Apple confirms iPhone 7/7 Plus disabled microphone issue

05 May 2018
It's a serious issue - reported by users with devices running iOS 11.3 or later - as disabled microphone renders the calling feature useless.

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  • Anonymous

After upgraded ISO I facing microphone and speaker issue, unable to hear from receiver.

herreralu1985, 19 May 2018Maybe not now, but wait for it.hmm maybe in future

nvle69, 19 May 2018well still waitingMaybe not now, but wait for it.

Anonymous, 06 May 2018Not yetwell i still not found a bug

herreralu1985, 06 May 2018wait for it...well still waiting

PeterThePanda, 08 May 2018At least Samsung acknowledged their mistake and bore the brunt o... moreBut apple is wrong :-)
Its a strange company lead by strange people with strange ideas.

CptPower, 07 May 2018Typical apple. Hitting nail until they have no choice just rel... moreAt least Samsung acknowledged their mistake and bore the brunt of the entire fiasco including paying for the recall and other incidental damages.

If it was Apple they be blaming the customer and would be saying: "You're (insert verb + ing) it wrong!"

Typical apple.
Hitting nail until they have no choice just release the truth.
Every company should go out with mistakes and not hiidding them untl its too late.
Like Samsung did with Note 7.

"Here at Apple we know our customers use their phones for anything but making calls. We also know that they value their privacy. So as part of our innovation and in order to improve battery life and to protect them from hackers, we're disabling the microphone of their phones."

Software can do anything to hardware.

Let's start off with the basics by overheating or turning up the voltage a notch.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 06 May 2018Right, before you all keep digging yourself a hole, slandering a... moreThis software bug cause a hardware failure.

So yeah.. the phone need hardware fixing if they encounter this issue. Even if they patch the software.

So.. bad news. A expensive iPod anyone?

  • Anonymous

Right, before you all keep digging yourself a hole, slandering apple again I implore you listen and perhaps use your brains little bit(This may be harder for others than some).

1.It's a bug, it'll get fixed as it's just a software issue. "WOAH apple is terrible, IPOD 7, Crapple blah blah blah..." - Most of the naïve Android fanboys. Now may I remind you again it's a software issue and it happens. Android is the WORST system for bugs and the support is near to nothing.

2. "But dude, apple is terrible because they charge too much.." - Random bias. Dude get outta here, all phones are expensive, have you seen an S9 plus recently? It's nearly £1000 too. With apple you pay for the name which means quality.

Conclusion: Apple ain't too bad, they make mistakes but that doesn't make the phones or systems awful. Statistically they're the best system out there. To mention, none of their phones blow up or have major physical design faults. This'll be fixed in a week. CALM Down haters and chill. Android isn't the be all and end all.

  • Anonymous

My gosh, here we go again...

iphone that cant make/receive calls = ipod

A phone that can't do the *one* thing is was specifically designed for ?

  • Duckofdeath

"You thought we couldn't remove more core phone features from your iPhone? Tadaa! Behold, the smart phone that can't make calls!"

nvle69, 05 May 2018i have iphone 7 in ios 11.3.1 and dont found any bugwait for it...

  • Anonymous

nvle69, 05 May 2018i have iphone 7 in ios 11.3.1 and dont found any bugNot yet

  • Levy

Apple knows that most of the users never use phones for calls anymore so it disabled the mic. Quite understandable.

Ax, 05 May 2018ipod is back dudeThat's excellent! The iPod 7 is really out?!