Siri is a voice control system introduced with iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S.

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How can I teach Siri how to spell my child's name correctly in texts?

When I text my husband something like "I picked up Hailey from school and am on my way," Siri always misspells my daughter's name as Haley (with no "i"). I have an entry in my contact info identifying ...
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Siri on Volkswagen RCD 310 using Bluetooth

How can I get the Volkswagen RCD 310 radio/CD player to work with Siri? When iPhone is connected to the car using Bluetooth telephone connection and I press and hold its home button, Siri starts, ...
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Does disabling Siri replace it with Voice Control in IOS 7+

If you disable Siri in general, will holding the home button (when phone is locked) activate the old Voice Control instead?
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Siri stopped working

Since iOS 8.1 Siri stopped working for me. The sound and wave animation appear, but it seems the microphone does not register my speech, or it is not processed by Siri. I have read various ...
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Can I use Siri to tell me the time without using the Internet?

I only use Siri when I need to know the time. And she can't do it 80 percent of the time. In a scenario: phone is in my pocket, I am listening music through earpod. And I want to know the time ...
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How to rename Siri [duplicate]

Is there any way to rename Siri on the iPhone? I'm looking for any and all solutions, including Jailbreak tweaks. I love the new "Hey Siri" feature, but my SO and I both use iPhones with this feature, ...
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Is there a way to make Siri listen properly?

When writing a message using Siri, the software will stop listening for the message at the slightest pause. For example: Me: Send a message to John Siri: Okay, what would you like it to say? ...
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Calling 9-1-1 with Siri

If I try to call 9-1-1 using Siri, she says "Calling 9-1-1. I'm sorry, I can't call 9-1-1." Is there really no way to call 9-1-1 from a hands-free position? This is such a strange issue; I can't ...
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Can you dictate Emoji on iOS?

iOS (and presumably OS X) understands the underlying Unicode descriptions for Emoji icons. When reading iMessages back to you, Siri can use these descriptions to translate Emoji into words. For ...
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I accidentally went to Siri settings and changed the info to “Cassie” one of my contacts that isn't me.

I accidentally went to Siri settings and changed the info to "Cassie" one of my contacts that isn't me. I don't want her knowing any info at all. I can't get rid of the contact so it could go back to ...
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Address for “Home” is incorrect in Maps and I can't seem to find a way to updated it?

When I originally got my iPhone 5s I asked Siri to set my home address. At that time, it recognized a wrong address and I can't seem to find a way to correct it. It is listed with a little house icon ...
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How does one “Press 1 for English” using voice on iPhone during call with phone system menu?

Is there a way to use my voice to "press" a button on the numeric keypad during a phone call, resulting in my handset sending the appropriate DTMF codes to the device on the other end? I like to ...
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Renaming “Hey Siri”

Hey Siri is too short: it keeps getting triggered when people talk around. Furthermore, I have several iOS devices: I would like to have a different voice command for each device. Is there any way to ...
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Can Siri be set to read characters?

So my iPhone 5 digitizer broke, and since I have an upgrade coming up soon, I'm trying to do without a working phone until i can get the new 6. My problem is, however, that I have some websites I need ...
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How to have Siri pick from the list s/he just read to me?

Calling my friend XYZ using voice dial has become as easy as dictating one if his cell numbers to dial. Siri will recite: I have two numbers for XYZ. Which number would you like to call? (abc) ...
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Turning on the flashlight with Siri

I asked Siri to turn on the flashlight but she answered "Sorry but I'm not able to do that". Is there any way to enable Siri to turn on the flashlight? I use an iPhone 6 Plus with iOS 8.1.
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Control master audio volume with Siri

I Can't control my iPad master volume with Siri, and I'm surprised about that. Is there a way to do it? If not, why?
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Why does Siri swallow the last word in a dictate?

Sonce iOS8 my iPhone 4S's Siri "swallows" the last word in a dictation. This is very reproducible. It jappens when using the voice input in any text area in any app. I see the "live preview" of the ...
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How can I get Siri integration with Remember the Milk to add items for a particular date?

I've set up Siri integration with Remember the Milk on my iPhone 5s (I'm on iOS 8, but I used the iOS 7 instructions, as they haven't been updated yet). The connectivity seems to work fine: when I ...
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Is it programmatically possible to communicate with Siri via bluetooth?

We see people talk on bluetooth headsets all the time. In addition bluetooth is used to send notifications to devices like watches. My question is Is it programmatically possible to communicate with ...
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Siri giving out incorrect info

I have Verizon and Siri is giving me a fax number for a location rather than a phone number. My friend has AT & T and it displays the phone number. Does it matter which carrier is used? Can I ...
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Instruct Siri to play music on air

Is it possible to instruct Siri to play music on my airplay devices? I have two airplay devices. Is it possible to instruct siri to play on both airplay devices? Or to instruct to play on a ...
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Siri to lock screen and take screenshot?

Apparently, the power button has become pretty insensitive in my iPhone 5. When I say "lock screen" or "take screenshot", I want that iPhone does such activity. Now when I say them, iPhone just ...
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After updating to iOS 8, Siri won't work with internal mic after first try

I’m seeing this problem: Siri works fine the first time I try it after a restart, but on the second and subsequent tries, when I press and hold the home button, the screen turns gray and the ...
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Interface with Siri or Computer and Numbers

I have a Numbers sheet in which I save the customer, the task, and the time I started or stopped. Is there an "easy" way to interface voice-wise with it, so I may (using Siri as an example) say ...
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Where is the microphone for Siri for the iPhone 5?

I thought it was at the bottom left on the phone, but when I cover the bottom and blow on the earpiece, the waveform when Siri is waiting for a response moves.
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How can I use Siri to send a pre-made SMS?

So I recently discovered that most bus stops have a code. If you text that code to a specific phone number, you'll get a response telling you the ETA of the next bus to that stop. I saved the phone ...
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How to voice activate iPhone without touching it?

How to voice activate an iPhone without touching it? Illinois' law states cell phone use must be hands free. I realize they intend for you to use a hands-free kit. How come when, at least when it ...
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Siri: play all songs NOT shuffled

Does anyone know a way to ask Siri on iPhone or iPad to play an artist, but have the songs go in album order instead of shuffled? I have tried asking "don't shuffle" and "play X in order" and also ...
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iPhone 4S accientally turned on Find My iPhone or a power surge problem?

I think I accidentally erased my contacts and also turned it off (blocked out?) seemingly permanently by activating the Find My iPhone app on my old iPhone 4S that I am using as like an iPod for music ...
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How to stop Siri from playing undownloaded purchased songs

Here is an interesting one: I have 264 purchased songs downloaded on my iPhone If I go "Songs > Shuffle" it goes 1 of 264 If I go "Siri > Play songs shuffled" it goes 1 of 456 So basically, if I ...
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Why can't iphone 4S Siri rewind a podcast in the music app?

When I ask her to rewind she says Repeating the last 15 seconds. Hmm..., I can't seem to do that in 'Music' right now. This implies that she normally can.
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What is the current state of syncing Google Tasks and iOS Reminders?

Right now Siri says "You don't have any reminders," whew. But then Google Tasks tells me I have at least 9 things to do today. Whoops. Yes, I know this question has been asked before, but the answer ...
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Better way of using the iPhone with a Bluetooth speaker

I got a Bluetooth wireless speaker and it is great in many ways. I can listen to podcasts and music without wires to get in the way. I have one small first-world problem. If i want to type up a ...
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Adding content via Siri to text files in Dropbox?

Recently, I decided to move a series of lists I keep in the Notes app (Groceries, Shopping, Movies to Watch, Local Bands we follow, Local Restaurants we like, etc.) to a Dropbox folder that I share ...
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Siri is giving out wrong phone number for my business

I am an optometrist and when people use Siri to find me Siri is giving my home number instead of my office number. How can I correct this issue?
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What are all the languages supported by Siri as of Apple iOS 7.1? Is there a changelog available?

I was able to find this information from the official support documentation for Siri: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4992 Siri understands and can speak the following languages: United ...
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Do I have to create a contact entry for *myself* to use Siri?

Siri keeps telling me "I know nothing of you who are or where you live"
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How to make Siri set an alarm AND name/label the alarm at same time?

How can I make iOS's Siri set an alarm AND name/label the alarm at same time? I set many alarms on my iPhone5S running iOS7, and sometimes it's hard to remember what I set them for when they go off. ...
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Change which microphone iOS 7 applications use?

Here's the problem. I have an iPhone 5c and when I use the front facing camera to record video (whether using default camera app, Instagram, SnapChat) or when I use anything that uses the front ...
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How can I make Siri's geo-fenced reminders wait until I actually arrive?

I'm walking my dog and tell Siri, "When I get home, remind me to take out the trash." It sets up a reminder keyed to my arrival at a location, my home address. So far so good, but the reminder ...
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iOS 7 Siri US voice quality sounds like iOS 6?

So this is weird. My phone was jailbroken few days ago but I messed it up so I had to restore. But when I activate Siri, the quality sounds like the one in iOS 6?? And Siri doesn't sound very fun ...
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How can I set a link to my gym so that siri can find it

I want to set a reminder like "remember me to change dress when I am at the gym". Siri answers "I do not know your gym. Touch your name to add the gym to your record". I could not find a way to do ...
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How to enter home address so that Siri recognizes it and can direct me home

It asks for me to touch my name and then there is no place to put it. I added it as a note on the contact page but this does not work.
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Siri calls random numbers even though it is deactivated

I have Siri deactivated in the General --> Siri settings. Nevertheless, if I press the Home button long enough, Siri starts to listen, and then calls some random number. Resisting the urge to rant ...
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How to add a reminder to a specific list and time via Siri

I can say " Add call friend to my Work list " and Siri will add that reminder to the specific reminder list WORK. However, if I imply any time, it will add it as a calendar entry. Yet when I say " ...
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The “Where is my son” features - am I doing it wrong?

On the Siri help screen, one of the things you can say is "Where is my son". Now my thinking was that it does a "Find my iPhone" lookup to see where he is (since he also has an iphone). But ...
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How do I tell iOS 7 which address is my “home” address?

In iOS 7, if you bring up the Notification Center in some circumstances it will tell you, “Right now, it would take you 18 minutes to drive home.” I recently moved and the address that iOS 7 has set ...
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How can I disable Siri for making reminders and calendar items?

I would like Siri not to be able to make reminders and calendar items without asking for the lock screen password. When I ask Siri to create a new reminder, I would like to ask it to unlock my phone ...
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Disable Siri on lockscreen without password

Is it possible to disable Siri on the lockscreen while not requiring a code to unlock the device? I'm using iOS 7 and I think this was possible in iOS 6.