The Siri feature on your iPhone SE provides a useful way for you to perform certain actions on your device via voice control. This is beneficial if you often need to use your phone in situations where you might not be able to type, or if you find that it’s simply faster to do certain things with Siri’s assistance.
But you might also find that you inadvertently activate Siri a lot, or that she has difficulty understanding the things that you say. In these cases, where Siri isn’t working optimally, it can become a really annoying feature. Therefore you might be interested in simply disabling Siri on your iPhone SE. Luckily this is possible, and you can do it by following our tutorial below.
How to Disable Siri on an iPhone SE
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone SE in iOS 10.3.2. These steps will work for other iPhone models as well, in most other versions of iOS. Note that disabling Siri on your iPhone SE will also turn off Siri on your Apple Watch. This guide will show you how to disable voice control on your iPhone if you wish to turn off that feature.
Step 1: Open the Settings menu.
Step 2: Choose the Siri option.
Step 3: Tap the button to the right of Siri at the top of the screen.
Step 4: Touch the Turn Off Siri button at the bottom of the screen to confirm that you want to disable the service, and that you understand that some stored data will be deleted.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
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