Samsung Galaxy No Sound or Speaker Problem/ Issues – How to Steps, Solutions, Fixes
If you have no sound on or your sound has suddenly stopped your Samsung Galaxy S / S2 / S3 / S4 / S5 / S6 / S6 Edge / Note and Note 2 it can be a huge annoyance as you most probably already know.
Below you will find solutions and fixes that I have gathered and come up with. If you have any other solutions that have worked for you please share them below as it all helps.
The symptoms of Samsung Galaxy no sound Problem/ Issues include:
– Samsung Galaxy will ring but speaker will not work for anything else
– Samsung Galaxy no sound at all for calls, apps, music etc
– Samsung Galaxy as stuck in headphone mode
So how do we fix the Samsung smartphone sound and speaker problems?
Follow these steps and hopefully your Samsung Galaxy will be back to its prior glory.
Samsung Galaxy No Sound Step 1,
The silent/ vibrate switch is turned on, to check you can either use the drop down menu by simply sliding your finger from the top of the screen downwards. In the drop down menu you will find various options such as wi-fi, screen brightness and so on. Slide over to the button with the speaker icon and switch to loud mode.
Another way is by going into the settings > sound > volume. Once your in that setting you can adjust the volume for music, ringtones and notifications.
Samsung Galaxy No Sound Step 2,
Restart the Samsung Galaxy. Hold onto the power button on the right side if the phone for 2 seconds, a prompt will come up to turn off device, airplane mode or restart device. Press the restart option and wait for the phone to restart, hopefully this will eliminate any glitches which may have been causing the problem.
Samsung Galaxy No Sound Step 3,
Insert your headphones into the headphone jack then take them out. Continue to do this for a couple of minutes as sometimes the phone tricks its self into thinking its in headphone mode. Also by doing this step you are likely to dislodge any dust or dirt build up that also may be causing this issue.
You can also watch this video with full list of solutions and fixes!
Samsung Galaxy No Sound Step 4,
Make sure your Samsung Galaxy has the latest software update, to check go into settings > about device > software update > check for updates. Download the most recent update for your phone if there is one. Depending on your carrier and device different updates will be released at various times.
Samsung Galaxy No Sound Step 6
This step is a bit strange but a lot of these are. Similar to cleaning the headphone jack this one applies to the charging dock of the phone. If there was to be any dirt, grime or fluff in the charging dock it may be causing a bad conection which may result is charging and sound issues.
This can cause the sound to not work as the phone my think it is attached to a music dock or station. A very good way to clean the dock is to find an old toothbrush or similar tool and brush out the dock. You can try this for a few minutes in a gentle manner. It is surprising how mush dirt you fill find.
Samsung Galaxy No Sound Step 7
There has been some problems with sound due to moisture being in the phone or around the speaker. You can remove this moisture by turning the phone off, removing the battery and sim card and placing it in a container of rice for 24 hours.
Samsung Galaxy No Sound Step 8
Similar to the above step with moisture being captured in the Samsung Galaxy you can remove the residue or moisture by waving a hair dryer on low heat over the phone. This is another strange step but has been found to be very successful.
When waving the hair dryer over the phone ensure that it is on the lowest heat setting and is a fair distance from the phone to prevent it from heating to much. You only have to do this step for about a minute at a time to prevent over heating.
Samsung Galaxy No Sound Step 9
There have been many reported problems and issues arising after connection a Samsung Galaxy device to a bluetooth device. Even though the connection has been aborted there still seems to be a ghost connection which is causing problems when trying to play back sound on the device. Simply to fix this you have to turn the bluetooth off Settings > toggle off.
Samsung Galaxy No Sound Step 10
Contact your provider or place of purchase as it may be a hardware issue and will need to be repaired or replaced. Since there can be faults with he Samsung Galaxy it may be a one off flaw and can be replaced or fixed.
If any of these solutions or fixes worked for you or if you tried something different please share down blew.