The ringtone on your iPhone is an effective way of letting you know that someone is calling you. But you can also set up your iPhone so that it vibrates when it rings, too. In some scenarios this is dual method of alerting you to a phone call is almost certain to get your attention so that you can choose whether or not you want to answer it.
However, depending on your iPhone usage, you may find that the vibration when the phone rings could be excessive. Fortunately you have the ability to disable this vibration option if you would like. Our tutorial below will show you where to find and disable it on your iPhone 7.
How to Turn off the Vibrate on Ring Option on an iPhone 7
The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.1. Note that your iPhone will no longer vibrate when it rings after you have completed these steps.
Step 1: Open the Settings app.
Step 2: Select the Sounds & Haptics menu.
Step 3: Tap the button to the right of Vibrate on Ring at the top of the screen. Your iPhone will no longer vibrate when it rings when there is no green shading around the button. I have disabled the option in the picture below. If you would like to stop the iPhone from vibrating when it’s in silent mode, too, then you can also turn off the option.
Would you like to use a different method of being alerted when you receive a new text message? Learn how to enable the camera flash from text messages on your iPhone 7 to make the light on the back of the iPhone shine whenever you receive a new text message or iMessage.
Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office and many other popular applications and devices.