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How To Fix Sound Issues On iPhone 6s

The iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus are in hands of millions of people all around the globe. We talked about these devices many times, and even though the owners are truly satisfied with their speed and performance, every once in a while an issue may pop up. Some people reported a problem saying they hear no sound, or that the sound from the speaker is distorted, so we are going to share a few solutions to show you how to fix sound issues on iPhone 6s. Try them out, and in case you don’t solve the problem, make sure to contact your carrier or visit one of the Apple stores nearby.

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How to fix sound issues on iPhone 6s


Solution No.1: Remove the case

No matter how strange you think it is, the case of your iPhone may block the speaker and cause the problem. So, remove the case and see if the problem is still there. If it is, move to the solutions listed below.


Solution No.2: Make sure the volume is turned up 

To make sure the volume is turned up, go to Settings and tap on Sounds and move the Alerts and Ringer slider.


Solution No.3: Restart your iPhone 6s

Press and hold the sleep/wake button and drag the slider to turn off your phone completely. When the phone is off, press and hold the sleep/wake button to turn it back on. Hopefully, everything will work just fine now.


Solution No.4: Restart the app (if the problem occurs when you are using a specific app)

Some users reported the problem shows up when they are using a particular app. If you noticed the same, you need to make sure the app is up to date. You can check that in the App Store. If the app is up to date, restart it. Tap on the Home button twice, and you’ll see the apps you recently used. Find the application, swipe up and close it. Go to the Home screen and launch the app again.


Solution No.5: Clear the speaker, lighting connector and the headset jack 

The next thing you can do is to clear the speaker, headset jack and lightning connector and to remove any debris or dirt that may be causing the problem. Clean the areas gently using the brush.


Solution No.6: Turn off Bluetooth 

Quite a few people solved the sound issues by turning off Bluetooth, so you may do the same.


Solution No.7: Restart all settings

If the previous solutions didn’t work, you may try this option. Your data won’t be deleted. Here is what you need to do:

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap General
  • Tap Reset
  • Tap Reset all content and settings


Solution No.8: Update iOS

It is advisable to update your iPhone 6s to the latest iOS version, as the new version always brings improvements and fixes the glitches.

Here is the full, step-by-step guide: How To Update iOS On iPhone, iPad And iPod Touch.



If you tried it all, but still having issues, visit the Apple store or contact your carrier.



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