|Oct 11, 2011, 06:15 PM||#1|
Siri -a list of commands, Easter eggs
How's about a list then?
When we're getting used to Siri, it'll be useful to know what the limits of it are, and also some cool shortcuts, and searches it can do, examples of how you use it.
We have a rough outline from Apple. Plan is - if people are interested, i'll flesh out this post and the ones below with the reach and syntax it can take etc.[COLOR="#808080"]
<Work in progress>
- Can you use contacts via their nickname?
- Can it search custom labels? (e.g. for custom label for a phone number for contacts (e.g. work emergency mobile)
***Confirmed words in bold, queries in italics***
General starting words:
Address Book: Querying Contacts, Finding Contacts, Relationships
Calendars: Adding Events, Changing Events, Asking About Events
Alarms: Setting Alarms, Checking the Clock, Using a Timer
Email: Sending Messages, Checking Messages, Responding to Messages
Friends: Checking Up on Friends
Maps: Directions, Local Businesses
Messages: Sending Texts, Reading Texts, Replying to Texts
Notes: Creating and Finding Notes
Phone: Phone Calls
Reminders: Requesting Reminders
Stocks: Checking Stocks
Phone <label> [mobile, iPhone, home, work, main, <custom labels>...]
Email <label> [home, work, other, MobileMe, <custom labels>
Custom ringtone for contact
Custom vibration for contact (and flash light flashing?)
Custom text tone for contact
Who - is John Appleseed?
What's - Mike's address?
- John Appleseed's birthday?
- my sister's birthday?
What's John Appleseed's sister/spouse's birthday?
Show - Joe Smith
- Jennifer's home email address
- my sister's home address
Find - people named Parker
Is this building info into Siri? (It seemingly asks you as it goes along)
My dad is Hugh Appleseed
Jennifer Appleseed is my sister
Set up a meeting at <time> (with <name>)
Set up a meeting about
Meet with <name> at <time>
Schedule a planning meeting at <time> in <place>
Move my <time> meeting to <time>
Reschedule my appointment with Dr. Zavago to next Tuesday at <time>
Add Zoe to my meeting with Paul
Cancel the budget review meeting
Asking about events
Who is my next meeting with
What does the rest of my day look like?
What's on my calendar for <day/date>?
When is my next appointment?
When am I meeting with <name/Nickname>?
Where is my next meeting?
Set an alarm for / Wake me up for <day> <time> <in..>
Change my <time> alarm to <alarm>
Turn off/Delete my <time> alarm
What time is it ( in <place>)?
What is today's date?
What's the date this/ on <date>?
Set/Show/Pause/Stop/Resume/Reset the timer
Email <name> about <subject>
New email to <name> and <name> about ... and say ...
Show new mail about the floorplan
Show the email from Zoe today
Any new mail from <name> today?
Reply "Dear Susan sorry about the late payment"
Call him at work
Is <name/relationship> at <place>?
Where are all my friends?
Who is near me?
Directions to <place>
How do I get <place>?
Find <business/type of business> near me
Where is <business/type of business>?
Find some <business/type> in Soho
Find a <POI type> nearby
Good Sushi restaurants within walking distance
Send a message to <name> <message>
Tell <name(s)> <message>
Send a message to <contact> on <contact phone number> saying <message>
Read my new messages
Read it again/Reread it
Play <Album/Artist/Track/music genre/mix name or playlist>
(Create a ) Note <note message>
Find my ... note
Create a reading list note
Call <name> (on <number> / Custom label)
Remind me to <reminder>
Will it <rain>
Check forecast for <place> next week
How hot will it be in <place> on <date>
Search the web for <...>
Searchable engines: Google, Wikipedia, Bing, Wolfram Alpha
Who is Gandalf?
When is Christmas
Where is England
What is the square root of 4?
How many days until Christmas?
Show me - the Orion constellation
Last edited by t0mat0; Oct 11, 2011 at 08:07 PM.
|Oct 11, 2011, 07:10 PM||#3|
Will do. Couldn't add a second post right after, so will use this one as a overflow, dependent on size.
Till then - an Easter Egg from Wolfram Alpha
Open the pod bay doors HAL
Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything
Can you use nicknames?
Can you open apps?
Does it amend relation data in Contacts when you ask to call your sister, or mail your wife?
Last edited by t0mat0; Oct 11, 2011 at 08:22 PM.
|Sep 27, 2012, 07:06 PM||#4|
This is a great thread and I think it should come back to life now that many newbies will be joining the forums and the iPhone 5.
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