The Siri feature on your iPhone is constantly being improved, and you can ask it to perform many tasks that you would do manually on your device.
However, as you use Siri more and more, you might be curious to see if it could look different.
Our tutorial will show you how to change Siri’s accent in iOS 10 so you can try something from a different country or choose a different gender.
How to switch Siri’s tone on your iPhone
- I open Settings.
- Select Siri and search.
- Select Siri Voice.
- Touch the options you want.
Our guide continues below with more information on how to change Siri accent in iOS 10, including pictures of the steps.
If you regularly use Siri on your iPhone, you are probably familiar with her voice.
But there are a few different options available to you when deciding how you want Siri to sound, and you might be curious as to how Siri would sound if it had a different accent.
Depending on the language you are using on your iPhone, the actual number of dialects available may vary.
For example, if you use English as your iPhone’s language, you’ll have access to an American, English, or Australian accent.
In addition, you can specify whether you want Siri’s voice to be male or female. Our guide below will show you where to find and change Siri voice settings on your device.
How to Change Siri Accent or Gender on Your iPhone 7 in iOS 10 (Photo Guide)
The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 10.0.3. These steps will work for other iPhone models with iOS 10, as well as many other recent iOS releases.
Step 1: Open the Settings menu.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap the Siri option.
Step 3: Select the Siri Voice option.
Step 4: Tap the dialect and gender you want to use Siri for.
Please note that it may take some time for your iPhone to download the audio files required for the new dialect and/or gender you have chosen.
Now that you know how to change Siri’s accent in iOS 10, you won’t be able to come back here and choose a different accent when you get tired of your current Siri setup or just want to try a different option.
There are a few other Siri options you might want to change, which can be done from this menu. For example, you can completely disable Siri if you don’t want to use it.