How to Start Siri on Mac: A Simple Tutorial

Activate Siri Press and hold. ... Click Siri in the menu bar. ... Tap Siri in the Touch Bar (if your Mac has a Touch Bar). Say “Hey Siri” (if enabled in Siri &, Spotlight settings, this option is only available when supported by your Mac, display, or headphones).

Are you struggling to enable the Siri voice command functionality on your Macbook device? Don’t worry, it’s a pretty straightforward process. In this tutorial, we’ll guide you on how to start Siri on Mac in a few easy steps.

Firstly, click on the System Preferences button in your system dock. Once you’ve clicked on it, select the “Accessibility” tile and scroll down to the “Voice Control” option. Click on it, select “Versus Commands” and make sure to checkmark “Open Siri.”

After that, click on “Done” and scroll down again to the “General” option. Select “Siri” and enable “Type to Siri.” Close the back arrow and select the Siri button. Enable “Ask Siri” and if you want to improve Siri’s dictation, you can select “Improve Siri Dictation,” and follow the prompts.

If you want to change the voice, language, or keyboard shortcut, you can do so by clicking on the options provided. If not, keep the voice feature enabled and click the back arrow, then “Accessibility.”

That’s it! The Siri voice command functionality is now enabled on your Macbook device. Siri is always ready to help you out, and we hope this tutorial was helpful. If you have any other concerns or questions, leave us a comment below.


What is the keyboard shortcut for Siri on Mac?
By default, macOS offers these three different shortcuts to call up Siri: Hold Command + Space. Hold Option + Space. Press Function + Space.
Why doesn't Siri open on my Mac?
Make sure Siri is turned on. Choose Apple menu >, System Settings, click Siri &, Spotlight in the sidebar (you may need to scroll down), then turn on Ask Siri on the right. Note: If you can't turn on Siri, Screen Time Content &, Privacy Restrictions may be preventing you from using it.