How to Get Siri to Announce Incoming Calls with iOS 10

How to Get Siri to Announce Incoming Calls with iOS 10

With iOS 10, Siri can announce incoming calls. When the iPhone has an incoming call, Siri will let you know who is calling out loud. This iOS 10 feature is an accessibility feature but it’s also helpful when you’re running, biking, or keeping your iPhone in your pocket. Luckily, unlike some other iOS 10 features, Siri announcing incoming calls isn’t limited to newer iPhones. Here’s how to get Siri to announce incoming callers with iOS 10.

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You can choose to have Siri announce incoming calls always, with headphones and in the car, with headphones only, or never. It’s a fairly easy change in Settings that will make sure you don’t miss important calls when you aren’t looking at your phone. To get Siri to announce incoming calls with iOS 10:

  • Open the Settings app.

  • Tap Phone.

  • Select Announce Calls.

How to Get Siri to Announce Incoming Calls with iOS 10How to Get Siri to Announce Incoming Calls with iOS 10

  • Choose the setting that works best for you: Always, Headphones & Car, Headphones Only, or Never.

How to Get Siri to Announce Incoming Calls with iOS 10

Your ringtone will still play, but Siri will talk over it, letting you know the name of the person calling.

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