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Using Siri on an iPhone

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How to Use Siri’s Clock

You can quickly set an alarm or timer on the iPhone 4S by asking Siri to set it for you. You can use Siri’s timer to tell you when it’s time for something like getting your cookies out of the oven, and [more…]

How to Convert Currency with Siri

With iPhone 4S and Siri, you will never be embarrassed because you don’t know currency exchange rates. Consider this scenario: You're on the phone with a hotel in Paris, France, and the desk clerk wants [more…]

What Is Siri?

Siri is a personal assistant that resides on your iPhone 4S. Siri responds to the words you speak rather than requests you type. Just as you can talk to your iPhone 4S to perform a range of tasks [more…]

How to Use Siri

Siri is a personal assistant built into the iPhone 4S, so you don't need to download anything to start using it. When you turn on the iPhone 4S for the first time, you're prompted to set up a few things [more…]

How to Use the Siri Calendar

Staying organized is easy with the Siri Calendar on your iPhone 4S. Siri makes it drop-dead simple to add or access calendar entries, without having to stop to type in all the information. By speaking [more…]

How to Change a Siri Calendar Entry

With Siri and your iPhone 4S, you can do more than just create a new appointment. You can also use Siri to review and change calendar appointments. The following are a few examples of what you can say [more…]

How to Use Siri Reminders

Apple’s handy Reminders app is included with Siri on your iPhone 4S. This app lets you create and view reminders, without having to add them to your calendar. Siri makes using Reminders a lot easier as [more…]

How to Use Siri Notes

The iPhone 4S ships with a Notes app. You can use Siri to start a new note, add words to an existing note, and pull up notes based on keywords. The Notes app isn't a full-blown word processor. For example [more…]

How to Find People and Places with Siri

The iPhone 4S has built-in GPS technology that communicates with satellites to pinpoint your location on earth. When paired with the Maps application on the phone, you can use it to ask Siri how to get [more…]

Using Siri to Find a Location with an Address

While the iPhone 4S is not as powerful as standalone GPS navigation units that speak to you, it's very convenient for Siri to take you to a particular location. Siri isn't just for finding addresses you [more…]

How to Find Businesses and Services with Siri

With an iPhone 4S, Siri can help you find establishments around your hometown or even in another city. For example, you can find a restaurant not just by name but also by type of food you're looking for [more…]

How to Get a Weather Report from Siri

As long as you have your iPhone 4S handy and a voice to ask Siri a few questions, you can get a quickie weather forecast right on the spot. Siri can fill you in on the weather — not just today but in the [more…]

How to Use Siri to Get Information

With Siri on your iPhone 4S you can get all sorts of information. Whether you want to know what the Family Guy TV show is all about, who won the World Series in 1990, or need to figure out how much to [more…]

How to Solve Math Problems with Siri

Siri and Wolfram|Alpha aren't one-trick ponies. This powerful duo on your iPhone 4S can answer math-related questions. For example, you're at your bank machine and you need to deposit a few checks. You [more…]

How to Get Stock Quotes from Siri

Sir and your iPhone 4S are likely your lifeline to the world. For example, to get stock information all you do is ask Siri to provide it for you. Using your voice, simply state your request, and you should [more…]

How to Search the Web with Siri

With your handy iPhone 4S and Siri, you can get the information you need from the web fast. The first thing you might want to try is a basic web search about anything currently on your mind — without specifying [more…]

How to Play Music on Siri

The iPhone 4S rocks at playing music, but Siri lets you use your voice instead of your fingers to play a track or playlist, shuffle your songs, pause and jump between songs, and so on. [more…]

Controlling Your Music with Siri

When you use Siri to play music on your iPhone 4S you can tell Siri to play music from a particular artist of course, but did you know you could also tell Siri how you want to hear it. [more…]

How to Listen to Podcasts with Siri

One of the more common uses for your iPhone 4S is playing music. But you can also listen to podcasts. All you have to do is ask Siri to play your podcasts and it turns out you can ask to do this a couple [more…]

How to Post to Facebook with Siri

Siri on your iPhone 4S can help you stay connected with all your Facebook friends. If you're one of the more than 800 million people on Facebook, then you might want to update your status using Siri instead [more…]

How to Use Siri to Post on Twitter

You probably use your iPhone 4S to tweet and although Siri can't offer direct help when it comes to posting your thoughts or actions to Twitter, there is a workaround that prevents you from having to pull [more…]

How to Use Siri to Find Your Friends

Using Siri to find friends is easy once you have the right apps on your iPhone 4S. You start by use Apple's free Find My Friends app, which lets consensual users of iOS gadgets find one another on a map [more…]

How to Use Siri for Writing and Sending E-Mail

One of the most impressive things Siri can do is send your e-mails for you. Siri can transcribe your words into text so that you only need to talk into your iPhone 4S. Siri will then type out the words [more…]

Sending E-Mail to Multiple Recipients with Siri

If you are sending e-mail on the go, you are probably using your iPhone 4S. But with Siri you can send e-mails to groups and CC or BCC emails to multiple recipients, without any typing. You won't believe [more…]

E-mail Tasks Siri Can Perform for You

If you are a fan of Siri on your iPhone 4S, you already know that sending an e-mail is as simple as dictating what you want to say and telling Siri who to send it to. But wait; there's more! Siri can e-mail [more…]

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