Volume controls are pretty straight-forward 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.

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How to Fix Low Volume on iPhone and iPad

How to Fix Volume Issues in The iPhone Music App

Removing the max-volume cap

  • Open Settings
  • Scroll down and tap on Music
  • Check the label “Volume Limit” .. it should be OFF. If not, tap on it it.

Volmue Setting on iPhone

  • 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.
  • 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 up Sound Check

Sound Check on iPhone

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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. May be some of your tracks are naturally low-volume and that’s what is causing the low volume problem.

  • Open Settings → Music
  • Enable Sound Check
  • Quit the music app. Reopen it and check if the volume problem's fixed.

Also check out: No sound from iPhone

There are three more ways you can fix volume issue in Music app. For this, we give credit to our loyal readers, who have come up with the three suggestions.

Facebook can be a culprit if you find any problem in your Music app volume. Take a look how you can tackle this issue.

Disabling In-App Sound and closing the Facebook app in the background are two fresh suggestions came from our readers. You can also follow these tips to solve the issue of Music app volume on your iPhone.

How to Disable In-App Sound in Facebook on your iPhone

Step #1. Launch Facebook app on your iPhone.

Step #2. Tap on More option from the bottom menu → Now tap on Settings.

Tap on More Then Settings in iPhone Facebook App

A menu will swipe up with three options: Account Settings, News Feed Preferences and Activity Log.

Step #3. Tap on Account Settings.

Tap on Account Settings in Facebook App on iPhone

Step #4. Tap on Sounds option.

Tap on Sounds in iPhone Facebook App

Step #5. Finally, toggle In-App Sound OFF.

Turn Off In App Sounds in Facebook iPhone App

This should fix the volume issues in the Music app in your iPhone. If in case the issue persists, you should close the Facebook app running in the background.

How to Close the Facebook App Running in the Background

Step #1. Go the Home screen on your iPhone if you are using any other app.

Step #2. Press twice on the Home button.

Step #3. Your iPhone screen will show a list of apps running in the background.

Step #4. Swipe from left to right, and find the Facebook app.

Step #5. Swipe up the Facebook app and it will be closed.

Close Facebook App on iPhone and iPad

Moreover, a reader has also suggested turning the EQ off from the Music app will fix the iPhone low volume issue.

How to Turn off EQ from the Music App

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → Scroll down and open Music app.

iPhone Music App Settings

Scroll down to PLAYBACK section and check whether EQ is on or off.

Step #3. If it is on, tap on EQ option.

Tap on EQ in iPhone Music App Settings

Step #4. Tap on the first option of Off (A tick mark will appear next to OFF).

Turn Off Equalizer in iPhone Music App

We have mentioned all possible solutions to fix the volume issue in Music app on your iPhone. If there is any other way in your knowledge, please share with us.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.