How to Change Vibration Settings on an iPhone

Your iPhone can vibrate when you receive calls, text messages, and other notifications. You can also create custom vibration patterns for different types of notifications. Here's how to change vibration settings on your iPhone:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap Sounds & Haptics (on iPhone 7 and later) or Sounds (on earlier models).
  3. Under Sounds, tap the type of notification you want to change, such as Ringtone or Text Tone.
  4. Tap Vibration.
  5. Choose a vibration pattern or tap Create New Vibration to create your own.
  6. Tap Save.

To turn off vibration for all notifications, go to Settings > Sounds & Haptics (on iPhone 7 and later) or Sounds (on earlier models) and turn off Vibrate.

Creating a Custom Vibration Pattern

To create a custom vibration pattern, follow these steps:

  1. In the Vibration screen, tap Create New Vibration.
  2. Tap the screen to create a vibration pattern. You can tap and hold to create a longer vibration, or tap twice to create a short vibration.
  3. Tap Stop when you're finished creating your vibration pattern.
  4. Tap Save and name your vibration pattern.

Tips for Changing Vibration Settings

  • You can change vibration settings for different types of notifications, such as calls, text messages, and emails.
  • You can create custom vibration patterns for different types of notifications.
  • You can turn off vibration for all notifications.

Why You Might Want to Change Vibration Settings

There are a few reasons why you might want to change vibration settings on your iPhone. For example, you might want to turn off vibration if you're in a meeting or a quiet place. Or, you might want to create a custom vibration pattern for a specific person or group of people.


Changing vibration settings on your iPhone is easy. By following the steps above, you can customize your iPhone's vibration settings to fit your needs.