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#191782 16-Feb-2016 11:41
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I've got my wife's old i-phone 4 (she has upgraded)

 

and until the other day I was getting a click sound every time I pressed a letter to send a text, but now that has stopped

 

also when I send / receive texts no sound comes out... I checked under settings / sounds and there are sounds there but nothing comes out of the i-phone

 

I've also just tried to play a song from my playlist and no sound is coming out..... have I done something wrong or is the speaker stuffed in the i-phone?

 

Is there something I can try to get it working??

 

 

 

I'm an i-phone novice so any help would be appreciated!


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  #1493165 16-Feb-2016 12:01
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Something jammed in the headphone jack?




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  #1493172 16-Feb-2016 12:08
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RunningMan:

 

Something jammed in the headphone jack?

 

 

 

 

don't think so - looks clear to me

 

I was playing music through the phone on Friday afternoon ok and from memory I was getting sounds when I sent / received a text then also


 
 
 
 


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  #1493202 16-Feb-2016 12:48
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Do the headphones work? Perhaps clean out the headphone jack, it can get full of crap.

Otherwise a factory reset. Failing that I would suspect a hardware issue.




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  #1493212 16-Feb-2016 13:00
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This happened to my wife's 5S and we ended up getting is replaced under warranty.


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  #1493214 16-Feb-2016 13:10
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Do you have bluetooth headphones or an Apple TV in the house? It could be that it is sending the audio to one of these instead.





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  #1493243 16-Feb-2016 13:56
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well I just tried phoning my mobile phone from my work landline and the i-phone rang loudly with the selected ring tone, so obviously the speaker is working ok

 

I checked the 'do not disturb' and that is switched off, so maybe I've done something in the settings?

 

it's weird....




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  #1493304 16-Feb-2016 15:45
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ok so I tried turning the phone off completely using the on off button and turning it on again - and that has worked.

 

 

 

thanks for the replies


 
 
 
 


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  #1493569 17-Feb-2016 07:50
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My wife's 4S does something similar at random intervals...just turns itself on silent mode - although nothing we have done actually can take it out of this, except (as you have found) a restart. 

 

Time to move on from the 4/4S I rekon :)


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