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Show Someone How to Turn on Vibrate on Their iPhone

1. Learn how to quickly turn on vibrate or silent mode for your iPhone with this easy step-by-step guide. 2. Get the sound settings you need and save time by following our simple instructions.

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Published Mar 25, 2022

Difficulty: Easy

Duration: 5 minutes

What you'll need: iPhone

  • To turn on vibrate on an iPhone, go to Settings > Sounds & Haptics.
  • Learning how to turn on vibrate on iPhone can be helpful in places where ringtones are not allowed.
  • "This article will show you how to turn on the vibrate settings for your iPhone, so you can stay in control of when and where your phone alerts you."

Turning on Vibrate on your iPhone can be extremely useful when you want to be alerted of notifications or calls without making a noise. Whether you are in a quiet area, at work, or just don’t want to disturb anyone with sound, learning how to turn the vibrate on for your iPhone can make it much more convenient for you. This guide will explain everything you need to know about turning on vibrate mode on your iPhone so that you never miss an important message again.

how to turn on vibrate on iphone

To turn on vibrate on an iPhone, go to the Settings app, select Sounds & Haptics, and toggle the switch next to Vibrate on Silent. This will enable your device to vibrate whenever it receives a notification unless it is in silent mode.

  1. Open Settings and select Sound & Haptics.
  2. Turn toggle button to On for Vibrate on Ring and Silent.
  3. Customize vibration pattern if desired, then select Done.

Our takeaway

One of the great things about owning an iPhone is that you can operate it in a variety of ways. With the ability to turn on vibrate, you can be sure your conversations are always heard without being disruptive to those around you. You now know how to turn on vibrate for your own iPhone and how easy it really is! So don't be afraid to get creative with sound settings – experiment with a new sound profile for different times of day or situations. Who knows - maybe you'll find yourself some unique and interesting ringtones along the way!


How do I find the vibrate option on my iPhone?

To find the vibrate option, open your Settings app and select Sounds & Haptics. On this page, you will see a switch for Vibrate on Ring and Vibrate on Silent. To enable or disable vibration when the iPhone is in either mode, simply toggle these switches.

What is the difference between silent mode and vibrate mode?

In silent mode, all sounds are disabled on your device. Vibrate mode is still active with this setting, meaning that vibrations will occur when you receive calls or notifications even though no sound will be heard.

Is there an easy way to switch between these two settings?

Yes, you can quickly and easily switch between silent and vibrate mode directly from the Settings app. First, open the Settings app, select Sound & Haptics, then select either silent or vibrate mode. You can also access the Vibrate option in Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of your device's screen.

Are there specific apps that require a different vibration setting than other apps?

Yes, some apps will have their own settings for vibrate mode. You can choose to customize the vibration intensity of each app from within the settings on your iPhone.

Can I adjust the intensity of the vibrations on my iPhone?

Yes, you can adjust the intensity of vibrations on an iPhone by going to Settings > Sounds & Haptics and then adjusting the vibration intensity slider.

This article was originally published on 25 Mar 2022 but has been regularly updated to keep the information current.
Kyle Crisp
Kyle has been using Apple products for over 25 years. He loves helping people learn how to use their Apple devices.
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