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

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Pressing Siri button disables fans

Whenever I press the Siri button on the Touch Bar, it temporarily disables the fans on my laptop, is there a way to prevent this?
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Can I put my iPhone in quiet mode only for a limited period of time?

When going to the movie or attending to a talk, how can I put my iPhone in quiet mode only for a limited period of time, like one hour? In particular, it is mostly the case that I will forget to ...
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Troubleshooting the Network Connection on Apple Series 5 Watch (WiFi)

I bought an Apple Series 5 watch (WiFi), and although the updates are current its behavior calls into question whether the watch is misconfigured in some way or defective. Upon attempting to place a ...
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Can I use Siri to remember a parking spot?

Can I use Siri to remember a particular GPS location, then later navigate back to it? It seems like it should be possible but I don't know what the voice directive would be. I occasionally use a car-...
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Use Nora Siri voice for mp3 Conversion MacOS

Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 System Version: macOS 10.15.1 (19B88) macOS Catalina recently made the new "Nora Siri" text to speech voice available for normal use. In the past, the voice would ...
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Can I create a Siri custom voice command that performs actions in an app?

I can't seem to find any docs for this so was wondering if this is possible. I have a SmartThings app on my phone for controlling my Samsung tv. I was wondering if I could create a Siri voice ...
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Siri suggesting contacts for Calendar scheduling how to turn this off?

Let's say I schedule an event using Siri for tomorrow. I say "Hey Siri schedule coffee tomorrow with Michael at 9 am." Siri will ask me which of the 9 Michael-s in my phonebook do I want to schedule ...
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Why do I have to say “lights outlet” instead of “lights” *sometimes* when telling Siri to turn on/off the lights?

There are periods of time (like a week or two) that happens maybe every 1-3 months where when I ask Siri to turn on or off a device plugged into an outlet, I have to use the word "outlet" when I ...
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How to run Shortcuts through Siri?

I’ve been using Shortcuts for a while and knew how to run Shortcuts with Siri, but since iOS 13, I couldn’t find the option.
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How do I remove Siri from the collapsed Control Strip?

I have a MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018) and prefer to have the Touch Bar display the escape button on the left, nothing but a custom widget that does nothing in the middle, and the collapsed Control ...
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How can I remove the Siri icon from the touch bar?

Version: 2018 running 10.14.4. I have the new Macbook Pro with the touchbar and I actually don't mind it. However, Siri always has an icon on the far right, no matter what app I'm in. And because it'...
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Slow down Siri voice in CarPlay

CarPlay can read back notes from the Notes app. However it reads the notes too fast. I've tried adjusting the speed in Settings > Accessibility > Spoken Content but this had no effect in CarPlay. Is ...
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Haptic vibration when Siri is ready to listen - Worked in iOS 12 but gone in iOS 13?

With iOS 11 & 12 on my iPhone 5s, when I held down the home-button to activate Siri, I would get a haptic vibration when Siri was ready to listen for a command. Now, new phone (iPhone SE), and ...
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What are the criteria for when siri speaks a response on the watch?

iphone 8 running IOS 13.1.2, watch 4 running 6.0.1 If I push the crown and ask "is it going to rain today" I get a graphical response of the "weather circle" set to the precipitation percentage, but ...
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How to format email with event for Siri?

Is there any example showing how to correctly format email with that Siri would recognize and manage to fill all the fields in calendar event?
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Completely Remove Siri

Periodically I see this popup on my MacOS 10.12.6 screen: One case of it popping up is when I accidentally press a button on my headset. Here is the setting in my system preferences: How can I ...
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Ask siri to set alarm silently?

Is it possible to set an alarm with my voice to siri, receive confirmation, but not have her speak back? Is there a technique I can use to do this with all commands?
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How to make Siri audible to other person on the phone?

When Siri reads something I can hear it well. But a person on the other end of a phone call hears nothing of it. That's a good default. But how can I make the other person on the phone hear what ...
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“Hey Siri” suddenly stopped working on MacOS Mojave

Siri works perfectly after I manually click on the Siri icon on my TouchBar or click on the menu bar Siri icon so there is no issue with my microphone. Also there are no user accounts to manage in my ...
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Does anyone know if I can use Siri to make a phone call using Google Voice? [duplicate]

Either that or place a call with the phone app using my Google Voice number. I ported my main number out to Google Voice. I want to be able to make hands-free phone calls from my main phone number on ...
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How to allow Siri to call only specific persons

I use Siri to call some fixed persons(e.g. family), but sometimes Siri calls to wrong person. I don't need to call with Siri for other people. Is it possible to create whitelist or blacklist to call ...
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My iPhone XR keeps making emergency calls without any interaction from me

This is really weird: three times within the past week, my iPhone XR has called my mother-in-law via the Emergency Call feature, without any apparent interaction from me. Each time this has happened, ...
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How to stop Calendar automatically adding invites?

Whenever I add a new event titled "Golf" in my calendar, it finds an old invitee from a Siri app. If I'm not super diligent and delete this, the invitation is sent. How do I permanently delete this ...
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How do you say “numeral” in french for Siri to get numbers right?

In english you would say "Hey Siri, Play Led Zeppelin *numeral* 4" in order for Siri to detect that 4 is a number rather that a word like "for". Do you know the keyword that replaces "numeral" when ...
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My HomePod keeps going off at inappropriate times

I work form home, and whenever I say something, the HomePod will just say random things unprovoked. Like for example, I'll say Im sorry to a customer, and the HomePod will say something along the ...
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How can I see which of my iPhone apps support Siri Shortcuts?

Is there an easy way to see which of the apps I have installed on my iPhone support Shortcuts? At the moment, I'm going one by one through each app in Settings and tapping through to Siri & ...
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Microphone works for Siri & Video Recording but not for WhatsApp, Voice Memos, FaceTime and calls in speaker mode

iPhone 8, iOS 12 Microphone NOT working for: WhatsApp voice messages FaceTime Voice Memos Phone calls in speaker mode Works for: Siri Video Recording How many microphones does iPhone 8 have? ...
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Siri doesn't respond while playing youtube on iphone xr

Try open youtube and play something, then try "Hey Siri" it won't work. But when I pause the video or close the youtube app it works. I also checked the Siri&Search settings for youtube and ...
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Siri spells mnemonic like the disease pneumonic

How do I get Siri to change her to spell it correctly?
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Why did Siri stop responding to “Hey Siri” on iPhone X iOS 12.3.1?

Since late March/early April of 2019, which means since iOS 12.2 through 12.3.1 Siri stop responding to "Hey Siri" on my iPhone X. I purchased the iPhone new in January 2018, and it has incurred any ...
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Determine which device AirPods have connected to using Siri

When I put on my AirPods, they automatically connect to the device that they were most recently connected to. However, without checking each device, I'm not sure which device they've connected to. I'...
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Siri doesn't work in macOS Mojave

I have a MacBook Pro 15 with TB. The problem is that Siri doesn't hear me when a click the icon in the touch bar. I check my microphone settings and it looks good. I have macOS Mojave 10.14.5. But ...
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Siri takes too long to load on Mojave

I don't know if there are actually many people using Siri on Mojave, who would take an interest in looking at my problem. Basically, after a system restart or waking up from sleep, it will take Siri ...
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Siri shortcuts and headphones

is there a way to use Siri shortcuts and play music after connecting your headphones? I don't want to open my app every time I just want them to play the music as soon as I connect them.
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iOS Shortcuts feed Siri command via text input

For my “drive to work” shortcut I would like to continue playing whatever podcast I last listened to. There isn’t a shortcut for this so I have to say “hey Siri play podcasts” which achieves the above....
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Siri spells my child’s name wrong in texts

Siri spells my child’s name wrong in texts. I tried all the suggestions given on here and it didn’t work. Added the field ‘phonetic spelling’ and spelled it the way Siri is spelling it. Then added the ...
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How to make Siri aware of Google Chrome browser on Mac?

I have Google Chrome browser installed on my Mac. It's set as my default browser. When I tell Siri: Siri, open browser It launches Safari. I tell Siri: Siri, open Chrome browser It says "It ...
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How can I set the default audio volume for Siri playing music on HomePod?

I like to ask Siri to play music, a playlist or a specific song. However, (s)he likes 50% volume and that's too loud for me. I looked at the settings and can't find how to set this: https://support....
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Sometimes Siri immediately stops listening - how to fix this?

I use Siri all the time. Since updating to iOS 12, I’ve noticed an occasional problem where I cannot get more than a word or 2 out before Siri stops listening entirely. The wavy line goes flat and ...
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How can I add a Shortcut to my Apple Watch Home screen?

I want to enable/disable my iPhone's Cellular Data using my Apple Watch. Here's what I've done so far: 1) Created two Shortcuts, one to enable, and another to disable Cellular Data. 2) Added these ...
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Changing Touch Bar Icons

I want to have the Siri icon in the Touch Bar, but I want to change the icon to a black and white version. I find the colors distracting, and I want it to be visually consistent with all of the other ...
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Can’t disable Siri in iOS 12.2

How do I completely disable Siri in iOS 12.2? In previous versions of iOS, there was a simple setting you could toggle that would completely remove Siri from your system. This setting seems to have ...
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Can Siri be instructed to scroll pages for me in Safari?

I’m curious if I can do some hands free browsing through Siri. How integrated is Siri with Safari?
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How to prevent DNS caching on iOS

Does anyone know how to prevent DNS caching on iOS? My DNS cache keeps getting fouled up and it causes all sorts of issues that affect: Population of the bonjour pane in the VNC app Detection of ...
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Siri not working on iPhone SE, iOS 12.1.4

My siri stopped working completely. It seems like she is not receiving the sound at all. Needless to say, the "Hey, Siri" also doesn't work. since I switched to iPhone SE it stopped working. I hold ...
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Use the HomePod to turn on TV and Receiver

is there any way to have the Apple HomePod control my receiver? Here is what I am thinking: I would ask the Siri HomePod to play a playlist and Siri would automatically turn on my receiver (Sony STR-...
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Remove SIRI suggestion from lock screen

My lock-screen has a SIRI suggestion to play a podcast. I turned off Settings/Siri & Search/Suggestions in Lock Screen, but that didn't get rid of it. How do I remove it?
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How do I make sure Siri always suggests calling phone numbers listed as calendar locations?

Siri Suggestions is an awesome feature, but lately it has been inconsistent. When working properly, Siri would provide a shortcut on my iPhone's lock screen to call the phone number of my next phone ...
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Siri can't hear me

I can't use Siri on my iPhone 6 Plus. She can't hear me through the mic. I've followed all recommended "Siri Recovery" suggestions, to no avail. Strange thing is: "OK Google" hears me just fine - ...
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My Siri shortcuts don’t run after iOS 12. Siri gives Error Everytime

Apple branded apps can run with Siri Shortcuts perfectly. I send a demonstrate gif for phone calling with Siri shortcuts. On the second gif, you can see that real problem is with 3rd party apps. ...