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iPhone 12 Pro Lock and keyboard distorted sound issue [Fixed]



After purchasing latest iPhone 12 many of its users are facing iphone 12 lock sound issue. The iphone 12 lock sound different at different times. The issue is faced in the latest iOS 14.2 and iOS 14.3 as well. The lock sound of iPhone will change depending upon different activities you were doing in your iPhone. If the iPhone was lying down idol and if now locked it will give smooth sound, while if while playing a video you lock the iPhone it will give a loud locking sound.

Here is the issue looks like:

LOCK SOUND: Does your phone lock sound get louder if you unlock and lock it fast? Try it. Then do the same but lock your device after about 5s. Is your lock sound quieter?


KEYBOARD: Open Notes apps. Type something few rows. Wait about 10s and type again few rows. Does the keyboard’s volume get gradually louder?

iphone 12 lock screen issue

There is a major lock sound distortion in iPhone 12. The distorted sound is not only limited to lock in the iPhone but weird sound behaviour is also seen with keyboard typing. Keyboard sounds get louder while typing and the overall sound quality sounds very strange.

iPhone 12 sound issues in keyboard and locking is not smooth and gives variable high and low sounds, volume seems erratic in iPhone 12 Pro.

This is very annoying issue in a costly iPhone as the lock sound sounds differently every time the iphone 12 pro is locked. Sometimes loud, sometimes muffled. sometimes clipped. 

For example the iPhone 12 Locking right after playing media is fine,  But now when the iPhone is locked after some idle time/ a few seconds later the sound always becomes weird. Sound issue in iPhone app in the class different applications. When some app is open and when try to lock the iPhone it will give sounds differently each time it also happen to voice memo, camera video sound, and Whatsapp video.


Same is the case with Keyboard sound in iPhone 12 Pro. keyboard clicks are very low in volume and keeps changing at different times.

How to fix iPhone 12 pro/ iPhone 11/ XS Max, XR lock screen sound in keyboard typing sounds distorted : iOS 14/14.3

Workaround 1 : MegaSafe Case issue

For most of the iPhone users who are facing this issue or finding that the weire lock sound in iPhone is due to using Megasafe case and charger. This started happening to many iPhone 12 Pro user after started using the MagSafe charger/case.

If you are using a Megasafe case and facing lock sound issue in iPhone 12 , then please try with restarting the iPhone. This will generally works and lock sound should work normally. 


Workaround  2: Sound and haptic settings

Open iPhone settings – sound and haptick – disable block sound. Then force shutdown (Vol up – vol down and right button. When the phone is on re-able block sound. 

Workaround 3: Remove Cover

Strangely many iPhone users are able to fix lock screen sound issue in iPhone after removing iPhone cover. If you are also using an iPhone cover then we recommend you to remove and test the sound lock without the cover.


Workaround 4: Factory reset to default

One other ways to fix lock screen weird sound related issues in iPhone is to factory reset your iPhone from settings. Please note that doing this will erase all the data from your iPhone. Therefore we strongly recommend you to take back up of your iPhone data before doing factory reset. 

Workaround 5 : Update iOS

Lock sound in keyboard sound issue in iPhone seems to be a software bug. This could be triggered by negative case and covers but can’t be sure about. It is always recommended to report such bugs to Apple support.


Many iPhone users have already put it is to apple and there is no permanent fix for the issue yet released in latest iOS 14.3. Hopefully Apple Inc. will fix such issues in upcoming releases of iOS. So please keep on checking the latest iOS 14 release notes for a permanent fix. 

Provide Apple Feedback:

Inform Apple of this bug. Apple won’t get back to you directly, but the more feedback they receive on this, the more they will know what bugs are occurring and needs to be fixed.

  1. Go Here: Feedback – iPhone – Apple
  2. Select: “Bug Report” for “Feedback Type
  3. Proceed from there as necessary

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STEAM “purchase for myself” link not working [Fix]



Many users are facing issue while making a purchase on STEAM. When you try to buy Valve complete bundle on Steam, it will not work. Also if you have few games in the cart and when you will press purchase for myself or purchase as a gift nothing happens, it will not work.

Steam purchase link not working : 2021

Even if you have money in your wallet or you have a gift card the user is not able to purchase the game on steam. Even if you succeeds to purchase the game and bought a game but it will get stuck on pending transaction.  Payment is still pending for my games.

For example While trying to buy life is strange episodes and rocket league , added them to cart and click on purchase for myself nothing happens , tried multiple time but not working. After clicking “Purchase for myself” button and see only “Login” title and white empty page


How to fix Steam purchase not working/ Payment Stuck 2021

Solution 1: Check Server Status

If you are also not able to make a purchase on STEAM then this could be issue with their server getting slow. You can check server status here at and it this show server in your region is not working properly then you might face issue like STEAM “purchase for myself” not working. 

Solution 2: Try on different devices


If you are doing it in the app, do it in the browser, if you are in the browser do it in the app. Worked for me

Solution 3: Pay using Steam Wallet

This is a workaround which can help you to purchase game if Steam. First you should try adding money to steam wallet. Now try to make a purchase on steam. This may now work with better chances.

Hopefully this helps.

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Gif file saved as normal photo on iPhone 12 [Solved]





Many iPhone user are facing issue with  downloaded gif files. The downloaded gif files in the iPhone are saved as normal photo. Any GIF file downloaded from browser only save a photo of it and not the actual gif with multiple frames.

Gif not playing iPhone

The issue in happening on the latest iOS 14 as well. The issue is with only downloaded gif in the iPhone from internet using a web browser. There is no problem in downloading the GIF to google chrome but the problem is downloading a gif from chrome to your photo album on iPhone. In the iPhone Gif Animation is not playing.   This can be issue with iOS version or with the GIF file itself.


If you are also facing this issue than we have listed below workaround for the issue. Please try these and let us know if it helps to fix the issue.


How to fix iPhone GiF Animation not playing : iOS 14/ iPhone 12, 11 Pro Max, XS,XR,8/7/6s Plus


If Gif in the iPhone album is saving as normal photo  then this could be issue with the Chrome as other browsers are working just fine. In iPhone if a GIF are saving as normal photo then try changing the browser to download the GIF file. Like in Bing Browser or  , Aloha browser etc works well. The GIF downloaded from these browsers opens normally in the iPhone album.



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Why is Instagram not letting me like Phots/posts 2021?



Many a times you may face a situation where Instagram don’t let you like, comment or follow people. This is very common policy from Instagram. A very common reason is you have crossed the limits set to like posts. This may be limited to number of post sent in a day or rate at which you are liking the photos on Instagram.

Unable to like Instagram posts

While there are chances that Instagram is a Block distantly in this case you can try to send or contact them through their contact page. 

So below are the possible reason if you are not able to like picture in Instagram:


  1. Using  Autobots to like post – – Instagram have strict policy against Autobots. If it finds you are using Bots to like posts it may permanently disable your account. .
  2. You have crossed the limit of post in an hour. Same is the case or commenting and follow request. 
  3. Instagram had mistakenly detected your account for spamming. You should contact Instagram with valid reasons. 
  4. You are using a VPN. In this case also Instagram finds your request from suspicious IP address and may block your activities. 

How to fix Unable to like post on Instagram on iPhone/Android/iPad/PC/Mac:

Quick Fix: Log Out/ Login or Uninstall Instagram and reinstall 

If you are in hurry and can’t wait for Instagram team to reactivate all your ID access. First Try logging out from your Insta account and login back again. If still issue persists uninstalling and reinstalling Instagram app should help. 

In general you should wait for some time or a day to reactivate all access of your account. If after couple of days your account is not working normally you should contact Instagram.  Follow link to access help centre of Instagram

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