Missing iPhone 13 Phone Noise Cancelation may not return

A noise-cancelation Accessibility feature affecting phone calls is not available in the iPhone 13, with Apple Support seemingly believing the removal of the option from the Settings app is a permanent change.

Apple pushes noise-cancelation in its AirPods Pro line, as well as others, as a way to make audio clearer for others. It seems that, while iPhone has a similar feature built into it for regular phone calls, it’s not an item that all users can adjust.Accessible through the Settings app under Accessibility then Audio/Visual, Phone Noise Cancelation is intended to reduce ambient noise on phone calls when you hold the headset to your ear. It’s meant to make it easier to hear the phone call itself, despite any noise from your immediate surroundings.

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