Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9, just like pretty much any other smartphone out there, is used, among other things, for making voice calls. It’s true, statistics show a tendency of the population to text rather than to call, but even if it’s not the top choice of the users, it’s still a common feature.
When you notice that you cannot make a call at all, or that your friends and family cannot get you on the phone, that you receive the calls but you’re having a hard time understanding or hearing the other person and so on, you must be concerned about these sound and audio problems.
Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9 volume not working is a common complaint, believe us! We hear our readers talking about it all the time and all of them are tempted to contact the retailer and ask for the device to be replaced. If your volume is not working and you can’t make a proper call, you are entitled to be annoyed. And you might as well end up asking for a replacement. Until then, however, check this out:
The top 5 things you didn’t know about your Note 8 or Note 9 sound problems:
Sometimes, the call problems are caused by a SIM issue and if you just take out the SIM for a couple of seconds, the volume problems will go away;
- An obstructed microphone can also give you headaches, which is why a short cleanup session with compressed air will work miracles with the build up debris, dust or dirt, possibly fixing the audio issues;
- The useful Bluetooth feature was proven to impair the quality of voice calls, which is why is worth trying to disable it and see if the problems persist;
- There may be instances when an overloaded cash memory can make the phone act weird, even regarding the calls – learn how to wipe the Galaxy Note 8 cache and you might have found your solutions;
- Testing the device in Recovery Mode is a just as good alternative, do you know how to enter the Galaxy Note 8 in Recovery Mode?
Did any of our top tips help you? If not, you’d better go to an authorized service!