How to Turn On and Off Lock and Unlock Sound on iPhone 3G

What is the ‘Lock Screen Sound Setting’ on iPhone?

Sound is always important to any phone and it is no different to your iPhone as it is used to communicate with you. On an iPhone, you are allowed to configure the way the sound works on your phone. Before we start, you need to have a clear understanding of the sounds on your iPhone and how it works. The lock screen sound is the sound generated when you lock your iPhone. Here’s are few things you need to know before we start the troubleshooting guides.

  • All sounds on the device can be muted.
  • Some sounds such as lock screen sound cannot be changed

The lock sound settings on the iPhone 5 is something very different. One can hear the locking sound that has to be heard when the Power button is pressed on the top or side of the device to unlock the iPhone. When the Lock Sounds setting is turned off, this sound will not play under any circumstances.

Lock Screen Sound Not Working/ Disable Lock/Unlock Sound

When you purchase a brand new iPhone, it always make a lot of sound. These noises indicate the actions happening on your device, such as keyboard sounds and lock and unlock sound. Some users like the sounds of every actions occurring on their devices. It is also smart as you can hear if someone tries to unlock your device.

Later on, it can be a bit annoying to hear those sounds all the time. It also makes a lot of noise especially when you are using your phone at night. Many users turn these off right away. If you want to turn off the lock and unlock sound on your iPhone, you can easily do that by simply following the steps provided below.

1) Turn on/off Lock/Unlock Sound

Simply follow the steps below to turn off lock/unlock sound. If you are having any second thoughts, you do not need to worry. It is very simple and you can always turn it back on with the same easy steps. It will only take you less than a minute to remove the annoying sound your device makes every time you lock or unlock it.

Step 1: From home screen, look for Settings app. Tap it.

Step 2: Look for Sounds option.

Step 3: Scroll down until you see Lock Sounds.

How to Turn On and Off Lock and Unlock Sound on iPhone 3G

Step 4: Toggle it OFF.

You are done. You can now exit Settings app and try locking and unlocking your device. It sounds peaceful, right? Sounds already disappeared. If ever you wish to turn the sounds back on, simply do all the steps above and toggle it on.

2) Check if keyboard clicks and lock sounds are enabled

One of the common issue with sound problems is when users forgot they have their sound disabled. To solve this problem is simple, just make sure the system sounds are enabled. It should be clear that the tone cannot be edited or changed in any way. Follow the steps below to enable your system sounds:

  1. Launch the Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on Sounds.
  3. Scroll all the way to the bottom and make sure that both Lock Sounds and Keyboard Clicks are switched On.
  4. You can even toggle them off and on again to make sure.
  5. Reboot your iPhone or iPad.

How to Turn On and Off lock/unlock sound on iPhone 3G

3) Check for iOS update

Check for iOS update, if you have not done so. Make sure that the current version of the iOS is up to date. Updates will bring back keyboard sounds; if this still does not work, go to the following steps.

4)  Reset all settings

Resetting the settings will not cause data loss. However, it will reset default settings for iOS. If you made adjustments before, or certain menus are changed, this can work perfectly. This is easier than a full restore.

  1. Launch the Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on the General option.
  3. Tap on the Reset option (it’s located at the very bottom).
  4. Tap on Reset All Settings.

How to Turn On and Off lock/unlock sound on iPhone 3G

  1. Enter your passcode when prompted.
  2. Confirm that all settings have been reset.
  3. Let the iPhone or iPad reboot.

If you also find the keyboard clicks annoying every time you compose messages or doing researches, simply click on How to Turn On and Off Keyboard Clicks Sound for more information.

If you want to configure how to turn off your keyboard sounds on your iPhone, you can follow this tutorial.