Why is My iPhone 14 Ear Speaker Not Working and its Fix

If your ear speaker is not working then this can be due to your iPhone ear speakers being filled with dust or debris or sweat or it can be an issue with software and update iPhone and force restart iPhone and reset all settings to fix the issue.

Fix iPhone 14 Ear Speaker Not Working

If your iPhone ear speakers are not working on iOS 16 or later and the issue happened after updating your iphone to latest iOS 16 then you need to check whether your iphone ear speaker is filled with dust or dirt and it can be a software related issue, change or set call audio routing to speaker and simply restarting your iPhone will help and if it doesn’t then you need to factory reset or perform these DIY methods to fix.

iPhone Ear Speaker Not Working on iOS 16

Below iPhone ear speaker or sound or audio troubleshooting methods will help you get rid of iphone speaker not working issue easily.

Force Restart your iPhone 

Simply press volume up button and then down button and press and hold side button for 10 to 15 seconds and wait for iPhone logo to appear and then release power button and wait for it to shut down.

Now, wait for your iPhone to restart on its own and then go ahead and check whether your iPhone ear speakers are working or not.

Update iPhone to Latest Version

Step 1: Open settings -> Tap on general

Step 2: Software update and tap on download and install and update iPhone to latest version.

Clear Ear Speakers Filled with Dust

Step 1: Grab a soft cloth or brush

Step 2: Clean ear speakers if it’s filled with dust and then shutdown and restart your iPhone.

Check Call Audio Route Settings

Step 1: Open settings

Step 2: Tap on Accessibility

Step 3: Tap on touch

Step 4: Tap on Call Audio routing

Step 5: Tap on speaker and switch it to speaker.

Enable Hearing Ads Compatibility

Step 1: Open settings

Step 2: Tap on Accessibility

Step 3: Tap on the Hearing Aid Compatibility button next to it and enable it.

Turn off Phone Noise Cancellation

Step 1: Tap on Settings -> Tap on Accessibility

Step 2: Tap on Audio / Visual

Step 3: Tap on Phone Noise Cancellation and turn it on.

Force Restart iPhone

Step 1: Press volume up button

Step 2: press volume down button

Step 3: press and hold the power button and wait for the apple logo to appear and wait for your iPhone to restart.

Turn Off Bluetooth

Step 1: Open settings

Step 2: Tap on Bluetooth 

Step 3: Now turn off bluetooth by toggling the button next to it.

If you have turned on bluetooth then you may have connected your iPhone to wireless devices like airpods, headphones, earbuds etc.

Reset All Settings

Step 1: Tap on Settings -> Tap on General -> Tap on transfer and reset.

Step 2: Tap on Reset -> Reset all settings

Step 3: Confirm reset all settings and wait for iPhone to reset all settings.

Once you reset all settings, your issue of ​​ear speaker not working on iOS 16  will be fixed.

Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari is Senior Content Writer, Author, and Also Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web and She has a Degree in Bachelor of Technology (Btech) and (Master of Technology) Mtech from JNTU and is a real time expert. She writes about technology guides and troubleshooting guides (tips and Solutions) and helps users to solve issues easily. She has expertise in this area for more than 5+ years of experience and enthusiastic to provide troubleshooting tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related solutions and easy methods to fix.

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