Here's how it works. When you hear a ringing tone indicating an incoming call, simply double tap the outside of either AirPod to answer it. When you're finished, the action is the same -– just double tap an AirPod to hang up the call.
Make and answer calls with AirPods (2nd generation) You can set either of your AirPods to activate Siri with a double tap. See Change settings for AirPods. Answer or end a call: Double-tap either of your AirPods. Note: If you set Up Siri, you can also answer or decline a call using your voice.
Whether you're washing dishes or working out, it can be handy to accept or decline calls without touching your phone. Now, you can easily reject calls through your headphones with Siri without even needing to say "Hey Siri." Let's go over how to answer calls on AirPods and other headphones.
Can I answer my phone while driving? It's illegal to hold a phone while driving, but answering a phone call through a hands-free kit is permitted (this might mean using steering wheel controls).
Siri can make and answer phone calls and FaceTime calls using your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and HomePod. Here, we go through the process of making a hands-free call by asking Siri to dial for you.
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The hands-free methods to answer calls are all listed as accessibility options. To access them, open the Settings app and scroll down to the “Accessibility” options near the bottom. In the Accessibility options, tap on “Answering and ending calls”.
Option 2 – Auto-answer Calls If you navigate to Settings → Accessibility → Touch → Call Audio Routing → Auto-Answer Calls, you'll see the option to toggle it on, and also to set the duration of time to wait until the call is answered. The first thing I saw wrong with this is the it doesn't let you ignore calls.
You can also set either of your AirPods Pro to activate Siri when you press and hold the Force Sensor. Answer or end a call: Press the Force Sensor on either of your AirPods. Note: If you turn on announce calls, you can also answer or decline a call using your voice.
iPhone can be set to automatically answer calls. If you navigate to Settings → Accessibility → Touch → Call Audio Routing → Auto-Answer Calls, you'll see the option to toggle it on, and also to set the duration of time to wait until the call is answered.
iOS 14.5 now lets users answer calls using the company's virtual assistant Siri without having to press anything. The option is part of the Announce Calls with Siri feature, which lets users hear the name of who is calling when using AirPods, the company's popular headphones.
Answer calls with your AirPods or AirPods Pro To answer with AirPods Pro or AirPods (3rd generation), press the force sensor. To answer with AirPods (1st or 2nd generation), double-tap an AirPod. To decline an incoming phone call and send it directly to voicemail, double-press the force sensor.