Apple iPad (5th generation)

Apple iPad (5th generation)

Select Siri settings on your Apple iPad (5th generation) iPadOS 14.0

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You can control many of the tablet functions with your voice. You can dictate messages, search the internet and more.

Step 1 of 20

1. Find "Siri & Search"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 20

1. Find "Siri & Search"

Press Siri & Search.

Step 3 of 20

2. Turn on Siri

Press the indicator next to "Press Home for Siri" to turn on the function.

Step 4 of 20

3. Turn automatic activation on or off

Press the indicator next to "Listen for "Hey Siri"" to turn the function on or off. If you turn on the function, you need to follow the instructions on the screen to set up Siri to recognise your voice.

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4. Turn use of Siri on lock screen on or off

Press the indicator next to "Allow Siri When Locked" to turn the function on or off.

To turn use of Siri on lock screen on or off, you need to turn on use of lock code.
Step 6 of 20

5. Select language

Press Language.

Step 7 of 20

5. Select language

Press the required language.

Step 8 of 20

5. Select language

Press arrow left.

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6. Select voice accent and gender

Press Siri Voice.

Step 10 of 20

6. Select voice accent and gender

Press the required accent.

Step 11 of 20

6. Select voice accent and gender

Press the required gender.

Step 12 of 20

6. Select voice accent and gender

Press arrow left.

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7. Turn voice feedback on or off

Press Siri Responses.

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7. Turn voice feedback on or off

Press the required setting.

Step 15 of 20

7. Turn voice feedback on or off

Press arrow left.

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8. Select tablet owner

Press My Information.

Step 17 of 20

8. Select tablet owner

Press the required contact.

When you select yourself as the owner of the tablet, your tablet uses your information for different voice control functions such as navigation to your home address. See how to create yourself as a contact in the address book.
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9. Turn use of Siri for specific applications on or off

Press the required app.

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9. Turn use of Siri for specific applications on or off

Press the indicators next to the required settings to turn the function on or off.

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10. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Siri & Search"

Press Settings.
Press Siri & Search.

2. Turn on Siri

Press the indicator next to "Press Home for Siri" to turn on the function.

3. Turn automatic activation on or off

Press the indicator next to "Listen for "Hey Siri"" to turn the function on or off. If you turn on the function, you need to follow the instructions on the screen to set up Siri to recognise your voice.

4. Turn use of Siri on lock screen on or off

Press the indicator next to "Allow Siri When Locked" to turn the function on or off.
To turn use of Siri on lock screen on or off, you need to turn on use of lock code.

5. Select language

Press Language.
Press the required language.
Press arrow left.

6. Select voice accent and gender

Press Siri Voice.
Press the required accent.
Press the required gender.
Press arrow left.

7. Turn voice feedback on or off

Press Siri Responses.
Press the required setting.
Press arrow left.

8. Select tablet owner

Press My Information.
Press the required contact.
When you select yourself as the owner of the tablet, your tablet uses your information for different voice control functions such as navigation to your home address. See how to create yourself as a contact in the address book.

9. Turn use of Siri for specific applications on or off

Press the required app.
Press the indicators next to the required settings to turn the function on or off.

10. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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