iPhone For Dummies, 13th Edition
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Your iPhone knows who is calling you before you do. You probably already know how to see who is calling. Via caller ID or by assigning a ringtone to a caller, you can tell who is calling you before picking up the phone. This is a handy feature for many reasons. With iOS 10, there’s an additional way of telling: Have Siri announce the name of the person, if known.

To enable the feature, head to Settings →   Phone →   Announce Calls, and then choose when you want a caller’s name to be announced out loud. You can have this happen on all incoming calls, for incoming calls when you’re wearing headphones, or for incoming calls when you’re wearing headphone or in the car.

If you’d rather Siri keep silent — you may be in a public setting and don’t want other people to know who is calling you — choose the Never option so that none of your incoming calls are announced.

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Edward C. Baig is the personal and consumer technology columnist for USA Today, where he reviews the latest gadgets and reports on tech trends. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus has been writing the "Dr. Mac" column for the Houston Chronicle for more than 20 years. A regular contributor to a variety of technology publications, he's a proud Mac aficionado who's written or co-written more than 85 how-to books on all things Mac, including multiple Mac operating systems, the iPhone, the iPad, Office for the Mac, and GarageBand.

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