NO sound from my 3G

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by patdesignsinc, Mar 21, 2010.

  1. patdesignsinc macrumors regular


    Mar 29, 2008
    Help, my wife's 3G iPhone is acting up. There is absolutely no sound coming out of the speaker. The silent switch is not switched to silent so save that response. When I have the iPod function on and when I would plug in a USB cord from the computer to the phone the sound would play for a brief second when the plug is in halfway. When plugged all the way in the sound goes out again. I tried several soft restores and even restored DFU to no avail. It's definitely not software based. Any suggestions??? Does anybody have an idea what ridiculous number Apple would charge to repair it? It's out of warranty. Thanks in advance for any help.
  2. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere


    Apr 16, 2008
    At the iPhone hacks section.
  3. DEE9299 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 3, 2009
    Boston Mass.
    your best bet is to find a local shop that does those repairs its much more cost effective
  4. mrkgoo macrumors 65816

    Aug 18, 2005
    Check the dock connector port for dust/lint. Maybe get a blower and blow it.

    That port can be used to connect audio, which would override the speakers. It's possible some dust/lint is in there causing it to think something is plugs to the appropriate pin.

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