To turn off Siri Suggestions on your iOS device, you can adjust the settings in the Siri & Search section. Here’s how you can do it:

On iPhone or iPad:

  1. Open Settings:
    • Open the “Settings” app on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Go to Siri & Search:
    • Scroll down and select “Siri & Search.”
  3. Turn Off Suggestions:
    • In the Siri & Search settings, you will see various options. To disable Siri Suggestions, toggle off the following options as needed:
      • “Suggestions in Search”
      • “Suggestions in Look Up”
      • “Suggestions on Lock Screen”
      • “Suggestions in Spotlight”
  4. Manage App Suggestions (Optional):
    • You can also manage app-specific suggestions further down in the Siri & Search settings. You can toggle off specific apps if you don’t want them to show suggestions.

On iOS 14 and Later:

If you are using iOS 14 or later, you can customize the widgets on your home screen, including Siri Suggestions. Here’s how:

  1. Long Press on Home Screen:
    • Long-press on an empty space on your home screen.
  2. Tap on the “+” icon:
    • Tap on the “+” icon in the upper-left corner to enter the widget gallery.
  3. Find and Add Siri Suggestions Widget:
    • Find the “Siri Suggestions” widget in the gallery.
    • Tap on it to select its size (small, medium, or large) and then tap “Add Widget.”
  4. Place Widget on Home Screen:
    • Drag the Siri Suggestions widget to your desired location on the home screen.
  5. Remove Siri Suggestions Widget (Optional):
    • If you want to remove the Siri Suggestions widget, long-press on it, and select “Remove Widget.”

Note:

  • Personalized Suggestions:
    • Keep in mind that Siri Suggestions are designed to provide personalized recommendations based on your usage patterns. Disabling them might limit the personalized experience.
  • iOS Versions:
    • The steps may vary slightly depending on the iOS version you are using. Ensure your device is updated to the latest iOS version for the most accurate instructions.

By following these steps, you can turn off Siri Suggestions on your iOS device, either globally or for specific features and apps.

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