How to Enable Type to Siri on iPhone or iPad in iOS 12

Your interaction with Siri entails voice conversations, which can disturb others if you are in a meeting or at a peaceful place. To avoid this disturbance, you can use Type to Siri feature on your iPhone or iPad. Check this tutorial to turn on Type to Siri in iOS 12 on your iPhone or iPad. When you type something to Siri, the voice assistant answers your typed queries briefly and shows related contents on the screen.

Instead of speaking to Siri, I like to type my queries, so that Siri can answer me or talk to me with minimum noise. This way, I can interact with Siri without making grabbing the attention of others while I am in the meeting or conference. If you are using an iPhone or iPad running iOS 12, you can enable type to Siri easily.

The only voice Siri makes is when you type your query and hit the Done button from keyboard. When Siri provides some information to you, it just speaks one sentence. For other queries, Siri may become verbal and give short answers. For example, if you type, “How are you?” Siri has to answer with its voice. She cannot keep mum here. This method prevents you from speaking to Siri; your voice assistant may not remain silent all the time. Now, go ahead and turn on type to Siri in iOS 12 on your iPhone or iPad.

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How to Turn on Type to Siri on iPhone & iPad in iOS 12

Step #1. First off, open Settings app on your iPhone and iPad → Tap on General.

Tap on Settings then General on iPhone

Step #2. Next, tap on Accessibility.

Tap on Accessibility in iPhone Settings

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Step #3. Here, scroll down and tap on Siri.

Tap on Siri in Accessibility Settings on iPhone

Step #4. Turn On the switch next to Type to Siri. Under Type to Siri, you will see VOICE FEEDBACK section. There are three options: Always On, Control with Ring Switch, and Hands-Free Only. You can tap on any one of the options based on your requirements every day.

Turn On Type to Siri on iPhone or iPad

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How to Use Type to Siri on iPhone and iPad in iOS 12

You have successfully enabled Type to Siri feature on your iOS device. And now it is time to ask questions to Siri by typing on your iPhone and iPad.

Note that you can also use Type to Siri feature on the locked screen of your iOS device. In case you have turned off Siri on the lock screen, first you need to enable it.

Invoke Siri; you will find a text field on your device screen, which shows a text: What can I help you with? In the text field, you can type your questions and Siri will answer them.

Use Type to Siri on iPhone or iPad

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That’s all friends!

Summing up…

The world of voice assistants is getting better day by day. Apple first introduced Siri as an app in 2010, and since then, the tech giant added more features to make it smarter. You can use Siri commands to make the most of this voice assistant.

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Rajesh Mishra
Tracking down the trending stories that are making headlines on the Internet and exploring Apple devices are what appeal Rajesh the most. Aside from catching up with the fun-loving videos and FPS, he likes playing badminton and composing poems.

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