iPhone Volume Button is not working: Fix

Have you ever wondered what to do if the Volume button on your iPhone cease to function properly? Well, you may not do that until the problem affects your device. Though you may not face too much problem, given, the volume slider is easily accessible from the Control Center. But, there are certain things where the Volume Buttons become indispensable. Like, you can’t force restart an iPhone without them. So, here we have mentioned a few quick tips to fix this.

Fix 1 – Enable the Volume buttons on iPhone

You can’t use the Volume Buttons until you have enabled them from the iPhone settings.

Step 1 – To do this, you must go to the iPhone Settings.

Step 2 – Open the “Sound & Haptics” settings.


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Step 3 – Look the “Change with Buttons” option, there. You have to turn this feature on.


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Then, check whether you can change the volume using the volume buttons or not.

If you are unable to change the volume, try the following solution.


Fix 2 – Take out the cover

If you are using a wrongly fitted or a heavy case, the buttons may not receive proper tactical pressure to modulate the volume of the device.

Step 1 – Lock the iPhone using the button.

Step 2 – Now, carefully take the iPhone out of the cover or hard casing.

Step 3 – Now, unlock the iPhone and try to use the Volume buttons.

Step 4 – See whether you change the volume or not.

Check whether the volume bar is responding and changing according to the pressing of the button.


Fix 3 – Change the volume using Assistive Touch

The Assistive Touch button feature can be useful in this case. You can directly change the volumes directly from the Assistive Touch button.

Step 1 – Go to your Settings tab and go to the “Accessibility” tab.


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Step 2 – In the ‘Physical and Motor’ part of the settings, open the “Touch” settings.


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Step 3 – On the Touch panel, open the “AssistiveTouch” panel.


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Step 4 – When the Assistive Touch settings, you must enable the “AssistiveTouch” settings.


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As soon as you enable the Assistive Touch settings, you will a white, otherwise-transparent ball on the screen.

Step 5 – Just tap the Assistive Touch ball. It will spread the items on the transparent panel.


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Step 6 – Tap the “Device” tab.


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Step 7 – Now you can tweak the ‘Volume Up’ and ‘Volume Down’ buttons to change the volume of the iPhone.


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As this feature is layered over the entire iOS, you can take the help of the Assistive Touch buttons.