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

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Use Siri To Launch App

I am trying to use Siri to launch an app. So I say "Open Hipchat", however Siri interprets it as "Open Hip Chat". Which she then doesn't find it because the app is named "HipChat" and not "Hip Chat"...
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Use Siri to play all songs (shuffled) in iOS 9

In iOS 8.4 and below, I could tell Siri, "play all songs, shuffled" or "shuffle all songs" no matter where in the OS I was. But now when I try that, Siri tells me that I must be in the Music app, ...
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Why is always on Hey Siri only available on the iPhone 6S?

At the latest unveiling by Apple and mentioned in this post, they announced a new feature on the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus: you can have 'Hey Siri' enabled always rather than just when plugged into a ...
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Why is my Apple Watch Siri voice-to-text fast, but taking subsequent action is slow?

When I speak on my Apple watch - the text to speech is quite fast. (To me this seems like the harder Computer Science problem, and my understanding is that it is going over the wire - back to Apple - ...
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Volume Randomly Goes to Maximum with Bluetooth Headset

I have tried using two different bluetooth headsets with my iphone 6 and when using the headset and hitting the "call" button on the iphone, the volume will sometimes go to maximum level. Basically ...
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Siri: “I can't update reminders. Sorry about that.” Why?

I use Siri to set reminders a lot, like a dozen times a day. This morning Siri is saying, "I can't update reminders. Sorry about that." It happens on my Watch, my phone and my iPad. I've tried ...
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Siri on my Apple Watch doesn't stop listening when I stop talking. Why?

I've had my Apple Watch for about a week and I use Siri constantly. For the first few days it worked like a dream: I'd raise my wrist, talk, and Siri would do what I asked. For the past few days, ...
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How can I tell Siri to restart dictation? How can I correct her? [duplicate]

I know that Siri has "code words" which are not directly transcribed but which insert punctuation. I find it essential to be able to restart or to go back and clear out words which were dictated ...
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Where can I find Siri's file, folders, database in ios files (I'm root)

I would like to modify some things on the OS including the 'Hey Siri' phrase, I've tried a global grep but no luck yet. If someone has an idea, he is welcome
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How can I get iOS reminders to appear on google calendar? [duplicate]

I like setting reminders using Siri (e.g. "remind me to buy milk tomorrow at 8pm"). Siri understands what I am trying to say and pretty smoothly adds the reminder. I would like this reminder to ...
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Why wont siri use wifi?

Put your iphone in airplane mode and then turn on wifi. Try to ask siri what one plus one is. She will fail with the error voice dialing is unavaible during airplane mode
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Can Siri add some form of timestamp to a Note?

I'd like Siri to add a timestamp -- I'm not too fussy about the exact format -- of the current day and time to the end of one of my notes in the Notes app. She can find the note just fine, but takes ...
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Is there a way or a tweak to make Siri execute shell commands

Indeed I have a home automation system, I would like to integrate a voice control system and for that I need to be able to call shell commands like curl. I have seen many Siri tweaks but none of ...
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How do I dictate @ to siri?

I'm looking to learn how to dictate @ to siri. If there is a general resource to look up how to find odd characters, so much the better, but in US English I'm not figuring this out by myself.
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iphone 6 ios 8 siri only working with external mic!

I have a jailbroken iPhone 6 running iOS 8.2. My problem is that Siri does not work with the internal microphone. Siri and dictation work fine with any external mic like the kind that you'd find on ...
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How can I make Siri use non apple apps?

Is there a general way extend Siri on iOS 8 to use other apps? For instance, I am not using the apple E-Mail app but "myMail". I'd like to make Siri use this app when telling her to write an e-mail? ...
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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 "solutions"...
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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) def-...
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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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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 say,...
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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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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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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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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"