How to stop Siri from opening when you hold Side/Home button on iPhone

Siri is a great voice assistant to get everyday tasks done. However, if you are someone who uses the home or side button a lot then there are moments it pops up even when you don’t need it which gets annoying. Hence, to solve that problem, in this guide we are going to have a look at how you can disable Siri from opening when you press your Home/Side button on iPhone. Without waiting further, let’s get started.

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How to stop Siri from opening when you hold Side/Home button on iPhone:

Step 1: Go to Settings > Accessibility to manage your button settings.

Step 2: Here tap on Home/Side button settings depending on the iPhone you use. We are using an iPhone SE 2020 and hence it shows Home Button for us.

Step 3: Under your Home/Side button settings you’ll find a “Press and Hold to Speak” section. Tap the “Off” option in this section to disable Siri on your iOS device.

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That’s all! Doing this will disable Siri from opening up on your device when you press the Home/Side button on your iOS device. However, you can still bring it up by saying “Hey Siri” and make use of its features.

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