How To Fix Hey Siri Not Working?

First of all do not worry, I am here to help you.

‘Hey Siri’ is one of the most loved features of iPhone. It allows users to interact with their phones without having any physical interaction. For the last few days, I am getting a lot of messages on my Insta handle that Hey Siri not working.

So in this article, I will explain to you the causes of this problem as well as the fixes for Hey Siri not working problem.

Reasons - Why Hey Siri Not Working?

There are various reasons due to which the Hey Siri feature is not working on your iPhone. Some of which are as follows:

(i) Microphone is not working

(ii) Siri is disabled on your iPhone

(iii) Siri's language settings have been changed by someone

(iv) Software issue

(v) Low battery level

(vi) No network connection

(vii) Unfit iPhone case.

By taking into consideration all the above reasons, I have tried to provide the best fixes to this problem. So, without wasting your time, let's jump into the solutions.

Fixes to Hey Siri Not Working Problem

Before proceeding to the main solutions, try these preliminary fixes:

(1) Restart your iPhone

(2) Remove the case of your iPhone

(3) Clean your iPhone’s microphone

(4) Make sure your iPhone is charged

(5) Check if the Hey Siri feature is available in your country or not?

(6) Update your iPhone

(7) Make sure your iPhone is connected to a working network connection.

If these fixes didn't help you then keep reading.

Fix 1 - Check Whether Hey Siri is Enabled or Not

Step 1 - Open the Settings of your iPhone

Step 2 - Now find Siri & Search option and tap on it


Step 3 - A lot of options will appear turn on the feature Listen Hey Siri under the Ask Siri section


If your voice samples had already been saved, then a popup will appear. To enable Siri, just tap on it.

Step 4 - If you are setting up it for the first time then click on Continue as shown in the below image:

hey siri not working

Step 5 - Now follow the instructions shown on your screen to record your voice. After that click on Done

hey siri done

Step 6 - Do not forget to turn on Press Side Button for Siri and Allow Siri When Locked options as shown in the below image:

side button siri

Fix 2 – Turn off the Low Power Mode

If on your iPhone Low Power Mode is enabled then also Hey Siri feature will not work properly. To make sure it is disabled, follow the following steps:

Step 1 - Open the Settings App of your iPhone

Step 2 - Find and tap on the Battery option


Step 3 -Now check if the Low Power Mode option is disabled or not. If it is enabled, then disable it as shown in the below image:


Fix 3 – Reset Settings

If the above fixes did not work for you, this fix will surely solve your problem of Hey Siri not working.

Step 1 - Open the ‘Settings’ of your iPhone.

Step 2 - Find and tap on ‘General’ option


Step 3 - Now tap on the ‘Transfer or Reset iPhone’ option.


Step 4 - Now select ‘Reset’ option


Step 5 - Now a popup will appear, Tap on ‘Reset All Settings’.


Step 6 - Now, to confirm reset, tap on ‘Reset All Settings’.


Fix 4 – Contact Apple Support

If none of the above fixes worked for you then I recommend you to contact Apple support. They will provide you some additional fixes to fix this issue.

Thank you for Reading!


How do I activate Siri on my iPhone?

Go to Settings>Siri and search>Listen For Hey Siri>Enable>Continue>Done.