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I encountered that bug again and solved it with the following Terminal command: sudo kill -9 `ps ax|grep 'coreaudio[a-z]' | awk '{print $1}'` Within 5 secs Siri works, no need to log out / reboot. Can somebody please check whether this solution works for you as well or not. And maybe someone can come up with a clue of what to do with audio drivers to stop ...


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If you've been mistakenly triggering the Siri pop-up when your finger mistakenly hits the top right area on the Control Strip, you can remove the Siri icon. Go to:  → System Preferences → Keyboard, then click the "Customize Control Strip" button on the bottom. Move your cursor to the Control Strip (which will now be in Edit Mode), and click and Drag the ...


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http://howto.cnet.com/how-to-make-siri-use-punctuation/8301-11310_39-20124379-285.html To get Siri to use punctuation, you only need to speak the punctuation during the composition of your message. For example: Hi comma how are you question mark did you see the game last night exclamation point question mark. Speaking that exact line to Siri would ...


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You can use Dictation for this. Open Settings and enable dictation in keyboard settings. Make sure to check "Used Enhanced Dictation"(you may need to download something) Go to Settings > Accessibility > Dictation(under interacting) Check "Enable the dictation keyword phrase" Enter whatever you want in the text box underneath it. To use "Hey Siri", type "Hey"...


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Workaround Because Twitter offers to update your status via SMS, there is an easy workaround. Create new Contact Assign as first name: Twitter Assign phone number: 40404 (this number is for United States residents) Now you can update your Twitter status via Siri: Tell Twitter Hello World. Enable SMS for Twitter In order for the workaround to work, ...


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If you are unable to search for apps you could once find, check your settings to see what apps you prevented Search from searching within. Apple recently changed the behavior of the relevant setting (Siri & Search). Prior to iOS 11 disabling this setting for an app prevented Search from showing results from "inside" the app (e.g. Dropbox listing files). ...


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As far as I'm aware there is no way to get around this if you want to continue to use Siri from the lock screen or by holding the home button. Your only solution at the minute is either to make sure you say everything without pausing or enable and use the dictation feature on the keyboard - It listens indefinitely until you tap on 'done' so you will be able ...


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Once enhanced dictation is enabled, all that needs to be done is enable Siri in your system preferences There is no need to add an additional dictation command because the dictation command is already there set up and ready to go in the "System Commands" If you want to use the phrase "Hey Siri" to launch Siri on the computer, creating a new command is an ...


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Yay my first Shortcuts question! Use the Dictate Text action. This action will convert words you speak into to text and pass that text to the next action. Currently, there is a bit of down side: You will not be able tell Siri in one sentence "Tell [Shortcut Trigger], Apples are cool" Instead you need to do it in two parts "[Shortcut Trigger]" wait... "...


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CrushApps has a comprehensive list of commands and punctuation that Siri understands. Here's a short summary as requested by Daniel. These are the ones I find most useful day to day. "all caps on ... all caps off": "I am so all caps on hungry all caps off I could eat a horse" -> I am so HUNGRY I could eat a horse "exclamation point": "You're the man ...


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You can prevent Siri from cutting you off in the command mode by holding down the Home button until you're done speaking. Normally you activate Siri in the command mode by holding the Home button until Siri responds, then releasing the button and talking. In that mode she'll cut you off pretty quickly. Continuing to hold the Home button bypasses that ...


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No, you can't. Because there is 2 different keyboard sets, what can't be mixed in one dictation process. That could be the same like you'll try to dictate on 2 different languages in one time. That's hard enough. But... It's just now, and who knows what kind of updates we will get with new iOS versions and new devices. By the way. You can use some common ...


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Try saying: "no caps on, no space on", then spell the word, then say "no caps off, no space off".


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When this happens, it's usually because the nickname field is also filled in. The nickname field trumps the phonetic first name field. So if you ever used the Siri command "Call me ..." she would automatically fill in the nickname field, making the phonetic field useless. To fix the problem, either write the phonetic spelling inside the nickname field, or ...


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It doesn't seem like it is possible. The closest I have seen is to use 'shake to undo' which will then select your entire last phrase/sentence. It's then possible to adjust that selection & delete as required. Not what you wanted, I'm aware.


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Yes you can Simply append "via transit" to your Siri query. Ie: Directions to Miami Beach, Florida via Transit. Siri will determine your target location, and will give you a choice of transit apps. Tap Google Maps and you'll be on your way. It appears these words also work: by transit using transit via transit


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No, it won't work. The app will show a prohibitory sign over the app icon. When opening the App, it will show an error message. Even if you managed to hack/crack/disable the check that prevents the Siri interface app from running, the parts of the system behind the scenes that actually run Siri on macOS, communicate to the network and process the speech ...


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Siri makes use of NLP(Natural Language Processing) - NLP computing takes significant resources and while the iPhone may be powerful enough to process them, it's likely to drain the battery. For this reason, Siri application records your commands on your phone & sends it off the servers for processing. The results are returned back to the phone & ...


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Ask Siri "Who am I?", and then scroll down.


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The best you can do is to use an external battery pack and then it will work even on the six :) In addition I actually like the way it works now on an iPhone 6, because when I go to bed I just say 'hey Siri good night' and I can verify that my phone is plugged in if Siri replies


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Ok, I found out the whole procedure by myself, thanks to @blueberryfields and @bret7600. First of all you need to disable System Integrity Check to be able to edit the com.apple.Siri.plist file. Reboot in Recovery mode by restarting your Mac and holding Command+R. It can take more time to boot as usual, that's OK, just be patient. In the top menu go to ...


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Today I decided to give iOS 11.2 beta 4 a try. Though I hadn't read about this specific change, I was thrilled to see that Apple has addressed this issue! There is now a separate 'Show App' setting available on a per-app basis. It's still going to be tedious to go in to each of my 300-or-so apps to enable this, but I'm glad there's a way to again use ...


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Siri isn't the brightest bulb in the box and she often misunderstands unusual words and names. Fortunately, you can teach her how to speak properly by adding phonetic pronunciations to your contacts. How do you do this? Watch this video or follow these instructions: Open up your uniquely-named contact and tap the Edit button up top. ...


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Der Flounder post Blocking Siri on macOS Sierra contains plist files that keeps her from running and suppresses her from the menu bar: com.apple.assistant.support.plist <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd"> <plist version="1.0"> <...


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Actually this is nothing new and isn’t all that creepy (although I suppose that depends on what you consider to be creepy). Siri has been closely integrated with the WolframAlpha Computational Knowledge Engine for many years now. To determine where a plane flying overhead is going, Siri only needs to send a request along the lines of flights seen from ...


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Google needs to integrate Siri into their Google Voice app. Only if Google makes the integration you can use Siri with Google Voice. "Call Alice with Google Voice" is a good example. Audio or video calling integration with Siri is possible since iOS 10 (September 2016). And for developers to build the integrations since June 2016. So my best advice is, ...


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Philips Hue Bulbs are controlled by the Philips Hue Bridge or other ZigBee compatible bridge. HomeKit and Apple TV don't function as a true bridge or hub as it requires other hubs and bridges to connect to smart devices. The Apple TV simply gives you a remote connection from Apple TV to iOS over internet via iCloud. Hue Bulb --(ZigBee)--> Hue Bridge --(...


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No there is no way to access Siri history. If any of it is stored, it will be stored anonymously as chunks of different words and phrases on Apple’s servers for better voice recognition.


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Ok I got it working with the awesome tweak Assistant+. You just need to set the voice command you wan't to say, and then you can type the shell command to execute. It costs 1.99$ on cydia


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Put all your Phish in a playlist, and give it a name like 'tunesofish'. Then simply say "shuffle playlist tunesofish". Siri will open the playlist and play it shuffled. Here, I've asked Siri to play my Comedy playlist: This works with a smart playlist set to auto-add everything from artist "Phish":


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