1. StormPipe's Avatar
    I frequently (used to) check eMail and Texts using a headset via Siri ("Read New Messages" or "Read New eMails"), with the screen locked and phone in my pocket.

    I have successfully re-enabled this capability (after it was disabled with iOS8) for Texts with Settings/Touch-Id & Passcode/Siri - ON; eMails however still yield "You'll need to unlock your iPhone" response from Siri. I want it back!

    Google searches seem to be primarily related to security issues and how the protection has been hacked; not how to enable it, as I wish to do!

    Any Help will be appreciated, and I'll take the security risk.
    09-22-2014 07:50 PM
  2. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Just curious. Have you tried to use that capability just speaking to Siri through the phone and not the headset to see if that works?
    It might be possible that the headset isn't supported (yet) with iOS8 for that function.
    09-22-2014 08:09 PM
  3. StormPipe's Avatar
    Same problem, with or without the headset. Headset is not a factor.
    09-22-2014 08:12 PM
  4. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Okay, I think I may have an answer and hopefully it works.

    If Siri is reading you texts from the lock screen then I'm assuming you have the message preview enabled. What if you enable the e-mail message preview for the lock screen and see if that works.
    09-22-2014 08:34 PM
  5. StormPipe's Avatar
    Nope, already thought of that too! Doesn't make any difference :-((
    09-22-2014 09:09 PM
  6. StormPipe's Avatar
    Any other suggestions?
    09-23-2014 11:10 AM
  7. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I'm stumped at this point. I think it's just a security feature that can't be undone unless the phone is jailbroken.

    Hopefully we are both missing something and someone will have a solution. If there is a solution.
    09-23-2014 02:14 PM

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