Siri Commands


  • “What’s Michael’s address?”
  • “What is Susan Park’s phone number?”
  • “When is my wife’s birthday?”
  • “Show Jennifer’s home email address”
  • “Show Jason Russell”
  • “Find people named Park”
  • “Who is Michael Manning?”


  • “My mom is Susan Park”
  • “Michael Manning is my brother”
  • “Call my brother at work”

Siri Commands for Calendar

  • “Set up a meeting at 9″
  • “Set up a meeting with Michael at 9″
  • “Meet with Lisa at noon”
  • “Set up a meeting about hiring tomorrow at 9am”
  • “New appointment with Susan Park Friday at 3″
  • “Schedule a planning meeting at 8:30 today in the boardroom”

Ask Siri to change events

  • “Move my 3pm meeting to 4:30″
  • “Reschedule my appointment with Dr. Manning to next Monday at 9am”
  • “Add Lisa to my meeting with Jason”
  • “Cancel the budget review meeting”

Ask Siri about your events

  • “What does the rest of my day look like?”
  • “What’s on my calendar for Friday?”
  • “When is my next appointment?”
  • “When am I meeting with Michael?”
  • “Where is my next meeting?”

Time and Alarm Functions

Ask Siri to set Alarms

  • “Wake me up tomorrow at 7am”
  • “Set an alarm for 6:30am”
  • “Wake me up in 8 hours”
  • “Change my 6:30 alarm to 6:45″
  • “Turn off my 6:30 alarm”
  • “Delete my 7:30 alarm”

Ask Siri to check the time

  • “What time is it?”
  • “What time is it in Berlin?”
  • “What is today’s date?”
  • “What’s the date this Saturday?”

Ask Siri to use a Timer

  • “Set the timer for ten minutes”
  • “Show the timer”
  • “Pause the timer”
  • “Resume”
  • “Reset the timer”
  • “Stop it”

Siri Email Commands

Ask Siri to Send Email Messages

  • “Email Lisa about the trip”
  • “Email Jennifer about the change in plans”
  • “New email to Susan Park”
  • “Mail Dad about the rent check”
  • “Email Dr. Manning and say I got the forms, thanks”
  • “Mail Lisa and Jason about the party and say I had a great time”

Ask Siri to Check Email Messages

  • “Check email”
  • “Any new email from Michael today?”
  • “Show new mail about the lease”
  • “Show the email from Lisa yesterday”
  • “Do I have any new messages?”

Ask Siri to Respond to Email Messages

  • “Reply Dear Susan sorry about the late payment”
  • “Call him at work”

Ask Siri About Messages

  • “Read my notifications”

Ask Siri to Locate Friends and Family

  • “Where’s Jason?”
  • “Where is my sister?”
  • “Is my wife at home?”
  • “Where are all my friends?”
  • “Who is here?”
  • “Who is near me?”

Ask Siri for Maps and Directions

  • “How do I get home?”
  • “Show 1 Infinite Loop Cupertino California”
  • “Directions to my dad’s work”
  • “Show my current location”
  • “Show me the Statue of Liberty”
  • “Show me directions from Washington DC to Philadelphia Pennsylvania”

Ask Siri about Local Businesses

  • “Find coffee near me”
  • “Where is Starbucks?”
  • “Find some burger joints in Baltimore”
  • “Find a gas station within walking distance”
  • “Good Mexican restaurants around here”

Ask Siri about Restaurants

  • “Show me reviews for Cheesecake Factory in Arlington”
  • “Show me good seafood restaurants near me”
  • “Table for four in Washington DC Friday Night”


  • ” Table for four in Palo Alto tonight”
  • ” Make a reservation at a romantic Italian restaurant tonight at 7pm”
  • ” Show me the reviews for Seven Hills in San Francisco”

Ask Siri to Send Text Messages (SMS)

  • “Tell Susan I’ll be right there”
  • “Send a message to Jason Russell”
  • “Send a message to Lisa saying how about tomorrow”
  • “Tell Jennifer the show was great”
  • “Send a message to Susan on her mobile saying I’ll be late”
  • “Send a message to 408 555 1212″
  • “Text Jason and Lisa where are you?”

Ask Siri to Read Text Messages (SMS)

  • “Read my new messages”
  • “Read it again”

Ask Siri to Reply to Text Messages

  • “Reply that’s great news”
  • “Tell him I’ll be there in 10 minutes”
  • “Call her”

Lockscreen Reading

  • ” Read my notifications”
  • ” Do I have any new messages?”

Siri Commands: Music and Videos

  • “Play The Light of the Sun”
  • “Play Trouble”
  • “Play Taking Back Sunday shuffled”
  • “Play Alicia Keys”
  • “Play some blues”
  • “Play my party mix”
  • “Shuffle my roadtrip playlist”
  • “Play”
  • “Pause”
  • “Skip”

Ask Siri to Create and Find Notes

  • “Note that I spent $12 on lunch”
  • “Note: check out that new Alicia Keys album”
  • “Find my restaurant note”
  • “Create a reading list note”
  • “Add Tom Sawyer to my reading list note”

Ask Siri to make a Phone Call

  • “Call Jason”
  • “Call Jennifer Wright mobile”
  • “Call Susan on her work phone”
  • “Call 408 555 1212″
  • “Call home”
  • “FaceTime Lisa”

Ask Siri to make a FaceTime Call

  • “Make a FaceTime call to Michael”
  • “FaceTime Mom”

Ask Siri to set a Reminder

  • “Remind me to call mom”
  • “Remind me to call my mom when I get home”
  • “Remember to take an umbrella”
  • “Remind me take my medicine at 6am tomorrow”
  • “Remind me to pick up flowers when I leave here”
  • “Remind me when I leave to call Jason”
  • “Remind me to finish the report by 6″

Ask Siri to check Stocks

  • “What’s Apple’s stock price?”
  • “What is Apple’s PE ratio?”
  • “What did Yahoo close at today?”
  • “How is the Nikkei doing?”
  • “How are the markets doing?”
  • “What is the Dow at?”

Ask Siri about the Weather

  • “What’s the weather for today?”
  • “What’s the weather for tomorrow?”
  • “Will it rain in Cupertino this week?”
  • “Check next week’s forecast for Burlington”
  • “What’s the forecast for this evening?”
  • “How’s the weather in Tampa right now?”
  • “How hot will it be in Palm Springs this weekend?”
  • “What’s the high for Anchorage on Thursday?”
  • “What’s the temperature outside?”
  • “How windy is it out there?”
  • “When is sunrise in Paris?”

Ask Siri to search the Web

  • “Search the web for Bora Bora”
  • “Search for vegetarian pasta recipes”
  • “Search the web for best cable plans”
  • “Google the war of 1812″
  • “Search Wikipedia for Abraham Lincoln”
  • “Search for news about the World Cup”
  • “Bing Alicia Keys”

Ask Siri to Launch an App

  • “Play Angry Birds”
  • “Open Music”

Ask Siri to Post to Facebook

  • “Post on Facebook ‘On my way to the beach’”
  • “Write on my wall ‘Having a great time in Florida’

Ask Siri to Post to Twitter

  • “Post to Twitter ‘Windows Tablet PC Blog is great!’”
  • “Tweet ‘Who are you voting for this election’ hashtag politics”
  • “Tweet my location ‘Having fun at the beach!’”

Ask Siri about Movie Theaters

  • “What movies are coming out this weekend?”
  • “What movies are playing near me?”
  • “Find movie theaters near my office”
  • “What are the best movies playing right now?”
  • “What R-Rated movies are playing?”
  • “What action movies are playing”

Ask Siri about Movies

  • “Show me reviews of the movie ‘Finding Nemo’”
  • “When was the movie ‘Saving Private Ryan’ released?”
  • “Who starred in the movie ‘Saving Private Ryan’?”
  • “What movie won best picture in 1998?”

Ask Siri about Sports

  • “Show me football scores from Sunday”
  • “When do the Philadelphia Eagles play next?”
  • “Which NFL team has the most yards?”
  • “Show me the roster of the Denver Nuggets”
  • “Show me career statistics for Peyton Manning”

Ask a question using Wolfram Alpha

  • “How many calories in a bagel?”
  • “What is an 18% tip on $86.74 for four people?”
  • “Who’s buried in Grant’s tomb?”
  • “How long do dogs live?”
  • “What is the Gossamer Condor?”
  • “What’s the square root of 128?”
  • “How many dollars is €45?”
  • “What was the Best Picture of 1983?”
  • “How many days until Christmas?”
  • “How far away is the Sun?”
  • “When is the next solar eclipse?”
  • “Show me the Orion constellation”
  • “What’s the population of Jamaica?”
  • “How high is Mt. Everest?”
  • “How deep is the Atlantic ocean?”
  • “What’s the price of gasoline in Chicago?”


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