Silence speaks volumes, especially when it comes to your iPhone. In this guide, we’ll explore the quick and simple steps to activate Silent Mode on your iPhone. Whether you’re in a meeting, a quiet space, or just need a break from notifications, mastering this feature ensures you’re in control of your device’s soundscape.

How to Turn On Silent Mode on iOS?


  1. Locate the physical switch on the side of your iPhone. This switch is usually on the left-hand side, just above the volume buttons.
  2. Identify the two positions of the switch. The down position, where the switch is not visible, indicates Silent Mode.
  3. If you can see the switch, your iPhone is not in Silent Mode. To activate Silent Mode, push the switch down until it’s no longer visible.
  4. Once in Silent Mode, your iPhone will vibrate when you receive calls or notifications, but it won’t make any audible sounds.
  5. To confirm that Silent Mode is active, check the screen for the silent mode icon, usually a small crescent moon icon.
  6. If you want to exit Silent Mode, push the switch up until it becomes visible.


You’ve successfully activated Silent Mode on your iPhone, putting you in control of your device’s auditory experience. Stay tuned for more tips and tricks on, your ultimate destination for mastering the art of iPhone customization. Until next time, enjoy the tranquility of a muted iPhone!