A microphone is widely used in a smart device for now sound intensity around your device. If the microphone is disabled or hardware problem then you can’t record voice or send a voice message to social app and voice call.
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- Quick Fix for Microphone not working on iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus
- Force restart iPhone
- Reset all settings
- Ambient Noise during Phone Calls
- Enable microphone for the specific app
- Software update iOS
- Restore to factory settings on iPhone X
- Clean microphone hole or remove dust
- Repair Microphone, Hardware issues
Quick Fix for Microphone not working on iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus
Force restart iPhone
Quickly press and release volume up button, quickly press and release volume down button. Now press and hold on side button until you see the apple logo on the screen.
Reset all settings
iOS device has to many settings for block and disables microphone under privacy and restriction. Reset all the settings to default value.
Go to the settings – general – reset – reset all settings.
Ambient Noise during Phone Calls
Your Microphone is disturbing ambient noise during the phone call and interrupting unwanted sound while you hold your iPhone’s microphone near to voice. Talk with pure sound and fix low sounding on other ends during a call.
Enable Phone noise cancellation: Go to the Settings > General > Accessibility > Enable Phone Noise Cancellation.
Enable microphone for the specific app
Go to the settings – general – privacy – microphone – enable or disable microphone for the installed app. WhatsApp, Facebook, hike, Instagram and any other app.
Useful: Microphone not showing on the keyboard.
Software update iOS
Update old iOS and fix the problem automatically. Settings – general – software update – check for update.
Restore to factory settings on iPhone X
Backup iPhone first, connect your iPhone to updated iTunes on Mac or pc.
Under the device summary – click on restore button option on iTunes.
Restore will wipe all the date and download and install latest iOS.
Useful: iPhone restore in recovery mode.
Clean microphone hole or remove dust
Use a soft baby brush or dust removal napkin for clean-up sensitive microphone area.
Repair Microphone, Hardware issues
Contact at nearest apple repair service or Apple support center via call, Chat and Local Support center near you.