Learn how to use SIRI, iPhone 4S also introduces SIRI, an intelligent assistant that helps you get things done just by asking. SIRI understands context allowing you to speak naturally when you ask it questions in a normal, conversational way and receive immediate answers from your iPhone 4S.
SIRI isn’t like traditional voice recognition software that requires you to remember keywords and speak specific commands. SIRI understands your natural speech, and it asks you questions if it needs more information to complete a task. SIRI also can remember things such as who you were texting/emailing or where you were searching for a restaurant and will incorporate this information into the answers.
SIRI is also smart about using the personal information you allow it to access, for example, if you tell SIRI “Remind me to call Mom when I get home” it can find “Mom” in your address book, or ask Siri “What’s the traffic like around here?” and it can figure out where “here” is based on your current location. SIRI helps you make calls, send text messages or email, schedule meetings and reminders, make notes, search the Internet, find local businesses, get directions and more. You can also get answers, find facts and even perform complex calculations just by asking.
How To Use SIRI
How to use SIRI it just talk, hold down the Home button on your iPhone 4S. You’ll hear two quick beeps and see “What can I help you with?” on the screen. Just begin speaking. The microphone icon lights up to let you know that SIRI hears you talking. Once you’ve started a dialogue with SIRI, tap the microphone icon to talk to it again.
There’s more than one way to talk to SIRI. When the screen is on, simply bring iPhone 4S up to your ear. You’ll hear two quick beeps to indicate that SIRI is listening to you.
SIRI also works with headphones and Bluetooth headsets. When you’re using headphones with a remote and microphone, you can press and hold the center button to talk to Siri. With a Bluetooth headset, press and hold the call button to bring up SIRI.
SIRI waits for you to stop talking, but you can also tap the microphone icon to tell SIRI you’re done talking. This is useful when there’s a lot of background noise.
When you finish speaking, SIRI displays the text of what you said and provides a response. If SIRI needs more information to complete a request, it will ask you a question. For example, if you say “Remind me to call my mom,” SIRI will ask “What time would you like me to remind you?”
When you use earphones or a headset, SIRI reads back text messages and email messages that you’ve dictated before you send them, and it reads back the subjects of reminders before you create them. This is especially helpful when you’re driving and can’t see the iPhone 4S screen.
Follow the simple instructions below to begin how to use SIRI:
SIRI is a pre-installed feature on Apple’s iPhone 4S that uses speech-recognition technology to follow simple commands and queries, and answer you back audibly. Because it’s not an “app” in the Apple sense, SIRI doesn’t have an on-screen icon. To find it on an iPhone 4S, go to Settings > General, and look for SIRI.
In setting up the app, you can choose from a list of supported languages: Australian English, U.K. English, U.S. English, French (France), and German. As of October 2011, only U.S. English is fully supported. If you select another language, some of Siri’s capabilities won’t be accessible. And if you select U.S. English outside of the United States, you’ll also face some limitations (in business search, maps, and directions).
How to use SIRI for my business? You can ask SIRI to make a call, find a business and get directions, schedule reminders and meetings, search the web, and more. You can even ask Siri “What can you do for me?” or tap the “i” in the right corner of the screen when you bring Siri up. You’ll see examples of things SIRI can do, along with ways you can ask for things.
How to use SIRI and does SIRI learn who I am? If Siri knows who you are, it can use your information to help you. To make sure Siri knows who you are, select your contact information in Settings > General > Siri > My Info.
Your information is used for questions like “How do I get home?” or “What good restaurants are near work?”
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