Siri is great, even if it lags a bit behind some of the other voice assistants. (We’re looking at you, Google.) But on the Touch Bar of the MacBook Pro, its button can take up valuable real estate that you could use for other, more important icons. We’ll tell you all about it in this article!
We’re big fans of Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, but it can be embarrassing to talk into an iPhone or Mac when you need a question answered. Today’s article goes over how you can type (instead of talking) to Siri!
Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, can now help you find passwords you’ve stored in iCloud Keychain, so rather than drilling down into Settings on your iPhone or Safari’s preferences on your Mac, you can just ask Siri to pull up something for you. We’ll tell you how to do just that in this article!
Siri Suggestions attempts to intelligently recommend apps, or content from apps, in relevant situations such as when searching or using the iOS Look Up function. But Siri might not always get it right, and may frequently recommend apps that you don’t want. Instead of turning Siri Suggestions off entirely, here’s how to tell it exclude certain apps from its recommendations so that you won’t see the apps unless you explicitly want to.
Siri Suggestions are getting even more powerful in iOS 12, which only means that they’re even more annoying for those who don’t want to use them. Here’s how to manage and disable Siri Suggestions in iOS 12.
When you use the search and address bar in Safari, it offers detailed results for certain search queries. These results, called Safari Suggestions, provide you with immediate access to information such as Wikipedia entries, stock prices, sports scores, and movie showtimes. But what if you’re primarily interested in traditional search results from your search engine of choice? In that case, here’s how to disable Safari Suggestions in macOS.
Siri can help you do all kinds of everyday tasks, such as taking notes, making phone calls, and setting reminders. But with iOS 11, the voice assistant can now also translate words and phrases into different languages, meaning that you could ask it to convert “Where is the airport” into German—and your device would then speak the translation aloud! We’ve got the how-to in this article.
If you’re a forgetful person, the iPhone’s location-based reminders could become your best friend. With these, you can get notifications from your to-do list when you arrive at home, when you get to a store, or even when you leave a place. We’ve got all the details and instructions in this article!
Siri is surprisingly good at pronunciation, but sometimes she just can’t figure out how to pronounce a particular name correctly, and that’s when you need to step in and offer some guidance. Here’s how to fix Siri’s pronunciation in iOS.