iPhone SE is iPhone 5s’ successor. It is an affordable phone with top-notch features and offers the best value for money as compared to its competitors, with a compact body and great design, with Apple A9 processor which has become standard on all current iOS devices.
Although the performance of the device is fantastic and it is a great device overall, some users have reported that the microphone on their iPhone SE only records sound when it is muted. Let us show you how to fix this problem.
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The iPhone SE has a top notch camera, and one can easily take great images with it. The resolution offered by the device is 12 MP which will let you capture stunning shots that provide crystal clear images when viewed from any angle. This high-resolution sensor lets users to zoom in and
capture images from a distance without losing any quality in the final image. In addition to this, you can take natural looking selfies with its 5MP front-facing camera and get good results every time.
Reboot your iPhone SE
By pressing and holding the Home and the Sleep/Wake buttons until you see white Apple logo.
Press and hold the power button on your iPhone SE until a menu in displayed. Tap on “Shut down” to turn your phone off. After this, press and hold the power button again until it turns on. Open your camera and see if the problem has been resolved.
Check the microphone mute switch
Open the Settings app from your iPhone SE’s home screen. Navigate to “General” and then tap on “Accessibility”. Scroll down until you find “Mute Switch” and make sure it is set to On position.
If you have a third-party app running on your iPhone SE, check the microphone settings. If the microphone is set to mute, it will not record any sound from your surroundings. You can go into Settings and then “Privacy” and then enable “Microphone” for every app that requires access to this device’s audio input.
Clean the microphone port with a toothpick or cotton swab dipped in alcohol
The microphone port on the device can be clogged with dirt and other particles like lint and dust. This might cause the microphone to record sound only when it is muted. Clean the port using a cotton swab dipped in alcohol or you could use a toothpick if that is easier for you. If your iPhone SE does not have a removable back cover, you can use a compressed air duster to clean the port.
Reset the network settings on your iPhone SE
The problem might also be caused by the network settings on your iPhone SE. To fix it, you will have to switch off your phone and then go to Settings > General > Reset. From this menu choose “Reset Network Settings” and it will reset all of your network settings. Your iPhone SE will ask for a password if there is one enabled, so type it in and follow the on-screen instructions.
These are some of the methods that will help you fix microphone problem on your iPhone SE. If the problem is still not resolved, you can take your device to Apple for assistance. The company will replace it if it’s still under warranty. For other ways to fix this issue, check our guide on how to upgrade or downgrade iOS 12.2/12.1 on iPhone SE, you might also like to check our guide on how to clear cache and cookies in Safari Browser. If you have any questions please leave them in the comments section below and we will try to answer them as soon as possible.