How to Turn Vibrate Off iPhone iOS 16

Vibration mode is a feature found on smartphones where the device vibrates to inform users about an incoming call, text message, or notification. Apple iPhones have a similar function, allowing users to turn vibration on and off.

However, sometimes you may want to turn off vibration on your iPhone completely. This can be due to various reasons, such as it may disturb your work or you don’t like the sensation of vibrations. Below are some methods you can use to turn vibration off on your iPhone running iOS 16.

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Method 1: Turn Vibrate Off on iPhone from Settings

The easiest way to turn off vibration on your iPhone is by going to the device’s Settings. This is a straightforward method and can be completed in just a few steps.


1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
2. Scroll down and tap on Sounds & Haptics.
3. Locate the Vibrate on Silent and Vibrate on Ring options.
4. Turn off the toggle buttons next to Vibrate on Silent and Vibrate on Ring.

This should turn off all vibration settings on your iPhone. However, if you still experience vibrations, you may want to try the next method.

Method 2: Turn off Vibration with Silent Mode

Another way to turn off vibration on your iPhone is by enabling Silent Mode. However, you need to ensure that vibration settings are not enabled in Silent Mode to stop the vibrations completely.


1. Locate the physical Silent Mode switch on the left side of your iPhone. It should be above the volume buttons.
2. Move the switch down towards the back of your iPhone to turn on Silent Mode.
3. Go to Settings and find Sounds & Haptics.
4. Turn off the toggle button next to Vibrate on Silent to disable vibrations while in Silent Mode.

With this set up, your iPhone won’t vibrate at all, even when you receive calls or notifications.

Method 3: Disable Vibration for Specific Features and Apps

If you don’t want to disable vibration completely, you can turn them off for individual features and apps on your iPhone.


1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
2. Tap Notifications and select the app that you want to turn off vibrations for.
3. Toggle off the Sounds and Vibration button. After that, the app won’t vibrate when you receive a notification.

Repeat this process for all the apps that you don’t want to vibrate on your iPhone.

Why can’t I turn vibrations off on my iPhone?

Sometimes, after applying one of these methods, you may still experience vibrations on your iPhone. This can be due to several reasons, such as:

1. Software Issues: Your iPhone may have a software bug that is causing the vibrations. Try to update to the latest iOS version to fix the issue.

2. Incorrect Settings: Check that you turned the vibration settings off for all the features and apps. Additionally, make sure that Do Not Disturb mode is turned off.

3. Hardware Issues: If your device has a hardware problem, such as a malfunctioning vibrator, you may need to contact Apple Support for help.


If you find that your iPhone is still vibrating after applying the above methods, you might need to reset your device to its factory settings. However, this is a drastic method, and you may lose your data.

It’s essential to take proper care of your iPhone to avoid unnecessary problems. Regular updates and backups can help you maintain the optimal performance of your device.


Q: How do I know if vibrate mode is active on my iPhone?

A: If the vibrate mode is active on your iPhone, the device will vibrate when you receive a call or notification while in silent mode. You can also check the vibration settings in Sounds & Haptics under Settings.

Q: Can I customize vibrations for specific contacts on my iPhone?

A: Yes, you can customize vibrations for specific contacts on your iPhone. Go to Contacts and select the person you want to customize vibrations for. Tap Edit > Ringtone > Vibration > Create New Vibration. You can create a new vibration pattern and name it as you like.

Q: Will turning off vibrations affect the sound settings on my iPhone?

A: No, turning off vibrations on your iPhone won’t affect sound settings. You can still receive and make calls, texts and notifications, and hear the sounds as you did before, but without the additional vibration.