My iPhone 5 has no Ringer, no Sounds

Huntn

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and it's not the silent switch. When a call comes in it vibrates. I've checked Settings:Sound and everything seems to be turned on. Is there another volume control somewhere? The ringer buttons on side are set to high volume.

I've selected Settings:Sounds and scrolled down to the different tones. When I select a new one, I normally hear it. This time none of the sounds work, the phone just vibrates...

Something else I've noticed, usually when I am using the keyboard, I hear a click sound when I type a letter. That no longer happens.

Last time I checked, I could use the phone and hear the other caller. Will recheck that this morning. Looking for some possibilities. Thanks!
 
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Huntn

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Silly question, can you hear music if played through the speaker?
You'll think me strange but I don't normally listen to music on my phone. However I just tried it, played a song and no sound...

Edit: Chatting with Apple now... To clarify, alert, ringer tones don't work, but I can still place and hear people on phone calls.
 
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GoCubsGo

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Can you hear people on speakerphone? Right now I'm saying the speaker is dead. That would not affect hearing them through the earpiece.
 

joec1101

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The speaker is blown. Happened to my cousin's VZW iP5 just last week.

Make a Genius Bar appointment and they will replace the phone for you.
 

Huntn

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Ding ding ding... You guys are right. The day I posted the thread, I took it to the local Apple Store. The speaker died in a 6th month old iPhone. Is this common? They replaced it in 15 minutes. If the phone had not been under warranty, I thought I saw $60 to repair.
 

MrMacMack

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Ding ding ding... You guys are right. The day I posted the thread, I took it to the local Apple Store. The speaker died in a 6th month old iPhone. Is this common? They replaced it in 15 minutes. If the phone had not been under warranty, I thought I saw $60 to repair.
Out of warranty service on the iPhone 5 is $229
 

Huntn

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Out of warranty service on the iPhone 5 is $229
Then $60 must be their in-warranty internal cost... $229? Wow, sounds almost like time to get a new phone, but I'd not want to pay $500 or whatever they go for without the special contract pricing.
 

missyredhair

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and it's not the silent switch. When a call comes in it vibrates. I've checked Settings:Sound and everything seems to be turned on. Is there another volume control somewhere? The ringer buttons on side are set to high volume.

I've selected Settings:Sounds and scrolled down to the different tones. When I select a new one, I normally hear it. This time none of the sounds work, the phone just vibrates...

Something else I've noticed, usually when I am using the keyboard, I hear a click sound when I type a letter. That no longer happens.

Last time I checked, I could use the phone and hear the other caller. Will recheck that this morning. Looking for some possibilities. Thanks!
 

C DM

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mine is doing the same thing it use to ring but hasnt since my last update
Have you checked all the appropriate settings--that it's not on silent, that Do Not Disturb is not enabled, that the volume is up for the ringer, that a ringer sound is selected and plays back when you select it in settings, etc.? Have you tried restarting the phone as well?
 
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