Fixed: iPhone 8, 8 Plus Sound Distortion Problem on Speaker

Many iPhone users troubleshooting with the iPhone speaker. They couldn’t hear the sound on calls and while playing songs. There is some sound distortion on the loudspeaker. And they missed the important official calls on the iPhone. Somehow, I had fixed this issue with the help of tricks suggested by my friend Jerrick. Here, I gonna share those tricks with you so that you can make use of them to fix the Sound Distortion issue on your device.

Fix 1: Restart your device

Sometimes common troubleshooting restart method will solve many problems on your device. So try this method to resolve the issue. To do that,

restart the iphone 8


  1. Press the Volume Up button and release it.
  2. Then press the Volume Down button and release it.
  3. At last, press and hold the Side button(sleep/wake button) until the Apple Logo appears.

Fix 2: Update your device 

Try to update your device to the latest version of iOS. It helps you to fix many issues on your device. For that,

software update



  1. Launch Settings on your iPhone.
  2. And tap on General.
  3. Then click the Software Update option.
  4. Check if there is any software update available on your device. If so, then kindly update it.
  5. Tap on Download and install option.
  6. To update now, tap the install option.

Fix 3: Turn Off the Bluetooth

If your iPhone Bluetooth is on, it connects to an external speaker. So, the sound plays to other devices. Turn off the Bluetooth.

turn off the bluetooth on iphone

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Click the Bluetooth option.
  3. Then turn off(toggle off) the Bluetooth option.

Fix 4: Remove your iPhone Case

Sometimes the iPhone case may block the rear microphone so that the sound quality of your device will be poor. So try to buy the best iPhone case.

remove the case


  1. Remove the iPhone case cover.
  2. Then make sure that your microphone is not damaged.

Fix 5: Clean the Microphone/Lightning port

clean the dust on speaker

  1. Make sure that Microphone/lightning port on your device is not covered with any debris or dust particles.
  2. If there is any dust on the microphone/ lighting port, then just clean it out with a gentle brush smoothly or use the cotton buds.

Fix 6: Reset All Settings

Note: Resetting all settings doesn’t remove any data but it will change the settings back to default.

reset all settings


  1. Go to Settings and tap on General.
  2. Click the Reset option then choose the Reset All Settings.
  3. Enter the passcode, if asked.
  4. And again to confirm the process, tap on Reset all Settings. That’s all.

Fix 7: Factory Reset

Note: Make sure to back up your files and data.

factory reset


  1. Go to Settings ->General -> Reset.
  2. Tap on Erase all Content and Settings.
  3. Enter the passcode, if asked.
  4. Tap “Erase All Content and Settings” to confirm the process.
  5. That’s all.

Other Solutions:

  • Make sure that the Ringer switch is off.
  • Make sure that the Do Not Disturb option on your device is turned Off.
  • If your device is under Warranty Status, then contact Apple Store for further help.
  • Check the volume level of your iPhone Settings.

Hope the above fix will help you to fix this speaker sound distortion. If yes, then share with me and mention which fix has solved your issue through your comments below. Thank you…

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