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

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Siri can't text someone even though it can call them, email them, and show me their contact information

I ask Siri to "Send a text message to John Smith". I get a response, "You have two contacts named John Smith, and neither has a phone number or email address". However, if I bring up John Smith's ...
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Why is iBooks progress incorrect in my Siri Suggestions, and how is this fixed?

In this case, Siri Suggestions implies that I have just started the book. I've actually been reading it for weeks and am on page 685/1985. Clicking the Siri Suggestion for the book brings me to the ...
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“Remind Me” about Google Docs

I learned about the "Remind me about…" feature of Siri a few weeks ago, and I tried to remind myself about a Google Document, but it claimed it couldn't. I tried in the actual document and the ...
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No voice feedback when using Siri with American accent in iOS 9.0.2

I'm using Siri with American accent in iOS 9.0.2. But it doesn't have voice feedback, even though in navigation mode in Maps. Once I switch to British accent, Siri speaks. Is that a bug for Siri in ...
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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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How do I stop the help/search feature from EVER auto-calling people? iPod Touch, iOS 9.2

My real concern is the the AUTOMATIC ability of my device to call out to people (FaceTime) without ANY confirmation from me. Not just FaceTime, but anything similar as well (texting/email). All the ...
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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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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 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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“Hey Siri” also works for other persons than me

Why does the "Hey Siri" command on the iPhone 6S also works for other persons? I thought it is recognizing only my voice, but today I found out that is not true! Is there something I can do against ...
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Siri can not activate some alarms on iPhone 6S Plus with iOS 9.2

When I use the "Hey Siri" feature to enable an alarm it usually works. But recently I've encountered a problem. The conversation with Siri would go like this: <me> Hey Siri, wake me up at 7 ...
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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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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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Change Default Calendar on Apple Watch

When I use Siri to create appointments on my Apple Watch, it gets dropped in my iCloud calendar. Is there a way to have this go to a different calendar? On iOS, you can find this in settings, but the ...
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Make Siri Ding Again on Pressing Home Button

So according to this Apple support article, Siri doesn't make that bell sound after holding the Home button to launch it on iPhones with iOS 9 or later. Instead, it vibrates. On your iPad or iPod ...
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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 to shuffle all songs by Phish?

Every time I ask Siri to "shuffle all songs by artist Phish" it shuffles all songs by "Real Big Fish" from my collection instead. Siri seems unable to understand that "fish" and "phish" are ...
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Notes created via Siri don't sync with Gmail until they're manually edited

For years, I've successfully used Siri to create notes that were then synced with Gmail, as described here: http://lifehacker.com/5569758/seamlessly-sync-iphone-notes-to-a-gmail-account A few weeks ...
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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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How can I “delete” the last word, using iOS dictation feature?

iOS dictation is a great feature, which mostly works both for Siri and for apps supporting an onscreen keyboard. However: is there a voice command I can use to backspace or delete the last word? I ...
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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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Change Siri Search Engine iOS 9

I'm using Siri on an iPad Pro and I've set the default search engine in Settings > Safari to Bing but when I search for something with Siri it defaults to Baidu. I know that the default search engine ...
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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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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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How to hide “Siri app suggestions” in iOS 9?

When you swipe down on the homescreen, iOS 9 now displays a row of app suggestions below the Search field. Is it possible to hide this row?
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How to turn on “Hey Siri” when plugged in, but not always on

I would like to have "Hey Siri" on my iPhone 6S when plugged in, but not all the time. Is there a setting for that, or was that feature lost with iOS 9 and 6S?
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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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How to ask siri about event length in calendar?

How do I ask Siri about event length in calendar? She tells me that I have event and it starts at 10am but asking 'how long does it take' or 'how long is it' confuses 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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Siri is called repeatedly out of control

I face a problem with Iphone 6. In the middle of work (particularly listening to podcasts), Siri wrongly thinks she is being called, pauses the main work, and starts asking for order. Edit: "Hey ...
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Take a photo using Siri voice activation?

I'm a new user of Siri since I recently upgraded to iPhone 6s. What I can't figure out though is if I somehow can take a photo using only Siri? Obviously I tried and failed and my google skills ...
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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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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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How do I make Siri send text messages to a specific number?

How do I make Siri send text messages to a preferred address? I & someone else both have iPhones, and the other person often uses Siri to send text messages to me. I generally send text messages ...
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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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Siri Voice Feedback Not Functioning on iPhone 6 (iOS 9)

I have an iPhone 6 running iOS 9 – Siri has become speechless all of a sudden. It appears to have went dumb; there is no voice feedback whatsoever. Siri answers all of my questions correctly with an ...
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Does a Contacts Nickname transmit to anyone else; iMessage or email?

iOS 9.0.2 So I asked Siri to call me Sugar Daddy... Hilarious, right? Well I was using the e-mail app this morning, and when looking at a few e-mails I sent last night, I noticed that my name was ...
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When can I tell Siri to 'Remind me about this'?

Sometimes when I tell Siri "Remind me about this" or "Remind me about this when I leave/arrive/get home/work/car" she replies: OK, just tell me what you want to be reminded about. And other ...
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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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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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Issue with Siri suddenly misunderstanding what I say

Siri used to be great for voice dictation on my iPhone. All worked well. One day, though, she started misunderstanding one specific sentence, namely "à la ligne" (new paragraph, in French). since ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Voice reminder on iPhone

Can I set any voice reminder on iPhone so that it will remind me using the iOS default voice ? For example, if I missed a call it would remind me with voice or in case of calendar entries, it will say ...