One of my roommates found an annoying problem after update iOS 11 concerned Notification sounds can’t hear or not working when any message or text arrives on iPhone. I know that my buddy feeling so bad whether they miss important text alerts and apps notifications. Generally, he uses LED Flash for notification alerts as an extra option for nighttime and whether iPhone placed on desk or bedside tool. I advised him the optimal solution to fix annoying problem notifications sound not working. If you come same issue iOS 11 notifications sound not working after update iOS. Don’t worry. just follow steps by step clues and get resolved.
Furthermore, many users encountered iOS 11 notifications arrives but no badge appear on the App icon. So get here everything about organize iOS 11 Notifications Center and gets back Third-party app notification sounds. Hopefully, this will work for you.
- 1 Troubleshooting fix iOS 11 notifications Sound not working iPhone
- 1.1 Fix #1. Make sure the mute button is upwards
- 1.2 Fix #2. Disable Do Not Disturb in iOS 11 or above
- 1.3 Fix #3. Check Notification Settings Sounds for Particular App
- 1.4 Fix #4: Text Message Notification Not Working
- 1.5 Fix #5. You have to Check for Software Update in iOS
- 1.6 Fix #6. Good Wi-Fi or Cellular Connection
- 1.7 Fix #7. Reboot (hard reset) iDevice
- 1.8 Fix #8. Uninstall App And re-install back
Troubleshooting fix iOS 11 notifications Sound not working iPhone
First of all, you have to check that ringer switch isn’t downwards. Because the iPhone’s left side ringer switch’s down position makes incoming call ring and notification alert mute. Please keep it upwards, and increase sound by pressing Volume Up button. Now test.
Fix #2. Disable Do Not Disturb in iOS 11 or above
Enable DND feature stops all notifications, alerts, incoming calls from making any noise and vibration. So that go Settings, tap on Do Not Disturb and make DND toggle disabled/white. In more, you can also confirm by shortcut way just see on iPhone status bar, if can’t appears moon icon left to the battery percentage.
Fix #3. Check Notification Settings Sounds for Particular App
If you’ve encounter problem with any individual app then go to Notifications in Settings App. Now scroll down the screen to find an App under Notification Style section. For instance, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Facebook, Messenger, Mail, Messages, and much more.
here I give you an example of Whatsapp Messenger to organize Badges, Sounds, and banners.
Find Whatsapp under Notifications Settings – turn Allow Notifications ON – now organize Sound, badge app icon, Alerts such as Show on Cover Sheet, Show in History and Show as Banners, and Show Previews on the lock screen as well.
Also Check Sound Settings for Text Tone, New Voice Mail, New Mail [Push Mail], Sent Mail, Calendar Alerts, Reminder Alerts and Airdrop.
Go to the Settings > Sounds > Customize sound and Vibration Patterns (Check Not Selected None option for the particular app).
Fix #4: Text Message Notification Not Working
Hide Alert will block notification show on the lock screen for incoming text message for individual recipients. Change this setting, Slide right to left on message conversation in Message app.
Also check Messages notification Settings Like:
Allow Notifications: Enable it for Getting a notification on the lock screen or Temporary or Persistent Banners on Home screen.
Sounds: Pick the Message sound from Settings. We can customize message alert sound and Vibration settings from here.
Fix #5. You have to Check for Software Update in iOS
Let’s check out, is running iOS up to date on iPhone? if not, download the latest one and install it.
Open the Settings – Tap General – Hit Software Update.
Fix #6. Good Wi-Fi or Cellular Connection
After update iOS 11 or above, many users claim that weak Wi-Fi signal or cellular data bricks certain services like notifications do not arrive as well as iOS 11 notification sound won’t hear. So I advise you that keep your device has good Wi-Fi signal or cellular data network whatever you use.
Fix #7. Reboot (hard reset) iDevice
let’s pressing power and home buttons simultaneously holding them till Apple’s logo appears on the iPhone/iPad screen then release your fingers. Now test set reminders and test Notification sounds. Get here how to reboot the iOS device without Power button.
Fix #8. Uninstall App And re-install back
Note: before deleting an app, you should take the latest backup of App’s Document and Data.
If rebooting not working In your case, then you should delete App and reinstall again on your iOS 11 or later device.
Everything old sound come back normal. You got the solution on getting rid of ugly Tri-tone notifications.
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