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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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36 views

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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1answer
43 views

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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134 views

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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2answers
203 views

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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1k views

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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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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1answer
67 views

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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2answers
929 views

Siri can no longer find my home #

Whenever I wanted to call my land line at home, I would instruct Siri to "call home" (my home number is listed as home in my contact list) She would respond by saying "calling home" and the call would ...
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711 views

Custom iPhone Alarm Visual Message

I'm looking for a way to use the built in iPhone alarm app, but I want it to display a customizable message when I wake up. I've heard of ways to make siri speak a message, but I want it to be purely ...
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How to selectively force Siri to send iMessage instead of SMS?

In this question, I asked how to have Siri specifically send an SMS message to a person who does not have an SMS-capable iOS device registered with Apple, but does have iMessage on e.g. an iPad. The ...
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1answer
483 views

Selectively force Siri to send SMS instead of iMessage

I carry an iPhone. On occasion, I will use Siri to send a quick text message to a person, e.g. "Text Alice I'm on my way." My problem is that Alice has a non-Apple phone and an iPad, and I've used ...
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1answer
83 views

Siri: Reminder Tied to Multiple Locations

I've been wondering if there is a good workaround to solve the following problem with Siri. There are some stores in my area that have multiple locations, for example Walmart. I have added Walmart ...
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1answer
4k views

Why won't Siri recognise my home address?

How on earth do you get Siri to remind you to do something when you arrive at a location in iOS 6? It worked fine in iOS 5 but I've never got it to work on iOS 6 - it just always seems confused about ...
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1answer
597 views

Siri and birthday events

One of Apple's calendar features on every device is that it takes the birthdays from the contacts and show them as a separate birthday calendar. This is a nice feature, but has a huge drawback in my ...
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Is there a way to change back to standard Voice Control when there is no internet connection?

I have just got an Iphone 5 and love Siri, but, it is annoying that it only works when internet is available. ... I was surprised to see that when I turned Siri off, the phone went back to the ...
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2answers
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Can you talk on the iPhone and use Siri with Monster beats headphones?

I want a set of Beats by Dre headphones and have seen that they come with a control on the cord. Does this have a Mic? and can it be used with Siri in the same way the official Apple ones can? I have ...
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1answer
1k views

How can Siri recognize a contact's name, but be unable to call that person?

My wife and I have the same problem with Siri. In our contacts database, each person has at least one associated phone number (usually associated with 'home', 'mobile' or 'iPhone'). However, even ...
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2answers
429 views

Can Siri be told a ringtone when setting a timer?

I normally use the iPhone timer to sleep the device after I've dozed off to some music or podcast. Unfortunately this means that when I ask Siri to set a timer for some cooking, Siri waits the ...
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2answers
1k views

How can I redial using Voice Control or Siri?

Is it possible to dial the last dialed phone number on iOS via Voice Control or Siri?
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1answer
2k views

How can I get Siri to pronounce Exchange contact names correctly?

First of all, I don't use iCloud for my address book on my iPhone 4S; instead, I sync my Gmail contacts (and mail and calendars) using the "Exchange" account type. ("Gmail" accounts don't sync ...
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2answers
767 views

Accidentally turned on Siri using an iPhone 4 (not 4S)

I was using the Facebook app when it decided to freeze. Out of frustration, I clicked the home button multiple times. I got back to the homescreen with VoiceOver turned on ('Triple-click Home' was not ...
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How can I delete contact relationships in Siri?

Today something really stupid happened to me. To show the new iPhone I gave it to a friend at work. He activated Siri and said: "Call my father" Siri said : "Who is your father?" My friend said his ...
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Is there a timeline for Siri location features to be brought to Canada?

Currently, the location features for Siri don't work in Canada. Is there a timeline for that being rolled out, or is there any way to get around it?
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I heard that Siri can be installed on iPhone 4 but can't find it in the App Store?

Is it because it is a non-approved app on iPhone 4 and why? If so, is it only installable if it is a jailbroken iPhone 4?
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2answers
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How does Siri translate all that on my phone?

How does it work? I heard it sends all your data off to the internet to be translated. But it seems like it's integrated into my phone. Does it run on the phone or on the internet?
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1answer
367 views

What is this new voice control thing Siri?

What is Siri? Is it really only for voice control? Don't we already have one of those on the previous iPhones?
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Why is Siri iPhone 4S only? [closed]

Seems odd to me that the Siri assistant feature would be available only for the iPhone 4S. I have the Siri app (from the company Apple bought and integrated into the OS) running on my 3GS and it works ...