How do I activate Siri without using the screen?

Answered by Jason Smith

To activate Siri without using the screen, you can utilize the “Hey Siri” feature combined with the Accessibility settings on your iPhone. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to enable this feature:

1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
2. Scroll down and tap on “Accessibility.”
3. In the Accessibility menu, scroll down and select “Siri.”
4. Within the Siri settings, you’ll find the option called “Always Listen for ‘Hey Siri’.” Toggle this setting to enable it.

Enabling this option allows Siri to listen for the “Hey Siri” command at all times, even when your iPhone’s screen is obscured or locked. Once activated, you can simply say “Hey Siri” followed by your command or question, and Siri will respond accordingly.

By using this method, you can access Siri hands-free, which can be particularly useful when your iPhone’s display is covered, such as when it’s placed face down or inside a pocket or bag. This feature can come in handy in situations where you may not be able to physically interact with your device.

Please note that to use the “Hey Siri” feature, your iPhone must be connected to a power source (if it’s not an iPhone 6s or newer) or have sufficient battery charge. Additionally, make sure your device is connected to the internet, as Siri relies on an internet connection to deliver accurate responses.

I hope this information helps you activate Siri without using the screen. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to ask.