Are you having trouble with the iPhone mic? Does your voice sound static while you are having a voice call or a video call? Many factors can cause this issue. In this article, I will tell you about some easy fixes to resolve iPhone mic issues.
The microphone-related issues are often the result of a hardware malfunction. However, sometimes on an iPhone, these issues can also be caused by some software or by changing some settings. Sometimes you can also face some errors with the mic on a specific app on your device.
Maybe your device is connected to a nearby Bluetooth device. Perhaps, you forgot to take the handsfree out of the headphone jack. Whatsoever, may cause this issue to happen. You can always diagnose your device by following some easy steps to resolve this issue.
In this article, you will find some easy troubleshooting methods and possible fixes for your device microphone upon completing all of the given fixes and workarounds. If your device is still facing the same issue, then you have a full confirmation that a hardware malfunction causes this issue.
Once confirmed, now you can take your iPhone to the nearest Apple Store and get your device checked by a person from the Apple Genious Bar. You can also get your device checked by a reliable tech repairman. However, he or she may cause some more issues if they don’t have enough knowledge about your Apple device.
Having Trouble With The iPhone Mic? Here Are Some Easy Fixes
Clean Dust From The Mic
Are you using your iPhone or iPad for a long time? Then there is a chance that there are dust particles on the mic. These dust particles may cause this issue to occur. Look from the bottom grill and clean all of the visible dust particles Via Toothbrush or a cotton swab.
So if your device has gotten wet due to rain or any other scenarios, then place your device at a 45° angle, make sure the speaker side is facing down, and let your device drain all of the excess water. Now dry your device before you plug in the charging cable. That might resolve your issue.
Turn Off Bluetooth
Most people forgot to turn off the Bluetooth and think that the device mic and speakers are not working. Make-sure that your iPhone or iPad is not connected. To any Bluetooth device by turning off or disabling the Bluetooth option. You can disable the Bluetooth from the “Settings” app or directly from the control center.
The Noise Cancellation feature is activated on iPhones by default. The purpose of this feature is to reduce the ambient noise while you are on a call. Some users have said that disabling this feature can fix the mic related issues. Access the noise cancellation by opening the Settings => General => Accessibility => Audio/Visual.
Turn On Mic For Specific Apps
Due to privacy concerns, many users disable mic and camera access for specific applications. That might be the reason that your device mic is not working for some specific apps. Quickly resolve this issue by granting that app permission to use the mic. Open the Settings => Privacy => Microphone. Now toggle the switch to permit the apps for using the mic.
Easily remove most issues found on an iPhone or an iPad. By using the Force Reboot feature. Resolve most small software and hardware issues by using the Force Reboot feature on your device. Force Reboot is different from the normal restart and can only carry out by pressing a series of buttons in a sequence.
For iPhones With A Physical Home Button: Press the power button and the home button simultaneously for about 5 seconds or until you see the Apple logo.
For iPhones Without A Physical Home Button: Press the Volume Up Button followed by the Volume Down Button, and then press and hold the power button.
It is how you can Force Reboot your iPhone or iPad. If still, your mic is not working, now you can contact Apple Support. Which method worked for you? You can tell us in the comment section below.
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