VoiceOver interrupts Siri when using the Alex VoiceOver voice

Category
VoiceOver Announcements/Feedback
Severity
Moderate

Description

Enable VoiceOver and select the Alex US English voice.
Invoke Siri by pressing and holding the side button or home button, or with the Hey Siri command.
You will hear the Siri chime, but before you can speak your command, VoiceOver will say "Possible text, followed by the time".
This does not happen 100% of the time, but most of the time.
Only observed when using the Alex VoiceOver voice, but of course it is possible that there are other affected voices.

Bug First Encountered

iOS/iPadOS 13.1

Device(s) bug has been encountered on

iPhone

How often the bug occurs

Sometimes

Workaround

Switch to another VoiceOver voice.

Status

Fixed

Fixed In

iOS/iPadOS 13.4

Options

Comments

Submitted by PaulMartz on Wednesday, December 4, 2019

I have this issue when using the Samantha voice. It's not Alex-specific.

As a workaround, try turning on and using the Hey SIRI feature. I've never encountered this problem when issuing a Hey SIRI command. I hope it helps.