People are just realizing that Siri has 5 mind-blowing hacks you’ll want to use all the time
SIRI is getting more powerful every day, so make sure you take advantage of it.
Mastering Siri’s many iPhone hacks can turn you into a true power user.
If you own an iPhone, Siri is a quick way to get things done.
We’ve rounded up five of the best Siri voice commands you’ll want to use all the time.
Keep in mind that some of these Siri hacks only work if you have the latest iOS 16 update.
To check, go to Settings > General > Software update.
Find emails quickly
Siri can work with your Apple Mail app to produce very powerful results.
It’s possible to ask Siri to find all emails from someone or about something.
For example, you could say “find emails from Mark” or “find emails about pizza.”
It’s an easier alternative than manually typing your searches into the app.
Add a stop to your trip with Apple Maps
When navigating with Apple Maps, you can add a stop with your voice.
Just say “Hey Siri, add a stopover” and specify where you want to go.
This is a great way to refuel, eat or see someone without interrupting your entire trip.
You will first be directed to your stop and then on to the final destination.
Reboot your iPhone
Apple added the ability to restart your iPhone with a simple Siri command.
This is very handy, not least because restarting your iPhone usually requires going into the Settings app.
Now you can just say “Hey Siri, restart my iPhone”.
Siri will ask if you’re sure you want to turn iPhone off and on again – so you’ll need to confirm this.
Restarting your iPhone can be a great way to quickly fix an error.
Sometimes when an app or iOS isn’t working properly, a restart will fix it in no time.
Share a page
Think about how often you share content with someone at a time.
Maybe it’s a web page or a photo – whatever the case, you probably do it all the time.
Depending on what you’re sharing, it could take half a dozen taps or more to get the job done.
But you can actually share what you’re watching with a simple Siri command.
Yes, you can share a message, social post, photo, or even a podcast simply by using a voice command.
All you have to do is say, “Share this page [CONTACT NAME]”.
“You can share screen assets like photos, webpages, Apple Music or Apple Podcasts content, map locations, and more with people in your contacts,” Apple explains.
Harry Potter fans can bring magic to their iPhone with a few special tricks.
Thanks to Siri and some simple hacks, you can make your device cast all sorts of spells you know from the wizarding world of Harry Potter.
Probably one of the most famous Potter charms is Lumos, used by Harry and his friends to light up their wands when lurking through the corridors of Hogwarts at night.
Just like a wizard or witch, you too can light up your iPhone – or at least your iPhone’s flashlight.
Just say, “Hey Siri, Lumos.”
Lumos wouldn’t be complete without the ability to turn off your flashlight as well.
This is where Nox comes in.
Just say, “Hey Siri, Nox.”
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