How to Fix No Text Sound on iPhone XS/XR/X/8 (Plus)/7(Plus)

This article is going to tell you reasons for iPhone no text sound issue, and collects 6 practical solutions to help you fix it.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Jun. 18, 2020

Currently, the iPhone 7 is one of the best smartphone models that Apple has released. And although it comes with superior hardware specs and many amazing new features, it also with some small imperfect issues. One of the problems is that there sometimes has no text sound on the iPhone, which is denounced by many users. In this troubleshooting guide, we will tackle the iPhone 7 no text sound issue that you may be experiencing right now. If you are facing the issue, read on, try the following methods to see if they can resolve your problem.

How to Fix No Text Sound on iPhone

Mute Switch on iPhone

Mute Switch on iPhone

1. Check Mute Switch

On the left side of your iPhone, above the volume button, there is a Ring/Silent switch, please first make sure that you haven’t switched it on the mute mode by accident.

2. Turn Off Do Not Disturb

Make sure that Do Not Disturb is off, you can check it by going to Settings > Do Not Disturb. Once this option is turning this on, all your coming calls and messages will have no alert tone. Moreover, ensure that Do Not Disturb is not turned on for any particular contacts. To check this, launch the Messages app where you can see your messages. If any message has any moon sign that is mean you enabled Do Not Disturb for that number.

Do Not Disturb

Turn off Do Not Disturb

3. Turn Off Bluetooth

If you enabled Bluetooth on your iPhone, then go to Settings and click on Bluetooth, turn it off. This usually works because sometimes the iPhone still thinks it’s connected to your car or headphones. If you have never used the Bluetooth speaker or headset, you can skip this solution.

Bluetooth Off

Bluetooth Off

4. Change the Alert Tone

In the Settings app, go to Sounds, and then Text Tone. Click around to a few different text tone options, and then select your usual text tone again. After a few times of switch, it should be working now. If not, keep going.

5. Restart Your iPhone

Try to restart your iPhone, to do this, you can press and hold the power button until “slide to power off” appears on the screen, then slide to power off. Turn it back on to check the text sound.

6. Reset Your iPhone

You can reset your iPhone by going to Settings> General> Reset> Reset all settings. Make sure to backup your iPhone to the cloud/iTunes in advance as this will remove your media, music, apps, and more data from your iPhone.

Bonus Tip: How to Make Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone

After talking about how to fix there is no text sound on iPhone 7, in this part, we’re going to recommend an iOS data transfer tool – AnyTrans, which can help you transfer all kinds of iOS content from computer to iPhone without wiping any data. Besides this, it can help you set any song you like as a ringtone for your iPhone. Following are the detailed steps:

Step 1. Download and install AnyTrans on your Mac or PC computer, launch it, and connect your iPhone with USB.

Step 2. Choose Device Manager and click Music.

How to Make Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone - Step 2

How to Make Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone – Step 2

Step 3. Select Ringtones. You can see there are only two ringtones on my iPhone. Then click the “+” button and browse music, here we can select songs we like, then click on Open to transfer them from computer to iPhone to as ringtone.

How to Make Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone - Step 3

How to Make Any Song as Ringtone on iPhone – Step 3

After transferring successfully, you can open your iPhone to check. Now, you can see the transferred songs already became ringtones on my iPhone.

Check Ringtones on iPhone

Check Ringtones on iPhone

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The Bottom Line

Try out methods listed above to fix your iPhone 7 no text sound issue, hope one of them can work for you. By the way, if you want to transfer iOS content without data loss, or make your loved songs as your exclusive ringtones, you can have a try on AnyTrans.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.