Fixed Voice Memos Won’t Record or Won’t Play on iPhone in 2024

Frustrated that Voice Memos Won’t Record or Play on your iPhone? Don’t worry. This article will help you resolve it! Record high-quality sounds on your iPhone with Apple Voice Memos Application. Get some troubleshooting tips to help you fix it right away.

We can record any number of hours and minutes of voice memos continuously. There is no limit. Also, we can push or start recording anytime.

For Mac: Voice Memos Not Recording on Mac – Tips to Fix

Troubleshoot Voice Memos issues: Voice Memos Won’t Play or isn’t Record

Keep Your Phone Near to Speaker That You Want To Record Like Mic

Catch more clear sound by keeping your iPhone near to sound comes from. Are you start recording by putting it in your pocket? This is not the right way to record voice on iPhone or other recording devices, keep your iOS device in an open atmosphere, not in any case, bag, or Pocket.

Clean Up The Microphone if Dust Blocks the Microphone Hole

Know Microphone Location on iPhone, a carefully clean hole with a soft hand and soft stick or baby brush.

Enable Speaker Mode On Play Voice Memos

Voice memos played but were not able to hear from the speaker. Find the Speaker icon at the top right corner of the screen. Tap on it to turn speaker mode.

2 Voice Memo play on Speaker phone

Hard Reset Your iPhone

Hard Reset iPhone or Restart device will auto-fixe all internal errors and problems quickly. Check out different techniques to hard reset your iPhone.

Check For Update iOS

Find a new Software Update, and install it.

  1. Go to the Settings app
  2. Tap General
  3. Tap Software Update. [currently, the latest software version is iOS 15.4 or later]

Restore iOS – Clean Install

Are you unable to install a new update on your iDevice? Don’t miss taking a Backup first and Go with Clean install the latest iOS.

After the device software update, if you facing a problem with Voice memos, you can Downgrade iOS.

Create a Support Ticket or Visit The Apple Store

Go to the online Apple Support Page, contact the apple support team and book your appointment or get instant help over chat or direct phone call.

Voice Memos Record Button Not Working

Not enough space to save the recording file. Check available storage space (Go to the Settings app > Tap General > Click About (“Available”) and Manage iPhone Storage.

Voice Memo Won’t record or Play Due to hardware issue

Many users reported voice memos won’t recording, simultaneously, can’t hear on call on speaker mode, and keyboard dictation not working, Siri hears broken.

If you face this kind of symptom on your device, that means the audio chip failed. It occurs in most cases due to falling down the phone.

I suggest Visit the nearby Apple Store. And inform them of your device problems; perhaps Apple won’t repair Audio IC because it is a crucial part of the device motherboard. In this situation, you will have to go to a third-party store to repair that offers good expertise.

Note: Do this thing at your own risk; Apple and our blog are not responsible if any damage will occur.

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