Isn’t Your Microphone working on your iPhone 6 device? But why and how to fix it?
My friend is also an iPhone 6 user. One-day, he shared with me about a problem with his iPhone 6. As I have a bit of technical knowledge, he asked me to help him. That’s why I get research on how to fix when the iPhone 6 microphone is not working. I found that the majority of the iPhone 6 users are having the same problem too. Some of them describe their concerns on the apple, and some provide solutions with their experience.
The majority of the people claimed that they are facing that kind of problem after updating iOS. But this is not the only solution; there may be some other reasons too. So, after researching, I thought of helping the users you through the following article. Without any further ado, let’s get into the article.
Signs of iPhone 6 Microphone Problems
When you are on a call important using your iPhone, but the other party can’t hear you, it is frustration about why your Microphone is not working. Sometimes the other party hears crackly noises but not your voice.
This can happen for several reasons.
But first, let’s know how you will understand that your iPhone 6 is not working.
- The party on the opposite side can’t hear you, whatever if you are on a facetime call or in a phone call.
- When you are making any command to Siri, but it’s understanding the whole command and replying, ” sorry, I didn’t get that.”
- When playing any video on your iPhone but you can’t hear anything, or it’s unclear.
These are the significant signs of the iPhone 6 that your Microphone may not work.
Reasons Behind Why iPhone 6 Microphone Not Working
Suppose you are using an expensive device. But your device is behaving as it’s a local market product. Then you must become frustrated with a question about how to fix it. iPhone users also expressed the same feeling as you. Sometimes important meetings through your phone become messed when your device microphone is not working.
On the other hand, most iPhone users think that the Microphone doesn’t work during hardware damages. But there may be some other reasons too that your iPhone 6 microphone is not working.
So let’s check out the behind your device microphone not working.
Hardware damage may be the first reason that your iPhone microphone is not working. It usually happens when we are upset or too happy; some become irresponsible with their phones. That’s why when it’s dropped into water or in a flash place, it gets hardware damage.
Moreover, the iPhone is a susceptible and expensive device. So If your iPhone is dropped anywhere or soaked in water, your Microphone is not working.
It’s regrettable to say that Hardware damages on your iPhone must require professional assistance. Without a professional’s help, it’s going to be challenging for a user to fix it.
IOS Faulty Update
Due to faulty iOS update on your iPhone device can cause problems with your iPhone 6 microphone. Apple experts try their best to run a bug-free iOS update. But sometimes software bugs happen, and maybe that is why your iPhone microphone is not working.
Whatever iPhone users don’t have any solution against software bugs, so you have to wait until the apple engineers don’t fix the software and launch a bug-free software.
The accessories you are using for your iPhone 6, which Apple is not released, may cause problems. In case you are using a phone case or screen protector which is not related to Apple, may it don’t suit your iPhone and cause problems. Apple products are unique, so it’s not a big deal if you’re having trouble with this.
So you have to be concerned about using any accessories on your iPhone. We suggest that (OME) accessories are best for your iPhone, released by Apple.
Improper Files or Application
Suppose you are in a mood to listen to a song. You are trying to open the song file, but you can’t hear the sound. So now you might be thinking this is happening because your Microphone is not working.
Maybe you are right, but the application or file you are ready to use, perhaps it’s not adequately collected or installed. So before wasting your time on fixing your Microphone, please Check the file you are using first.
Dust on Microphone
The things we use in our daily life get dirty. It’s normal. Like other things, our phone also gets dirt because we go out anywhere along with our phone. So, the dust gets stuck on phones, which may be the reason behind why your Microphone is not working.
So Clean the dust first, then check your Microphone if it’s not working, yet you may proceed to the next try.
Here we described the reasons behind why your Microphone is not working. Now it’s time to go for the solutions.
Problem Troubleshooting And Accessible Solution
Suppose you are trying to find a solution to any problem. First, you need to find out what is the actual situation. So, we suggest some methods that you may troubleshoot the actual problem of your iPhone microphone.
Take Help From The Voice Memo App
- Go to the voice memo app.
- Tap the recording option and record your voice.
- Say something
- Play it back and hear it.
- If you can hear your sound back, your Microphone is okay, or you have to fix it.
Take Help From The Siri App.
- Try to go on a conversation with the following app.
- If it’s replying that can’t hear and not working on your command
then proceeded for a solution.
Take Help From The Time App Or Camera Microphone
- You can record anything with your face camera app.
- Play it back and try to understand if the audio sounds clear.
- If it’s not working, then let’s find out solutions.
Solution 1: Turn off Noise Cancellation
On your iPhone, You have an option to turn off Noise Cancellation. If you can’t hear sound from your Microphone, please have a look at this option.
- Check settings tap General
- Choose accessibility
- Scroll down until you find the noise cancellation option
- If you find it, then turn it off.
Now check if your Microphone is not working go for the next solution.
Solution 2: Restart Your iPhone 6
Sometimes when we use our phones for a long, it may occur any problem so you can restart your iPhone to fix its Microphone.
- Press the power button there you will find the slide option.
- Drag it to restart
- Now your phone will take at least thirty seconds to reboot.
Lastly, check the audio sound. Hopefully, your Microphone is okay now.
Solutions 3: Clean Dust From Microphone
You may check your Microphone; if there is any dust, please clean it. It occurs a problem with the Microphone sound quality.
- Pick a dust blower
- Keep it near to your Microphone
- Now start blowing slowly
- If there is no dust anymore, you are done.
- Check the audio quality; hopefully, it’s working now.
Solution 4: Remove Unnecessary Accessories
Apple is undoubtedly a unique brand. So if you are using something that apple doesn’t support, then remove the accessories.
On the other hand, there is a Microphone near the face camera. If your screen protector too long covered the Microphone near the face camera, maybe it is the issue. So check and Remove it.
Solution 5: Reset Your iPhone
You can reorganize all the settings on your iPhone. Maybe any option is activated; that is why the Microphone is not working. But you don’t know about that. Moreover, you didn’t find it to turn of. So it’s better to reset your iPhone.
Settings>General>reset>reset all settings>done
Wait until your iPhone reset is complete. Don’t interrupt when reorganizing all settings. May it will work.
Solution 6: Erase All Settings
After a long time trying period now, it’s time to reach the final solution. If you think that you are done with every solution step by, as we mentioned. Then this is the final solution we have for you. You can clean your iPhone. What you need to do is erase all the settings. It will erase all the settings and data from your iPhone6.
Let’s start with the process:
- Open settings
- Go to General
- Choose reset
- Then tap precise all contents.
- Confirm it by typing your iPhone password
- Now tap confirm erase settings.
Well done, if you had done every step correctly, you would get the result.
Suppose you are failed to fix your iPhone microphone with all the following solutions, then it’s better to go to an apple expert for assistance. As it’s a sensitive device, it’s not all time on your hand to fix your iPhone issues.
Moreover, You have to be sure that your iPhone is not connected to any other device while talking to anybody. That’s all; we hope our information will help you a lot. If it was not helpful, go to an expert. If you are a warranty on your iPhone, you don’t need to give any change. You will get free service.
Lastly, if you think we missed adding something which may help anybody, please let us know in the comment section.