Many of us use iPhone for fun without making the full use of its features. iPhone has Shortcut app which is more complicated for a normal level user. However, you can use Siri to get things done quickly. Over the period, Siri voice assistant feature had a drastic improvement that you can make use of. If you are not using Siri, here are the 13 things you can ask Siri without any settings.
Though you do not need any additional settings, first you have to enable using Siri on your iPhone. Tap on “Settings” and go to “Siri & Search” section. Enable the following options:
- Listen for “Hey Siri”.
- Press Side Button for Siri.
- Allow Siri When Locked.
- Voice feedback > Always On.
In case if you have never used Siri before, setup the language, voice and other options for your need. You are ready to go now – call “Hey Siri” and say any of the below.
1. What’s Trending on Twitter?
Siri will respond you with a web search that is trending on Twitter.
2. Roll Dice
Siri will tell the number for rolling a dice.
3. Flip a Coin
You will get a response – heads or tails. You can again ask Siri to flip a coin for fun.
4. Turn off Internet
You can turn off network connection with the following voice commands. Remember, Siri will stop working if you don’t have internet. Therefore, make sure to have Wi-Fi or Cellular Data enabled to use Siri.
- Hey Siri turn off internet connection – this will turn off Wi-Fi
- Hey Siri turn off Wi-Fi
- Hey Siri turn off cellular data
- Hey Siri turn off Bluetooth
5. Change Brightness of the Screen
Call “Hey Siri” and say “Increase the Brightness” or Reduce the Brightness”. You will get a feedback as – I made it a bit darker or It’s a little brighter now.
You will also see the slider to change the brightness as per your need.
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6. Currency Conversion
You can do the currency conversion with your voice command. For example, call “Hey Siri” and tell “How much is $500 in Euros?”. You will get the conversion instantly.
7. Finding Day for Any Date
Wonder what days it was 10 years back? Just ask Siri “What day was 28 May 1980?” You will get the day as a response.
8. Finding Address
Simply ask Siri to find a address. It will offer you many suggestions related to your question. After picking up the correct address, it will open Maps and start the navigation.
9. Find Images or Pictures
Want to find an image from your Camera roll tagged to ay location? Just say “find images of New York”. If Siri could not find any images from your photos, you will suggestions from the web search.
10. What’s the Weather Now?
Anytime, call Siri and ask “what’s the weather now” to find the temperature outside your area.
11. Mathematical Operations
Struck with calculations? – Ask Siri. For example, as what is the square root of 9 and you will get the answer as 3 with the picture showing the math.
12. Ask a Random Number
Ask Siri to pick a random number between any range.
13. Call a Contact
Say, “Hey Siri Call John” to call John from your contact. You should have a saved number with the name you are asking Siri to call.
The above listed are few things you can ask Siri for fun as well as to get useful information. There are many other things you can do like asking “how rest of my day look like?” to get appointments from Calendar or “what type of Pokémon is Pikachu?” to get results from the web. You can even ask “how much tip should i pay with $30 bill?” to get a response.
Start using Siri and have fun!!!