How to Activate Siri on Your iPhone

  Matt Cone       October 2, 2021      Tutorials iPhone


Siri is Apple’s virtual voice assistant. Freely available on all of Apple’s devices, including iPhones, Siri can help you do things like find information, add calendar events, and send email. Siri is not enabled on your iPhone by default — you have to activate it. This guide shows you how to enable and activate Siri on your iPhone.

Siri on an iPhone

Here’s how to activate Siri on your iPhone:

  1. From the iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap Siri & Search.

    Activate Siri on an iPhone

  3. Turn on the following switches: Listen for “Hey Siri”, Press Home for Siri, and Allow Siri When Locked.

    Activate Siri on an iPhone

Siri has been activated on your iPhone. If you ever want to disable Siri in the future, follow the instructions in how to disable Siri on your iPhone.

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