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List of Siri Commands


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Jun 15, 2010
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Gold Coast Australia

To save you having to navigate away from MacTalk I have copied and pasted them below

new line move to the next line (like pressing “Return” on a keyboard)
new paragraph to start a new paragraph
all caps to make the next word all uppercaseFor example, saying:
I am hungry feed me all caps now please
produces the text:
I am hungry feed me NOW please
all caps on … all caps off to make part of what you say uppercaseFor example, saying:
I am hungry all caps on feed me now all caps off please
produces the text:
I am hungry FEED ME NOW please
no caps to make the next word lowercaseFor example, saying:
I like no caps Mike
produces the text:
I like mike
no caps on … no caps off to make sure part of what you say is all lowercaseFor example, saying:
Our friends no caps on Steve and Tina no caps off live in California
produces the text:
Our friends steve and tina live in California
space bar to prevent a hyphen from appearing in a normally hyphenated wordFor example, saying:
This restaurant is first space bar class
prevents first-class from being hyphenated, and produces the text:
This restaurant is first class
period .
comma ,
apostrophe ‘(although in many cases, apostrophes are automatically inserted, like when saying Sam’s new iPhone)
exclamation point !
question mark ?
ampersand &
asterisk *
open parenthesis (
close parenthesis )
open bracket [
close bracket ]
open brace {
close brace }
dash -For example, saying:
This dash is dash my dash cheese
produces the text:
This – is – my – cheese
(note the difference in spacing between this and when saying hyphen)
hyphen -For example, saying:
This hyphen is hyphen my hyphen cheese
produces the text:
(note the difference in spacing between this and when saying dash)
em dash —
percent sign %
copyright sign ©
registered sign ®
section sign §
dollar sign $
cent sign ¢
degree sign °
caret ^
at sign @
pound sterling sign £
pound sign #
greater than sign >
less than sign <
forward slash /
back slash \
vertical bar |
smiley (or smiley face, or smile face) :)
frowny (or frowny face, or frown face) :-(
winky (or winky face, or wink face) ;-)

Adding Events

Set up a meeting at 9
Set up a meeting with Michael at 9
Meet with Lisa at noon
Set up a meeting about hiring tomorrow at 9am
New appointment with Susan Park Friday at 3
Schedule a planning meeting at 8:30 today in the boardroom
Changing events

Move my 3pm meeting to 4:30
Reschedule my appointment with Dr. Manning to next Monday at 9am
Add Lisa to my meeting with Jason
Cancel the budget review meeting
Asking about events

What does the rest of my day look like?
What’s on my calendar for Friday?
When is my next appointment?
When am I meeting with Michael?
Where is my next meeting?

Setting Alarms

Wake me up tomorrow at 7am
Set an alarm for 6:30am
Wake me up in 8 hours
Change my 6:30 alarm to 6:45
Turn off my 6:30 alarm
Delete my 7:30 alarm

Checking the Clock

What time is it?
What time is it in Berlin?
What is today’s date?
What’s the date this Saturday?

Using a Timer

Set the timer for ten minutes
Show the timer
Pause the timer
Reset the timer
Stop it


Sending Messages
Email Lisa about the trip
Email Jennifer about the change in plans
New email to Susan Park
Mail Dad about the rent check
Email Dr. Manning and say I got the forms, thanks
Mail Lisa and Jason about the party and say I had a great time

Checking Messages
Check email

Any new email from Michael today?
Show new mail about the lease
Show the email from Lisa yesterday
Responding to Messages
Reply Dear Susan sorry about the late payment
Call him at work

Checking Up on Friends

Where’s Jason?
Where is my sister?
Is my wife at home?
Where are all my friends?
Who is here?
Who is near me?


How do I get home?
Show 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino California
Directions to my dad’s work

Local Businesses

Find coffee near me
Where is Starbucks?
Find some burger joints in Baltimore
Find a gas station within walking distance
Good Mexican restaurants around here

Sending Texts

Tell Susan I’ll be right there
Send a message to Jason Russell
Send a message to Lisa saying how about tomorrow
Tell Jennifer the show was great
Send a message to Susan on her mobile saying I’ll be late
Send a message to 408 555 1212
Text Jason and Lisa where are you?

Reading Texts
Read my new messages

Read it again
Replying to Texts
Reply that’s great news
Tell him I’ll be there in 10 minutes
Call her


Play The Light of the Sun
Play Trouble
Play Taking Back Sunday shuffled
Play Alicia Keys
Play some blues
Play my party mix
Shuffle my roadtrip playlist


Creating and finding notes

Note that I spent $12 on lunch
Note: check out that new Alicia Keys album
Find my restaurant note

Create a reading list note

Add Tom Sawyer to my reading list note


Phone calls

Call Jason
Call Jennifer Wright mobile
Call Susan on her work phone
Call 408 555 1212
Call home
FaceTime Lisa

Requesting reminders

Remind me to call mom
Remind me to call my mom when I get home
Remember to take an umbrella
Remind me take my medicine at 6am tomorrow
Remind me to pick up flowers when I leave here
Remind me when I leave to call Jason
Remind me to finish the report by 6

Checking Stocks

What’s Apple’s stock price?
What is Apple’s PE ratio?
What did Yahoo close at today?
How is the Nikkei doing?
How are the markets doing?
What is the Dow at?

Checking the Forecast

What’s the weather for today?
What’s the weather for tomorrow?
Will it rain in Cupertino this week?
Check next week’s forecast for Burlington
What’s the forecast for this evening?
How’s the weather in Tampa right now?
How hot will it be in Palm Springs this weekend?
What’s the high for Anchorage on Thursday?
What’s the temperature outside?
How windy is it out there?
When is sunrise in Paris?

Looking up information

Search the web for Bora Bora
Search for vegetarian pasta recipes
Search the web for best cable plans
Google the war of 1812
Search Wikipedia for Abraham Lincoln
Search for news about the World Cup
Bing Alicia Keys

Using Wolfram Alpha

How many calories in a bagel?
What is an 18% tip on $86.74 for four people?
Who’s buried in Grant’s tomb?
How long do dogs live?
What is the Gossamer Condor?
What’s the square root of 128?
How many dollars is €45?
What was the Best Picture of 1983?
How many days until Christmas?
How far away is the Sun?
When is the next solar eclipse?
Show me the Orion constellation
What’s the population of Jamaica?
How high is Mt. Everest?
How deep is the Atlantic ocean?
What’s the price of gasoline in Chicago?..


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Jun 15, 2010
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Gold Coast Australia
Please note at this point in time any reference to address or maps is USA only. I however am not able to confirm this. Apple has advised that international maps and other features including language support will updated in 2012.

Details below from Appleinsider. Please note this is early days and updates could happen much faster

Apple's list of frequently asked questions related to Siri notes that Maps and local search with Yelp are currently only available in the U.S. Remaining features, including Phone, Music, Calendar, Contacts, Weather, and Web search are available to international users, though Wolfram|Alpha integration is available in English only.

Siri remains in "beta" at launch, and it understands English from the U.S., U.K. and Australia, as well as French and German. Apple has promised that Siri will support additional languages in 2012, including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Italian and Spanish.


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Nov 10, 2011
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can i Install it on iPhone 4 iOs 5.0 ? Cause i really need it :S


New Member
Nov 10, 2011
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can i Install it on iPhone 4 &nbsp; iOs 5.0 ? Cause i really need it :S
Can anybody tell me the tutorial,please ?

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