Can I make Siri confirm before calling?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by macse30, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. macse30 macrumors regular

    macse30

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    #1
    I'm using Siri more and more. It's great. My biggest frustration is when it misunderstands me and starts calling the wrong person. it happens almost every day, usually in noisy environments. Is there tweak to force Siri to confirm before calling?

    Me: Call Mary
    Siri: Calling Gary
    Me: Nooooooo!
    Gary: Hello?

    I'd much prefer a speed bump:

    Me: Call Mary
    Siri: Ready to call Mary?
    Me: Yes
     
  2. eroyce macrumors member

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    Agreed

    Did you ever get an answer to this. I end up randomly calling someone with a similar sounding name. Frustrating to say the least.
     
  3. RotaryP7 macrumors 6502a

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    #3
    lol, don't know why but I couldn't stop laughing..
     
  4. SandmanNet macrumors newbie

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    #4
    Short answer: No.

    Slightly longer answer: Nooooooo!

    :)
     
  5. nanogirl21 macrumors 6502a

    nanogirl21

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    #5
    I use a cydia app called "ask to call" I know it works from when calling from contacts but I never tested it with siri my battery is dead right now so I cant try but you might want to give that a try
     
  6. macse30 thread starter macrumors regular

    macse30

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    I've got Ask To Call and like it but it only works on finger dialed calls, not Siri.
     
  7. nlehman macrumors newbie

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    I needed this feature desperately for a disabled client so I put all phone numbers in twice, one as work and one as home. Siri then asks which number you wish to call. We had to add a ; after one of the numbers otherwise Siri was smart enough to call because the numbers were exactly the same. It really helps if you have certain people who you just don't want to call by accident.
     

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