Know everything about how to repair or fixiPhone X, iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7/ iPhone 7 Plus microphone not working? Your iPhone Microphone is not functioning properly, at that time, there are two possibilities either Hardware problem of Microphone or might be the Software issue, too. But before completely iPhone Microphone test, we can’t justify, what is the fact over the Microphone doesn’t work, or primary problem receiver is cutting out during the call. Therefore, here we are also discussing, how to test microphone and fix iPhone mic problems.
FaceTime, Siri not hearing you because she can’t detect your voice and the third big problem call cutting out during a call. Sometimes Microphone Muffled by any object so in that case, it does not work perfectly as like you have used before.
There are many apps and even proactive Siri access iPhone Microphone daily. You might experience some disturbance coming in audio, Siri not understand your voice and so many. So these all problem occurs due to Microphone problem.
Instagram, FB Messenger, Google Maps, Chrome, YouTube, Snapchat, Microphone WhatsApp messenger, IMO and lots of no-apple applications that have requested access to the microphone of Apple devices.
Before getting started following Steps, you must be test iPhone mic. There are couples on the way to testing iPhone microphone which are listed below.
Here are ways to test iPhone Microphone.
- 1 Fixes iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus Microphone not Working
- 2 Fix #1. Clean the Microphone
- 3 Fix #2. Check headphone jack
- 4 Fix #3. Check iPhone Microphone Settings
- 5 Fix #4. Update iOS
- 6 Fix #5: Restart or Force Reboot iPhone
- 7 Fix #6: Check Restriction applied for microphone, Disable restriction,
- 8 Fix #7. Reset All Settings
Fixes iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus Microphone not Working
Fix #1. Clean the Microphone
Take a needle and carefully clean your iPhone microphone. Try again to test your microphone. If in some case it won’t work, take help of Apple Support.
Fix #2. Check headphone jack
Make sure that, not any accessory plugged into the headphone port. If even any, please remove it. A try again.
Fix #3. Check iPhone Microphone Settings
Go to settings App and then tap on Privacy, here tap on Microphone and make sure microphone access is turned on next to the app, that you are trying.
Fix #4. Update iOS
Open up Settings App – Tap on General and then hit on Software update. If an update is available, please update it.
the latest Software update is iOS 11.2.
Fix #5: Restart or Force Reboot iPhone
Press and Hold power button until you see apple logo on Screen,
For iPhone 8 Plus/8 Plus/ iPhone X users:
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.
To Start iPhone, Again press Side button until startup apple logo on the screen.
For iPhone 6S and Earlier: Sleep/Wake + Home button
For iPhone 7/7 Plus: Sleep/Wake + Volume Down button until apple logo on the screen.
Fix #6: Check Restriction applied for microphone, Disable restriction,
Go to the Settings > General > Restrictions (Enter Restriction passcode) > Scroll Down and Find Microphone.
See my Below screen, I enabled Microphone access for the apps in the list. Set like this on your iPhone.
Fix #7. Reset All Settings
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After trying all ways if none of the way work in your case, please take help of Apple Supports.