Tip of the Day: How to Adjust Siri's Volume

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Have you ever wanted to tell Siri to keep it down or to speak up, but couldn't find where in the settings to adjust the virtual assistant's volume? That's because there is no Siri volume control in Settings.

Asking Siri to adjust it's own volume doesn't work either. You may recognize these Siri replies from your own attempts to adjust the volume:


The solution, however, is very simple: In order to change Siri's speaking volume, press and hold the home button to activate Siri and then use the volume buttons on the side of your iPhone to make the voice louder or softer.

It seems obvious now, doesn't it? But when I took an informal poll before writing this tip, a surprising number of iPhone users didn't know how to adjust Siri's volume. You are now one of the elite few who know!


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Sarah Kingsbury is the Senior Web Editor of iPhone Life magazine. Previously she wrote for savvyvegetarian.com and was the Associate Editor of the Iowa Source for many years.