When an iPhone’s speaker stops working, so do many of the features that make the iPhone so great. The music stops playing, you can’t make calls using the speakerphone, and you don’t hear a “ding” when you receive a text message or an email. One thing’s for sure: Your iPhone uses its speaker a lot. In this article, I’ll explain what to do when an iPhone speaker is not working so you can fix the problem for good.
Is My iPhone Speaker Broken?
At this point, we simply don’t know. To determine why your iPhone speaker won’t work, it’s necessary to understand the two things that happen every time your iPhone makes a sound:
- Software: Your iPhone’s software decides which sound to play and when to play it.
- Hardware: The built-in speaker on the bottom of your iPhone converts the software’s instructions into sound waves you can hear.