Fix Siri Shortcuts Not Working on iPhone After iOS 17.1.1 Update

🗓️ November 28, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

Good news for the angry people that have always the problem with Siri, Because Siri doesn’t understand what you say. Now Apple uses Workflow that is an intermediate bride to create a custom shortcut that defined you for the particulate task. That here I am showing how to create or Fix out Siri Shortcuts issues from your iPhone and iPad with the latest iOS.

Let’s find options that invented from past, Turn on Siri using Side button, Use Hay Siri to wake up Siri and use natural voice, Use Type to Siri – Use Command using Speech or Type from the keyboard or correct it. Now Create Custom Siri Shortcuts for use app, Open Browser, Call, Message and much more.

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How to fix Siri Shortcuts won’t work on iPhone, iPad

Tip 1: Siri Should be enabled

Check the settings for Siri is turned off or on. If not then Turn on and Setup for Siri.

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Go to the “Settings” > “Siri & Search” > “Enable Listen for Hey Siri” or “Press Side Button for Siri”.

That’s it

If this option is turned on, then Disable or Enable Siri on your iPhone. Whenever you turn on you have to setup it.

How to Setup and Use Siri Shortcuts on iPhone, iPad

1: Go to the “Settings app” on iPhone, iPad must be installed the latest iOS.

2: Find and Tap on “Siri & Search“.

3: Next to Siri & Search > First Section is “Shortcuts” > More Shortcuts.

Browse, Available Shortcuts for Safari Web app, Music, Photo, Notes, Mail, WhatsApp, Messages, Weather, Phone and Other third-party apps.

Next, Tap on “Shortcuts” > “Press Red Button” to record your voice command and Save for this action in Siri.

Now Activate Siri, Use Recorded Siri Shortcuts, That it.

Tip 2: Edit or Delete Siri Shortcut from iPhone

We can Re-Edit after creating Siri Shortcuts on your iPhone. To Edit existing Siri Shortcuts, Go to the “Settings app” > “Siri & Search” > Tap on “My Shortcuts”.

Find the list of Shortcuts, Make changes for any of created shortcut by a tap on it.

Here you can see the “Edit” option. Also, Delete for remove completely from the list.

Record Voice search and Get the text to verify your Siri Shortcut before you leave.

Tip 3: “Hey Siri” not working for use Siri Shortcuts

Your Voice tone for the “Hey Siri”won’t match and isn’t understood by your iPhone. So you can use the side button for activating Siri.

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You must enable hay Siri and Use Side button for Siri, Go to the Settings app > Siri & Search > Enable Listen For hey Siri and Press side button for Siri in ASK Siri section.

Tip 4: Siri Shortcuts not Supported and not working with Apple Watch

I attempted a practical test with my Apple Watch Series with WatchOS. You know Siri we can turn from Apple Watch Settings but will not auto sync and use Existing Siri Shorted created on iPhone with Apple Watch.

Apple may give in the next update.

See my Screen of Apple Watch, while I try Siri on WatchOS 5 with Siri Shortcuts.

Tip 5: Reset All Settings

Reset all settings options erase your custom settings from your iOS device only. it does not effect on data and iCloud data as well.

Go to the “Settings” > “General” > “Reset” > “Reset All Settings”.

Tip 6: Siri Shortcuts are not Supporting to Third-Party Apps

Contact your App developer and Update app that have features for creating and use with Siri Shortcuts command.

Open App Store > Search App Name > Tap on Update button if the update is available for the app.

Tip 7: Clean Restore your iPhone

Repair your iPhone using Clean restore. On your iPhone, Turn off find my iPhone,

Download latest Version ipsw of iOS and Update your iTunes on Mac or PC.

Connect your iPhone to iTunes via lightning cable.

Click on Device icon on iTunes.

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Next, Check the Summary page > See & Click “Restore button” with alt/Option keyboard button on Mac and Shift on Windows Keyboard.

Select iOS firmware file downloaded in your system.

Click on Open and Wait for restore completely.

That’s it.

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Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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