1. iMore Question's Avatar
    Hi. I would like to completely turn off all internal and external microphones of my iPhone 6S. I am running iOS 9.0.1.

    Is there ANY possible way to do this. I have a broken microphone on my bose headphones cord which I tried inserting into the phone. You would think this would work--the phone would default to the broken external mic as it usually does when plugging in headphones, and no sound would result. However it does not work, and the iPhone does not default.

    I'm looking for any solution here (preferably one that doesn't involve physically breaking the phone though...)

    I'm an artist and this is very important for a project I'm creating. Thank you!!!
    12-11-2015 01:18 AM
  2. firedept10's Avatar
    Hi. I would like to completely turn off all internal and external microphones of my iPhone 6S. I am running iOS 9.0.1.

    Is there ANY possible way to do this. I have a broken microphone on my bose headphones cord which I tried inserting into the phone. You would think this would work--the phone would default to the broken external mic as it usually does when plugging in headphones, and no sound would result. However it does not work, and the iPhone does not default.

    I'm looking for any solution here (preferably one that doesn't involve physically breaking the phone though...)

    I'm an artist and this is very important for a project I'm creating. Thank you!!!
    Airplane Mode or Ring/Silent switch. Just some suggestions to try.
    12-11-2015 01:29 AM
  3. speedskis777's Avatar
    Thanks for replying. No that does not work. Any other suggestions????

    It shouldn't be this hard to turn off (or turn completely down) mics on an iPhone!!!
    12-11-2015 03:55 PM
  4. bobsgolf's Avatar
    What are you actually trying to do ? The Mike does not work unless you are using a app that uses the Mike or are using the telephone etc and you can mute the Mike on a call and you can exclude apps that have asked to use the Mike on settings . Name:  ImageUploadedByiMore Forums1449877080.318347.jpg
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    12-11-2015 06:38 PM
  5. speedskis777's Avatar
    Thanks for replying. I am looking to disable Siri's voice feedback with headphones IN.

    This is for a project. I need to hear Siri's beep over a line in cable (headphone jack) without her interuppting with her voice.
    12-12-2015 11:26 PM
  6. speedskis777's Avatar
    What are you actually trying to do ? The Mike does not work unless you are using a app that uses the Mike or are using the telephone etc and you can mute the Mike on a call and you can exclude apps that have asked to use the Mike on settings . Name:  ImageUploadedByiMore Forums1449877080.318347.jpg
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    Thanks for replying. I am looking to disable Siri's voice feedback with headphones IN.

    This is for a project. I need to hear Siri's beep over a line in cable (headphone jack) without her interuppting with her voice.
    12-12-2015 11:28 PM
  7. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Thanks for replying. No that does not work. Any other suggestions????

    It shouldn't be this hard to turn off (or turn completely down) mics on an iPhone!!!
    What issue are you having with mics?
    12-13-2015 07:56 AM
  8. bobsgolf's Avatar
    You can switch off feedback within Siri , see attached
    It depends on what question you ask , sometimes it will do exactly what's asked other times it will say hears what I have found on the web etc
    You may have to re design your project slightly
    I hope this helps
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    12-13-2015 06:03 PM

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