A little problem with the new American Siri female voice

iOS & iPadOS

Hi folks!
I'm just using this as an example here, but it's been around for a while now. Some texts the Siri female voice is not able to speak, and, instead of speaking, causes the device (in this example, my iPhone SE) to respring. Here's a bit of text that can't be read on my device, copied from the list of searched Wikipedia pages in the Wikipedia app:
Summer of Love
Mid 1967 social and political phenomenon in San Francisco, California, USA Actions available
This is raw voiceover text, and in the app, all but the American Siri female can't read. Does anyone know what the problem might be?
Note: this text is just an example, so only take this as an example. I've encountered similar problems when flicking through other apps, but this is the example that came off the top of my head. This is still there in iOS 11.2.



Submitted by Serena on Sunday, December 3, 2017

hi, i can't reproduce this, either by looking at the wiki file, or your copied text. it just won't respring / crash or anything. so, i'm wondering if you have something messed up in your installation. bit odd, but hey, it's a computer. they do odd things a lot. ahaha. if it were super important to you, i'd say try making a backup, then reflash your phone with a fresh copy of iOS, and restore your backup to it, and see if that helps. but if it's not super important, i'd probably not do that. lot of time waisted for a small thing.

Submitted by David Lai on Sunday, December 3, 2017

Maybe it's just my device or something? I don't know. But when I'm in the search section of the Wikipedia app, that particular item seems to make the device respring. I also think it's quite odd. Maybe I'll just change to a different voice for a second. BTW, when opening up that wiki page in the app, speak screen doesn't function when set to the American Siri female.
Strange. Thanks anyway!

Submitted by Amanda Crouch on Sunday, December 3, 2017

I have an IPhone SE as well and am using this same voice. I've not had this issue either.

Submitted by David Lai on Monday, December 4, 2017

may I ask that is it because my SE was the 2016 edition when it first came out with 64 GB? Because yesterday I was checking that particular wiki, and in the middle of reading the device resprang again...