Many people keep their iPhones on vibrate mode to avoid annoying others with constant notification sounds and incoming calls. In a noisy environment, enabling vibration also aids in identifying a call or an alert. However, many iPhone users have complained that their phones do not vibrate.
How to Fix Vibration not working on iPhone
You’ve come to the right place if you’ve been wondering why your iPhone isn’t vibrating. We’ll walk you through some settings and troubleshooting steps to get your phone vibrating again.
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Before diving into the solutions, make sure your the vibration motor is working properly. Toggle the Ring / Silent switch on the left side of your Smartphone to do so. If you feel a vibration while flipping it back and forth, your phone’s vibration motor is working properly, and you can proceed to the solutions listed below.
- Turn on Vibration
The first thing you should do if your Smarphone stops vibrating is to make sure the vibration is turned on. Before moving on to the other options on the list, take a look at this one.
Open the Settings app on your phone and go to Sounds & Haptics to enable vibration. Toggle the switches next to ‘Vibrate on Ring’ and ‘Vibrate on Silent’ under Vibrate. Now check to see if the vibration is still working.
- Check your Vibration Pattern
If the vibration still doesn’t work after you enable it, look at the vibration pattern you set. Because your Smartphone will not vibrate if you keep the vibration pattern set to None.
Here’s how to change the vibration pattern on your Smartphone.
- Navigate to Sound & Haptics in the Settings app. Now select Ringtone and then Vibration from the drop-down menu.
- Now you can choose a new vibration pattern.
- Check the Accessibility Settings once
In order for your phone to vibrate, you must first enable vibration in the Sounds settings and then enable vibration in the Accessibility settings. Continue reading to find out how.
- Turn off DND Mode (Do not disturb)
Do Not Disturb is a feature that completely silences your phone. When enabled, it will prevent your iPhone from ringing or vibrating in response to any calls, alerts, or notifications you receive.
As a result, you can ensure that your iPhone’s Do Not Disturb mode is turned off. Swipe down from the top right corner of the screen to bring up the Control Center and turn off Do Not Disturb. To turn off Do Not Disturb, click the crescent moon icon.
- Restart your iPhone once
If your iPhone still doesn’t vibrate after adjusting the above settings, try rebooting it. To restart your iPhone, press and hold the power button and then use the slider to turn it off. Wait a minute or two before turning on your iPhone again.