Hey Siri not Working on iOS 12 (Fixed)


Many Apple users have a complaint that Hey Siri is not working after iOS 12 update on their iPhone/iPad. Some people said that Siri not listening when they speak. Here I am going to tell you solutions to solve this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Before trying these solutions,

  1. Make sure that your network connection (Wi-Fi/Cellular Data) is good. If you use Wi-fi, change it to Cellular data. If you use Cellular Data, change it to Wi-Fi.
  2. Check your Microphone to know whether it works or not.

Solution 1: Disable “Low Power Mode”
If Low Pow Power Mode is enabled, Hey Siri will not work.

  1. Launch Settings->Battery.
  2. Make sure that Low Power Mode is turned off.

Solution 2: Enable “Hey Siri”

  1. Go to Settings->Siri & Search.
  2. Make sure that “Listen for “Hey Siri”” is enabled.
  3. Make sure that “Press Home for Siri” or “Press Side Button for Siri” is enabled.

Solution 3: Refresh “Hey Siri”

  1. Go to Settings->Siri & Search.
  2. Turn off Listen for “Hey Siri” and Press Home for Siri/Press Side Button for Siri.
  3. restart your iPhone/iPad.
  4. Wait for few seconds and then turn on those options.

Solution 4: Restart your device

  1. Press and hold Power Button (Sleep/Wake) the slide to power off screen appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your device.
  3. To turn on your device, press and hold the Power Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Solution 5: Refresh “Dictation”

  1. Go to Settings->General->Keyboard.
  2. Turn off “Enable Dictation”.
  3. Wait for few seconds and then turn it on.

Solution 6: Force Restart
iPad, iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  1. Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  2. Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  3. Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Note: Don’t press the Volume Up and Volume Down Buttons simultaneously.
Solution 7: Check for Software Update

  1. Go to Settings->General->Software Update.
  2. Tap “Download and Install” if update is available.

Other Solutions:

  1. Uninstall all third-party apps.
  2. Contact Apple support.
  3. Downgrade iOS 12.

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

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One response to Hey Siri not Working on iOS 12 (Fixed)

I recently had a problem with "Hey Siri" not working on both my iphone x and ipad. None of the above fixes worked and after an hour on chat with apple still no fix. So I just decided to toggle airplane mode on and off on both devices and that fixed the issue. Hope this helps.

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