How can I add power to my iPhone speaker?

No sound or distorted sound from the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch speakers

If you can't hear a person's voice clearly, hear crackling or hissing noise, or have sound quality issues, here's how to fix them.

Check sound settings

If your device has a ring / off switch, move the switch forward, toward the display, until you no longer see the orange marker. If you're using an iPad, you can also swipe down from the top right to view Control Center and make sure Silent mode is off.

Go to Settings> Do Not Disturb and make sure Do Not Disturb is turned off.

Clean the handset and loudspeaker

Remove any protective film or covers from your device. Check the speaker opening for debris. IPhone only: Make sure the handset isn't blocked or dirty. If necessary, clean the loudspeaker or receiver with a small, fine-bristled brush. Make sure the brush is clean and dry.

Check the sound on your device

Go to Settings> Sounds (or Settings> Sounds & Haptics), then drag the Rings and Alerts slider back and forth several times. If you don't hear any sound, or if your speaker button is grayed out on the Rings and Alerts slider, your speaker may need service. Contact Apple Support for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Try to make a call

If you hear sound, try making a call on your iPhone and turning on the speakerphone. Make a FaceTime call on iPad or iPod touch. If you still can't hear anything or hear crackling or hissing, your network or reception could be the cause of the problem. Try calling again later or from a different location.

FaceTime is not available in all countries or regions.

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