How to get airpods to stop reading texts

It can sometimes be frustrating with your Airpods constantly reading out loud the texts that come through your device. It can be incredibly annoying and inconvenient, especially if you’re in public. If you want to know how to stop your Airpods from reading out your texts, then this article is for you. In this article, we will show you how to stop Airpods from reading out texts and keep your conversations private.

What are Airpods

AirPods are a type of wireless headphones developed by Apple Inc. that can be used to listen to music, make phone calls, and others. They are designed to be lightweight, portable, and easy to use. AirPods feature a microphone, voice recognition software, and an on-board processor to provide a variety of features. AirPods also come with a charging case that allows them to be wirelessly charged while they are not in use. AirPods can be used with any device that supports bluetooth technology.

Why disable ‘AirPods read texts’ message option

The AirPods read text is a system that allows Siri to read your text vocally. The system is made in a way that, it will interrupt any activity you are doing on the phone to read your incoming messages. Whether you are watching a movie, doing podcast or listening to music, the text read will interrupt it. This is one major reason why many iPhone users does not like the system.

How to stop AirPods from reading texts

  1. To turn off Siri reading texts from your iPhone, open the Settings app.
  2. Select notifications.
  3. A new page will open in which you will see Announce Messages with Siri dialogue box.
  4. You will see options ‘Announce Messages with Siri’ and ‘Announce messages from’.
  5. If the ‘Announce Messages with Siri’ is turned on, you will see that the toggle is green.
  6. Disable the feature by pressing on the toggle and disable the ‘Announce messages with Siri’.


AirPods are a great tool for listening to music, talking on the phone, and much more. If you finds out that AirPods are reading your text messages aloud, then it’s easy to adjust the settings and turn off that feature. All you need to do is to follow the steps above. Doing this will ensure that your AirPods no longer read aloud any of your text messages.

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