Remove Siri from MacBook Pro Touch Bar

January 12, 2021

The Control Strip you find on the Touch Bar of your Mac includes many items including controls for Siri. It lies just adjacent to the Delete button. As a result, when reaching out for the Delete button, most users invoke the Siri function by mistake. You can stop this erroneous behavior. See how to remove Siri from MacBook pro Touch Bar.

Remove Siri From the Touch Bar on a Mac
Remove Siri From the Touch Bar on a Mac
Mac Touch Bar Siri

How to remove Siri from MacBook Pro Touch Bar

There’s nothing more annoying than accidentally invoking Siri on your Mac computer. Moreover, it has little utility for most Mac users. If you too belong to the same clan, see how to remove the Siri item from the Touch bar on a Mac.

  1. To remove Siri from Keyboard, go to the Apple menu.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Choose Keyboard under System Preferences window.
  4. Switch to the Keyboard tab.
  5. Hit Customize Control Strip button.
  6. Tap on the Siri button and drag it to the bottom of your screen to trash it.
  7. Hit Done when finished.
  8. Close the System Preference window and exit.

Remember this action when confirmed will only remove Siri from the Keyboard Touch Bar button. You will still be able to access it from the menu bar on the Mac.

How do I remove items from Mac touch bar?

On your Mac, go to the Apple menu and click to open it.

System Preferences Window
System Preferences Window

From the list of options displayed, select System Preferences.

System Preferences Keyboard
System Preferences Keyboard

When the System Preferences window opens, choose the Keyboard icon.

Customize Control Strip Mac
Customize Control Strip Mac

Next, scroll down to locate Customize Control Strip option.

When seen, hit the button and tap the Siri button to drag it to the bottom of your screen to trash it.


When done, close the System Preferences window and exit.

The Siri button will be removed from the Mac computer Touch Bar, instantly.

That’s all there is to it!

Hope that makes sense!



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