How to Call Someone and Put Them on Speaker Without Picking up Your iPhone | Mac
Next time you find yourself with your hands full and you want to make a call on your iPhone – or even if you’re in bed and your phone’s just out of reach – don’t forget that you can get Siri to start a speakerphone call for you, handsfree.
All you need to do beforehand is make sure that your iPhone is set up to listen for the “Hey Siri” voice command. You can check this by following the steps below:
Enable the “Hey Siri” Command on Your iPhone
- Launch the Settings app on your iPhone.
- Tap Siri & Search in the list.
- At the top of the screen, check that the Listen for “Hey Siri” slider is toggled to the green ON position.
With that done, you don’t even have to pick up your iPhone to speak to someone on speakerphone. Simply say “Hey Siri, call [name] on speaker,” and you’ll be chatting in no time.
What if the person you want to call isn’t in your contacts list? No problem – just dictate the number to Siri instead: “Hey Siri, call [number] on speaker.”
Remember this quick tip the next time you want to make a call and you might just save yourself some bother.
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