If you would like to deactivate or Activate Siri on iPhone Xs then stick with me as i walk you through the process involved in doing so. Siri is Apple’s Smartphone assistant, much like Google assistant for Android devices and Bixby for Samsung devices. Siri is your own personal assistant and has been programmed to do whatever you want it to do on your Smartphone. It can help you make a call, send a text message, make an online search, open apps, report weather information as well traffic situations among other things.
Now, On older iPhone Models, the physical home button which doubles as a fingerprint sensor, aka Touch ID is what is used to pull up or wake Siri. However, newer iPhones such as the iPhone Xs don’t have a physical home button. If you’re coming from an iPhone that has the physical button you might already be wondering if Siri has been completely removed along with the Home button. Well, the answer to that is No, it wasn’t removed. The way to pull up/wake Siri has just been changed since the device sports a 19:9 aspect ratio. We will be showing you the new way to wake up Siri on the iPhone Xs.
How To Deactivate/Activate Siri On iPhone Xs
For you to be able to make use of Siri on your iPhone Xs, you’ll first have to Activate Siri on iPhone Xs. Doing that is pretty simple. Just follow the steps below.
- Pick up your iPhone Xs and Open the Settings Menu/App.
Scroll to Siri & Search and Click on It. Next, Click on Listen for Siri and Set it up.
Once you’re done setting it up, you’re now ready to make use of it.
All you have to do to bring up Siri is to simply say “Hey Siri” and Siri will come up. From here, you can now ask the assistant to do whatever you want.
If you don’t like making use of the voice command “Hey Siri” to wake up Siri, you can make use of an alternative method.
You can press and hold the Side/Sleep/wake button for about 2 to 3 seconds to pull up Siri. You can also Type in your request if you don’t feel like using your voice.
Once you’re done with Siri you can swipe up the from the bottom of the screen or tap the Side button to take you to the home screen. If you would like to deactivate Siri at anytime, you can simply just go to your Settings >> General >> Siri >> Toggle it Off Siri >> Turn Off Siri. You should know that doing this will stop Siri from coming up when you say “Hey Siri” and when you long press the side button.
You can now choose if you would like to deactivate or Activate Siri on iPhone Xs. Whichever one you choose, the step to achieve that is just above. You can drop any questions you might have about this article have down in the comment section below.