How to manually control when Siri listens to you with iOS 7.1

Have you ever used Siri when your iPhone or iPad wouldn't stop listening when you wanted it to? Maybe someone else was talking, or there was noise in the background. Sometimes, Siri listens, even when you've finished talking. Luckily, you can control when Siri starts and stops listening to you.

How to hold down the Home button to control when Siri stops listening

  1. Press and hold the Home button on your iPhone or iPad to activate Siri.
  2. Keep holding down the Home button and speak your request to Siri.
  3. Release the Home button to stop Siri listening.

That's all there is to it. Instead of pressing the Home button just to activate Siri, You hold it down the entire time you're talking to Siri.

Try it out and let me know how it works for you!