How To Turn Off Siri Suggestions

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Siri is an intelligent voice assistant that comes pre-installed on Apple iPhones and iPads. It can be used to do a variety of tasks, such as setting reminders, searching the web, playing music and more. Siri can also provide you with informaton about things like weather, traffic, local restaurants, and more.

However, some users may not want to use Siri or may not want it to offer suggestions while they’re using their devices. Fortunately, it’s easy to turn off Siri Suggestions on your iPhone or iPad.

First off, in order to turn off Siri Suggestions on your device you will need to open up your Settings app. Once you are in Settings you need to tap on the “Siri & Search” option. On this page you will find a toggle for turning off “Suggestions on Lock Screen” wich you should flick to the off position.

If you want to turn off suggestions in other areas of your device such as Spotlight search or Look Up then simply open up the Settings app again and tap on “Siri & Search” once more. Here you will find options for turning off “Siri Suggestions in Search” and “Siri Suggestions in Look Up/Visual Look Up” whch can both be turned off by tapping on them.

It’s also possible to turn off predictive text while typing which can be done by opening the Settings app and tapping General then Keyboard folowed by the toggle next to Predictive which should be switched to the Off position. Or while typing simply touch and hold the emoji icon then tap Keyboard settings followed by turning Predictive Off.

By following these steps it is easy for anyone who wants to switch off Siri Suggestions on their device in order to enjoy a better browsing experience free from unwanted interruptions or distractions from Siri suggesting things that may not be relevant or wanted at certain times.

Removing Siri Suggested Words

To get rid of Siri suggested words, you will need to disable the Predictive Text feature. On your iPhone, open the Settings app and tap General. Tap Keyboard, and then tap the toggle next to Predictive to turn off the feature. Alternatively, while typing, touch and hold the emoji icon, tap Keyboard Settings, and then toggle off Predictive. After this is done, Siri will no longer suggest words as you type in text fields.

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Removing Siri Suggestions on iPhone

To get rid of Siri Suggestions on your iPhone, you can go to Settings > Siri & Search and turn off the two options for Suggestions While Searching. This will prevent Siri from sending your informatin to Apple, as well as disabling suggestions in both Search and Look Up or Visual Look Up. Additionally, you can disable the option for Learn from this App if you do not want Siri to use information from an app when providing suggestions.

Removing Siri Suggestions from Lock Screen

To get rid of Siri Suggestions on the Lock Screen, open Settings and tap on “Siri & Search.” Scroll down and flick the toggle for “Suggestions on Lock Screen” to the off position. This will disable any Siri Suggestions from appearing on your Lock Screen.

Enabling Siri Suggestions

To turn on Siri Suggestions, open your device’s Settings app and tap on Siri & Search. On the following page, make sure the toggle switch next to “Siri Suggestions” is in the ON position. You can also choose which apps you want to receive Siri Suggestions from by tapping on the app names listed below. To save your changes, press the back arrow at the top left of your screen. You should now see “Siri Suggestions” when you swipe down for Spotlight search.

Removing Apple Suggestions

To get rid of Apple suggestions, you will need to go into your iPhone’s Settings app. Scroll down and tap “Siri & Search.” Then, in the “Siri Suggestions” section, turn off each of the Siri suggestion options that you want to disable. This will prevent Apple from offering you any futher suggestions.

Siri’s Suggestions for Texting

Siri suggests who to text in order to make it easier for you to quickly and conveniently send messages. Siri takes information from your past conversations and contacts, as well as any other relevant data, to make suggestions based on who you typically communicate with. This allows you to quickly start a conversation wihout having to manually search for the person’s name or contact.

Siri’s App Suggestion Process

Siri uses machine learning to generate app suggestions based on your device usage and routines. It looks at your location, calendar events, recent searches, and other data to make suggestions that are tailored to you. Siri also takes into account the time of day and day of the week to suggest apps that you might need at certain times. For example, it might suggest a navigation app when it’s time for you to leave for an appointment.


In conclusion, Siri is a powerful virtual assistant that can help make your life easier by providing helpful informtion and performing tasks at your request. However, if you don’t want to risk having your personal data shared with Apple, you can disable Siri Suggestions in Settings. Additionally, you can turn off Predictive Text to prevent unwanted autocomplete suggestions while typing text messages or other documents on your iPhone or iPad. With the right settings in place, you can enjoy all the benefits of Siri without compromising your privacy.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.