How to Set iPhone X to Vibrate

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2019-07-25 / Update for  iPhone Tips

“How can one set the iPhone X to Vibrate only for incoming calls and messages?”

Some iPhone X users recently ask the question how to put iPhone X on vibrate. They say that the ringtone is annoying sometimes. So they want to make their iPhone X vibrate only for incoming calls and messages. In this article we will offer 2 ways for you to make your iPhone X silenced.

Part 1: Turn Vibration On with One Switch

The Ring/Silent switch is on the left side of your iPhone. You can use it to control which sounds play through your iPhone speaker.

Step 1: When your iPhone is set to ring, ringtones, alerts, and sounds play through your iPhone speakers.

Step 2: When your iPhone is set to silent, you won't hear ringtones or alerts, and your iPhone will vibrate.

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Part 2: Put iPhone X On Vibrate in Settings

Also, you can go to the iPhone settings to set your iPhone X to vibrate. Other sounds like ringtone, text tone, calendar alerts, reminder alerts can be changed either.

Step 1: Press “Settings”.

Step 2: Find "Sounds & Haptics".

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Step 3: Turn vibration on or off.

Step 4: Press the indicator next to "Vibrate on Ring" to turn the function on or off when silent mode is turned off.

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Step 5: Return to the home screen

Part 3: What If iPhone X Not Vibrating?

iPhone X not vibrating after 11.1/11.2 update? IPhone X not vibrating on silent/text? If you are sure that you have turn on vibration on Ring/Silent, try methods below to have a fix:

  • 1. Reset all settings on iPhone
  • Go to > General > Reset > Reset All Settings.

  • 2. Force Restart Your iPhone
  • Simultaneously press and hold “Sleep/Wake” button and “Volume” button for a few seconds until the red slider appears, then slide the slider to restart your device.

  • 3. Repair your iPhone with ReiBoot
  • If methods above didn’t work, we strongly recommend you to try Tenorshare Reiboot—a free solution to fix iOS system, to solve iPhone X not vibrating on incoming calls or texts as well as all kinds of screen stuck, iOS stuck and iTunes bugs on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch without any damage or data loss.

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