Apple® iPhone® - Siri Settings

Note Notes:

  • Siri uses voice recognition to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, etc.
  • Tap the home button or, if turned on, use "Hey Siri" to use the feature
  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR
    • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
    • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
    • iPhone 5s
  • For other models, click the applicable link for instructions:


  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Siri & Search.
  2. If prompted, tap Enable Siri.
  3. Tap the Listen for 'Hey Siri' switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.
  4. Tap the Press Home for Siri switch to turn on or off.
  5. Tap the individual apps you want to use Siri with then tap the Siri & Search Suggestions switch to turn on or off .
    Note This will allow your info (e.g., location, nicknames, things you say, etc.) to be transmitted to Apple so you can use Siri within certain apps.