Imagine if you’re watching a movie on Netflix using an iPad and suddenly iPad stops producing sound. The device unable to produce sound even if you play any music, or other audio. This can ruin your entertainment experience and scare you at the same time.
Some users have actually victimized with the same consequences. They tried to check the sound is producing by opening video apps, FaceTime, and other apps but nothing happens, iPad sound just stopped working. Here’s everything you need to know how to how to fix the iPad sound not working issue. Without further ado, let’s get started.
Check Accessiblity Settings
Step 1: Visit Settings> General > Accessibility.
Step 2: Scroll down until you see Hearing section.
Step 3: Toggle off and on Mono Audio under Hearing section.
Mono Audio used to combine stereo audio into one track.
iPad Stuck in Headphones Mode?
Sometimes, your device thinks that their still headphones are in use but they aren’t, this is known as stuck in headphone mode issue. Just get a headphone and plug into the audio jack and remove it immediately.
The mute switched only comes with an older version of the iPad. Just make sure that the mute switched is not turned on unknowingly. If it is, just turn off the mute switch.
Unmute the Sound on iPad via Settings
If you’re experiencing no sound while using keyboard, gaming and other apps, emails and notifications? Then iPad’s system sound somehow got muted. Here’s how to unmute settings:
Step 1: Visit settings > General > Use Slide Switch To.
Step 2: Change the setting from Mute to Lock Rotation.
If your device has the option, your Mute Button is located in the Control Centre.
Open Control Centre and Adjust Volume
It might possible that the app you are using somehow lowered or turned off the volume. Just swiping Control Centre > tap on the Music Card to playing any song in Music App. Then turn up the volume to max, if needed. Also, make sure that your Mute Button or Bell Icon is turned off.
Turn off Do Not Disturb mode
Turn off the Do Not Disturb mode feature, here’s how to do that:
Visit Settings > Do Not Disturb, then turn off the setting. You can do the same process by toggling on and off using Control Centre, as shown in the image below.
Turn Bluetooth Off
Your device might have connected or tried connecting to a nearby previously used Bluetooth device. So make sure the Bluetooth is turned off, visit Settings > Bluetooth, turn it off.
Restart your Device
Restarting your iPad is the major thing you can do. Here’s how to do that:
For iPad, iPhone 8, or above with no Home Button present: Press and release the volume up button, then press promptly release the volume down button, now, press and hold the Side button until the Apple logo is displayed.
For iOS 11 and above: Settings > General > Shut Down.
For iPad or iPhone with Home Button: Press and hold Side/Top/Power button until the slider appears. Drag the slider to turn off the device, when the device is off press and hold the Side/Top/Power button until Apple Logo Appears.
Factory Reset Your iPad
Performing a factory reset will make your iPad work like a brand new, and clears will clear all bugs, errors, and fix misbehavior of your device.
Step 1: Visit Settings app on your iPad.
Step 2: Click on General, scroll down and search the option of Reset, tap on it.
Step 3: Tap on Erase All Content and Settings.
Factory reset will erase all of your data present in the device, it is advised to create a backup on iCloud, iTunes, or PC.