Apple

How to Make iPhone Speak Caller Name Number

Make iPhone Speak Caller Name Number

Apple released iOS 10 with new features including Announce Calls and most users updated their iPhone or iPad to experience the new operating system.

How to have your iPhone announce who’s calling you

The feature Announce Calls makes your iPhone Speak Caller’s Name or Number whenever you receive a call. You can use Siri to announce the caller’s name or number designed for the Phone app on your iPhone. After turning it on, Siri announces the caller’s name or number on the basis of your contacts. But if the caller is not from your contacts, it speaks an unknown number calling you.

Speak Caller Name on iPhone

If you make your iPhone Speak Caller’s Name or Number option from settings, you get more advantages. You can get to know who is calling you without touching your phone’s screen. The sound is very clear that enable you to identify who is calling. This feature does not work if your iPhone is in Vibrate or Silent mode. This article guides you to make your iPhone Speak Caller’s Name or Number.

Allow the Announce Calls feature on your iPhone to Make your iPhone Speak the Caller’s Name or Number

Follow the given below steps:

  • You need to click on the Settings from the Home Screen of your iPhone.
  • Then scroll down and click on Phone on the Settings screen.
  • Then click on the Announce Calls option placed under the Calls section.
  • Then you need to select from the next screen as to when you want your iPhone to announce the Caller’s Name or Number from the following three options:
  • Always: Make your iPhone to always announce the Caller’s Name or Number if you connect your headphones or not.
  • Headphone & Car: Make your iPhone announce the Calls only when you plug your headphones or if you are driving your car.
  • Headphones Only: Make your iPhone announce the Calls only if you plug your headphones.
  • Then click on one of the above options on the basis of your own requirements or preferences.

Your iPhone speaks the name of the caller only if the caller ID recognizes by your iPhone as a contact. If the caller ID is not recognized by your iPhone as a Contact, it speaks as the unknown number is calling. There are some ways that you can try if the caller ID is not working.

Read more:  How to fix ‘No Sound’ during a call on iPhone: Top solutions you should

  1. Update Carrier Settings

The caller ID stops working because of the outdated carrier settings. It is necessary that you should update your carrier settings to fix the issue of caller ID not showing in the iOS. Many times, you also receive the notification that there is an update available. You must click on the update. If you skip to click on the update, you can view the availability of the update by following the given below steps:

  • You need to open the Settings and then click on General.
  • Then click on About.
  • Then you need to check if there is any update available.
  • If yes, you need to click on it and install it.
  1. Set Correct Date and Time in Settings

This is another method to fix the issue of caller ID is not working in iOS. You can set the proper date and time in your device. Follow the given below steps to set the correct date and time in settings:

  • You need to open the Settings and then click on General.
  • Then click on Date & Time. Then tap on Set Automatically and turn it on.
  1. Reset Network Settings

You can also resolve this issue by resetting the network settings by following the given below steps:

  • You need to go to the Settings and then tap on General.
  • Then click on Reset and then tap on Reset Network Settings.
  • You need to type in your passcode and confirm OK to tap on Reset Network Settings again.

Siri announces the name or phone number each time when you receive an incoming call. There is no requirement that you view your phone to know who is calling. This feature helps you if you plug the headphones or if you are driving.

Related posts
AppleHow To

How to Change App Store Country Region in iOS 9 on iPhone or iPad

AppleHow To

How to email WhatsApp Chat from iPhone

Sign up for our Newsletter and
stay informed

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *