How To Delete Siri History From iPhone, iPad, Mac & More

Delete Siri & Dictation History on iPhone

Delete Siri & Dictation History on iPhone.

Everything that you command or dictate to Siri is recorded and sent to Apple’s servers for processing. The logs are used to optimize the iOS voice assistant and can be stored for more than 2 years. Privacy is valued and all your queries are linked to a random identifier that has no correlation with your Apple ID, email address or any other personal info that could link you to the data.

Your Siri history log and the random identifier are associated for up to six months. But your data can be stored for up to 2 years, without an identifier tag. Apple claims that it uses the info to continuously develop and enhance the Siri, Dictation and Voice Control features. More, reviewed small subsets of data can be even store for more than 2 years, without a random identifier of course!

Starting with iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, macOS Catalina 10.15.1, watchOS 6.1 and tvOS 13.2 users are able to delete Siri history and Dictation interactions. Basically, you are able to delete the initial data that’s associated with a random identifier and is stored like that for up to 6 months.

Delete Siri History From iPhone And iPad

how to delete Siri & Dictation history on iPhone 1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
2. Scroll for Siri & Search.
3. Open the Siri & Dictation History menu.
4. Tap on Delete Siri & Dictation History.
5. Confirm that you want to delete all Siri and Dictation logs currently associated with this iOS device from Apple servers.
Fact: Data will continue to be recorded unless you change a default setting detailed below.

How To Prevent Apple From Storing Your Siri And Dictation Data

how to disable Siri & Dictation data logs on iPhone Your iPhone is set, by default, to allow Apple to store and review audio recordings of your Siri interactions. You can opt out by using the following steps:
1. Open the Settings app.
2. Select Privacy.
3. Scroll all the way down to Analytics & Improvements.
4. Disable the Improve Siri & Dictation option.
Tip: You can also disable iCloud Analytics sharing from the same settings menu.

Delete Siri History From Apple Watch

how to delete Siri history on Apple Watch
1. Tap the Digital Crown to open the app-view.
2. Select Settings.
3. Scroll for Siri.
4. Open Siri & Dictation History.
5. Tap Delete Siri & Dictation History.

From Apple TV: you can also clean up the Siri data logs on your Apple TV. Open Settings and select General. Next browse for Siri History and choose Delete Siri & Dictation History.

Delete Siri History From Mac

how to delete Siri history on Mac 1. Click the Apple logo, top-right corner and open System Preferences.
2. Click on Siri.
3. Use the Delete Siri & Dictation History option.
4. Click Delete to confirm your selection.

From HomePod: Open the Home app and go to HomePod Settings. Tap Siri History and use the Delete Siri History option!

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