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by Lydia on Aug 16, 2017 | NO COMMENT

How to Use Type to Siri in iOS 11 on iPhone or iPad

Have you been in such situation that you don’t want to talk but happen to need the help of Siri? Thanks to the improved Siri in iOS 11, now you are allowed to type to Siri.

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For iOS users, Siri is always with you, waiting to help whenever you need it. Just say “Hey Siri…” and you’ll get what you want. In the latest iOS 11, Siri turns to be smarter and sweeter. You are now allowed to type to Siri on iOS 11 when you don’t want to talk. It’s definitely a good news because honestly there are rare people willing to talk to their phones in public. To know how to use the Type to Siri feature in iOS 11, the instructions below can help.

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How to Use Type to Siri in iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad

Step 1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Settings app and go to General > Accessibility > Siri.

Step 2. Turn on “Type to Siri”. Now you can text to Siri. And you can also change the voice feedback of Siri from “Always On” to “Control with Ring Switch” or “Hands-Free Only”.

How to Turn On Type to Siri in iOS 11

How to Turn On Type to Siri in iOS 11

Step 3. Press and hold the Home button on iPhone/iPad to activate Siri.

Step 4. Type your query or command and hit the Done button at the bottom right corner. That’s it!

How to Use Type to Siri in iOS 11

How to Use Type to Siri in iOS 11

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How to Recover Missing Data after iOS 11 Update

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