“There’s a lot to love about Siri on the Apple Watch: The microphone is defter at parsing what you’re saying, your virtual assistant can process a number of tasks, and your watch is often more convenient for dictated tasks than your iPhone,” Serenity Caldwell writes for iMore.
“There are two normal ways to trigger Siri on your Apple Watch: On screen wake, say ‘Hey Siri’ followed by your command, or press in the Digital Crown until you feel the haptic buzz, then dictate your question,” Caldwell writes. “Unfortunately, thanks to room noise and other external factors, Siri doesn’t always trigger reliably on the watch.”
“To save battery, the Apple Watch only listens for the ‘Hey Siri’ on screen wake. Unfortunately, that can make ‘Hey Siri’ a little frustrating if you have your screen configured to wake on wrist raise and don’t get the phrase out quickly enough,” Caldwell writes. “Instead, you can reset the process by briefly putting your palm over the screen to turn it off, then re-raising your wrist (or pressing on the display) to wake it, followed by ‘Hey Siri.’
More tips in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: You can simplify that process: Just place a finger on the display when your Watch wakes on wrist raise and it won’t turn off until you remove your finger.