How to Increase or fix Apple Watch Low Call Volume, Speaker Volume in WatchOS 9.0.1 (Updated)

Low Call Volume on Apple Watch Series 8/7/6/5/4/3/2/1 could create issues during calls, learn how to increase or fix Apple Watch speaker issue

Apple Watch low call volume is annoying and should be fixed as soon as possible. At that point some custom settings related to call volume help and covered here. Apple watch use on Speaker or Bluetooth EarPods for receive or Make a call on Apple Watch all Editions and Apple Watch Models. These tips officially help to reset too low volume call settings and make it loudly.

Apple Watch owners mostly use their device for answering a call or instant preview notification, Messages that you are receiving on your iPhone app.

New WatchOS improve the performance only, not boost sound quality, For that apple Recommend 50% louder FaceTime, Phone Calls in Apple Watch 2, Apple Watch 3, Apple Watch Series 4, Apple Watch 5.

I also covered auto-fix other apple watch speaker volume fix, & play music on Apple watch loudly.

[Fix] apple watch low call volume: incoming or Outgoing

Increase Call Volume During Call Time and Set Speaker Mode

Low Call Volume on Apple Watch for incoming or outgoing call
Low Call Volume on Apple Watch for the incoming or outgoing call
  • Roll out the Digital Crown button during a call to increase call sound.
  • Also Check Apple Watch is on Speaker mode, During call time, Tap on More Button > Select Apple Watch as Output audio.
  • That’s it.

How to make apple watch louder on Call?

Change call volume intensity on-call time. During call time, increase call volume from volume indicator bar. (+) Level up node increase call volume level up).

1 Level Up low call volume on Apple Watch

Users also have a query for Apple to watch the black screen on at glance calling screen Follow the third step.

For Adjust incoming call ringtone, Change Volume from My Watch iPhone app or Apple Watch sound settings.

  1. On your Apple watch, Swipe up glance screen & find bell icon (Not for adjust).
  2. To Adjust, Apple watch Settings app (gear icon) > Change Slider menu using digital crown > Sound Haptic > Adjust the alert volume.
  3. To Adjust on iPhone, Open My Watch application on iPhone, Scroll Down and find the “Sound & Haptics” option. Adjust soundbar.

Try next step, Conversation sound low after Call Volume slider set to maximum.

Check for Update apple watch & iPhone

Open My Watch App on iPhone, Under My Watch > General > Software Update.

Is your Apple Watch Sound Slower After WatchOS 8 & iOS 15 Update?

New WatchOS and iOS 14 updates come with the bundle of new settings for mange Apple Watch Call Volume and Headphone Volume. Let’s Check out Below settings for Customize Volume and Boost it.

Reduce Loud Sounds on Apple Watch

Using this feature we can limit Volume for music and Call while using Headphones (Beats, AirPods 2/ AirPods 3/ AirPods Pro, and Other Third-Party Headphones) with apple watch. here’s in below screen I tested Live Call and Boost from “Reduce Loud Sound” Feature of Apple Watch.

  1. Open Settings app on Apple Watch > Sound & Haptics.
Reduce Loud Sound on Apple Watch for Headphone
Reduce Loud Sound on Apple Watch for Headphone
  • Next, Scroll to Reduce Loud Sounds > Disable Reduce Loud Sound to Get Maximum Audio output in Headphone from Apple watch for Music, Call.
  • Increase Headphone Volume from Apple Watch and Remove Limit for Call and Music
    Increase Headphone Volume from Apple Watch and Remove Limit for Call and Music
  • Otherwise, we can customize it at different decibels of sound level. So, Enable Reduce Loud Sound (Tap on Speaker icon to increase volume to maximum level up to 100 decibels).
  • You can do a live test during the call as well. and Check what level you need.
  • Headphone Accommodations

    Headphone Accommodations help in improve sound quality for the people who have hearing loss problems. This Feature sometime sends Crackle sound during a call, But This might be impressive while you listen to music from apple watch. Note: Headphone Accommodations settings are also available on iPhone.

    1. Swipe up finger on apple watch and Open control center.
    Headphone Accommodations on Apple Watch from control center
    Headphone Accommodations on Apple Watch from the control center
  • Next, Scroll to Down and Find the Headphone Accommodations and Tap on it.
  • Here’s you can enable/Disable Headphone Accommodations, Just enable the toggle and Measure, How you feel and Gettings Proper voice of not.
  • Otherwise, follow the next solution for Increase call volume on apple watch.
  • Make New Connection Between Apple watch & iPhone

    Restart Apple Watch and iPhone both at the same time, Keep at a near distance between your iPhone & Apple watch. Check it again.

    Restart Apple Watch: Press and hold the side button, Until you see a slide to power off. Drag slider that’s it. Turn on, Press/ Hold side button until seeing the apple logo.


    Hard Reset apple watch for Default settings (Settings in apple watch > General > Scroll down and find Reset > Tap on Erase All Content and Settings > Enter a passcode, Scroll down and confirm before start erase all the content and Settings),

    Apple Watch Hard Reset Using Buttons: firmly Hold Apple Watch in your hand, Press and Hold Digital Crown and Side button roughly 10 seconds, until the turn off screen & Reboot.

    Restart iPhone: Long press Sleep/ Wake button until you see the slide to unlock.

    For iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, Long press Sleep/ Wake + Volume down button.

    iPhone 8 Plus/8 Plus/ X/11 Series:

    1: Press and Quickly Release Volume Up button,
    2: Press and Quickly Release Volume Down Button,
    3: Press and Hold Side Button until you see the Apple logo on Screen after Black screen.

    To Start the iPhone, Again press the Side button until the startup apple logo on the screen.

    Muffled call sound, dissolve salt

    Blocked Speaker port, not emitting any sound due to a lot of sweat. Apple Watch Series 2 is quite waterproof featured, So try – warm apple watch enough to dissolve salt or Clean using a soft brush.

    apple watch vibrate only

    Apple watch’s Vibrate mode is also called haptic feedback. Haptic mode alerts you on the wrist by vibrating itself on an incoming call, Notifications.

    Turn off or Disable Haptic feedback.

    Also, check the reason behind your apple watch not sounding a ringtone, Theater mode is active and the result is muted all sound functionality in the apple watch.

    Use Bluetooth Airpods

    Test the caller volume on Airpods, Because of apple Designed Airpods for All Apple devices for battery solution on Call (Make or Receive call) easily with different gestures. Otherwise, Use Cheap best Airpods Alternatives.

    Check battery

    A Too low battery is not a good sign for talking or calling using an apple watch. Charge your Apple watch battery at regular intervals after use always. Or Keep Apple watch power bank.

    Still not fixed, Then complaints in on the nearest apple store genius bar.

    Above all, the very useful detailed guide on relevant solutions for Apple Watch volume problems. Share more of your problem-related apple watch on the comment box.

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