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fixing siri's robotic sounding voice

26 Dec 2013

2013-12-26 21:20:02 -0600

If you've got a new iphone or ipad, you might find that some of the siri voices sound awfully robotic and low quality.

For me, I knew this shouldn't be the case because siri on my ipad sounded so much better.

It turns out that apparently the iphone and ipad only come with a limited version of the siri voices, but it will download the full version later.

how to fix the robotic voice

Apparently, it's as simple as this:

It should then download the full siri voice in the background.

Unfortunately, as far as I can tell, there is no way to monitor its progress. But in my experience, the before and after was pretty clear so it should be pretty obvious when it's complete.