Apple iPad Air iOS 8

Apple iPad Air

Select settings for voice control (Siri) - Apple iPad Air iOS 8

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Using Siri you can control many of the tablet functions with your voice. You can call contacts from the address book, dictate messages and search the internet.

Step 1 of 19

Find "Siri"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 19

Find "Siri"

Press General.

Step 3 of 19

Find "Siri"

Press Siri.

Step 4 of 19

Turn on voice control

Press the indicator next to "Siri" until the function is turned on.

Step 5 of 19

Turn on voice control

Press Enable.

Apple iPad Air iOS 8
Step 6 of 19

Select option

The following steps describe how you:
Turn automatic activation when charging on or off
Select language
Select voice gender
Turn voice feedback on or off
Select tablet owner
Turn automatic activation on or off

Step 7 of 19

Turn automatic activation when charging on or off

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

If you turn on Allow "Hey Siri", you can activate voice control when your tablet is charging by saying "Hey Siri".
Step 8 of 19

Select language

Press Language.

Step 9 of 19

Select language

Press the required language.

Step 10 of 19

Select language

Press Siri.

Step 11 of 19

Select voice gender

Press Voice Gender.

Step 12 of 19

Select voice gender

Press Male or Female.

Step 13 of 19

Select voice gender

Press Siri.

Step 14 of 19

Turn voice feedback on or off

Press Voice Feedback.

Step 15 of 19

Turn voice feedback on or off

Press Handsfree Only or Always.

Step 16 of 19

Turn voice feedback on or off

Press Siri.

Step 17 of 19

Select tablet owner

Press My Info.

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. Remember, you need to create yourself as a contact in your address book.
Step 18 of 19

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. Remember, you need to create yourself as a contact in your address book.
Step 19 of 19

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Siri"

Press Settings.
Press General.
Press Siri.

2. Turn on voice control

Press the indicator next to "Siri" until the function is turned on.
Press Enable.

3. Select option

The following steps describe how you:
Turn automatic activation when charging on or off
Select language
Select voice gender
Turn voice feedback on or off
Select tablet owner
Turn automatic activation on or off
Apple iPad Air iOS 8

4. Turn automatic activation when charging on or off

Press the indicator next to "Allow "Hey Siri"" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on Allow "Hey Siri", you can activate voice control when your tablet is charging by saying "Hey Siri".

5. Select language

Press Language.
Press the required language.
Press Siri.

6. Select voice gender

Press Voice Gender.
Press Male or Female.
Press Siri.

7. Turn voice feedback on or off

Press Voice Feedback.
Press Handsfree Only or Always.
Press Siri.

8. Select tablet owner

Press My Info.
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. Remember, you need to create yourself as a contact in your address book.
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. Remember, you need to create yourself as a contact in your address book.

9. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.