How to Stop Announcing Calls on an iPhone 7

Is your iPhone announcing phone calls that you are receiving? This can be beneficial when you are in a situation where you might not be able to check your iPhone (such as when your iPhone is connected to Bluetooth while you are driving), but it may be unwanted if it is happening all of the time.

Fortunately you can specify when your iPhone announces calls, or you can even stop announcing calls on your iPhone 7 entirely. Our guide below will show you where to find the setting that controls this behavior so that you can select the option that is best for the way that you use your phone.

How to Turn Off the Announce Calls Feature on an iPhone

The steps below were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus, in iOS 10.2. While the steps in this article will specifically focus on turning off the feature that announces calls, you also have the option of changing when calls are announced. So when we get to step 4 below, you will see that there are four different choices concerning how your calls are announced.

Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

open the iphone settings menu

Step 2: Scroll down and select the Phone menu.

select the phone menu

Step 3: Touch the Announce Calls button.

how to turn off call announcing on an iphone

Step 4: Select the way that you want your iPhone to announce calls. If you would like to stop announcing calls on your iPhone 7, then select the Never option, as I have done in the image below.

how to stop announcing calls on an iphone 7

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