is the iPhone’s virtual voice assistant that simplifies verbal actions that would otherwise require a hand. With just his voice, he can make calls while driving or he can set a 15-minute timer while running around the kitchen. But Siri does much more.
Apple isn’t boasting everything Siri can do for you, and every year it adds voice commands you might not know about. Did you know that with iOS 16, you can finallyfor example?
And that’s just the beginning. Want to learn more about what you can do with your voice? Check out the 7 Hidden Siri Voice Commands You Should Use.
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Quickly find saved passwords for websites and apps
You can use iCloud Keychain to store usernames and passwords across all your Apple devices, including your iPhone. On iOS,[設定]>[パスワード]to view your saved passwords for your Apple ID, websites, and apps, but Siri gives you quick access to them.
All you need to do is ask Siri “Show me the (app/website) password” You will automatically be redirected to the specific password page in your settings. To view the password, you must access using Face ID or Touch ID. From there, you can copy your username or password to your clipboard.
Restart your iPhone
If you’re experiencing a software issue, such as an application continually crashing or the operating system running slowly, a quick restart of your iPhone can often fix the problem. Just press and hold the Home button and either volume button for about a second, then slide to power off the device, but there’s an easier way to restart it.
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As long as you’re running iOS 16, you can tell Siri “Restart your phone” and say “yes” Hands free, when asked to reboot the device.
turn off annoying alarms
Your alarm might go off and you can’t find your iPhone because you’re not near it or it’s lost under your sheets or in the cushions of your sofa. iPhone alarms last 15 minutes unless canceled or snoozed, but there’s a way to turn them off with just your voice.
Let Siri know even if the alarm is ringing loudly. “Turn off alarm” silence it.In fact you can even just say “Heysiri” Also, the alarm will not sound. Unlike the Snooze feature, using any Siri command turns off the alarm permanently.
Find family and friends using Find My
With the Find My feature, you can track not only your Apple devices, but your friends, family, and loved ones as well. If you’re using Find My to track someone’s whereabouts, like a loved one or sibling, you can use Siri to quickly locate them.
Ask Siri “Where is (contact name)?” A small Find My window will appear at the top of the screen to show you exactly where the person is.[Find My]Tap the window to[Find My]You will be redirected to an app where you can contact the person or get directions to their location.
translate a word or sentence
In addition to the standalone app, Apple’s Translate feature is built into iPhone so you can quickly translate languages from anywhere on your device, including text messages, web browsers, and Siri.
You can ask Siri to translate a single word or an entire sentence using just your voice. For example: “Translate ‘I have a headache. I should go to bed now’ into Spanish.” Siri will read your sentence in the original language and then in the translated language. If you want to hear the translation again,[翻訳]Press the play button on the window.
Translate currently supports 17 languages, including Spanish and Chinese, but not all languages are available with Siri.
Set reminders based on your location
The Reminders app for iPhone is a powerful productivity tool that helps you remember what you need to do in your day, whether it’s to make a call, send an email, or shop online. However, you don’t have to constantly be reminded of everything on your to-do list. So you can use Siri to create reminder notifications based on your current location.
For example, if you want to be reminded that you need to pay your internet bill when you get home, tell Siri. “Remind me to pay my internet bill when I get home.” A reminder is created. The next time you arrive home (which you can set in Contacts or Maps), you’ll get a reminder on your phone. In addition to work and home, you can set your location to Target, your local park, etc., but Siri needs to confirm your exact address.
get directions to the car
Ever parked at an airport and lost your car? Finding your way back to your parked car can be difficult. Especially if you are in a large parking lot or garage with hundreds of cars parked. Luckily, your iPhone usually knows where you parked your car. Just ask Siri.
To tell “Give me directions to the car.” Siri will open the Maps app and give you walking directions to where it thinks your car is parked. Your iPhone tracks other devices your iPhone is connected to (such as your car stereo) and your speed to estimate where your car is parked.
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