6 Fixes iPhone Won’t Ring or Vibrate after iOS 16.5 Update

iPhone Won't Vibrate or Ring solutions

Recently I had experienced my iPhone won’t ring on incoming calls, and the same problem occurred on my friend’s iPhone, and his iPhone won’t ring at all. We have brought you the most relatable solutions that will fix the iPhone won’t ring.

Besides if you are the one who has a question about why my iPhone stops ringing? Or my iPhone won’t ring only vibrate, or iPhone won’t ring when I get a text or while driving. All these troubles will be addressed in this article, and hopefully, you will get a positive response.

iPhone is muted all the way, So your iPhone won’t ring or Vibrate when called or Locked. (Check side button – Mute/Unmute)

Troubleshooting tips for iPhone won’t Ring or Vibrate

Solution 1: Check the Silent switch

For our convenience, Apple has included the Silent button on the iPhone. Compare to other smartphones iPhone is the only one that gives you quick access to silence the device. But sometimes while using the device the button gets switched unknowingly. Hence check the silent switch off your device, and if the device is silent, then iPhone won’t ring on incoming calls or alerts, or texts.

Turn on Mute or unmute side button switch on iPhone XS max (1)
Turn on Ring or Unmute iPhone

A switch should be off position, Orange part on the switch should be hidden.

  • To Enable Phone Vibration, Go to the Settings > Accessibility > Touch > Vibration (Must be turned on), After that we can Enable and Work Ring on Vibrate and Silen on Vibrate settings available on iPhone. (Settings > Sound & haptics > Vibrate on Silent / Vibrate on Ring). Also follow this article on iPhone won’t vibrate on Call, Notification, Texts or Email.
Turn on All Vibrations on iPhone
Turn on All Vibrations on iPhone

Solution 2: Disable Do Not Disturb mode

Indeed, if you have enabled the Do Not Disturb mode on iPhone, then iPhone won’t ring or show notifications. Make sure that Do Not Disturb is not turned on.

  • Step #1: Open the “Settings” app.
  • Step #2: Tap “Focus” or “Do Not Disturb”. – iOS 15 & later iPhone/iPad users can Manage DND mode under the Focus.
  • Step #3: Toggle off the “Do Not Disturb” and “Scheduled” both the options.
2 Disable Do not Disturb

Alternatively, you can disable Do Not Disturb right from the Control Center, to do so tap on the moon symbol in the Control Center.

iPhone won’t ring while driving, the iPhone won’t ring in a car seat.

  • Do Not Disturb while driving is an advanced setting for the car driver. This option allows you to set Limit notifications while driving. Incoming calls will be allowed when is connected to car bluetooth or a hands-free accessory. Go to Settings > Do Not Disturb > Activate > Manually. also, Disable Activate With Carplay option.
3 Disable Auto enable Do not Disturb on iPhone XS max

iPhone Won’t Ring When asleep

  • You can set, turning on ringtone after enable do not disturb. Under the Scheduled Do Not Disturb settings, Disable Bedtime option.
4 Disable Badtime in Do not Disturb on iPhone XS Max

Settings for iPhone won’t ring when receiving text, Go to the Settings app on iPhone > Sound & Haptics > Text Tone > Set none.

Enable RIng for incoming call

iPhone won’t ring when connecting to bluetooth headphones: Remove Paired Bluetooth device under the bluetooth settings,

  • Go to the Settings app on iPhone > Bluetooth > Tap on (i) > Forget This Device.

Solution 3: Check that Ringer and Alerts are not muted

iPhone won’t ring when called only vibrates, Your iPhone vibrates automatically in silent mode. To Disable “Vibrate on Silent” that given in the below settings.

1 Disable on Ring or Vibrate
  • Step #1: Go to “Settings”.
  • Step #2: Tap “Sounds”.
  • Step #3: Now turn on both “Vibrate on Ring” and “Vibrate on Silent”.

Usually, if you are facing iPhone won’t vibrate then this can be a potential solution for it.

Solution 4: Enable Allow Notifications

Even if your iPhone is working absolutely fine, but you have disabled the notifications for Phone and Messages, it will not ring. So make sure that Allow Notifications is turned on for both of them.

  • Step #1: Launch “Settings” app.
  • Step #2: Tap “Notifications”.
  • Step #3: Go to Phone and Messages and toggle on “Allow Notifications”.

Solution 5: Restore iPhone to factory settings

Still, the iPhone won’t ring persist? Then it’s time to wipe out the iPhone and remove every single malfunctioning element from it. So if you decide to restore the iPhone then take a backup of your device because everything will be erased from the iPhone once you Restore iPhone to Factory Settings.

Important: Backup your iPhone first,

  • Step #1: Go to “Settings”.
  • Step #2: Tap “General” and open “Transfer or Reset iPhone” / “Reset”.
  • Step #3: Select “Erase All Content and Settings”.

Wrap up

Still not help above solutions, Might be Speaker is damaged or not working. You can get free technical assistance from apple support. Book an Appointment at apple Genius bar to Get a replacement or repair service for free.

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