What is Siri and how to Activate it on iPhone X and succeeding

What is Siri?

Siri is basically an Apple’s voice-controlled assistant which helps the user to perform actions on their device just by uttering the words. Siri is like a friend to the Apple users, you assign it a task and she gets it done for you. The task could be anything from sending messages to making a reservation, Siri performs it with efficiency and accuracy. This feature is just like that one kid in class who knows everything, the more he/she grows the more intelligent they become.


This Apple feature lets you stay connected with the world without even lifting a finger. Siri is literally a lifesaver like if you’re driving and have to make an important call, you don’t have to lift your phone to do it, just say the words and it’s done. She has answers to all your questions.

Siri Features

How to Activate Siri on iPhone X and Succeeding

To activate this useful feature for your iPhone X, XS, XR, XS MAX all you have to do is say “Hey Siri”. To invoke it on your iPhone, follow the instructions given below:

  1. Go to Settings in your iPhone, Tap on Siri & Search option
    iPhone X Settings
  2. Tap on Listen for “Hey Siri” under the Ask SIRI Toggle it on.
    Siri and Search Settings
  3. Your device will ask you for the confirmation, click on Enable Siri to enable it.
    Enable Siri from Siri and Search Settings
  4. As you have enabled this feature, just say “Hey Siri” to bring it up for assistance.

Activate Siri using the Side Button

Another way to activate Siri is by pressing the sleep/power button of iPhone X and series. Just keep the side button pressed for 3 seconds and it will be activated for your assistance.

Activate Siri using Side Button

How to Exit Siri

In order to exit Siri, you have to press the side button to go to the home screen. Another way to do it is by swiping up from the bottom of your iPhone’s screen.

You may also like to know How to Fix “Sorry there was a problem with the App” Siri on iPhone X, iOS 12


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