Did you know that you can dictate an entire email on Siri with just one command? It’s true, starting with the wake words “Hey Siri” (or pushing the home button until she ‘wakes up’), you can state an entire string of words that will result in your iPhone or iPad (or even your Mac computer in newer OSs) creating the entire email for you – all you have to do is approve it by pressing ‘send’!
Most people know that you can long press your home button to activate Siri, and that you can then say “email so-and-so, subject such-and-such”.
iPhone Home Button:
When you dictate to Siri to “email so-and-so, subject such-and-such”, Siri responds by asking “What would you like your email to say?”
…and then you dictate the content of your email.
But what you may not know is that you can add the “body” variable to your initial command, like this:
“email so-and-so, subject such-and-such, body whatever-you-want-to-say-in-your-email”
…and then Siri will present you with your completed email, ready to send!
It is that “body” variable that a lot of people don’t know about.
So, in our example below, we have dictated:
“email so-and-so, subject this is a demonstration, body here is how you do it all in one command”
And Siri obligingly presents us with this, ready to send:
Bonus trick: you can tell Siri “email me” followed by the rest (subject and body) to quickly email yourself a remind about something!
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