Can You Change Siri's Name? No, but Here's What You Can Do

You can personalize Siri in a lot of ways

The answer is no. Unfortunately, you cannot change Siri's name to Jarvis, or anything else. Apple made Siri the entity it is, and the company has not allowed for customizations to let you change the assistant's name.

Can You Change Siri's Name to Jarvis?

Despite its many benefits, though, some people just don't like the name Siri and would rather use some other name like Jarvis (from the Ironman movies).

You may find tutorials online promising to show you how to change Siri's name to Jarvis and even change its voice, but those tutorials require you to jailbreak your iPhone, which voids the warranty and could result in a completely useless iPhone if you make a mistake.

Can You Give Siri a Nickname?

Just as you cannot change Siri's name, you also cannot give it a nickname. Siri is particular, and refuses to respond to anything other than its given name.

Can I Change "Hey Siri" to Sometime Else?

Again, the answer is no. You cannot change Siri's name, but there are several other ways you can customize Siri to make the voice assistant personal to you.

Can You Personalize Siri?

Yes, you can absolutely personalize Siri so its voice is more to your liking. Here are a couple of things you can do:

  • Change Siri's voice and accent: If you don't like the way Siri's voice sounds, you can change it to another voice. There are several genders and accents available, so you can make Siri's responses pleasant to hear.
  • Teach Siri to say your name or to call you by a nickname. Siri is usually good at pronouncing names, but if you don't like the way Siri says yours, you can teach Siri to say it differently or even teach it to you call you (or someone else) by a nickname.

Can I Change Siri's Voice to a Celebrity?

While you can change Siri's voice, you cannot change to it a specific celebrity's voice. The options currently available for Siri's voice are American, Australian, British, Indian, Irish, and South African, and there are two to four varieties for each country that represent typical gendered and genderless voices you may hear.

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