Here, we will be showing you how to deactivate or Activate Siri on iPhone Xs Max. The iPhone Xs Max is the biggest of the three latest iPhones. Looking at the front of the device you’ll notice that just like last year’s iPhone X, it doesn’t have a physical home button which doubles as a fingerprint sensor, also know as Touch ID. Now, if you’re coming form any of the older iPhone like the iPhone 8 or earlier then you would have been thinking if Siri was removed along with the home button and Fingerprint Sensor.The answer to that question is No. Siri is till very much on the Three new iPhones. The home button on older iPhones was also used to bring up Siri but since Full screen display took the space, apple had to figure out other ways to wake Siri.
If you don’t already know, Siri is apple’s AI virtual assistant. You can ask Siri to help you perform some certain tasks on your iPhone. Siri can make phone calls at your request, send text messages, open apps, provide weather and traffic report, make a search for you online among other things. Before you’ll be able to do all these, you’ll first have wake Siri up and to do that, you’ll have to follow the steps below.
How To Deactivate/Activate Siri on iPhone XS Max
- First things first, you’ll have to set up Siri. To do that, Go to Settings >> Siri & Search >> Listen to Siri then set it up.
Once you’re done setting it up then your own personal virtual assistant is now ready to carry out your tasks.
Simply say “Hey Siri” and Siri will come up and await further instructions from you. You can now use either voice your request or type it.
Alternatively, you can press and hold the Side button for about 3 seconds to pull up Siri.
Once you’re done with Siri, simply swipe up from the Bottom of your device to close it or Press the Side button and you’ll be taken to your home screen.
If you would like to deactivate Siri at anytime, simply Head to your Settings >> General >> Siri >> Toggle Off Siri >> Turn Off Siri. Once you do that, saying “Hey Siri” or long pressing the side button no longer wake Siri. You can turn it back on or activate it by follow the above steps also.
That’s how to deactivate or Activate Siri on iPhone Xs Max. If you run into any trouble or have questions about this piece then you can let us know by dropping a comment down in the comment section below.