Contact info via Siri question

Discussion in 'iOS 9' started by rijc99, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. rijc99, Dec 24, 2015
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2015

    rijc99 macrumors 6502a

    rijc99

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    #1
    I have my contact info fully filled out so Siri knows who I am, family members names and where I live.

    Is there any way to block Siri from showing certain aspects of this info when someone asks "who does this iPhone belongs to?" Especially when the phone is locked?

    I don't want my family members names or my home address showing up should someone pick up my phone.
     
  2. Sirious macrumors 65816

    Sirious

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    #2
    You can't hide it, but you can try to not put a lot of information in there (only whats really important).
    Also, when you ask Siri that question on the lock screen, and then tap any info, you need to unlock the iPhone before it completes the action.

    Above all, just be extra careful about where you keep your phone ;)

    Important to note that during your tests, use a finger not set up with Touch ID.
     
  3. rijc99 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    rijc99

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    Ok. Thanks. I hope Apple changes this in the future because when I strip out my home address then I can't use Siri to set location reminders or navigate home without manually typing in my home address.

    I wish we had the ability to select what fields are displayed when asked who is the owner while locked.
     
  4. rijc99 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    rijc99

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    #4
    So I've found a work around for those who don't want your home address to show up when someone picks up your phone.

    I created a new contact with entries that I want associated with me but not shown when asked while locked. In my case, my street name and home phone number.

    Then go to the contact entry you designated as "me" --> Edit --> Link to the contact with your private information --> Save.

    Test it by locking your phone and ask "whose phone is this." It should not show your home address or phone number.
     

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