Hey Siri feature lets you invoke Siri without pressing the home button by saying “Hey Siri”. With this ask your personal assistant for help anytime in a hands-free mode. But some users find Hey Siri not working on iPhone 7/6s after updating their device to iOS 10.2.1. How to solve this problem? Now follow this post to get easy solutions.
Tip: you can use “Hey Siri” without plugging your device into power on iPhone 6s or later, or an iPad Pro (9.7-inch) If you are using iPhone 6 or earlier, or another iPad or iPod touch model, you can use “Hey Siri” only when your device is plugged into power.
6 Ways to Fix Hey Siri Not Working on iPhone 7/6s
1. Make sure Hey Siri feature is enabled
If you find Hey Siri not listening on your iPhone, firstly, you need to go to Settings > Siri to make sure you have enabled Hey Siri.
2. Restart Siri
If you have already turned on Hey Siri in Setting but you still can’t use this feature, you can Toggle Siri off and then turn Siri on.
3. Check your network connection
Your iPhone cannot work with Siri without Internet connection. Therefore, you need to make sure you have your iPhone connected Wi-Fi or cellular data.
4. Make sure your iPhone microphones work properly
To test the microphones of your iPhone, you can open Voice Memos to record your voice, and then play back the recording. You should be able to hear your voice clearly if your iPhone microphones work properly.
5. Turn off Low Battery Mode
You cannot use Hey Siri feature with your iPhone when Low Battery Mode is on. And you can go to Setting > Battery to turn off Low Battery Mode.
6. Restart your iPhone 7/6s
Sometimes Hey Siri feature may stop working because of iPhone software glitches, and you can reboot your iPhone to fix this problem.