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How to Set Your Personal Info with Siri on iPhone and iPad

Mar 8, 2018 - 1 Comment
Set My Information with Siri in iOS

In order for a variety of Siri features to work, Siri must know who you are, and the more Siri knows about you the better some of those features work when activated from an iPhone or iPad. For example, if Siri knows your home address then you can ask Siri to “give me directions home” … Read More

How to Get Siri to Read News of the Day to You in iOS

Jan 26, 2018 - 8 Comments
Siri play news

Siri for iOS can now play short daily news digests by request, allowing you to quickly hear news recaps from some popular mainstream news outlets and media sources. This is a handy feature if you want to get a quick blurb about what’s apparently newsworthy on a given day, and it works the same on … Read More

How to Enable Type to Siri on iPhone and iPad

Jan 24, 2018 - 6 Comments
Type to Siri on iOS

Type to Siri for iOS allows you to interact with Siri by typing text commands on an iPhone or iPad, using either the onscreen software keyboard or an external keyboard. All of the Siri commands you’re used to using work through Type to Siri, it’s just the command entering process that is different as you … Read More

How to Enable “Type to Siri” on Mac

Jan 12, 2018 - 3 Comments
Type To Siri on a Mac

While Siri is perhaps best known as the voice assistant bundled on modern Macintosh computers and iOS devices, Siri can also be interacted with by typing out good old text commands. By enabling Type to Siri on the Mac, you can use Siri sort of like a text based virtual assistant, where typing out “set … Read More

How to Activate Siri on iPhone X

Dec 31, 2017 - 2 Comments
Access Siri on iPhone X

The iPhone X includes Siri access, the ever helpful (and sometimes goofy) virtual assistant that can perform tons of tasks by issuing simple commands by voice. But if you’re accustomed to accessing Siri by holding down a Home button and now you have iPhone X, you’re probably wondering how to access Siri on the iPhone … Read More

How to Disable Bad Language in Siri on iPhone and iPad

Dec 28, 2017 - 5 Comments
Prevent bad language with Siri on iOS

If you don’t want Siri to ever dictate, speak, or write out explicit language, you can disable bad language in Siri for iPhone and iPad completely. By disabling explicit language support in Siri, the virtual assistant will use asterisks to cover up curse words and bad language, like “s**t”, and will literally bleep explicit language … Read More

How to Translate Languages with Siri on iPhone and iPad

Nov 15, 2017 - 33 Comments
Translating languages with Siri on iPhone

Whether you’re a frequent traveler, simply learning a new language, or interacting with someone who speaks in a different language, Siri for iOS now has the fantastic ability to translate between languages on the fly. For example, you can ask Siri to say “I need a taxi ride to the airport” in French, and Siri … Read More

How to Identify a Song Playing on a Mac with Siri

Sep 8, 2017 - 4 Comments
Identify what song is playing on Mac with Siri

Have you ever been watching a movie or video, or maybe you’re in a coffee shop or restaurant, and you hear a song or some music that you want to identify? If you’re on your Mac, your computer can recognize what songs are playing by using Siri. This is essentially the feature that also works … Read More

Have Siri Show Your Calendar & Appointments on iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Aug 30, 2017 - 1 Comment
What's on my calendar Siri

Are you having a busy day, and wondering what is next on your Calendar agenda? Maybe you forgot when that appointment is tomorrow? Or perhaps you’re wondering if you’re free next Tuesday for a meeting at a specific time? You can ask Siri to tell you, utilizing the virtual assistant as a little personal assistant … Read More

How to Remove Siri from Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

Jul 24, 2017 - 10 Comments
Remove Siri from Touch Bar on Mac

Some Mac users may find the Siri button on Touch Bar to be less than useful, and some may accidentally hit the Siri button and inadvertently trigger Siri when trying to hit another key on the MacBook Pro Touch Bar keyboard. If you don’t want Siri so readily available on your Pro Mac for whatever … Read More

Can’t Spell? Ask Siri to Spell a Word on iPhone, iPad, Mac

May 9, 2017 - 5 Comments
Ask Siri to spell a word on iPhone

Can’t remember how to spell a word? You can ask Siri to spell the word for you! That’s right, good old Siri on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad has no problem helping you spell words if you can’t think of where to begin and when autocorrect is off or otherwise failing you, is this Siri … Read More

How to Change Screen Brightness on the Mac with Siri Voice Commands

Apr 25, 2017 - 3 Comments
Changing screen brightness on Mac with Siri

Just about every Mac has screen brightness adjustment buttons on their keyboard, but for Macs with Siri enabled you can also adjust and change screen brightness on a Mac display easily with Siri voice commands instead. This can offer a quicker option to adjust display dimness and brightness for some Mac users, and voice commands … Read More

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