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Test Your iPhone’s Vibration Motor

In Steps by David Lynch

Now that your vibration settings are set up correctly, you can test to see if the vibration motor is working on your iPhone by flipping the Ring / Silent switch on the left side of your iPhone. The vibration motor is the hardware component of your iPhone that makes it vibrate.

Why Should I Test My iPhone's Vibration Motor?

If your iPhone doesn't vibrate when you flip the Ring / Silent switch back and forth, there may be a hardware issue with its vibration motor.

How Do I Test My iPhone's Vibration Motor?

  • Test Your iPhone's Vibration Motor
  1. Flip the Ring / Silent switch on the left side of your iPhone back and forth a few times.
  2. If your iPhone doesn't vibrate, the vibration motor may be broken, but there could still be a software issue at play.

Pro Tips

  • When the Ring / Silent switch is pulled towards the back of your iPhone, it is set to Silent.
  • When the Ring / Silent switch is pushed towards the front of the screen, it is set to Ring.

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