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  • Ronnyguru Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    So I ve tried everything here - turning off Siri / reset network / nothing worked. But my wife's works just fine.

    And I don't this it's server issues - because my didn't. Of work for 1 full day I kept trying the reset, no luck.

    So today I thought about at what point did it stop working ?

    It was after doing a update All - and I had 59 aPps there were not up to date.

    One issue was that I restored from a backup from iTunes of my old iPhone 4, so lots of apps !

    I checked for memory - I had 10 gb free so it wasn't that !

    Then I made sure iCloud has my data backed uP- check in settings ICloud > backups

    So then I did a full reset under setting - this will erase everything and restore from back up - took about 12 mins - not too bad at all !

    And after it restore it started downloading all the apps - while It was doing that Siri works fine - I deleted google voice and google app before the downlOads could finish just because I thought those apps might be conflicting as google app had the same raise to ear to speak option.

    Any how it works And I'm happy now!

    Also I got a MSG stating not all apps could be restore as some no longer exists on the app store ( maybe those were messig with Siri? Who knows , all I know it Siri is back in my life - and She remembers me And my relationships ( who my wife is , etc. but that iClound + contacts .

    Good luck , all.

    This should be the LAST resort if you are desperate for Siri.

  • antoniofromtampa Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I reseted the phone to factory settings, once restored, I activted SIRI, then turned of the WIFI and turn it on, then reactivated SIRI and it worked..for the time being.

  • evietoo Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    To get Siri to work, you can turn around three times in your living room, put the iPhone under a chair, and then shout Olé! If the Apple servers come back up during that time, I guarantee Siri will work.

  • antoniofromtampa Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Try turning off and on the WIFI.

  • ohiosicilian Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    The same thing is happening to me but when i turn off wifi siri turns right on and works.  It is my office wifi that is creating the problem.  Not sure why

  • hwilke01 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    I am also finding that Siri works just fine over 3G, but the moment I get home to my wireless, it says' I'm unable to connect to the network' so when I turn WiFi off on the phone, it goes back to 3G and works just fine.

  • yamanfromphoenix Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    This is really irritating for me as well. I tried all reset and restart. Nothing seems to work. Is Apple aware of this or doing anything about it at all?

  • Morac Level 1 Level 1 (100 points)

    Siri has been giving me the network down error since yesterday. I've tried all the "fixes" short of a complete restore of the phone and nothing works.  I called Apple and they told me that the Siri servers are down, but that doesn't explain why it's working for some people and not others.

  • Barry Karlin Level 2 Level 2 (215 points)

    I encountered this problem Last night for several hours. I could not find any help here so I decided to reinstall iPhone and went to bed. Today it works again no problem. But what's the cause of that problem I am not sure.



  • johnfromissaquah Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    I had good success by double tapping the home button, pressing and holding the first app, then pressed all the little ex's to free up the resources that a bunch of backgrounded apps were consuming. That worked form me.


    What did not work:    

    • turning Siri off and on
    • restarting the phone
    • disabling and enabling WiFi
    • resetting network preferences
    • cursing and swearing


    If it is true that Siri requires a network connecton to Apple's Siri servers, well then folks, kiss your privacy goodbye when using it.

  • mikerudolph22 Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)

    IF YOU HAVE THE OLD SIRI APP and it is running in the background,CLOSE it and that will fix the integrated Siri for you.


    Wow I was getting very angry until I realized that was all it was for me...

  • Brad Pennock Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I tried rebooting, quitting all apps, turning off/on WiFi, resetting network settings, turning off/on Siri... none of those worked.


    I just erased all content from my iPhone 4S and restored it from a backup. Now Siri works.

  • rsannie Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)

    I did the same thing. Resetting network settings and siri didnt help.  I'm on Verizon network.  My spouse's Siri wouldnt work but mine did so it wasnt the network connecton.


    I backed up the phone with iTunes (so it's much faster - as compared to iCloud).  Then went to Settings, General, Reset, Reset All Content And Settings.  When it booted up I temporarily set it up as a new phone and checked if siri worked... which it did.  So I erased all content and settings again, this time restoring from backup... and again siri worked flawless from this point on. 


    Restoring the phone worked for me.

  • Apple Addiction Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    If Siri consistently gives the message "Cannot connect to the Network"  try doing a "soft boot" on your iPhone by holding down the Home button and the On/Off/Sleep/Wake button at the same time until the Apple appears on the screen.  The phone should recycle and reset itself and it should work ok.


    While Siri was giving the error message interesting enough "Find Friends" wouldn't work either.  After the reboot everything is fine.


    This worked for us.

  • CAKaren Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    She is still not working for me although I did do a full reset. Saw a news article that said she was back up and working today.  :-(  Guess not.