6 Solutions to Fix iOS 9 Siri Doesn’t Work Issue
We know that the Siri is a powerful built-in function in iOS devices. You can make call, car play, navigate location, reserve restaurant, movie reviews, and do more with Siri. But sometimes iOS 9 siri not working happens to you when you're using iPhone/iPad/iPod on iOS 9. When you're trying to ask something with your voice to Siri, and Siri doesn't work properly. This can bother you so much, especially when you have to do search compulsory by touch on your iOS 9 devices instead of speaking.
But don't worry. We're going to share with you several troubleshooting ways about why Siri not working on iOS 11/10/9. Intrigued? Read on…
How to Fix iOS 9 Siri Doesn't Work Problem
Here lists 6 solutions to solve voice to Siri not working on iOS 11/10/9 devices either hold-press the Home button or through assistive touch.
- Switch on Siri from Settings
- Enable Hey Siri
- Reset Networking Settings
- Be Precise about What You Want Siri to Do
- Switch on/off Dictation to Enable Siri to Work
- Make Microphone Be in Good Condition
If you notice that Siri responds slowly and you're facing problem to search a file on your iOS 9 devices or anything on the internet, just restart the Siri.
- Go to Settings > General > Tap on Siri > Turn Siri off and then turn it on for some times.
Is Hey Siri enabled in your iOS 9 devices? If not, you might face the problem. Make sure that Hey Siri option is enabled and if it still doesn't respond then try to restart it again.
- Go to Settings > General > Siri > Tap on Allow Hey Siri
Verify your network connection either Wi-Fi or Cellular data 3G or LTE whatever you used. Sometimes lost Internet connection or with slow internet speed can cause Siri doesn't work.
- Go to Settings > Tap on General > Reset > Reset network settings > Enter your password > Tap on Reset Network Settings to Confirm.
Siri always keeps learning. The more you speak and use Siri, the more perfect the results will be. If Siri doesn't respond on iOS 9 at all, your pronunciation might not be in the way Siri understands. So make sure that you be precise with what you actually want Siri to do on your iOS 9 iPhone/ iPad/ iPod.
There are possibilities that Siri can't work due to dictation in your iPhone/iPad/iPod. Thus you can switch on or off the dictation option or vice-versa to make Siri work in a perfect manner.
- Go to Settings > General > Scroll down to Keyboards > Toggle "Enable Dictation" off and then turn it on for some times.
This could be another reason why Siri might not work on your device. Ensure that there is no such dirt in your device microphone or there's nothing which is blocking it. You can use the cotton swabs to clean it and then try to use Siri again.
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