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Make Siri Respond to Voice Even if iPhone Screen Covered

Feb 23, 2021 - 3 Comments
How to Make Siri Respond to Voice Even if iPhone Screen Covered

Do you frequently take advantage of Siri to perform various tasks on your iPhone? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now use Siri without taking your phone out of the pocket, or in other situations where the iPhone screen is covered.

How to Set an Alarm with HomePod

Feb 20, 2021 - 2 Comments
HomePod speaker

Managed to get your hands on a brand new HomePod or HomePod Mini? More importantly, is this your very first smart speaker? In that case, you may be wondering how to figure out some of the basic features that it has to offer. This may include things like setting an alarm or adding reminders via … Read More

How to Control Which Apps Provide Data to Siri Apple Watch Face

Feb 20, 2021 - Leave a Comment
Access Siri on iPhone X

Apple Watch wearers have no shortage of options in terms of selecting their favorite watch face. There are tons to choose from with Apple adding new ones with each major watchOS revision. But there’s one that is perhaps the smartest watch face available and if you’re going to use a smartwatch, why not go all-in? … Read More

Feeling Suicidal? Siri Can Help!

Dec 31, 2020 - 7 Comments
Siri and iPhone offer suicide hotline contact

Suicide is obviously a serious subject, tragically being one of the leading causes of death in the USA. Siri recognizes this crisis, and will respond to inquiries about suicide with a helpful response providing information about the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline hotline, with a quick button to tap on to contact the hotline number directly … Read More

How to Enable and Use Raise to Speak on Apple Watch

Oct 17, 2020 - 2 Comments
Apple Watch Raise To Speak

Siri is better than ever on the Apple Watch, which means you might find yourself using it more and more to perform all sorts of tasks. But saying “Hey Siri” over and over may wear thin and grow old, or maybe it just feels a bit weird to you. But with Raise to Speak, Apple … Read More

How to Use Siri with AirPods and AirPods Pro

Jul 31, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Use Siri with AirPods and AirPods Pro

Want to use Siri to control your AirPods and AirPods Pro with just your voice? Thanks to Siri voice assistant, you can perform various tasks such as adjusting volume, checking the battery percent, finding directions and more, without having to take your iPhone out of the pocket.

How to Announce Messages with Siri on AirPods

Jul 7, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Announce Messages with Siri on AirPods

AirPods are undoubtedly the best-selling truly wireless earbuds out there, as you see them almost everywhere today. If you happen to own a pair, you probably use AirPods to listen to music, podcasts, make phone calls on an everyday basis. However, AirPods can do a lot more being a smart wearable, as these earbuds also … Read More

How to Get Current GPS Coordinates on iPhone with Siri

May 25, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Get current GPS Coordinates from Siri on iPhone

Anyone can retrieve current GPS Coordinates on iPhone at any time by using Siri. This offers a super simple way to find GPS coordinate data, and for many users it may even be faster to use Siri than to use an alternate method like Compass app. By placing a proper request to Siri, you’ll see … Read More

How to Play Songs on Spotify with Siri on iPhone or iPad

Jan 24, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to start Spotify songs and music from Siri

Siri now supports Spotify commands, meaning you can now use Siri to request specific music be played through Spotify on iPhone, iPad, or other Siri equipped devices with Spotify. And if the iPhone or iPad is outputting audio to Sonos or another speaker, Spotify will play directly through that speaker system. Using Spotify to play … Read More

How to Order Uber on iPhone with Siri

Dec 31, 2019 - 4 Comments
How to Order Uber with Siri

Want to make booking an Uber ride even easier from iPhone? Try ordering an Uber ride with Siri, your phones built-in personal AI assistant. Uber is the incredibly convenient ride service that will take you just about anywhere you want to go, and Siri is the incredibly convenient virtual assistant that can perform all sorts … Read More

How to Delete Siri & Dictation History on Mac and Opt-Out of Audio Recording Storage

Nov 21, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to delete Siri data and audio recordings from Mac

Want to delete and erase all Siri and Dictation history associated with a Mac from Apple servers? Additionally, can opt out of future audio storage and review of Siri recordings from a Mac. You can do both of these with the latest MacOS system software release, and this article will show you how.

How to Disable Siri Audio Recording Storage & Collection on iPhone & iPad

Nov 14, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to Disable Siri Audio Recording Storage & Collection

You can adjust privacy settings on iPhone and iPad to stop Apple from storing, collecting, and reviewing audio recordings from your device and Siri usage. This is a new optional privacy feature that some iPhone and iPad users may be interested in, particularly if they don’t like the idea of their audio recordings from Siri … Read More

How to Delete Siri Audio History on iPhone & iPad

Nov 11, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to delete Siri audio history on iPhone and iPad

Many Siri interactions and requests submit anonymized audio recordings to Apple servers in order to process, review, and to ascertain for accuracy and quality. For example, if you ask Siri on iPhone for the weather, that request may be recorded as audio and processed on Apple servers. While this data is anonymized from an Apple … Read More

How to Turn Off “Hey Siri” on a Mac

Apr 17, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to turn off Hey Siri on Mac

If you’re using a Mac with Hey Siri voice activation enabled but you’d like to turn the voice listening feature off, you’ll find that it’s easy to selectively turn off Hey Siri while still leaving the usual Siri invocation methods enabled in MacOS.

How to Change Siri Voice on Mac to Different Gender or Accent

Apr 5, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to change Siri voice on Mac

Want to change the voice of Siri on a Mac? There are numerous voice options for Siri available, and on the Mac you can change the voice of Siri to be male or female, and you can even change Siri’s accent too.

How to Get “Hey Siri” on Unsupported Macs

Mar 8, 2019 - 10 Comments
Get Hey Siri on unsupported Macs

Have an older Mac but want Hey Siri voice commands? With a little effort, you can get ‘Hey Siri’ on unsupported Macs by using a creative workaround. While new Mac models can enable Hey Siri on the Mac as easily as checking a setting in system preferences, older Macs do not support the same Hey … Read More

How to Enable “Hey Siri” on Mac

Feb 25, 2019 - 28 Comments
How to enable Hey Siri on Mac

Mac users can enable “Hey Siri” on their computer, allowing for simple voice activation of the virtual assistant. Much like Hey Siri for iPhone and iPad, or Apple Watch, when Hey Siri is enabled on the Mac you can interact with Siri entirely with voice commands and without needing to click or tap on anything … Read More

How to Find a Lost iPhone with Siri

Nov 29, 2018 - 17 Comments
Find a Lost iPhone with Siri

Have you ever lost an iPhone somewhere in a house, office, or car, and can’t quite find it? Trying to locate a misplaced iPhone can be frustrating, but if you have another iOS device, Apple Watch, or Mac nearby then you can use Siri to help find a lost iPhone. With this great trick, you’ll … Read More

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