So many users complain about bad audio quality when they make and receive phone calls with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. It seems that this iPhone 7 voice issue shows up only when people take phone calls and regular audio appears to be immune. Though Apple doesn’t have a permanent fix, here are some solutions you can try to improve your iPhone 7 sound quality when making and receiving phone calls.
6 Tips to Improve iPhone 7 Sound Quality When Taking Phone Calls
1. Remove screen cover/iPhone case
First, if you have a new iPhone, make sure the plastic covering on the display has been removed. If you have your iPhone in a case, try removing it and making a call.
2. Clear the receiver
Dust or pocket lint may accumulate in the receiver and affect the audio quality of your iPhone. You can remove the dust in the receiver with a clean, small, dry, soft-bristled brush.
3. Turn off Noise Cancellation feature
Noise Cancellation on iPhone can reduce ambient noise on phone calls when you are holding the receiver to your ear. But some users find it helpful to fix low sound quality issue with iPhone 7 by turning off Noise Cancellation feature. To make it, go to Settings > General > Accessibility, scroll down to Phone Noise Cancellation and turned it off.
4. Connect a headset
If you cannot hear clear voice when taking phone calls, try to wear a headset.
5. Update your iPhone to latest iOS version
Every iOS update includes bug bug fixes. You can install the latest iOS 10.2.1 on your device to see if it fix the poor sound quality issue on iPhone 7/7 Plus.
6. Make calls with third-party apps
As the sound quality issue shows up only when making and receiving calls with Phone app, you can turn to other apps like WhatsApp or Skype to make calls.
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