Although it was a much more common issue when the iPhone 8 was released, some users still experience a crackling noise coming from their phone when they make calls.
It’s not solely confined to Facetime calls, although these are one of the most common types of call made on an iPhone. You might also experience it during voice calls or with other calling apps.
How to Fix iPhone Speaker Sounds Muffled?
If your iPhone speaker is muffled or you don’t hear any sounds, go to Settings > Sounds and drag the Ringer and Alerts sliders in opposite directions. If the speaker button on your product is dimmed, it may need to be serviced. You can potentially solve the problem by increasing the volume on your device.
If you don’t hear any sounds from your iPhone’s speaker or if it’s muffled, go to Settings > Sounds and drag the Ringer and Alerts sliders in opposite directions. If your speaker button is dim, your product may require service. You can also solve the problem by increasing the volume.
Some reasons you can’t hear your iOS device & how to fix
There are a myriad of reasons why you might be experiencing issues hearing your iPhone, whether it’s related to ringtones, videos and music, or it sounds muffled. We’ll try to cover a few main aspects of why this happens, and then we’ll give you some tips on how to troubleshoot.
Some of the reasons you might be experiencing sound issues are:
5: Reset iPhone Network Settings
You may find that resetting network settings in iOS could resolve phone call issues. Note that by resetting device network settings, you will lose all saved wi-fi passwords, wi-fi network preferences, cellular settings, network settings, network customizations like DNS, etc. Thus you might want to jot down important wi-fi passwords ahead of time, as you will have to enter them all again later.
- Open the “Settings” app then go to “General” and to “Reset”
- Tap on “Reset Network Settings” and confirm that you want to reset network settings.
Check Your Sound Settings
Navigate to Settings, and select Sounds (or Sounds & Haptics). Then drag the Ringer and Alerts slider back and forth to ensure your speaker works properly. By the way, if the speaker button is dimmed, this indicates your speaker is faulty and may need servicing.
Try resetting all of your iPhone settings and check if this method helps you clear the glitch. Go to Settings, select General and then tap Reset. Tap Reset All Settings, enter your passcode, and confirm your choice. Restart your iPhone and check the results.