1. iMore Question's Avatar
    I have voice control - if I press too hard on the home button it activates. I don't want to use Siri either, Can anyone help please?
    09-20-2016 10:39 AM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    To deactivate Siri: Go to Settings → Siri, and then disable the toggle next to "Siri".
    To deactivate "VoiceOver": Go to Settings → General → Accessibility → VoiceOver, and then disable the toggle next to "VoiceOver".
    09-20-2016 06:45 PM
  3. slashzap's Avatar
    Even with this done, the Voice Control comes on when pressing to unlock the phone (if it doesn't recognize the thumb right away). Do you know any way to prevent this?
    11-07-2016 04:44 AM
  4. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Even with this done, the Voice Control comes on when pressing to unlock the phone (if it doesn't recognize the thumb right away). Do you know any way to prevent this?
    That cannot be disabled. In other words, there's no way to make nothing at all happen when you hold down the home button.
    11-07-2016 05:33 AM
  5. MattBF's Avatar
    I have voice control - if I press too hard on the home button it activates. I don't want to use Siri either, Can anyone help please?
    There is no way to turn off voice control on the lock screen. You have to activate Siri to turn off voice control. Than one of the options for Siri is "Access on Lock Screen" Simply toggle that off.
    11-23-2016 10:09 AM
  6. danifaber's Avatar
    Even with this done, the Voice Control comes on when pressing to unlock the phone (if it doesn't recognize the thumb right away). Do you know any way to prevent this?
    12-17-2016 02:46 PM
  7. danifaber's Avatar
    This worked for me (on an iPhone 7 Plus)
    Go to settings
    Select General
    Select Accessibility
    Select Home button
    Under 'Press and hold to speak' select Off.
    I get no voice control at all now. Hope this works for you😀
    12-17-2016 02:52 PM

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