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Old Aug 7, 2008, 01:58 PM   #1
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Hey there,

I've got the original iPhone and I just recently noticed that if one of the speakers is covered no noise comes out. When the other speaker is covered it sounds fine. Is one of the speakers broken (which I think it is) and should I go get it replaced, mind you its one of the original iPhones

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Old Aug 7, 2008, 02:00 PM   #2
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There's only one speaker. The other is a mic.
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I've got the original iPhone and I just recently noticed that if one of the speakers is covered no noise comes out...-Matt
That's a good sign; the iPhone only has one speaker; the other is a microphone...
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The is only one speaker on the iPhone (both kinds).

The other grill is the Microphone for phone calls.

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Old Aug 7, 2008, 02:00 PM   #5
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Apart from the earpiece on the front of the phone there is only one speaker at the bottom of the iPhone. The other opening which looks the same is the microphone.

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Old Aug 7, 2008, 02:01 PM   #6
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ones is a speaker, the other is the mic...
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Old Aug 7, 2008, 02:01 PM   #7
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well i think this could porpably due to the fact that the iPhone only has one speaker

on the lower left it's the speaker and on the lower right the microphone is located

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Old Aug 7, 2008, 02:03 PM   #8
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Six replies with the same answer. Awesome.

I'd go with the audience on this one if I were you.
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Old Aug 7, 2008, 02:03 PM   #9
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such a noob question, and i've had it for almost a year, just never taken the time to notice it :P hahahaha
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Old Aug 7, 2008, 02:11 PM   #10
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i think your problem might be because you only have one speaker.

the other one is a mic.


but thats just a guess
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Old Aug 7, 2008, 02:13 PM   #11
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Replace the microphone with a speaker and it will be fine.
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Old Aug 7, 2008, 02:19 PM   #12
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Replace the microphone with a speaker and it will be fine.
haha. Not sure how effective that will make it for a cell phone...
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Six replies with the same answer. Awesome.

I'd go with the audience on this one if I were you.
haha.. I would recommend against the "phone a friend" option, since he only has one speaker!
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Old Aug 7, 2008, 07:14 PM   #15
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please search next time, I've read at least 7 of these exact same threads.
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please search next time, I've read at least 7 of these exact same threads.
Why do you keep opening and reading them if you know the answer?

I'm pretty sure, almost positive that one side is the mic? >
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Old Aug 7, 2008, 10:19 PM   #17
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1 is the speaker, 1 is the mic.
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Old Aug 7, 2008, 10:23 PM   #18
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Everytime someone asks about the speakers on the iPhone Steve Jobs eats a cute cuddley fluffy animal...

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We need a good number of new stickies, such as...

There is only one speaker.
The iPhone will not work with CDMA/iDEN networks like Verizon, Sprint, Nextel, Alltel...

Any other ones?
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Old Aug 7, 2008, 10:34 PM   #21
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The speaker's fine, it's just that he probably has MMS turned on and it's blocking the sound from properly flowing through one of the speakers.

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I love how this thread, one that needed exactly one response, got over 20.
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Old Aug 7, 2008, 10:37 PM   #23
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My left side speaker (camera side) doesn't work either....bump.
By "doesn't work" I mean as a speaker, it works great as a mic! WO0T!
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Has anyone mentioned that one is a Mic?
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Has anyone mentioned that one is a Mic?
Of course.
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