No matter how fastidious you think you are with your smartphone cleanliness routine, over time your iPhone’s speakers will slowly get filled up with dust, dirt, and other disgusting debris. This can result in your iPhone’s speakers sounding distorted and muffled, whether for media playback or during phone calls.
We’re taking a look at the “do’s” and “don’ts” of how to get your iPhone speakers factory fresh again.
Check to make sure your iPhone speakers are working
If you’re not sure your iPhone speakers are working correctly, there is a super-quick way to check.
Go to your iPhone’s Settings app and, depending on what iOS you’re running, click on “Sounds” or “Sounds & Haptics.” Look for the “Ringer and Alerts” slider and drag it back and forth a few times.