If "Hey Siri" isn't working on your iPhone

Check a few settings on your iPhone to make sure Siri is set up to listen and respond to your requests.

Check if "Hey Siri" is turned on

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Siri & Search.
  3. From here, make sure the following settings are turned on:
    • Listen for "Hey Siri"
    • Allow Siri When Locked

Set up Siri to recognise your voice

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Siri & Search.
  3. Turn off Listen for "Hey Siri” and then turn it back on.
  4. When the Set Up "Hey Siri" screen appears, tap Continue.
  5. Say each command you see on your screen.
  6. Tap Done.

If Siri stops responding

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap Siri & Search.
  3. Tap Siri Responses. 
  4. Tap Prefer Spoken Responses to hear Siri speak responses, even when Silent mode is turned on.

Get more help with Siri

Siri availability, features, and commands varies by language, and country and region. Find out which Siri features are supported in your country or region.

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