How to Change Siri’s Voice on iPhone

You can change the Siri voice on your iPhone to pick the voice and accent that sounds the most natural to you.

Tired of your current Siri voice? Let's learn how to change it. Now in iOS 14.5, Apple has recorded actors’ voices and run them through its neural text-to-speech engine in an effort to make Siri sound more natural, so you have more options than ever for how Siri's voice should sound.

If you haven’t used Siri before, when you first use the virtual assistant, you’ll be prompted to choose a voice for it, but if you have, you can change the voice Siri is using manually. Here’s how:

Related: 10 Answers Siri Has for the Meaning of Life

How to Change Siri’s Voice on iPhone

  1. Open Settings.

    Settings

  2. Tap Siri & Search.

  3. Tap Siri Voice.

    Siri Voice

  4. Under Variety, select American, Australian, British, Indian, Irish, or South African.

    Varieties

  5. After you've selected your Variety, choice a Voice. Note: The new Siri Voices are Voices 2 and 3 under the American Variety. To learn more about new iOS 14.5 features, along with other iPhone tips and tricks, check out our free Tip of the Day newsletter.

    Voices

  6. Once you’ve found one you like, it will take some time for your iPhone to completely download the voice, though you don’t need to wait in Settings for it to do so.

Pro Tip: If you change the voice of your Siri on your iPhone, it will change it across your synced devices. Learn how to set up Siri on your Apple Watch.

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Sarah Kingsbury is the Editorial Directer at iPhone Life. She manages the web editorial team and oversees all web and newsletter content. A long-time iPhone and Mac enthusiast, Sarah loves teaching people how to use their Apple devices.