20 cool Siri commands that you can ask and have fun on your iPad
As Cortana is for Microsoft so is Siri for Apple. Siri is the most entertaining and incredible iPad assistant that you can enjoy. Not only does it let your work more efficiently but also is quite humours and enjoyable. Siri uses natural language voice control and sequential inference to listen to what you say, in the context of what you may have already said, and provide the best possible information or answer it can. As it can also do lot of cool tricks all what you need to do is ask and ask. Here are the 20 cool Siri commands that you can ask and have fun.
1. “Hey Siri What Can you Do”
You can say “Hey Siri what can you do” with your iPad and activate voice control. It’s got Voice ID to try and make sure you’re the only one who can command it too. Siri will obviously listen to you even when you are across your room.
2. “Hey, Siri! Call mom on speaker!”
You can put Siri on speaker when placing a call if you want to be just hands free. Simply tell Siri who you want to call and say you want the call to be on speaker. The call will start and you’ll hear the ringing loud and clear, even from across the room.
3. “Hey Siri Remind me of Mom’s Birthday”
Siri can now remind you of “this”, where “this” is almost anything you’re looking at when you invoke Siri. It can include email or text messages, web pages, even podcasts you want to listen to. Just say: “Remind me of this” and Siri will add it to Reminders with a link back to not only the app, but the specific content.
4. “Siri please spin the pokies reels or roll the dice”
Siri can help you get your game on, whether it’s for random number generation, Dungeons and Dragons, and just plain fun. Simply tell Siri to “flip a coin”, “roll a die” “spin the reel” or even ask “Siri 8 ball”.
5. “Siri Show me my photos in San Francisco”
You can command Siri to access the Photos app, so it can search for picture and videos based on time, place, album, and even person. If your albums have event-based names, you can ask Siri to “Show me photos in San Francisco” and there you go.
6. “Siri Tell me a bed time story”
This command is cool for kids. You can ask Siri to tell you a bed time story or if you have Home Kit accessories you can use Siri to control your house. You can control specific accessories by name: “Turn off the kitchen light”, or say “Hey Siri, goodnight!”.
7. “What is Zero divided by Zero Siri”
Siri has amazing sense of humor, and can show it off in the most unexpected ways. For example, ask Siri: “What’s zero divided by zero?” Sure, 0/0 sounds like dull math, and what Siri shows isn’t in any way exciting… but wait until you hear the reply. Then ask Siri “Why did the chicken cross the road…?”
8. “What is in a name Siri”
Siri will default to using your name and the name of your contacts. If you want to change that, tell Siri: “Call me sunflower ” or “suzzey is my mom”. If Siri has trouble pronouncing a name or nickname, tell it: “That’s not how you pronounce ‘A Lie’!” and it will ask you for the correct pronunciation.
9. “Do not disturb Siri”
For your own time of peace, sleep, rest you can command Siri Do not Disturb. If you want to go nuclear, you can tell it: “Delete all alarms” and even “Airplane mode”.
10. “Siri how far is my home”
If you are driving or want to know the distance command Siri and it will take you where you need to go, it can tell you how long it will take you to get there. You can tell it: “Take me home” to get quick directions. Walking directions to places or any where.
11. “Siri do you know my Shopping lists”
Siri is the faster way to add anything to reminders list, and that means it’s the fastest way to add anything to a shopping, packing, party, or any other list. To get specific, tell Siri: “Add bacon to shopping list”or Add pizza to pack for lunch
12. “Siri What’s the tip on hundred dollars”
Thanks to Wolfram Alpha, Siri is great with numbers. For simple math, ask Siri: “What’s 10 times 10?” or “What’s the square root of 50?”. For tips, ask: “What’s the tip on $100”. For conversions: “How many kilometers in a mile”. For chance, tell it: “Flip a coin” or “roll the dice”.
13. “Buy an iTunes Gift Card Siri”
You can even ask Siri to Buy an iTunes gift card or buy a birthday gift for my mom.
14. “Have a dictation Siri”
When you’re telling Siri what to type, you can dictate punctuation like “comma” or “elipses”, symbols like “hashtag” and “copyright sign”, and even emoticons: “smiley” or “winky”. You can format with “new line” or “new paragraph”, prevent formatting with “hyper no space space”, and get loud with “ALL CAPS”.
15. “What is the weather in Australia? Siri”
With Siri you can keep yourself up to date and ask about local news, weather and twitter messages as well Ask Siri: “What time is sunset in Syndey?”, “What’s the weather in Australia?”, “What’s on my calendar?”, “Any new notes on Twitter”
16. “Do me my Fact checks”
Siri can quickly settle arguments, bar bets, and flat-out fights. Ask Siri: “Who starred in the Matrix?”, “Who won the last SuperBowl?”, “What did Apple close at?”, or “How many calories are in a Big Mac?”. And if you’re wrong and end up paying for dinner or a movie, Siri can find you tickets and book a table at a restaurant as well.
17. “Do over Siri you are wrong”
If Siri gets something wrong, or if you realize you asked the wrong question, you can tel Siri to: “Change” things like dates and times. You can even tap the question you asked and manually type in different words to alter the query.
18. “Can you joke”
Siri has a sense of humor. Kids can talk to Siri like a virtual friend and have fun. You can give Siri all sorts of pop culture references: “What do you think of Google Now?”, “tell me a joke”, “read me a Haiku”, “can you beat box?”
19. Topical teases in Siri
Siri is a service that Apple can update it any time. That means special occasions like Christmas or even special events like the announcement of the next iPad. Keeping with the character, the replies are almost always short, sweet, and meant to make you smile.
20. “Play the music for me”
Siri has full-on integration with Apple Music. You can tell Siri to play any song—or any cover of a song—as well as any station. You can access Beats 1, shuffle your tunes, get top lists from any musical era, and more. There’s so much we had to give Siri for Apple Music it’s own list!
With all these amazing funny answers you will always love Siri more and more. Hey Siri now what is that you want. Siri: I thought you would stop or ask me more. Are your hands off?” What?