Apple Acknowledges Crackling Earpiece Issue With iPhone 8, Says It's Working on a Fix

Apple Acknowledges Crackling Earpiece Issue With iPhone 8, Says It's Working on a Fix

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Apple has confirmed an issue with the iPhone 8 that causes the earpiece to randomly crackle during calls, reports The Verge.

Numerous customers have reported the intermittent static noise since the iPhone 8 release last week. The Verge says one of its editors is also experiencing the problem.

Apple has verified the problem and is working on a fix. Here's the official statement:

“We are aware of the issue which is affecting customers in a small number of cases,” an Apple spokesperson said. “Our team is at work on a fix, which will be included in an upcoming software release.”

The crackle sound has been reported on various iPhone 8 models and carriers. Listen to the video below with headphones to hear what it sounds like.

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Gizmoguy - September 27, 2017 at 5:08am
I have this issue on my 7 Plus.
Ritard - October 5, 2017 at 12:54am
My iPhone 7plus had that issue and they have me reste my network and that fixed it. I couldn’t believe it!!!
Raas al Ghul - September 27, 2017 at 4:04am
If this was on a different company’s phone no one would give a shit but because it’s a iPhone a big deal gets made at least they are working on a fix and acknowledge it
Komo - September 27, 2017 at 4:13am
If iphone 8 is expensive it should the best hardware and software
Kareem Elaidy - September 27, 2017 at 3:32am
Having this issue, I already replaced the device but the issue still exists. So waiting for the Software fixes
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