“Hi Siri! Connect me to XYZ on WhatsApp!”

“Hi Siri! Set my alarm clock to 7 am for tomorrow!”

For many Apple consumers, the “Siri” has been used as a personal assistant who does many tasks on your behalf. Over the time, Siri has improved and enhanced the users experience more – claims many Apple Watch and iPhone fans. However, there have been reports of some problems that Siri is not working on Apple Watch according to the user’s commands.

siri not working on apple watch

This has worried many users. However, there are many reasons for the problems. The primary reason can be due to software or connection problems. Either the watch is not paired perfectly with the smartphone or the network connection is weak. The microphone can also create problems within the app if not connected properly.

To fix any such problems, check whether the Siri is switched on in the iPhone or not. Also, make sure that your Wi-Fi or cellular is connected properly and are paired to work in the same language.

How to fix the error: “Siri not working on Apple Watch”?

After ensuring that the Wi-Fi and the microphone are working properly and are not the cause of Siri malfunction, then follow the method below:

Make changes in iPhone

Since iPhone is connected with your Apple Watch to use Siri, make sure that:

  • The network connection you are receiving is strong.
  • You restart Siri once which might enable it to resume working properly. To restart, simply tap on Settings > General > Siri and turn it off. Swipe the button to turn it back on again.
  • Your chosen language is English in both the device.
  • Your chosen region is same on both the device.

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Disable and Re-Enable Siri on iPhone and try to Start it on your iWatch

Make changes in Apple Watch

To make sure the Siri app is working properly on your Apple watch, hold the digital crown or say “Hey Siri!” to get started. If the microphone icon is not visible on the screen, then hold the digital crown again for a few seconds. If the problem persists, then make the following changes in your Apple Watch:

  • Restart Apple Watch.
  • Restart Apple Watch forcibly by holding the digital crown and the side button for 10 seconds at the same time.
  • Turn on Airplane mode.
  • Unpair Apple Watch and iPhone.

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Unpair Apple Watch and Pair it Again to fix Siri issues

As a last resort, you can Reset your Apple Watch by going to Settings > Reset > “Erase all content and settings”. Unfortunately, this method will erase all your files from the watch so make sure that you have kept a backup of your data before performing this action.

Read Also: Best Voice Recorder Apps for Apple Watch

And hopefully, with these tips your “Siri” will be back in action and ready to assist your commands to the best of his (or her) abilities! Good luck!

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Stephan Popov
When iDevice users experience problems with the iOS software or unlocking, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. My passion is providing answers to your problems. I help iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users by recommending fixes for common iOS bugs and tools that improves your experience. I conduct in-depth research for every topic i cover on this blog, to ensure that I cover everything Apple users need to troubleshoot their issues. When not writing for UnlockBoot, i enjoy swimming in my backyard pool. P.S. i prefers the Maldives for holidays. Connect with me on Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.