Volume controls are pretty straightforward in iOS devices. The volume buttons control the ringer volume when there’s no music/video playing and the playback volume, when there is music/video playing. You can also change the volume from within Settings → Sounds.
But here’s a problem that people face: iPhone music volume is too low. Or in some cases, it’s so low that the music becomes inaudible. It’s mostly a problem involving altered defaults in the Music app’s settings. So here is how to fix iPhone low volume problems.
How to Fix iPhone Low Volume Issues in Music App
- Removing the Max-Volume Cap to Fix Volume Issues in Music App on iPhone
- Setting Sound Check to Fix iPhone Volume Problems
- Turn Off Equalizer to Fix Volume too Low Issue in Music App
- Disable In-App Sound of the Facebook app on your iPhone
- Close the Facebook App Running in the Background
Removing Max-Volume Cap to Fix Volume Issues in Music App on iPhone
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone and tap on Music.
Step #2. Check the label “Volume Limit.” It should be OFF. If not, tap on it.
Step #3. Swipe the slider to the right so that the volume is full. When you set the slider completely to the right, it means there’s no volume limit set.
Step #4. Go back (tap on the < arrow from top) and check if the label for Volume Limit is OFF.
Quit and re-open the music app to see if the volume problem is gone.
Setting Sound Check to Fix iPhone Volume Issue
Sound Check is a useful feature. When enabled, your iPhone will automatically detect if a track naturally has low volume levels: if yes, it will dynamically adjust and compensate for the low volume. Maybe some of your songs are naturally low-volume, and that’s what is causing the low volume problem.
Step #1. Open Settings app and tap on Music.
Step #2. Turn ON the toggle for Sound Check.
Step #3. Quit the Music app and then re-open it to see if the volume issue has been fixed or not.
Note: Due to Sound Check, the tracks that have higher volume may sound low. So, keep this in mind, and if you find that most of your songs are playing on lower audio volume, you may want to turn Sound Check off.
Turn Off Equalizer to Fix Volume too Low Issue in Music App
Many times EQ (Equalizer) decreases the volume level. Turning it off may, at times, prove to increase the decibel. To turn OFF EQ:
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → Scroll down and tap on Music.
Scroll down to PLAYBACK section and check whether EQ is ON or OFF.
Step #2. Tap on EQ and on the next screen select Off.
There are two more ways you can fix the volume issue in the Music app. For this, we give credit to our loyal readers, who have come up with these suggestions.
Facebook can be a culprit if you find any problem in your Music app volume. Take a look at how you can tackle this issue. You can also follow these additional tips to solve the issue of Music app volume on your iPhone.
Disable In-App Sound of Facebook App on iPhone
Step #1. Launch the Facebook app on your iPhone.
Step #2. Tap on the hamburger icon (three horizontal lines) from bottom right and then tap on Settings & Privacy.
Step #3. Now tap on Settings → scroll down and tap on Sounds.
Step #4. Toggle OFF In-App Sound.
This should fix the volume issues in the Music app on your iPhone. If in case the problem persists, you should close the Facebook app running in the background.
Close Facebook App Running in Background to Fix iPhone Volume Issue
Go to the Home screen on your iPhone if you are using any other app.
Step #1. On iPhone X and later swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hold. On iPhone 8 and earlier double press the Home Button. Your iPhone screen will show a list of apps running in the background.
Step #2. Swipe up the Facebook card to close it.
We have mentioned all possible solutions to fix the volume issue in the Music app on your iPhone. If there is any other way in your knowledge, please share it with us in the comment section below.
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