Few issues are extra annoying than when Siri hijacks your AirPods to learn aloud a string of textual content messages whilst you’re listening to a hilarious podcast episode or an awesome track. The characteristic permits Siri to announce notifications for iMessage, Reminders, and third-party apps (like Slack, Snapchat, Twitter, WhatsApp, and extra) by means of your AirPods, Beats, and CarPlay. You may reply to alerts hands-free.
In idea, it sounds tremendous helpful, however for many who are inclined to obtain a whole lot of notifications directly (from issues like busy group chats or Twitter replies), it may be irritating. While it is not enabled by default, you may’ve by accident turned it on by way of a pop-up whereas pairing new AirPods (or Beats) or when upgrading to iOS 15. If you’ve got completely no concept flip it off, we have you coated. If (for some purpose) this how-to has truly impressed you to show the characteristic on, we’ll stroll you thru that course of too.
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How to Turn Announce Notifications Off
You can flip the characteristic off utilizing both your iPhone or iPad. The capability to handle Siri bulletins is barely buried throughout the Settings menu, however you’ll be able to entry it in just a few easy steps.
- Open Settings and faucet on Notifications.
- Tap on Announce notifications and toggle the characteristic off.
After that, you are all set! You now not have to fret about Siri infiltrating your AirPods with tons of texts, reminders, and another alerts.
If you do not wish to flip the characteristic off fully, you’ll be able to toggle off the Headphones possibility particularly beneath Announce When Connected To. Instead, Siri will solely announce notifications by means of CarPlay (in case your automotive helps it). But you’ll be able to flip off that setting as effectively. Here’s how:
- Within Announce Notifications faucet on CarPlay
- Toggle off Announce Messages
You even have the choice so as to add a tile to the Control Center, permitting you to show it on and off as you please with out having to dig by means of the Settings menu. You can add the tile by:
- Open Settings and faucet Control Center.
- Scroll right down to More Controls to Announce Notifications
- Tap on the inexperienced plus signal button