Fixing iPhone 5c vibration problems is easier than you think

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Fixing the problem some people have with their iPhone 5c vibrate not working is easier than you would think. Because iPhone problems typically can be caused not only by hardware or software errors, but a mix of both, it can be difficult to understand exactly why the vibrate function within the phone isn't working. But putting a little bit of effort toward diagnosing the problem can pay off very quickly and allow you to easily fix the phone. The options discussed below will provide you with techniques on how to fix an iPhone 5c vibrate function, and what you should do if you can't figure out what's wrong:

Software problems
Occasionally the issue is simply that your iPhone hasn't been set to vibrate, according to Chron. Move the ringer switch that is located near the side of your iPhone and move it from the “on” option to the “off” option repeatedly in order to make sure that your vibrate functionality works at all. If this doesn't work, you'll have to go through a series of other diagnostics. The most important thing to check is your settings. Make sure that they are set to vibrate. Obviously, a phone that isn't set to vibrate won't do that, but this can sometimes be overlooked.

If this doesn't work, you may need to restart your phone by holding the power button down for 10 seconds. That will allow you to clear out what ever temporary software configuration that may have inadvertently kept your phone from working before. If this doesn't fix the problem, you may not be looking at a software problem, but a hardware problem. 

Hardware issues
Unfortunately, there are few repair methods short of actually replacing the vibrating elements within the iPhone 5c that exist. Because this is a demanding tasks, we recommend that only those who are very skilled at dealing with phone hardware attempt to correct this on their own. To do so, you'll need an array of iPhone-specific tools that can let you open up the device, unscrew the screws and replace the broken vibrating hardware piece. If you aren't used to doing this kind of work or do not have the resources, you should take it to a repair shop. Here at iResQ, we have the tools, talent and time to fix your phone for less than Apple does.

Contact us and we'll fix your iPhone today and send it back to you quickly.

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