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

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How to invoke navigation on Google maps using Siri?

At the risk of getting a big NO, Is there a way to use SIRI to invoke navigation on Google maps as opposed to the default Apple maps? I have tried "Navigate to Chicago using Google maps", but Siri ...
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Siri reports my correct birthday, but then uses wrong date when asked how many days until my birthday

When I say to Siri "When is my Birthday", the response is May 20th, which is correct. However, when I say "How many days until my birthday" the response uses September 16th as the birthday. How do I ...
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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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Siri location reminders problem

I have added my favorite stores, Coffee shops, and addresses I go to a lot, into my contacts list, so I can say to Siri "Remind me to check the mail when I arrive at mom's house." However, Siri ...
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Is it possible to ask Siri to read dictated text?

Speech recognition is very useful - when I'm driving I always use it for dictating text to my iPhone 5. However, before sending the message I like to check that the text was recognized correctly. ...
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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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iOS 6 kills battery life

I live in the Boston area (zip code 02421). Since upgrading to iOS 6, both my iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S are getting really hot and last only 4 hours maximum, even in standby. Also, AT&T notified me ...
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How can I ask Siri to turn OFF Do Not Disturb mode?

As from iOS 6, I can ask Siri something like "Don't Disturb Me", and it replies confirming that Do Not Disturb is activated. However, I have not been able to deactivate Do Not Disturb mode by voice. ...
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In iOS 6, how can I convince Siri that New York City is not in Texas?

This is NOT a rant about maps or its data. I live in New York City, and when I ask Siri for the weather, the results seemed a bit... optimistic. I think it unlikely, for example, that it will be 84 ...
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iPhone battery life: Siri or iOS 6?

I updated my iPhone 4S to iOS 6. I suddenly activated Siri (because finally it comes in my language) and in this days I noticed that my iPhone battery life is less than previously. This problem is ...
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Why is Siri not enabled on iPad 2? [closed]

After reading some overviews on iOS 6 I decided to install it on my iPad 2. Unfortunately, I discovered that Siri is not supported (probably should have read the fine print). I'm a little curious if ...
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Can I view or export or clear Siri's interaction history?

I would like to ask you is it possible to somehow access all of Siri's history to view it or delete it?
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Siri's language choice (Settings) - does it affect speech recognition?

If I prefer to hear US/Canadian Siri, will she understand my Australian accent? Sorry Australian-voiced Siri, but you sound too much like the Telstra automated bill payment system voice. And I'm used ...
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Is Voice Control still present in Siri supported devices?

I had an iPod touch two years ago, and it had voice control features for simple things like "next song", or "what time is it". Is this functionality still present in the current version of iPhone, or ...
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Daemons or other processes responsible for dictation in 10.8?

Dictation in Mountain Lion is a nice little feature that works great for me. However I often need to switch between dictation languages, so going through the System Preferences is way too many clicks ...
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How can I get Siri to list all relationships?

As can be seen in this screenshot: Siri seems to be able to list all of the relationships which it understands. Does anybody know the command for this? I've not been able to work it out.
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What phonetic language an dictionary is supported by Siri on iOS?

I want to convince Siri to properly pronounce and recognise some of my contacts. I know that I need to tweak the 3 fields: Phonetic First Name, Phonetic Last Name and Nickname for that. Still, I am ...
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Is there a way to interact with Siri Answers?

By default, Siri often "answers" questions by producing a result from (amongst others) Wolfram Alpha. Often these results leave me wanting to drill down further to expand on parts of the answer ...
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Why can't Siri add the relationship for an account?

I'm using Siri in German, and one of the examples mentions the command: Meine Mutter ist Diana Pelzl That is, My mother is Diana Pelzl. So, I say something similar to the above German sentence, ...
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What advanced calendar scheduling can Siri do?

I just found out that Siri can do complex calendar schedules, such as scheduling something for every three days. The calendar app has a very limited interface for complex scheduling, so I'm wondering ...
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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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Shouldn't Siri be able to run on the new iPad?

Siri has been made to run on older iOS devices some time ago. It was reported by MacRumors that special hardware is what sets the iPhone 4S as the exclusive device for Siri. Enter the new iPad. The ...
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Getting Siri to say 1 and not one

When I ask for directions and say any single digit number, Siri spells it out instead of writing it numerically. Is there away to change this, because directions does not recognize numbers spelled ...
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How can I make Siri tolerate longer periods of silence for note dictation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to extend the time you can talk to Siri for? I would like to be able to use the note taking feature of Siri to take long dictation for brainstorming ...
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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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Add appointment to a specific calendar with Siri

My default calendar is 'Home'. I want Siri to add appointments to my 'Work' calendar. I've tried telling Siri to "Move my appointment to the work calendar" but she merely changes the appointment ...
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How do I troubleshoot Siri?

I just got my 4S yesterday (thanks AT&T for the early upgrade date!). I've noticed two problems with Siri and I don't know any good methods to troubleshoot. 1) When I hold the phone up to my ...
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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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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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Is there a way to extend the time you can talk to Siri for?

If I start Siri and ask to send a message or email, it will ask who to, takes the name from me etc etc. When I come to saying the message I can only say a few words before being cut off. I then need ...
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How can I post to Twitter using Siri?

It seems like there is no voice command in Siri to directly update your status on twitter. Am I missing something? I thought that with iOS 5 Twitter is tightly integrated into iOS?!
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Is it possible to install siri on iphone 3gs?

I have an iPhone 3GS, and I want to know if it is possible to install Siri on it.
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Why does Siri not set Geofence reminders on iPhone when used in conjuction with an Exchange account?

I have been trying to use Siri to set a Geofence reminder to no avail. Apparently there seems to be some type of conflict with the phones local reminders and syncing (via Active sync) with Exchange ...
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How can I use Siri to select between multiple email addresses?

When using Siri to send an email to a contact with multiple email addresses, I can't find a way to select one of the addresses in a hands-free way (without clicking with my finger). Siri reads out ...
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How do you use Google Voice instead of built-in text message with Siri on iPhone4S?

I would like to use the Google Voice app instead of the built-in Text Messages with Siri on the iPhone 4S. Is this possible and how?
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what is Siri consuming? is Wifi enough? or 3g celluar data is involved while Siri searches online?

So I am concerned if I can save data usage(I have only 200M per month on my account..) by using Siri at home(with a wifi connection)??
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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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Is it possible to spell a word to Siri?

Is it possible to spell a word to Siri? For instance, if I ask for the stock price of a certain company, she doesn't always understand the company name.
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Is there a way to use punctuation in Siri dictation?

Is there a way to use punctuation in Siri dictation? For instance, if I tell Siri to text someone "want to meet for dinner?" - it won't track inflection, right? How can I add the question mark via ...
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How do I get Siri to pronounce my name correctly?

Siri doesn't pronounce my name correctly. I tried editing the phonetic spelling as it says on many sites, but it doesn't fix the problem. How do I fix this problem?
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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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Siri seems to usually have network issues. Fix?

iPhone 4S: at first, Siri was magical. In the last 3-4 days she usually reports an inability to work due to network issues. I've tried myriad fixes but to no avail. Anyone have ideas?
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Is Siri is new for every device with iOS 5, or just for the iPhone 4S?

I have iOS 5 on my iPod Touch 4, and I can't find Siri on it. Does it have Siri?
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Notational velocity on the Mac, notes.app in iOS

With the introduction of the iPhone 4S and Siri I really want to stick with notes.app on the iPhone. However I greatly prefer notational velocity on my Mac to using mail.app. Other recommendations ...
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Where does Siri acquire it's list of recognized locations from?

Where is Siri (on iOS5 on an iPhone 4S) get it's list of recognized locations, such as those used for location-based reminders, from? I've seen demonstrations and have experimented a bit, but only ...
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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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Confused by Siri's answer [closed]

I asked: "Should I wear a jacket today" It replied: "Sorry Nathan, I can't look for places in France" What does that mean? (Yes it's true I'm in France)
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How do I get Siri to make an event on a Gmail or Exchange calendar?

I can get Siri to show me events on my Google Apps calendar (which I have set up as an Exchange account, to get the benefits of push email), but I can't get her to make an event on that calendar; new ...
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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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Can a developer make an app that can be controlled with Siri?

Example: A commute planer app could take a start and destination from you, through Siri, and plan your trip. Would be very useful, especially when you're in a hurry.