How To Turn Off Sound And Haptics Notifications on Your iPhone

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Are you looking for a way to turn off sound and haptics notifications on your iPhone? With the ever-increasing number of notifications we receive every day, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. Fortunately, you can limit the number of notifications you receive by turning off sound and haptics notifications.

In this blog post, we’ll show you how to turn off sound and haptic notifications on your iPhone. We’ll also discuss why it’s important to manage your notification settings and when it’s appropriate to turn off sound and haptics notifications.

To turn off sound and haptics notifications on your iPhone, open the Settings app. Scroll down until you find the Sounds & Haptics section. Here, you can toggle the Haptic Alerts switch to turn them off or on. To add extra emphasis to haptic alerts, tap Prominent in this section.

If you want your phone to go completely silent without actually turning it off, though, you can disable haptic feedback while in Silent mode. To do that, start the Settings app and tap Sound & Haptics. In the Ring/Silent Mode Switch section, turn off Play Haptics in Silent Mode by swiping the button to the left.

Finally, if you want to completely disable vibrations from your iPhone: Open Settings. Accessibility? Touch ? and turn off the Vibration.

It’s important to note that turning off sound and haptic notifications does not mean that all of your incoming messages will be silenced—it just means that when a new message arrives on your phone, no audible alert or physical vibration will occur on your end. You will still receive visual alerts in certain apps such as Messages and Mail; however, those too can be turned off in their respective notification settings menus if desired.

So why is it important to manage notification settings? It helps keep distractions at bay so that you can focus on what matters most—like work or studying! It also keeps conversations organized by allowing users to see who has responded without having to constantly check their phones for new messages or alerts. Plus some people simply prefer fewer interruptions throughout their day-to-day life!

When deciding whether or not to turn off sound and haptic notifications on your iPhone, consider how often you need them for communication purposes (such as messages) versus how much they disrupt your workflow or disturb others around you (such as during meetings). If they become more of an annoyance than a help, then it may be time for a change!

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Stopping the Sound of Haptics

To stop the sound of Haptics, you can go to Settings > Accessibility > Touch > and turn off System Haptics. This will disable all haptic feedback from your iPhone, such as vibrations when you adjust the volume, press buttons, and receive notifications.

Turning Off Sound and Haptics on an iPhone

To turn off sound and haptics on your iPhone, go to Settings > Sounds & Haptics. You can then turn off System Haptics, which will disable vibrations and sounds for incoming calls and alerts. If you only want to disable vibrations but keep the sounds, you can adjust the volume of the ringtone or alert sound in this menu.

Silencing and Unsilencing Notifications on an iPhone

To silence notifications on your iPhone, go to Settings > Notifications > Messages. Here, you can turn off notifications for the Messages app by toggling the Allow Notifications option off. To unsilence notifications, simply toggle the Allow Notifications option back on. You can also customize other options such as position, location, style, and sounds for alerts.

Understanding Sound Haptics on iPhone

Sound Haptics on iPhone is a feature that uses the Taptic Engine to provide haptic feedback, along with an audible tone, to give users an enhanced experience. The haptic feedback is designed to be subtle and gentle, so it can be used for tasks like navigating menus and selecting items. The audible tone provides additional information about the task being performed. For example, when typing on the keyboard, you may hear a sound when selecting a key or pressing enter. This helps provide a more immersive experience and can help users get familiar with the interface faster.

Turning Off Silent Notifications on an iPhone Without the Button

If you don’t have the physical button to turn off silent notifications on your iPhone, then you can use the AssistiveTouch feature to do so. To use this feature, press and hold the Home button for a few seconds until a floating menu appears on the screen. Click on ‘AssistiveTouch’ and go to ‘Device’. There you’ll find a bell icon with an ‘Unmute’ caption. Press it to turn the silent mode off. Similarly, to hide AssistiveTouch, triple-click the Home button.

Putting an iPhone on Silent Mode Instead of Vibrate

To put your iPhone on silent instead of vibrating, go to Settings > Sounds & Haptics (or Settings > Sounds on earlier iPhone models). Under the ‘Ringer and Alerts’ section, turn off ‘Vibrate on Ring’ and ‘Vibrate on Silent’. This will ensure that your iPhone is set to silent mode and won’t vibrate when a notification or call comes in.

Does iPhone System Haptics Impact Battery Life?

Yes, enabling iPhone system haptics can significantly impact the battery life of iPhones. System haptics is responsible for providing tactile feedback when you interact with the device, such as pressing a button or scrolling through a list. This feature makes use of tiny vibrations that may drain your battery faster than usual. Additionally, if you have enabled keyboard haptic, it is likely to have an even greater effect on your battery life.


By turning off sound and haptic notifications, you can avoid being interrupted by your iPhone’s sound and vibrating alerts. You can do this by going to the Settings app, scrolling down and tapping Sounds & Haptics, then turning off Haptic Alerts or disabling sounds & vibrations. If you want to go completely silent without actually turning off your phone, you can disable haptic feedback while in Silent mode. To do that, open the Settings app and tap Sound & Haptics and turn off Play Haptics in Silent Mode. With these steps, you can easily silence your iPhone when needed.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.