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How to Fix Sound Not Working on Pixel 5a/Pixel 4a/Pixel 4 XL/Pixel 3 XL/Pixel 3/Pixel 3a XL

Last Updated on August 29, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Can’t hear sound on phone calls or media volume not working on Google Pixels? Let’s see possible ways to fix the issues of sound not working on Pixel 5a/Pixel 4a/Pixel 4 XL/Pixel 3 XL/Pixel 3/Pixel 3a XL. First, check media volume to fix the low call volume problem. Poor network signal is sometimes causing the issue of cannot hearing a phone call. You can use a volume up or down button to quickly check whether the phone is ringing/silent or vibrating. If you have used a microphone or phone speaker, properly work the mic or microphone. Check out the below given different methods to fix the sound problems on Google Pixels.

How to Fix Pixel 3a No Sound Issues  

The latest Android device can easily adjust sounds such as media, call, ring & notification, and alarm. Try the below-given settings to fix the Google Pixel sound not working problem.

Restart your Google Pixel

Step 1: Touch & hold the power button on your Pixel devices.

You can see power menu options on your device.

How to Fix Sound Not Working on Pixel 3a, 3a XL

Step 2: Tap the Restart button.

After restarting your Pixel device, try to play music or make a phone call to check the fix sound issues.

Check Media Volume to Fix Google Pixel Low Call Volume Issue

Press volume up or volume down and tap on Three horizontal dots to view sound & vibration settings. Here you can see different volume settings. Make sure all volume is full.

How to fix Pixel 3 no sound issue

Press the volume up or volume down button > Three horizontal lines

Alternative Ways: Settings > Sound and vibration

Check System Update

System software updates fix small bugs in your phone and improve performance. Check if any software update is available. Go to Settings > System > System update > Check for update.

Make Sure to Turn Off the Do Not Disturb Mode

Turning on do not disturb mode on your phone will mute all sounds. To turn off DND mode on Pixels, go to Settings > Sound and vibration > Do not disturb > Turn off now. Also, swipe down the notification at the top and tap on Do Not Disturb in the quick settings tiles to enable or disable it.

Remove Case & Clean Headphone Jack or Speaker

Remove the case and other accessories if they obstruct your phone’s speaker. Clean the speaker using soft toothbrush if there is any dust, dirt, and the headphone jack port.

Speakerphone or Microphone Issues

Speakerphone: Use your Pixel speakerphone when the phone call is running. So you can easily hear the call sound. If you still face phone call sound problems, use a microphone or wired headset.

Microphone: Make sure nothing is in front of a microphone, causing can’t hear a sound in a phone call or poor sound call quality issues on Google Pixels.

Poor Network Connection 

If there is a poor network connection in your Google Pixels, you can’t properly hear the voice during a phone call. Search the nearby places with an excellent network to fix Pixel dropping call issues. You’ll use a phone speaker or microphone to hear the call.

If you can’t find a place with a good network, turn on Airplane mode for 10-15 seconds and disable it. Now check the network signal on your Pixels.

Turn On Safe Mode to Fix No Sound on Pixel

All third-party apps are disabled from your Google Pixels when enabling safe mode. Play a song or ringtone to hear a sound, or call someone and check the sound. If you hear sound perfectly, it means third-party apps are causing the problem on your phone. Now close safe mode to restart your Google Pixel. After rebooting, remove the recently downloaded apps one by one until fix no sound on a phone call or sound not working problem.

Factory Reset Google Pixels

It will reset all phone settings. So, back up your necessary data safely to a PC or other devices before performing this.

Step 1: Go to Settings in your Google Pixel.

Step 2: Tap on System.

Step 3: Tap on Reset options.

Step 4: Tap on Erase all data (Factory reset).

Step 5: Tap on Erase all data.

Step 6: Confirm your PIN or Password or Pattern lock to continue.

How to Fix Pixel 3a No Sound Issues

Step 7: Tap on Erase everything.

If you still face this sound not working issue, factory reset the Pixels using recovery mode.

Frequently Asked Question:

How can I Make my Pixel 4a 5G Louder?

To make your Google Pixels louder, go to Settings and tap on Accessibility. Scroll down and tap on the Sound amplifier in the audio section. Tap on the open sound amplifier to improve performance to reduce unwanted noise in your Pixels. To use a sound amplifier, plug in wired headphones or Bluetooth headphones. You can select the audio you want to adjust from phone mic/phone media/off/.

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