iPhone Not Vibrating When locked on iOS 12 (Fixed)


Many people have a complaint that their iPhone not vibrating when locked. They said this problem occurred after updating iOS 12. One of the iPhone users said some solutions to fix this issue. Here I am going to share those solutions with you.
Fix 1: Enable “Vibrate on Ring” and “Vibrate on Silent”

  1. Open Settings->Sounds/Sounds & Haptics.
  2. Enable both Vibrate on Ring and Vibrate on Silent.
  3. There you can see many categories such as Ringtone, Text Tone, New Voicemail, New Mail, Sent Mail, Calendar Alerts, Reminder Alerts, and AirDrop under SOUNDS AND VIBRATION PATTERNS. Choose the category that is not vibrating when locked.
  4. Tap “Vibration”.
  5. Make sure that “None” is not selected. If you select “None”, vibration alert will be set to mute (Silent).
  6. Select any one of the Vibration alerts under STANDARD.
  7. Likewise, do it for all categories.

Fix 2: Restart your iPhone

  1. Press and hold the Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the slide to power off screen appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your device.
  3. To turn on your device, press and hold the Power Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Fix 3: Disable Do Not Disturb

  1. Go to Settings->Do Not Disturb.
  2. Make sure that Do Not Disturb is Disabled.

Fix 4: Enable Vibration

  1. Go to Settings->General->Accessibility.
  2. Scroll down to find “Vibration” and tap it.
  3. Make sure that “Vibration” is turned on.

Fix 5: Force Restart
iPhone 6 and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  • Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  • Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  • Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Fix 6: Reset All Settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  3. Enter your passcode and restrictions passcode.
  4. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  5. Again tap “Reset all Settings” to confirm.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Fix 7: Factory Reset
Before reset your iPhone to Factory Settings, back up your device. Because this action will Erase all data from your device.
To back up your device,

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Launch Settings->Apple ID (your name)->iCloud->iCloud Backup.
  3. Make sure that iCloud Backup is turned on. Tap “Back Up Now”.

Factory Reset/Restore

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Erase All Contents and Settings”.
  3. A pop-up box will appear with three options: Finish Uploading Then Erase, Erase Now, and Cancel.
  4. If you want to backup your device, tap “Finish Uploading Then Erase”.
  5. If you have already taken a Backup, tap “Erase Now”.
  6. Wait until the process is finished.

Other solutions:

  1. Check Apple warranty status. If your iPhone covers warranty, take it to the Apple Service Center.
  2. Make an Apple genius bar appointment.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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