iOS 12.3.1/iOS 12 Siri Search Suggestions [Spotlight] Not working on iPhone/iPad: Enable/Disable

Siri understands your command and trying to find in contacts, Apps, Data in Apps (Notes, Mail, Messages, News app) will show in the result while you search in iOS 12 Siri search suggestion. Also, we can manage it and troubleshoot your problem that you want using the below settings given in this article. iOS 12 packed with New Siri Shortcuts options also know where are Siri suggestions in settings?

Siri Suggestions in iOS 12’s Spotlight search is too much improved and ready to use and find your query from the iOS device and over the Internet. Siri will help to search even your device is offline or online. but it keeps crashing, Freezing or not showing result while we type using Keyboard.

Some user are keeps turned off unused results: Siri Suggested Website, Siri Suggested contacts, Siri Suggestions apps. This article fixes Siri suggestions bug.

After Update iOS 12 on iPhone (iPhone X, iPhone X Plus, iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7 (Plus), iPhone 6 (Plus)/ 6S (6S Plus), iPhone 5S), iPad.

1 Siri Search Suggestions not working in iOS 12 on iPhone and iPad

Siri Suggestions also work in office line, at this time Siri will get result from your Browser Search history, Saved web pages and Cache/ Cookie.

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Turn off/ Disable Siri Search on iPhone/iPad: iOS 12

Turn Off Siri App Suggestions iOS 12

Update iOS on iPhone, iPad

Force Retest or Hard Reboot, Verified your Apple ID

Microphone not showing in iOS 12 after Update

Clear or Remove Other Data that results in Siri Suggestions

Unable to use Siri Search [Spotlight] Using Dictation in iOS 12

Common issues and fixes for Siri Search Suggestion not working in iOS 12 on iPhone and iPad

Tip 1: Turn off/ Disable Siri Search on iPhone/iPad: iOS 12

Go to the “Settings app” on your iPhone with iOS 12.

Next, Find and Tap on “Siri and Search“.

2 Turn off or Disable Siri & Search on iPhone in iOS 12

Now, Disable Options for not Showing in iOS 12 Spotlight Search result, Hide or Disable Siri Suggestion in Spotlight Search in iOS 12, iPhone or iPad.

  • Suggestions in Search
  • Suggestions in Look Up
  • Suggestions on Lock Screen

1.1: Turn Off Siri App Suggestions iOS 12

Total 8 Apps Showing on Siri Search Suggestions [Spotlight Search], That recently used app for quick open. But we can turn off or hide that prevent showing most of the time used apps on your iPhone and iPad running iOS 12.

5 Siri Search Suggestions not working in iOS 12 on iPhone and iPad


Tip 2: Update iOS

iOS Update fix all the problem. That was my experience on My iPhone 6 running iOS 11. This will also give the fast result because outdated iOS might be slow down iOS device or Freeze/unresponsive screen while we search or type from the keyboard.

Sometimes Siri suggestions blank or Broken.


Tip 3: Force Retest or Hard Reboot, Verified your Apple ID

Apple ID is not verified and Apple ID verification pending after update iOS device. First check it inside settings app. Open “Settings app” > “Apple ID Suggestions” > Continue in “Update Apple ID Settings” > Enter “Apple ID password“.

4 Verify apple ID for Fix Siri Search Suggestions not working in iOS 12

 


Tip 4: Microphone not showing in iOS 12 after Update

Siri Search Suggestion in Spotlight search we can using type text in search boy with keyboard or Dictation.

Use Your Speech coming, by tap on microphone icon appear in Siri Suggestion text search.

Go to “Settings” > “Keyboard” > “Enable Dictation“.

7 Enable Dictation in Siri Search Suggestion in iOS 12 on iPhone


Tip 5: Clear or Remove Other Data that results in Siri Suggestions

perverted data saved in file system can’t find and iOS unable to clear or remove data saved on your iOS device itself using settings given for optimise iPhone/iPad.

Try to clean Restore or Update, First Take the full backup of the iOS device on iTunes or iCloud.

Disable Find My iPhone

Reset all Content and Settings, Go to the “Settings” > “General” > “Reset” > “Reset All Content and Settings“.

Now, Connect your iPhone to iTunes > Once you Find your Device in iTunes > Select Latest Backup and Restore it with latest version of iOS.


Tip 6: Unable to use Siri Search [Spotlight] Using Dictation in iOS 12

Microphone not showing in Spotlight search or Siri Suggestion textbook on iPhone.

Enable Dictation, Go to the “Settings” > “Keyboard” > Scroll Down and See “Enable Dictation“.

Now, like or share. Above tips help to make Siri Suggestions accurate by Edit or Delete unwanted data that manage from settings in iOS 12.

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