How to Turn Off the Lock Sound on an iPhone 11

Your iPhone makes a lot of different noises when you get alerts or do something on the device.

One sound that can be annoying is the clicking one that plays when you lock the screen.

If you don’t want to hear that noise every time you lock your screen, then follow our tutorial below on how to turn off the iPhone 11 lock sound.

How to Disable the iPhone 11 Lock Sound

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Choose Sounds & Haptics.
  3. Turn off Lock Sounds.

Our article continues below with additional information on turning off the lock sound on an iPhone 11, including pictures of these steps.

If you had previously enabled the flashing alerts on your iPhone but you don’t like them anymore, then check out this how to turn off flash notification on iPhone article to disable them.

When you set up an iPhone you probably focus on things like adding an email address, installing important apps, setting up a block list, and signing into all of your accounts.

But there are some settings on the device that you will probably want to change after using it for a short period of time. One such thing that you may be wondering is how to turn off the lock sound on an iPhone 11.

Your iPhone makes a number of different notification sounds to let you know when something happens. In fact, you may have already changed your ringtone and text notification sound to something you like. But there are other settings that control things like when you type on your keyboard or when you turn off the iPhone.

While many of these sounds can be turned off by simply muting the device, you might prefer to keep the volume on. Fortunately you can also disable some of these sounds entirely, including the lock sound.

Our guide below will show you how to stop the lock sound from playing on your device.

If you’re tired of entering your passcode every time you want ot use your iPhone, then our remove passcode from iPhone 11 article will show you how to turn it off.

Video on Turning Off the iPhone Locking Sound

How to Stop the iPhone from Making a Sound When it Locks (Guide with Pictures)

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 14.3.

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

open Settings

Step 2: Scroll down and choose the Sounds & Haptics menu.

open the Sounds and Haptics menu

Step 3: Scroll to the bottom of the menu and tap the button to the right of Lock Sounds to turn it off.

how to turn off lock sounds on an iPhone 11

More Information on Turning Off Lock Sounds on an iPhone

  • The steps in this guide were performed in iOS 14, but will also work on most other versions of iOS, and most other iPhone models. If you are using an older iPhone model or iOS version, then the menu in the second step might simply be called’ Sounds.”
  • The Lock Sound that we are discussing in this article is the one that you hear when you press the Power button on the side or top of your iPhone. It also plays when you unlock the device with your passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID.
  • Depending on preference, you may also want to turn off keyboard clicks while you are making this adjustment. The keyboard clicks are the sounds that you hear as you are typing on the iPhone’s keyboard, such as in the Mail or Messages app.
  • If you have turned off the lock sound but are still hearing it, then try restarting the iPhone. In some rare cases the lock sound change may not be changed until the device has rebooted.

Get Our Free Newsletter

How-to guides and tech deals

You may opt out at any time.
Read our Privacy Policy