, such as a cracked screen, that will prevent you from completing the repair, you will need to repair it before repairing the receiver. Apple adds that in some cases there may be costs associated with additional repairs.
Tips for troubleshooting iPhone 12 sound issues
As mentioned above, sound or audio issues have been around for the longest time on the iPhone. So whether your iPhone is ineligible for Apple’s service program or you want to try some solutions to solve your sound problems, we will cover you. The following tips are useful not only for iPhone 12 but also for iPhone models suffering from sound issues.
Make sure the mute switch is off
It’s not a solution in itself, but make sure the mute switch is disabled. You may have accidentally enabled the mute switch and forgot to turn it off. Move the mute switch towards the iPhone display so that the orange color does not appear. In addition, a pop-up will appear on the iPhone screen to notify you that ring mode has been turned on.
Make sure the speaker grill is clean
Another thing you must do is make sure that small particles of dirt and gunk do not block the speaker grill. Believe it or not, dust can get into the port and start causing problems.
If you get the nasty “Accessory not certified” error, you may already be familiar with the error. You can use a soft toothbrush to scrub the holes in the speaker. In addition, canned air is also useful for blowing debris through the corners and gaps of speakers.
Disable silent mode
Calls and notifications are muted when silent mode is enabled. Therefore, be sure to turn off silent mode on iPhone 12 and earlier models. On iOS 14, Settings app-> don’t disturb Turn off the toggle. On iOS 15 and above Settings app-> Focus-> Don’t disturb Disable the toggle.
When you connect your iPhone to a Bluetooth audio device, the sound will play through the Bluetooth device. Therefore, if your iPhone speaker can’t make sound, disable Bluetooth so that it makes sound from your iOS device. for that purpose, Settings-> Bluetooth Then turn off the Bluetooth toggle.
Check the sound of your iPhone
Make sure your iPhone 12’s sound settings are fully tuned. When set to the lowest level, there is no sound on the iPhone.Go to Settings app-> Sound & Haptics.. next,[呼び出し音とアラート]Drag the slider back and forth. To make the sound louder, drag the slider to the right.
Note: If the speaker buttons on the Ringer and Alerts slider appear dark or you can’t hear any sound, the speakers may be damaged.
Find sound settings in third-party apps
Some third-party apps and games offer fully customizable sound settings. So, if you can’t get the sound from your iPhone 12 when using a third-party app, go to the app settings and adjust the volume and mute sound settings. If the issue persists, update the app (App Store-> Profiles-> Available Updates). If you don’t hear any sound after updating the app, delete it and reinstall it on your iPhone 12.
Force restart iPhone
When fixing common iPhone issues, it’s unwise to miss this, given that forced reboots are always reliable. To do this, press the volume up button and release it quickly. Then press the volume down button and release it quickly. Then press and hold the side button until the screen goes black and the Apple logo appears on the screen.
Reset all settings
When I encountered a permanent problem that a simple hack couldn’t solve, I decided to go ahead and reset all the settings. Several times it doesn’t disappoint me. From my experience, I highly recommend trying it out.
- For iOS 14 and earlier: [設定]->[一般]->[リセット]->[すべての設定をリセット]Go to.
- For iOS 15 or later: [設定]->[一般]->[iPhoneの転送またはリセット]->[リセット]->[すべての設定をリセット]Go to.
If you still don’t hear any sound on your iPhone, try updating your software. If there is no sound due to a bug, a software update may fix it on your iPhone 12. Settings-> General-> Software Update.. Then download and install the software.
Troubleshooting if you don’t have sound issues on your iPhone
Hopefully, you’ve used these nifty tips and tricks to solve the silent problem with iPhone 12 series and earlier models. If the problem is not hardware specific, the above hack can help get rid of the problem. However, if you’ve tried all the solutions and the problem persists, contact Apple Support for a permanent fix. That said, do you have any questions or feedback regarding the silent issue on your iPhone 12 device? If yes, please let us know in the comments section below.