Apple Watch Series 3 Siri Not Speaking/Talking? Here’s the Fix


Many people have a complaint that Siri is not working on Apple Watch Series 3. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Solution 1: Enable Siri on Apple Watch

  1. Launch Settings->General->Siri.
  2. There you can see three options: Always On, Control with Silent Mode, and Headphones Only.
  3. Select “Always On”.

If Siri doesn’t talk, your Apple Watch requires to download the voice.
How to download the voice for Siri?

  1. On your Apple Watch, Go Settings->General->Siri.
  2. Scroll down to find “Siri Voice”.
  3. If your Apple Watch needs to download the voice, you can see the message “Siri will speak with the same voice selected on your iPhone. Waiting to download. Download will occur when your watch is charging”.
  4. Connect your iPhone Wi-Fi and power. You can download the voice for Siri when your watch is charging.
  5. Night time is the right choice download the voice. Connect your Apple Watch to power and let it overnight on charge to complete the download.

Solution 2: Adjust the Volume on your Apple Watch

  1. Make sure that volume is full on your Apple Watch.
  2. If your Apple Watch is on silent, you don’t hear anything even Siri speaks.
  3. So go to Control Center and make sure that your Apple Watch is not on Silent Mode.

Solution 3: Check your internet connection

  1. Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on the paired iPhone.
  2. If you are using cellular connection on your Apple Watch, make sure that connection is good.

Solution 4: Enable Siri on iPhone

  1. Launch Settings->Siri & Search.
  2. Make sure that “Listen for “Hey Siri”” is turned on.
  3. Enable “Allow Siri When Locked”.
  4. Tap “Language” and then select the language that you will speak with Siri.

Note: If it doesn’t work out, disable Listen for “Hey Siri” and then enable it again.
Solution 5: Check the Microphone

  1. Check the microphone of your Apple Watch. Because debris or dust may block the microphone.
  2. Clean the microphone with a small, dry, soft-bristled brush to remove the debris.

SEE ALSO: Microphone Not Working on Apple Watch Series 3
Solution 6: Restart your iPhone and Apple Watch

  1. Turn off your iPhone and Apple Watch together.
  2. First, turn on your iPhone.
  3. Then turn on your Apple Watch.

Solution 7: Enable Restrictions for Siri on iPhone

  1. Open Settings->General->Restrictions.
  2. Make sure that “Siri & Dictation” is turned on.

Solution 8: Update your iPhone and Apple Watch
To update your iPhone,

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Go to Settings->General->Software Update.
  3. Tap “Download and Install” if update is available.

To update your Apple Watch,
Update your Apple Watch after updating your iPhone.

  1. Connect your Apple Watch to power. Make sure that your Apple Watch has at least 50% charge. Don’t disconnect your Apple Watch from power while updating.
  2. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi.
  3. Keep your Apple watch next to iPhone.
  4. Open Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  5. Tap My Watch tab->General->Software Update.
  6. Tap “Download and Install” if update is available.
  7. Enter your passcode if required.
  8. Click “Agree” to agree the Terms and Conditions.

Solution 9: Unpair and Re-pair your Apple Watch
Unpairing your Apple watch is the same as restoring your Watch to Factory Settings. When you unpair your Apple Watch, the iPhone will automatically take a backup of your watch.
Before unpair your Apple Watch, connect it to cellular plan.

  1. Make sure that the distance between your Apple Watch and iPhone is not too far. Keep them as close as possible.
  2. Launch Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  3. Tap My Watch tab.
  4. Tap your Apple Watch when it shows on top of the screen.
  5. Tap (i) info symbol that is next to your watch to unpair it from your iPhone.
  6. Tap “Unpair Apple Watch”.
  7. After unpairing, you can see the message to repair again. Then repair your Apple Watch with iPhone.

Other solutions:

  1. If you are using protective case on your Apple Watch, remove it and try.
  2. Check Apple warranty status. If your iPhone covers warranty, take it to the Apple Service Center.
  3. Make an Apple genius bar appointment.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your Commands.

6:55 am

Leave a Reply