Every phone has a silent mode from the simplest to the most advanced. The feature comes in handy when we don't want to be disturbed by phone calls, but we also don’t want to turn our phones off completely.
Many devices, including iPhones, have multiple options of turning the silent mode on and off. Some of these options are hidden in the advanced settings, and some are visible and easy to find.
However, if you struggle to find the option for turning off the silent mode on your iPhone, don’t worry; this article will explain everything.
One way to turn off the silent mode on an iPhone is by using the tiny switch located on the sides of the phone.
Depending on the iPhone model, once the button on the side is switched, users will see a notification indicating that the silent mode has been turned off.
This is probably the easiest way of turning off the silent mode on your iPhone.
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In case iPhone volume buttons are not working, users will need to use the built-in options in their iPhones to adjust the volume.
iPhone 8 users and higher can also enable or disable the silent mode by tapping on the back of their phones.
To activate this feature:
Activating the silent mode on our phones turns off the ringtones and, in some cases, the vibrate feature as well.
The feature is very useful in situations when our phones are supposed to be silent and not distract us.
On iPhones, this feature can be triggered in multiple ways. The easiest and the most popular ones are explained in our how-to.