8 Best Ways to Fix iPhone Echo Problem

Posted by Brian Davis on May 14, 2020 4:30 PM

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Despite iPhone has powerful functions, it still has some usage problems, such as the echoing when they receive calls. So this article will first answer your common question— why is there an echo on my iPhone, and then provide you the detailed instructions to fix it.

Part 1. What the iPhone echo problem is?
Part 2. Why the echo on iPhone will happen?
Part 3. How to fix the iPhone echo problem?
Part 4. Conclusion

Part 1. What the iPhone echo problem is?

In sometimes, iPhone will generate some distorted noise or echoing during the process of people receiving end of the phone calls. When an echo appears, users may encounter the situation that "They can hear themselves in the background.", which will cause the voice call cannot be heard clearly.

Part 2. Why the echo on iPhone will happen?

Here will help you analyze the major reasons for the appearance of this problem.

1. iPhone hardware damage

2. Headphone has been damaged

3. iOS system has not updated or has been damaged

4. External factors like being exposed to water or firep

Part 3. How to fix the iPhone echo problem?

If your iPhone was brought recently or without any hardware damage, you can fix this by following our instructions below.

Tip 1. Turn "Speaker" on and off

Calling to someone and then open the iPhone call interface, press the "Speaker" button on the first line. And it may fix this problem temporarily.

Tip 2. Check your headphone

If your phone will appear echo problems when you use a headphone to talk with other, there is a chance that your headphone has been damaged for some unknown reasons, so you need to have a check for it. You can use another headphone to call other people and find if this issue still exists.

Tip 3. Check your sound Settings

Swipe your iPhone from bottom to the top to open your "Control Center". And check you have turn off the mute mode of your phone.

Or you can also open "Settings"> "Do Not Disturb"> Turn off "Do not disturb"

do not disturb

Tip 4. Clean the receiver and speakers

Remove all protectors on your phone. Check the opening of the speaker to see if it is blocked or dirty. And make sure the receiver is not jammed or dirty. Use a soft brush to clean the opening of the speaker or receiver when necessary. And make sure the brush is clean and dry

Tip 5. Restart your iPhone

Step 1. Press the button to which the blue arrow points according to the picture below until your phone’s interface appears a slider.

restart iphone ways

Step 2. Drag the slider and wait for 30 seconds to turn off your phone.

Step 3. Press the button shown in the picture again to turn on your phone.

Tip 6. Reset your phone

Before you reset your phone you should know that this action will erase all the data in your phone. So you had better back up your data first.

To reset your phone to back to factory settings, you should do the following steps.

Step 1. Find "Settings"> Press "General"

Step 2. Press "Reset" in the bottom

Step 3. Chose "Erase All Content and Settings"

set factory setting

Notes: You need to back up your iPhone data before your resetting. You can back up your data by iCloud or iTunes.

Tip 7. Update iPhone iOS system to the latest version

If your iPhone iOS system has not been updated to the latest version, some system issues will not be recoverable. Here are the steps to update your system.

Step 1. Got to "Setting"> Find "General"

Step 2. Tap "Software Update"

Step 3. Choose "Install Now"

update ios system

Tip 8. Use an iOS System Recovery software

Owning the function of recovering iOS system, TunesKit iOS System Recoverycan help you deal with any iOS issues without data loss and the complicated operation of backing up. So it’s not only a powerful software that can fix more than 50+ iOS problems on iPhone like voicemail not working, stuck on the white Apple logo, but also can fix iTunes error like iTunes error -39.

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Here are the steps on how to use it.

Step 1.Open TunesKit and connect you iPhone to PC

First you need to open TunesKit on your computer. Then connect your phone with computer via a USB cable. After the computer has detected your phone, press "Start".

connect ios device

Step 2.Select a repairing mode and Download firmware package

To fix the iPhone echo problem, you should choose Standard Mode first. Standard Mode is used to solve the common iOS issues and repair the iOS system without any data loss. And if you are facing more serious issues, you can choose the Advanced Mode but it will erase all data on your phone.

select mode

Then, confirm your device info is correct and press "Download" to download the firmware package.

download firmware

Step 3. Recover the iOS system

After the firmware package has been downloaded, click the "Repair" button and wait for the recovering process finished.

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This software can also help you downgrade iOS and provide the function of 1-click to enter/exit recovery mode. As it is very easy to operate and effective, why not download it and have a try?

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Video Demo: How to iPhone Echo Problem?

You can also watch the following short video to learn how to fix iPhone echo problem with the assistance of TunesKit iOS System recovery.

Part 4. Conclusion

Here are all the 8 best ways to fix echo on iPhone. If you still have any difficulties in fixing this problem, please do not hesitate to leave your comment below.


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