Now that your vibration settings are set up correctly, you can test to see if the vibration motor is working on your iPhone by flipping the Ring / Silent switch on the left side of your iPhone. The vibration motor is the hardware component of your iPhone that makes it vibrate.
Why Should I Test My iPhone's Vibration Motor?
If your iPhone doesn't vibrate when you flip the Ring / Silent switch back and forth, there may be a hardware issue with its vibration motor.
How Do I Test My iPhone's Vibration Motor?
- Flip the Ring / Silent switch on the left side of your iPhone back and forth a few times.
- If your iPhone doesn't vibrate, the vibration motor may be broken, but there could still be a software issue at play.
- When the Ring / Silent switch is pulled towards the back of your iPhone, it is set to Silent.
- When the Ring / Silent switch is pushed towards the front of the screen, it is set to Ring.