Siri Commands: Get the Most Out of Your Voice Assistant

Siri is much more than just a convenient way to call or text your friends and family while you are driving. Apple’s voice-activated assistant has a vast range of features and skills that can help you with everything from setting up reminders and getting directions, to playing your favorite songs and answering tricky trivia questions. In this article, we will introduce you to some of the most useful Siri commands that will allow you to get the most out of your voice assistant and make your life easier. Whether you are an Apple novice or a Siri pro, you are bound to find here something that will surprise you and help you optimize your daily routine.

#1 Navigating and Getting Directions

“Take me home.”
“Directions to [insert location].”
“What’s the fastest way to [insert location]?”
“Show me the route to [insert location].”
“What’s the traffic like?”
“Find the nearest gas station.”
“Where’s the nearest bank?”
“Where can I find a Starbucks?”
“What’s the weather like in [insert location]?”
“Remind me to grab some groceries on my way home.”

#2 Setting Up Reminders and Alarms

“Set an alarm for [insert time].”
“Remind me to call John at [insert time].”
“Remind me to take my medication at [insert time].”
“Remind me to feed the cat at [insert time].”
“Remind me to pay the rent on the 1st of every month.”
“Set a timer for [insert time].”
“Remind me to buy flowers for my mom’s birthday.”

#3 Entertainment and Content

“Play some music by [insert artist].”
“Play some smooth jazz.”
“Play the latest news briefing.”
“Play the latest episode of [insert show].”
“Add [insert song] to my playlist.”
“Shuffle my music.”
“Pause the music.”
“Skip this song.”
“Who sings this song?”
“What’s the plot of [insert movie]?”
“When does [insert show] air?”

#4 Social Interaction and Communication

“Text [insert contact name].”
“Call [insert contact name].”
“Send an email to [insert contact name].”
“Post a message on Facebook.”
“Tweet [insert message].”
“Send a WhatsApp message to [insert contact name].”
“Did [insert contact name] reply to my message?”
“Read my latest email.”
“Create a new event on my calendar.”
“Remind me of my next meeting.”

#5 Miscellaneous and Fun Commands

“What does the fox say?”
“Tell me a joke.”
“Roll the dice.”
“Flip a coin.”
“What’s the score of the latest NBA game?”
“What’s the price of Bitcoin?”
“Convert [insert value] dollars to euros.”
“What’s the meaning of [insert word]?”
“Find pictures of [insert topic].”
“Backup my iPhone.”
“Take a selfie.”