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How to Use the Gender Neutral Siri Voice

Apr 21, 2022 - 8 Comments
Use the Gender neutral Siri voice on Mac with Voice 5

Siri now has a non-binary gender neutral voice option available to users who prefer to not have a stereotypically male or female Siri voice. While Apple somewhat recently removed all gender identifying information from Siri voices, simply referring to them as ‘Voice 1’ and so on, the introduction of the gender neutral non-binary Siri voice … Read More

Play a Siri True or False Trivia Game

Apr 1, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Siri true or false trivia game

Like trivia? Love Siri? You’re in luck, because Siri can play True or False trivia games, right on your device. You’ll get 5 random questions on all sorts of subjects that you can answer true or false to. Like any good digital April Fools Prank (or Siri experience), the first few efforts to play True … Read More

How to Set a Timer on Mac

Jan 18, 2022 - 2 Comments
Set a Timer on Mac

Setting a timer on the Mac is pretty easy, though you’ll be forgiven if you assumed there would be a dedicated timer feature within the clock app of MacOS, as there is in the iOS and iPadOS world. It turns out that a timer functionality is not yet part of the clock app or clock … Read More

How to Turn Off Siri on Apple Watch to Stop Siri Listening

Jan 13, 2022 - 1 Comment
Disable Siri listening on Apple Watch

Don’t want Apple Watch to always be listening for the “Hey Siri” command? You can turn off Siri on Apple Watch if you want to stop it from listening to you, ready to take your commands. We’ll show you how to turn off the Siri listening feature Apple Watch, which still allows you to use … Read More

How to Use Announce Messages with Siri on Apple Watch

Jan 9, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Announce Messages with Siri on Apple Watch

Did you know that Siri on Apple Watch can read out all the messages you receive, and even reply to them without having to take your iPhone out of your pocket? As long as you have a second-generation and newer AirPods or compatible Beats wireless headphones, you’ll be able to take advantage of this feature … Read More

How to Disable Location Services on HomePod

Dec 21, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Disable Location Services on HomePod

Location Services are enabled by default on the HomePod, so that if you ask HomePod or HomePod mini things like what the weather is, it will be able to tell you. But if you’re not actually making use of location features, or if you’d rather have some more privacy, you can turn the location features … Read More

How to Stop HomePod Always Listening

Dec 8, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Stop Always Listening on HomePod

Apple’s HomePod and HomePod Mini smart speakers are always listening, waiting for your “Hey Siri” command so that it can quickly follow orders to get things done. Some privacy buffs may wish to temporarily or permanently turn this listening feature off, depending on the scenario or their use case of a HomePod, and that’s what … Read More

How to Set Default Music App on iPhone & iPad

Nov 30, 2021 - 5 Comments
How to Set Default Music App on iPhone & iPad

Have you ever wished to use a different music app other than Apple Music for your Siri song requests? In that case, you’re in for a treat because you can now set the default music app that’ll be preferred by your iPhone and iPad for music searches. It’s actually very simple to set up.

How to Block Explicit Content on HomePod

Nov 26, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Block Explicit Content on HomePod

Do you want to prevent your HomePod or HomePod Mini from playing back songs that are marked as explicit? This may be necessary if you have kids in your house, so some parents might prefer to turn this parental control feature on, and it’s simple to do.

How to Disable Personal Requests on HomePod

Nov 20, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Disable Personal Requests on HomePod

HomePod is capable of making phone calls, sending messages, creating reminders, and more when your iPhone is nearby. These are called personal requests and it’s a great feature to have. However, it does come at the cost of your privacy, and some people may want to turn off personal requests on their HomePod.

How to Take & Share a Screenshot with Siri

Oct 15, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Share a Screenshot with Siri

Taking screenshots is a common activity for iPhone users nowadays. Often people use screenshots to share things displayed on their screen, since it’s one of the fastest and most convenient ways to share content as an image. So, wouldn’t it be nice to use Siri to take screenshots and share them?

How to Take Photos on iPhone & iPad with Siri

Oct 6, 2021 - 3 Comments
How to Take Photos on iPhone & iPad with Siri

Did you know that you can use Siri to take a picture instead of pressing the shutter button yourself? This may come in handy when you’re taking group photos and you want everyone in the shot. Apple’s Shortcuts app makes this possible and it’s pretty easy to set up.

How to Share ETA from Apple Maps on iPhone with Siri

Oct 2, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Get Siri to Share ETA When Navigating with Apple Maps

Are you driving to meet up with your friends, family, or colleagues? If you use Apple Maps for navigation, you’ll be excited to know that you can share your ETA with them right from your iPhone by using Siri.

How to Send Audio Messages with Siri from iPhone

Sep 15, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Send Audio Messages with Siri from iPhone

You may be already aware of how Siri can be used to send text messages from your iPhone, but did you know that you can send audio messages with Siri too? This is possible with any modern iPhone or iPad, and it’s quite handy if you’re a fan of audio messages.

How to Set Up HomePod Multiple User Voice Recognition

Sep 3, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Set Up HomePod Multiple User Voice Recognition

Did you know that Siri on your HomePod is capable of distinguishing between different voices? Although this is a feature that’s not activated by default, it’s something that you can set up within a matter of minutes for HomePod using your iPhone or iPad.

How to Change Siri Voice on Mac

Sep 2, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Change Siri Voice on Mac

If you’re the kind of Mac user who personalizes their computer a lot, you may also be interested in changing the way Siri sounds when she replies to your voice commands. This is something that wasn’t possible until recently.

How to Announce Calls on iPhone

Aug 26, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Announce Calls on iPhone

Did you know that your iPhone can announce the calls you receive so that you don’t have to see the phone, or take it out of your pocket to know who’s calling? That’s right, with this feature enabled, Siri will speak the name of the person calling you out loud, so you will know exactly … Read More

How to Have Your Apple Watch Speak The Time For You

Apr 6, 2021 - 6 Comments
Enable speak time

How’d you like your Apple Watch to speak the time to you? Sounds convenient, high-tech, and useful, right?

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