How to make iPhone Speak Name/Number of a caller in iOS 10 - 11

How to make iPhone Speak Name/Number of a caller in iOS 10 - 11

 You may or may not have noticed the “Announce Calls” feature in your iPhone running iOS 10 and iOS 11. Well the “Announce Calls” feature makes your iPhone speak the name or number of a caller whenever you have an incoming call.

In this post, we will learn on how to enable “Announce Calls” feature in iOS 10 and iOS 11.

Announce Calls” feature makes your iPhone speak the name or number of a caller whenever you have an incoming call.

The “Announce Calls” feature was introduced in iOS 10 back in 2016. The “Announce Calls” feature in iPhone takes the help of Siri to announce the caller’s names or number. Basically Siri announces the caller’s name or number whenever there is an incoming call.

Suppose you are driving a car and there is an incoming call; the “Announce Calls” feature in your iPhone will speak the name of a person that is calling you. You don’t even have to look at your iPhone. Siri will speak up it for you.

Note: Siri only speak the name of a caller if only you have saved the name and number of the caller in your contact list. Otherwise it will just speak up number for you if you have not saved the caller information.

How to enable “Announce Calls” feature in iPhone running iOS 10 – 11

Announce Calls” feature makes your iPhone speak the name or number of a caller whenever you have an incoming call.

Step 1: Launch Settings from your Home-Screen

Step 2: Scroll down and find Phone and then tap it

Step 3: Tap on “Announce Calls” option under “Calls” Section

Step 4: Here you will see 3 different options to choose from. This means in which condition you want your iPhone to speak name of a caller:
  • Always: If you choose always, your iPhone will announce the caller’s name or number in any situation.
  • Headphone & Car: If you choose Headphone & Car, your iPhone will announce the caller’s name or number only when you have plugged in your headphone or if your device is connected to the car.
  • Headphone Only: If you choose Headphone only, your iPhone will announce the caller’s name or number only when you have plugged in your headphone.
Step 5: Tap on one of these option as per your preference.

So in this way you can enable “Announce Calls” feature in your iPhone running iOS 10 and iOS 11. 

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