iPhone XR (Xs Max), iPhone 11 Pro, Max Not Vibrating and Haptics on Call, Silent, Texts, Email

Last Updated on Oct 2, 2019

iPhone Vibrating or iPhone Not Vibrating is nowadays common issues that you will find in iPhone. I had also faced this issue on the very 1st month since I had purchased the iPhone XS Max. But after trying a few troubleshooting techniques, it was very easy to fix my iPhone not vibrating. All because of experience of using iPhone, as I had also encountered the same problem in iPhone X and my colleague had the same in iPhone 7.

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So whenever you face the situation like my New iPhone not vibrating then don’t worry because it can be due to some software bug, which can be fixed in minutes as we are going to do today. Calmly read the following article to fix iPhone not vibrating on Silent or Vibrat on Ring.

Troubleshooting Tips & Walkthrough Tips on iPhone Not Vibrating And Haptics

iPhone XS Max XS Not Vibrating and Hpatics on Call Silent Texts Email

iPhone XS Max XS Not Vibrating and Hpatics on Call Silent Texts Email

Fix 1: Check Whether The Vibrate is Enabled or not

If you haven’t activated the vibration function in your iPhone, then it will not vibrate. So with basic, we will start to fix iPhone not vibrating after reset all settings or Restore or Update.

Enable System-Wide Vibration First to Apply Below Settings, 

  • Settings > Accessibility > Touch > Vibration (Must be turned on). If this Vibration switch is off, All Vibrations on your iPhone will be disabled, Including those for earthquake, tsunami and Other emergency alerts.

    Turn on All Vibrations on iPhone

    Turn on All Vibrations on iPhone

  1. Step #1: Go to “Settings”.
  2. Step #2: Tap “Sounds & Haptics”.
  3. Step #3: Now, Find out two options “Vibrate on Ring” and “Vibrate on Silent”, so as per your need toggle on the function.
Sound and Haptics on iPhone

Sound and Haptics on iPhone

In case if these two options are already enabled on your device then toggle off and then turn it on and see if any changes occur.

  • Select Default Vibrate or Create a New Custom Vibrate on your iPhone. That we can set or Customize for Ringtone, Text Tone, New Voicemail, Sent Mail, Calendar Alerts, Reminder Alerts, and Airdrop Sound.
Vibration Settings on iPhone

Vibration Settings on iPhone

  • Go to the Settings App on your iPhone > Sound & Haptics > Ringtone > Scroll to Top and Find Vibration Option. Don’t select any and Set custom.

Fix 2: Force Restart iPhone

Another easiest way to fix iPhone not vibrating on incoming calls and alerts is to force restart the device. Once you force restart the iPhone, all the applications will be closed, and much memory of the device will be free.

  • First, Quickly Press & release the Volume Up button.
  • Next, Quickly Press & release the Volume down button.
  • Then, Press and Hold side button only to get Apple logo and black screen. That’s mean your iPhone is in restart mode. Now Turn on using Side button.

Fix 3: Check for the Updates

When you are on iOS, it is always advisable to keep the iOS device up to date. It is also possible that you are not the only one who is facing this issue in your iPhone, it can be a global issue. After knowing the issue in a meanwhile, Apple releases the update to fix all the bugs and errors.

  • Step #1: Navigate to “Settings” from the home screen.
  • Step #2: Tap “General.”
  • Step #3: Tap “Software Update.”

Fix 4: Disable Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb is a function that will never ring or vibrate your iPhone even if you have received 1000 messages or calls. It is very helpful when you want to live in peace for some time, or mostly people enable Do Not Disturb before sleeping.  However, if you are the one who is habituated to turn on Do Not Disturb function but also the forgetful person that you forget to disable the same DND mode. In such case, your iPhone XS Max or iPhone XS won’t vibrate.

Step #1: Bring down the Control Center and tap on Moon icon to disable Do Not Disturb mode on iPhone XS Max/XS.

Alternatively, you can also disable Do Not Disturb mode from the settings,

  • Step #1: Open “Settings” app.
  • Step #2: Navigate to “Do Not Disturb”.
  • Step #3: Toggle Off “Do Not Disturb” and “Scheduled”.
Disable Do No Disturb on iPhone

Disable Do No Disturb on iPhone

You can also enable and Disable Do Not Disturb from the Control Center. Check my Customized Control center on iPhone.

Enable Do not Disturb from control center on iPhone XS max XS or XR

Enable Do not Disturb from control center on iPhone XS max XS or XR

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Fix 5: Reset All Settings

If none of the mentioned tricks helps you to fix iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max not vibrating after the update then try Reset All Settings.

  • Step #1: Head over to the “Settings” app.
  • Step #2: Tap “General”.
  • Step #3: Open “Reset” and select “Reset All Settings”.
  • Step #4: Enter the password and confirm reset all settings.

Problem with internal hardware damage

If the issues seem like big and don’t fix using the above troubleshooting tips. You can contact the Apple support via online and Set your Appointment to a nearby apple service center. Get Free guide and hardware solution if your Device is under warranty. Follow me to get more tips and guide that you will receive first.

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