Is your iPhone volume low? Here is how to fix it

If you have these low volume problems on your iPhone including the media, ringer and in-call issues, you can find solutions right here right now.

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Bradley | Aug 20,2021
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Is your iPhone volume low? Here is how to fix it

Our phones are part of us, it’s what we use to communicate to others via calls and even during leisure to listen to music and watch videos, and in a situation that we can’t feel the sound, it becomes frustrating.

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If you have volume issues with your iPhone such as media, in-call issues, and ringer, this article will show you how to fix it.

Fixing Your iPhone Low Volume with Perfix.

If unsure of what is causing your iPhone volume problems, it is recommended to use Mobitrix Perfix. Mobitrix Perfixis a professional third-party tool that will not only fix your low iPhone volume but also other problems as well such as; black/white screen, frozen issues, Wi-Fi problems, fingerprints problems among others.

Perfix is a guarantee that you will have regained your iPhone once you use it and it will help to protect your data and have full compatibility.

Let me show you how to use the tool.

Step 1: Having connected your iPhone to your computer, launch Perfix on your PC and select “Standard Mode”.

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Step 2: Put your iPhone into DFU mode.

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Step 3: Once in DFU mode, your iPhone will be detected, click on the download option.

Step 4: Once the download completes, click “Start To Fix”

Your iPhone will be fixed and restart normally.

Fixing Your iPhone Low Volume about the Media.

1. Restart the iPhone

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Restarting your iPhone could be the fix you need so, go ahead and restart your iPhone to see if it fixes the issues if not, look for another method in the article.

2. Take off your iPhone case

At times, if you have a bulky iPhone case or if it's upside down, this could hinder the speaker volume. Remove the case and try to play music to check if that fixes your issue.

3. Check the connection

The issue may arise from a loose connection. Here we need to apply with caution some pressure at the bottom-right of the iPhone. At the right of your Home button place your thumb and your index finger at the back in the same position. Gently squeeze for like 20 seconds then release.

If a connector was loose it should have been fixed, if you have a thicker phone case, remove it and try the same. Now check to see if the low volume is fixed.

4. Prop up the phone to amplify the vibrations

Propping your iPhone upside-down to make the speakers face upwards or cupping the speakers with your hand improves volume effectiveness. You can also place the iPhone on a conductive surface such as wood while playing music this will amplify acoustics.

5. Clean iPhone’s receivers and speakers

To do this, ensure you have a clean and dry soft-bristled brush. Remove your iPhone case, films, and protectors. Check to see if your speaker opening is dirty or blocked and clean it using the brush.

6. Clean the charging port

First, adjust your volume to see if iPhone is playing music via an attached connection. This can arise if your port is dirt and iPhone conclude it’s connected to earphones. Try to dislodge the dirt inside by inserting and removing earphones few times then test to see if the volume was fixed.

7. Toggle the equalizer

This applies to music. Open Settings > Music > EQ.

The equalizer by default is Off, switch it to Late Night, now play music to see if some improvements were made, you should notice a boost in the volume.

8. Check the Bluetooth mode

It's good to check to what device are you connected to as our iPhone may be connected to either your Apple TV or even your vehicle’s audio.

To verify this, go to Bluetooth under Settings, check which device you are connected to, disconnect and reconnect then play music again.

9. Check the iOS version

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What iOS version are you currently using? Probably it’s the issue, update your iOS version as this will update your apps and hopefully fix your low iPhone volume.

10. Back up your phone and put it in DFU mode

DFU restore should be the last resort if you are sure, it’s a software problem causing your low iPhone volume. As DFU wipes all your data, you need to first create a backup.

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Once you’ve backed up your data, put your iPhone to DFU mode and choose to “Restore”. Your phone will be flushed and restart as new and have fixed your issue.

Fixing Your iPhone Low Volume about the In-call.

1. Disable the noise cancellation

Open Settings > General > Accessibility.

Turn off the Phone Noise Cancellation feature and check your volume.

2. Use speaker mode

During a phone call, if you are unable to hear the call, use speaker mode to amplify the call.

3. Move to a different location

Your network may also be a cause, try making the call again but this time switch to a different physical location with better signal strength.

4. Restart your phone.

Restart your iPhone to restart all the iPhone services.

5. Take off your iPhone case

Remove the casing as it may be hindering the speakers.

6. Check the connection

You might have a loose connection, try to fix it as addressed earlier.

7. Prop up the phone to amplify the vibrations

Turn your iPhone upside-down to improve speaker effectiveness.

8. Clean your receivers and speakers

With a clean brush, clean your speaker and receiver openings.

9. Make the charging port clean

Clean your port to dislodge any dirt.

10. Check the Bluetooth mode

Check to which Bluetooth device you are connected to.

11. Check the iOS version

If using an older version, update it.

12. Back up your phone and put it in DFU mode

Use iCloud or iTunes to back up your data then restore your iPhone while in DFU mode.

Fixing Your iPhone Low Volume about the Ringer.

1. Restart your phone.

Soft restart your iPhone.

2. Take off your iPhone case

Remove the casing blocking the speaker.

3. Check your sound settings

Open Settings > Sounds.

Drag the alert and ringer slider back and forth, if you fail to hear any sound or the slider is dimmed contact Apple support for service.

4. Check the Do Not Disturb

If this mode is activated, your call can’t ring so ensure it’s not activated.

Open Settings > Do Not Disturb, disable it if it’s enabled

5. Check the Bluetooth mode

Check the devices you are connected to.

6. Check the connection

Confirm and fix if you have a loose connection.

7. Clean your receivers and speakers

Use a clean brush to clean the openings of the speakers.

8. Make the charging port clean

Dislodge the charging ports.

9. Check the iOS version

Ensure you have the updated iOS version

10. Back up your phone and put it in DFU mode

Create an iPhone backup then restore your iPhone while in DFU mode.

To sum up, this article has covered all the many ways you can use to fix low volume on your iPhone including, in-call, ringer, and media volume but for a quick fix, use Mobitrix Perfix over the other methods.