Hey Siri Not Working on iPhone 8 and 8 Plus? Here’s the fix


Many Apple users have a complaint that Hey Siri is not working on their iPhone. Here I am going to tell you why Hey Siri is not working and solutions to solve this issue. If you have the same issue, 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.low power mode

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.hey siri iphone x

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. Wait for few seconds and then turn on those options.

Solution 4: Refresh “Dictation”

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

Solution 5: Restart your device

  1. Press and hold the Side Button until 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 Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Solution 6: Force Restart

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

Solution 7: Check for Software Update

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

Solution 8: Reset Network settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings”.
  3. Enter the Passcode if required and tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Other Solutions:

  1. Uninstall all third-party apps.
  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 comments.

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