Siri not working on iPhone? Here’s how to fix it

If Siri is not responding and you face problems while searching for a file on iPhone or Internet, just restart Siri.

  1. Go to Settings -> Siri
  2. Swipe off the button next to Siri to turn off. Wait for few seconds and turn it on again.turn on siri

Still, you have the issue with Siri persists, try the below methods explained below.
Solution 1: If Dictation, Siri & audio from front facing video doesn’t work
This issue might be happened because of the faulty proximity cable. Replace the cable to fix the issue.
Take your iPhone to Apple and replace the cable or replace on your own ( If you are a tech guy).
Solution 2: Reset network settings
Resetting the network settings and use Siri to browse something in Internet, Siri may start responding and resolves the problem.

  1. Go to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset network settings.
  2. Enter passcode and confirm.

Solution 3: Update iOS to latest version
You can update your iOS and fix the Siri problem. If the issue doesn’t resolve, try the following steps.
Step 1: Click on Settings -> General.
Step 2: Click on Software Update -> Tap on Download and install (if the update is available).

Solution 4: Switch On/Off Dictation
There are possibilities that the problems might be due to dictation in your iPhone or iPad. Switch on or off the dictation option or vice-versa to work Siri in a perfect way. To do that
Step 1: Click on Settings -> General.
Step 2: Scroll down to keyboards.
Step 3: Toggle Enable Dictation and Turn it Off and Turn On for some time.
Solution 5: Hit the iPhone front camera several times (own risk)
This problem might be happened because of some screw loose in front camera. Hit your iPhone front camera serval times and say, Hey Siri.
Solution 6: Turn on and off ring/silent switch and Siri
Turn off and on ring/silent switch (left side of the iPhone). Then turn on and off Siri again.
Solution 6: Check Siri microphone and contact Apple Care
Connect your iPhone to headset or Bluetooth device and check if Siri working or not. If Siri works, take your phone to Apple care.
Other fixes:-

  • Navigate to Settings -> Accessibility. In Hearing section, turn off “Phone Noise Cancellation”.

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