How to set iPhone to answer calls with speakerphone automatically

iPhone Ringing on Table with Speakerphone

Do you have a habit of switching the calls you get on your iPhone over to speaker as soon as you answer? Whether you’re doing something and want to talk while you’re doing it or just prefer to set the phone down and speak without having to hold it, that speaker comes in handy.

What’s even better is that you can make this easier. Here’s how to set your iPhone to answer calls with the speakerphone automatically.

Setting up the automatic speakerphone

Open your iPhone Settings and then follow these steps.

1) Tap General and then Accessibility.

2) Scroll down to and select Call Audio Routing.

3) Tap Speaker.

Answer Calls with Speakerphone iPhone

You can then go back to your Settings or simply close the app.

Now, the next time you receive a phone call, it will automatically put the caller on speaker for you when you answer it.

You can revert your settings at any time by following the same steps and turning Speaker back to Automatic. Plus, if you use a Bluetooth device, like a headset, you can select that setting instead of Speaker or Automatic for calls being answered.

And check out our tutorial on how to have your iPhone automatically answer calls, whether with speakerphone or not.

Wrapping it up

This is a simple setting that comes in handy when you need it. And, it also works on iPad by following the same steps as above. Let us know if you decide to give it a try!

For more iPhone call tutorials, take a look at how to set up other devices to ring when you get a call or how to have your iPhone announce who’s calling you.

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