Why won't 'Hey, Siri' work on my iPad / iPhone?

Update: iOS 9 disables the "Hey Siri" feature, and forces you to follow onscreen prompts to enable it on your device. You can learn how to set up Hey Siri in iOS 9 here.

Apple added the ability to wake Siri with your voice by saying the phrase "Hey, Siri," but you need three things happen before you can make the new feature work:

1. Your iPod touch, iPhone or iPad has to support and have iOS 8 installed.
2. Your device has to be connected to a power source / charger.
3. You have to turn on the Voice Activation feature by navigating to Settings > General > Siri.

Once the Voice Activation slider is ON and your device is plugged in, just say "Hey, Siri..." followed by your question and Apple's voice assistant will help you.

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