Apple has acknowledged that some Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra users may experience microphone issues, including when trying to use Siri, make a phone call, and more.


Users have reported issues with the Apple Watch microphone becoming constantly unresponsive after some time, causing microphone-dependent apps to display errors and stop working completely.

In a new note he obtained Mac rumorsApple says it is aware of the flaw affecting users, specifically by saying that customers may have problems with Siri‌ being unable to hear them, record voice memos, and make phone calls. You may also see a “Measurement suspended” message in the Noise app.

Apple says restarting your Apple Watch may temporarily fix the problem and indicates that the issue isn’t hardware related. Apple says in the memo that customers should stay updated to the latest version of watchOS, which indicates that a fix may be released soon.

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