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How to use Siri on your new Apple iPhone 5 or 4S ? useful voice commands for Siri .

A guide to Apple’s  Siri

– Voice activated digital Assistant ( Apple iPhone 5 and iPhone4S and other iOS 6 devices )

Apple Siri commands in ios6

Most of the people from USA and Canada ,Uk have pre ordered the new iPhone 5 and waiting for the devices shipped . This is the small guide for effective use of iPhone’s digital voice assistant . Now it is possible to switch off the Siri in iOS 6 by saying ‘good bye Siri’,you can launch an application by saying “Launch Cute Puppy “ ,post your status on Twitter and Facebook Walls via Siri . A great thanks to folks at tuaw.com for the original work.

 

CONTACTS

  • What’s Emily’s address?
  • What is Susan Park’s phone number?
  • When is my wife’s birthday?
  • Show Lindsey’s home email address
  • What’s my brother’s work address?

FINDING CONTACTS

  • Show Brian Conway
  • Find people named Park
  • Who is Jimmy Patrick?

ESTABLISHING RELATIONSHIPS

  • My mom is Susan Park
  • Jimmy Patrick is my brother
  • Call my brother at work

APP LAUNCHING

  • Open Photos
  • Play Infinity Blade II

ADDING EVENTS

  • Set up a meeting at 9
  • Set up a meeting with Jimmy at 9
  • Meet with Emily 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. Patrick to next Monday at 9am
  • Add Emily to my meeting with Brian
  • 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 Jimmy?
  • Where is my next meeting?

USING 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

CLOCK

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

TIMER

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

    SENDING EMAIL

    • Email Emily about the trip
    • Email Lindsey about the change in plans
    • New email to Susan Park
    • Mail Dad about the rent check
    • Email Dr. Patrick and say I got the forms, thanks
    • Mail Emily and Brian about the party and say I had a great time

    CHECKING EMAIL

    • Check email
    • Any new email from Jimmy today?
    • Show new mail about the lease
    • Show the email from Emily yesterday

    RESPONDING TO EMAIL

    • Reply Dear Susan sorry about the late payment
    • Call him at work

    FACETIME

    • FaceTime Brian
    • Make a FaceTime call to Susan Park

    FACEBOOK

    • Post to Facebook headed to the new Pixar movie
    • Write on my wall just landed in San Jose!

    FIND MY FRIENDS

    • Where’s Brian?
    • Where is my sister?
    • Is my wife at home?
    • Where are all my friends?
    • Who is here?
    • Who is near me?
    • Let me know when Jimmy leaves home
    • Let Susan know when I leave work

    LOCKSCREEN READING

    • Read my notifications
    • Do I have any new messages?

    MAPS

    • Show me the Golden Gate Bridge
    • Show me a map of 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino California

    LOCAL BUSINESSES

    • Find coffee near me
    • Where’s the nearest coffee shop?
    • Find a gas station near work

    NAVIGATION

    • How do I get home?
    • Directions to my dad’s work
    • Get me directions from San Francisco to Santa Barbara
    • What’s my next turn?
    • Are we there yet?
    • What’s my ETA?
    • Find a florist along my current route

 

SENDING MESSAGES

  • Tell Susan I’ll be right there
  • Send a message to Brian Conway
  • Send a message to Emily saying how about tomorrow
  • Tell Lindsey 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 Brian and Emily where are you?

READING MESSAGE ALERTS

  • Read my new messages
  • Read it again

RESPONDING TO MESSAGES

  • Reply that’s great news
  • Tell him I’ll be there in 10 minutes
  • Call her

SEARCHING FOR MOVIE INFORMATION

  • Find Disney movies
  • What comedies are playing?
  • Who starred in Tron Legacy?
  • Who directed Finding Nemo?
  • What is Toy Story 3 rated?

FINDING MOVIE SHOWTIMES

  • I want to see the new Pixar movie
  • What’s playing at the movies tomorrow?
  • What’s playing at Main Street Cinema

FINDING MOVIE THEATERS

  • Find some movie theaters near my office

READING MOVIE REVIEWS

  • Show me the reviews for Toy Story

TWITTER

  • Post to Twitter another beautiful day in Cupertino
  • Tweet with my location great concert
  • Tweet meeting up with Brian Conway for lunch today
  • Tweet the new iPad looks insanely great! hashtag Apple Keynote

WEATHER

  • 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?

WEB SEARCH

  • Search the web for polar bears
  • Search for vegetarian pasta recipes
  • Search the web for best cable plans
  • Search Wikipedia for Abraham Lincoln
  • Bing Foo Fighters (We know, we know. Sorry.)

MUSIC

  • Play Walk by Foo Fighters
  • Play Little Broken Hearts shuffled
  • Play Norah Jones
  • Play some blues
  • Play my party mix
  • Shuffle my roadtrip playlist
  • Play
  • Pause
  • Skip

NOTES

  • Note that I spent $12 on lunch
  • Note to self: check out that new Norah Jones album
  • Find my meeting notes
  • Show me my notes from June 25

PHONE

  • Call Brian
  • Call Emily’s mobile
  • Call Susan on her work phone
  • Call 408 555 1212
  • Call home
  • FaceTime Emily

REMINDERS

  • Add artichokes to my grocery list
  • Add skydiving to my bucket list
  • 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 Brian
  • Remind me to finish the report by 6
  • Victor Agreda is my hairdresser
  • Kelly Guimont is my colleague

SEARCHING FOR RESTAURANTS

  • Find some burger joints in Baltimore
  • Good Mexican restaurants around here

RESERVATIONS

  • Table for four in Palo Alto tonight
  • Make a reservation at a romantic Italian restaurant tonight at 7pm

RESTAURANT REVIEWS

  • Show me the reviews for Seven Hills in San Francisco

Even you can ask questions like this to Siri –

  • 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?
  • 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?
  • The guide consists commands combined from Official Siri pages ,Apple’s guide and collected from Tuaw.com ,if you want more commands just follow this link

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