Siri activates every time you press and hold either side button on newer iPhone models or the Home button on the older ones. This could get annoying sometimes as you didn’t want to trigger it intentionally. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to disable it.
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In this guide, we will show you how you can disable Siri for when you hold an iPhone button.
Disable Siri When You Press iPhone’s Button
Follow the steps mentioned below in order to learn how you can do it:
Start by opening the iPhone’s Settings which has a gear icon. You can open it by manually finding the Settings app in your device or by using the Spotlight feature.
In Settings, scroll down to the “Accessibility” option and tap on it.
In “Accessibility” go to the “Physical and Motor” section. Here you will find an option which will differ depending on your device’s model:
iPhone X or Later: Tap on “Side Button”
iPhone with Home button: Tap on “Home Button”
In the “Side Button” or “Home Button” accessibility settings, scroll down to the “Press and Hold to Speak” section. Here tap on the “Off” option.
Following the above-mentioned steps will disable Siri. Now when you will press or hold the side button or the home button on your iPhone, Siri will not be activated. You can use the “Hey Siri” feature if you want to trigger it.