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

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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.
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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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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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Siri says “speak you like to”; is there something messed up with my phone?

Whenever I ask Siri to call a business, she will go through each result and say "Speak you like to call it, get directions...". Is there something wrong with my phone? "Speak you like to" is ...
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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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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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Using Siri for commercial purposes?

Does anyone know what the rules are on using Siri for unintended purposes? I would like to actually hook it up to my company's phone number so that when someone calls in, I can have them routed to ...
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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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Can I keep my iPhone screen off during voice navigation with Apple's Maps app?

I have been using voice navigation in Apple's Maps app for iOS 6. I keep the phone in one of my car's cup holders because I am mostly using it in my home area where the maps on the screen aren't ...
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How do I get Siri to ignore a particular contact that shares someone else's name?

I have two people in my contacts with the same first name (let's call them John). One person, John Appleseed, I talk to all the time. The other one, John Doe, I haven't spoken to in years. When I ...
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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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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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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 out?...
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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 ideas. ...
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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 ...