Siri in iOS 12 is not using name pronunciation

Strilo

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Dec 5, 2018
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Portland OR
Long time listener here, first time caller. Years ago I learned all about how you can teach Siri how to pronounce names correctly by saying "Hey Siri, that's not how you say [person's name]" and then following the prompts to learn a name. When iOS 12 came out, many of the times when Siri says a name are now back to being mispronounced. Sometimes Siri uses the pronunciations correctly but many times it does not. I have tried re-teaching the pronunciations, but the same thing happens. I had hoped that a subsequent update to iOS 12 would address the issue, but even today's release has not fixed it.

Anyone else having this issue?
 

jtkboston

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Oct 23, 2014
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Yup, hit this all the time with CarPlay. Reported it via Feedback during a beta, hasn’t been fixed yet. :-(
 
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Strilo

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Dec 5, 2018
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Portland OR
iOS 12.2 also did not fix this bug. It surprises me that considering how important a service Siri is for Apple that they haven’t concentrated on fixing bugs like this. Especially seeing how far behind the other digital assistants Siri now lags.