Apple iPad Air iOS 8

Apple iPad Air

Use 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. Remember, you need to set up your tablet for internet and turn on voice control.

Step 1 of 4

Turn on voice control

Press and hold the Home key until a tone sounds.

If you've turned on automatic activation, you can activate voice control by saying "Hey Siri". See how to turn on automatic activation.
Apple iPad Air iOS 8
Step 2 of 4

Use voice control

Say what you want your tablet to do. It's not necessary to use a specific command for each function.
Examples:
CALL ‹number›
HOW DO I GET TO ‹address›
SEARCH THE WEB FOR ‹information›
If a menu item is open on your tablet, such as a message, you can also use the functions available here.

Step 3 of 4

Use voice control

For example:
REPLY ‹text›
Press the help icon to see more examples.

Step 4 of 4

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Turn on voice control

Press and hold the Home key until a tone sounds.
If you've turned on automatic activation, you can activate voice control by saying "Hey Siri". See how to turn on automatic activation.

2. Use voice control

Say what you want your tablet to do. It's not necessary to use a specific command for each function.
Examples:
CALL ‹number›
HOW DO I GET TO ‹address›
SEARCH THE WEB FOR ‹information›
If a menu item is open on your tablet, such as a message, you can also use the functions available here.
Apple iPad Air iOS 8
For example:
REPLY ‹text›
Press the help icon to see more examples.

3. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.