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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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) ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I tell Siri to restart dictation? How can I correct her?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Use Siri via Hyundai accent 2014 bluetooth

Is it possible to use Siri with Hyundai bluetooth system (in a 2014 accent)? The steering vocal command button will launch the car voice command assistant, but I can hold the home button of my Iphone ...
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Use hands-free “Hey Siri” with bluetooth?

In iOS 8, you can use Siri hands-free just by saying "Hey Siri" if the device is on charge. Does this work with a bluetooth microphone and speaker, or only the phone's built in microphone? I have a ...
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Apple HomeKit verbal commands in languagues other than English

Is there a comprehensive list of Apple HomeKit verbal commands in other languages other that English available? "Turn off the bedroom lights" e.g. Other English terms are mentioned in this article: ...
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Siri does not speak out loud using Spanish (Spain), but Spanish (US) works

Using an iPhone 6. Any pointers as to why this could be happening and what steps I can take to remediate this issue?
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Why does Siri swallow the last word in a dictate?

Sonce iOS8 my iPhone 4S's Siri "swallows" the last word in a dictation. This is very reproducible. It jappens when using the voice input in any text area in any app. I see the "live preview" of the ...
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Instruct Siri to play music on air

Is it possible to instruct Siri to play music on my airplay devices? I have two airplay devices. Is it possible to instruct siri to play on both airplay devices? Or to instruct to play on a ...
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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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Interface with Siri or Computer and Numbers

I have a Numbers sheet in which I save the customer, the task, and the time I started or stopped. Is there an "easy" way to interface voice-wise with it, so I may (using Siri as an example) say ...
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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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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 ...