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.

* This post is part of iPhone Life's Tip of the Day newsletter. . *

How to Set Up Hey Siri on Your iPhone

Related: How to Use Siri with Third-Party Apps on the iPhone

  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!

Master your iPhone in one minute a day:

Sign up to iPhone Life's Tip of the Day Newsletter and we'll send you a tip each day to save time and get the most out of your iPhone or iPad.

Master your iPhone in one minute a day:

Sign up to iPhone Life's Tip of the Day Newsletter and we'll send you a tip each day to save time and get the most out of your iPhone or iPad.

Master your iPhone in one minute a day: Sign up here to get our FREE Tip of the Day delivered right to your inbox.
Jim Karpen's picture

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.