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İPhone not ringing

My iphone does not ring but only vibrates when I receive a phone call. I have checked the sounds section of settings and I have the sound at the highest level and vibrate on for both sound and silent modes. İs there any other place İ should check? Thanks.

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  • Anonymous Sep 25, 2008

    My brand new apple I phone did not ring for days - and the toggle at the top LHS was the problem - thanx for terrific advice!!

  • samttw0324 Dec 27, 2008

    it doesn't help

  • bkath2000 Jan 12, 2009

    I had the same problem - and you were RIGHT on --There is an actual switch on the side of the phone - i have been trying for DAYS to fix this!! Thanks so much....

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    bobsue32 Mar 07, 2012

    been playing about with settings on new iphone for 4 days - thank you sooo much for solving the mystery!

  • bobsue32
    bobsue32 Mar 07, 2012

    een playing about with the settings on my new phone for four days - thank you SOOO much for solving the mystery!

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You can actually move the button , on the top left hand side of your iphone, over the ringer volume, you will see a red or orange dot, this means the switch has you iphone in silent mode, I was stuck on this, until I found it is a actual switch, look at it closely, you can move it. So where you see the red dot, put your finger on it and move it the opposite way, and I do not mean press the button, I mean, flip the switch on it, then your phone will not be in silent mode anymore,,, this was very annoying, I hope it helps anyone that has the same problem.
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You may want to check this:

On the iPhone on the top, left-hand corner, there is a toggle button which controls your settings for silent or ring.

Here is a thread on Apple forums.

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It's a quite frustrating thing that you miss a lot of phone calls because your iPhone doesn't ring normally. Don't worry, you are not the only one who are experiencing this iPhone not ringing problem as it bothered many people. You will see missed calls on the screen even though the phone is right next to you. Even if you are sure the ringer is on, the phone is not muted and you didn't hear any sound. Therefore, this post will provide several solutions for you to solve the "iPhone won't ring" issue.

  1. Switch off Do Not Disturb Option
  2. Check Ringing Volume and Volume Up
  3. Check iPhone Settings
  4. Check for Headphones
  5. Restart Your iPhone
  6. Update the iOS
  7. Reset iPhone to Factory Settings
How to Fix iPhone Not Ringing Problem

Posted on Sep 19, 2016

My iphone does not ring but only vibrates when I receive a phone call. I have checked the sounds section of settings and I have the sound at the highest level and vibrate on for both sound and silent modes. İs there any other place İ should check? Thanks.

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

Your problem is that you have vibrate on for the silent mode. That puts it into silent mode. Turn vibrate off for the silent mode and on for the sound mode, and it will ring. 

Posted on May 16, 2008

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