Siri no ding or vibrate when I press and hold home

Discussion in 'iOS 10' started by bbates123, Sep 23, 2016.

  1. bbates123 macrumors 6502

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    This is on an iPhone 7...same thing with my 6S. I think it has been this way since IOS 9 but I was hoping for a change with IOS 10. It would be nice if Siri at least vibrated when I press and hold home so that I know when to speak without having to look at the phone. Is it a setting I'm missing or is that just the way it is?
     
  2. hobspain macrumors member

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    Feeling the same way. Somehow I don't remember if it was present in 9.3.2 (didn't do the last two mini-updates of iOS) but I miss it. Even Sierra gives the typical Siri sound.
     
  3. luckydcxx macrumors 65816

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    yeah i hate it, the sound/vibration helped me know when to speak. now i have to guess.
     
  4. C DM macrumors Westmere

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    I still get a small vibration when Siri comes up. Not sure what would control/affect that.
     
  5. jetsam macrumors 6502

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    I have "Hey Siri" always enabled. If I say "Hey Siri," and then pause, it does the familiar "Ding-ding" so I know when to continue speaking.

    It also usually works if I talk in a continuous stream, such as "Hey Siri, what's the temperature", but I prefer to wait and hear the "I'm listening" tone.
     
  6. Thor_1 macrumors 6502a

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    I just tried Siri, no sound but there was a vibration when I pressed and held the home screen.
     
  7. i hate phones macrumors 6502a

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    I don't know how many times I've accidentally activated siri and set off a loud ding at work when my phone is on silent. I hope its gone!! I'm too afraid to try right now (at work ;))
     
  8. ericgtr12 macrumors 6502a

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    After using the Amazon Echo which makes no sound by default after you say "Alexa" I found it to be a blessing in disguise. Technically, you don't have to wait for a sound or buzz to start speaking, you can just say something like Hey Siri turn on the lights, just like that with no hesitation after saying Hey Siri.
     
  9. bbates123 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I just wish they let you turn on or off dings and vibrate in settings...give the end user the choice. I would at least like to feel the vibrate to know that Siri is activated without looking at the screen.
    --- Post Merged, Sep 23, 2016 ---
    Weird. I get no vibrate when I press and hold the home button but I DO get a quick vibrate as soon as I stop pressing after I speak a command. Are you sure that's not what you're experiencing?
     

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