Perhaps you’ve missed important calls because of iPhone not vibrating issue. Several complains have been launched by iPhone users, that many vital calls were missed because their phone was in silent mode but was supposed to vibrate … but it didn’t.

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According to our research, the problem is with iOS 10 version 2 of public beta, but it was fixed in the next update. Read below if you still have the problem of iPhone not vibrating.

Fixing iPhone Not Vibrating Problem – Steps to Take

  1. On the back of your device, the vibrate mechanism is present. Gently tap the phone’s back.
  2. Press the Home button along with the Sleep/Wake button to force restart your device. Keep them pressed until the Apple logo shows up.
  3. Attempt restoration with an earlier backup.
  4. See if the vibrate is activated for incoming calls. Go to Settings – Sounds – Vibrate on Ring. It should be this, or Settings > Sounds > Vibrate on Silent.
  5. Also ensure that no check has been done on the option “None”: Settings > Sounds > Ringtone > Vibration.
  6. Update to new iOS if you have the option.

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iPhone not Vibrating Issue not Resolved – Try this Fix

If these steps don’t solve your problem, troubleshoot iPhone not vibrating with the measures below.

  • Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. Don’t panic, data won’t be erased.
  • If that doesn’t solve the issue, backup your iPhone and set it up as new. Go to Settings – General – Reset – Erase All Contents and Settings.
  • Don’t use backup to restore, just set up the phone and ask friends to call you to see if the issue is resolved. If it is, restore and check again. If the iPhone not vibrating issue still persists, a bug is there in your phone. Start again all steps to try resolving.

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In the end, if iPhone not vibrating issue is not fixed after following these steps, contact Apple Care to take assistance. Maybe your hardware part responsible for vibrating has malfunctioned.

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Stephan Popov
When iDevice users experience problems with the iOS software or unlocking, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. My passion is providing answers to your problems. I help iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users by recommending fixes for common iOS bugs and tools that improves your experience. I conduct in-depth research for every topic i cover on this blog, to ensure that I cover everything Apple users need to troubleshoot their issues. When not writing for UnlockBoot, i enjoy swimming in my backyard pool. P.S. i prefers the Maldives for holidays. Connect with me on Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.