The one exception is Apple's own Messages app, where Siri will read them only if the phone is unlocked.
The bug, which affects the current iOS 11.2.6 version as well as the iOS 11.3 beta, negates the choice many Apple users make to hide the contents of notifications from their home screen. But for other messaging apps like WhatsApp, Telegram and Skype, Siri will happily disclose the content of the messages to anyone who picks up the locked phone.More news: President Trump Signs Omnibus
Apple Insider has shared some workaround to prevent Siri from reading out hidden notifications on the lock screen. The temporary solution revolves around disabling your notifications on the lock screen, so anyone with unauthorized access to your iOS device can access it. The good news is that Apple is aware of the issue and that a fix is on the way.
If you want to lock your phone down until Apple implements a patch, there is a way to avoid any nosey people from getting on your phone.More news: Pop, South Korea's Weapon of Mass Seduction, Heads to North Korea
The bug could essentially allow anyone to go through your hidden messages without you even unlocking the device. There is a toggle there that reads "Allow Siri When Locked". While iOS 11.3 is said to arrive sometime in the coming weeks, the company will probably fix the issue sooner in a minor supplementary update.
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