How to Activated and Use Voice Control on iPhone 14 Series

When you want to use Voice Control on iPhone 14, it helps you to navigate and interact with your phone by using voice to tap, swipe, type, and others. Make sure that your device works with iOS 13 or higher to use this feature.

Before using this voice control, you have to download a file first. After that, you don’t have to use a Wi-Fi connection to enable this feature. It is better to connect your device to Wi-Fi before enabling the voice control at first.

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Please note that not all users can use this feature. It depends on the countries or regions. Voice control works with the Siri speech recognition engine and it only available for U.S. English.

How to activate and use Voice Control on iPhone 14

Here are the simple steps on how to enable this feature on iPhone 14:

  • Head to Settings and then choose Accessibility.

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  • Choose Voice Control and then choose Set Up Voice Control. Your device will download it in the background.

When Voice Control is turned on, a blue microphone appears  in the top-left corner of your screen. It means that the Voice Control is working or not working.

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When you activate the voice control, it allows you speak commands just like you want to perform an action by touch. For instance, if you want to access the Spotlight Search on the device’s home screen, you need to say “Swipe Down”. Or, If you want to access the long-press menus for any applications, say “Long Press (Mention the app name)“. The voice control does not change the way your device responds to touch.

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To see the available list of the commands in the different situation, you can speak “Show me what to say”. If you want to view the available list of commands, here are the steps to follow:

  • Head to Settings and then choose Accessibility.
  • After that, you can tap on the Voice Control, and choose Customize Commands.

Finally, you can use Voice Control on iPhone 14 from the method above. If you want to turn the voice control on or off once you have done the initial setup, you can use “Hey Siri”, the accessibility shortcut. Alternatively, you can open the Settings and then tap on Accessibility and then choose Voice Control.

If you want to lock the device, you can say “Lock screen”. Or, if you want to wake your device, you can say “Hey Siri, turn on the Voice Control”. To enable listening, you can say “Wake up” or “Go to sleep”. The listening feature will not turn off, but putting the microphone to sleep until you wake your phone with a command.

Customizing the Voice Control settings

Understanding the tutorial on how to use Voice Control on iPhone 14 is not enough. It is because you need to know more about how to customize the voice control settings.

Here is some examples of the settings you can do on your iPhone 14 for voice control:

  • Language – Voice control works with the primary language you have set on the iPhone.
  • Customize commands – It shows you the complete list of the available commands to turn on or off the commands and to create the customized commands.
  • Vocabulary – It allows you to teach the Voice control some new words.
  • Show Configuration – it shows you a visual information located at the top of the device’s screen when your device recognized a command.