How to Set Up Hey Siri on Your iPhone

You can use Hey Siri to perform basic operations on your iPhone, such as turning on your flashlight, making a call, or looking up information on the internet. To set up Hey Siri in iOS 13, start by going to Siri & Search to enable Listen for Hey Siri. Let's dive in with how to set up Hey Siri on the iPhone.

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How to Set Up Hey Siri on Your iPhone

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  1. To set up Hey Siri, go to Settings and scroll down to select Siri & Search
  2. In the screen that appears, turn on Listen for "Hey Siri".

  3. Your iPhone or iPad will then have you briefly train it to recognize when you say, "Hey Siri." Tap Continue to follow the on-screen prompts.
  4. When you're finished with the set up process, tap Done.

Now Siri is enabled, listening, and ready to assist you!

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Jim Karpen

Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.