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How to Use Siri on iPhone 12 / 12 Pro / 12 Mini / 12 Pro Max

How to activate Siri on iPhone 12? How to enable Siri on iPhone 12 Pro? How to use Siri on iPhone 12 Pro Max? Enable Siri on iPhone 12 MIni?

Siri is an iOS digital assistant that allows you to control your iPhone using your voice. It is similar to the Amazon Alexa that you can use to perform any operation on your device. For example, you can use it to browse the internet, search for music, answer phone call and so many of them. In this post, we will be showing you how to do the following using Siri.

• Change Siri’s voice
• Ask Siri questions
• Let Siri know who you are
• Use built in-app shortcuts
• Read incoming messages

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How to Activate Siri on iPhone 12 / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max / 12 Mini

Step 1: Go to Settings app

Step 2: Now scroll to and select Siri & Search 

Step 3: Next, select the Press Side Button for Siri switch.

Step 4: Select Enable Siri to confirm.

Step 5: Make sure to select Allow Siri When Locked switch to enable or disable Siri on the lock screen.

That’s all. You can now ask Siri something, by holding down the Side button until you see the Siri icon at the bottom of the screen.

How to Change How Siri Sound on iPhone 12 / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max / 12 Mini

Step 1: Settings app.

Step 2: Scroll to and select Siri & Search.

Step 3: Select Siri Voice.

Note: The voice genders that are available vary by country and region. To change the language select Siri & Search screen, select Language.

Things You Can Say to Siri on Your iPhone 12 / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max / 12 Mini

  1. You can ask Siri to make a call, get directions, find a contact, schedule reminders and meetings, search the web, identify any song, and many more. You can even ask Siri funny questions like “What can you do for me?” and you will see the example of what Siri can do for you on your device.
  2. Siri also has the ability to translate for you. So you can say a phrase in a different language, such as Chinese or Italian, and Siri will translate it in your desired language.
  3. You will then see an audio orb move at the bottom of the screen, indicating that Siri is listening and processing your request. After that, you will see a dialogue with Siri, select the Siri icon to talk to it again.

How to Make Siri Know You on iPhone 12 / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max / 12 Mini

You will have to make Siri know and understand you very well to personalize your interaction with Siri. To do that, from the Siri, Search screen select My information and move to and select your Contact. You can now use your information to ask questions like “How do I get home?” or “What good restaurants are near me.

How to Use Siri Built-in App Support on iPhone 12 / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max / 12 Mini

One good thing about Siri is that it shows you shortcut suggestions on the lock screen and within apps based on how you use them. Let say you use the same app every morning when you wake up, Siri will collect this information and start suggesting that app on the lock screen every morning for easy access.

Now to enable or disable Siri Suggestions on the Lock Screen or in-app suggestions, go to Siri & Search screen,  and then scroll and select the desired app then select the desired switch to turn on or off Siri suggestion.

How to Read Incoming Message on Siri iPhone 12 / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max / 12 Mini

If you can’t reach your iPhone, you can make Siri read your incoming message on your device through your AirPods. Follow the steps below to do that.

Step 1: From your device settings.

Step 2: Select Notifications.

Step 3: Select Announce Messages with Siri.

Step 4: Finally, select Announce Messages with Siri switch.

Note: This feature is only supported on AirPods 2 or Powerbeats Pro and it’s only when they are connected to your iPhone before you can use it. You can even reply to messages by talking to Siri.

Step 5: To allow Siri to send messages without reading them back to you, select the Send Replies Without Confirmation switch.

How to Type Instead of Speaking to Siri on iPhone 12 / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max / 12 Mini

Step 1: Go to Settings > Accessibility > Siri.

Step 2: Turn on Type to Siri.

Step 3: Now you can make a request, summon Siri, and then make use of the keyboard and text field to ask Siri a question or ask Siri to do a task for you.

About iPhone 12 Pro

The iPhone 12 Pro is blessed with a premium body design that is equipped with an IP68 rating making the handset waterproof and water-resistant. Apart from that, it has a nice display screen size of 6.1 inches under Super Retina XDR OLED coupled with a resolution of 1170 x 2532 pixels. The phone is powered by iOS 14.7 with Apple A14 Bionic and features inbuilt memory of 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 512GB 6GB RAM.