Apple Siri Command: Dictation Shortcuts

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Apple Siri Command TutorialThis Apple Siri guide will help you to understand the dictation shortcuts in Siri. As you know you can do incredible things with Siri using only the power of your voice. It can help you to stay connected, organize your life, and get things done.

At first you will need to follow the on-screen prompts to train Siri to recognize your voice. Try to speak as naturally as you can because this is the voice that your phone will be listening out for from now on. Siri uses natural language voice control to listen to what you say.

The iOS 9 allows your iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to get always-on “Hey Siri”, meaning you can say “Hey Siri” anytime you want. Here’s some useful Apple Siri Command on dictation shortcuts you can use for your daily activities.

Apple Siri Command and Action

Command Example Action Result
Cap I love ‘cap’ bali Capitalise the next word I love Bali
New paragraph Start a new paragraph
Caps on … caps off ‘caps on’ ten types of fruits ‘caps off’ Capitalise a section of text 10 Types of Fruits
All caps I ‘all caps on’ love you Make the next word all uppercase I LOVE you
All caps on … all caps off I ‘all caps on’ love you ‘all caps off’ Make part of what you say uppercase I LOVE YOU
No caps I like ‘no caps’ Capitals Make the next word lowercase I like capitals
No caps on … no caps off We like the cities ‘no caps’ Bali and Sydney ‘no caps off’ the most Make sure part of what you say is all lowercase We like the cities bali and sydney the most
Dot The number pi is three ‘dot’ one four . The number pi is 3.14
Point The ‘point’ number pi is three ‘point’ one four , The point number pi 3.14
“Quote … end quote” or “quote … close quote” She said ‘quote’ see you next week ‘end quote’ Place quotes around a section of text She said “see you next week”
Dash This dash is dash my dash cheese This – is – my – cheese
Hyphen This ‘hyphen’ is ‘hyphen’ my ‘hyphen’ cheese This-is-my-cheese
E.g. (pronounced as “e g”) ‘e g’ when you learn to ride a bike e.g. E.G. when you learn to ride a bike
i.e. (pronounced as “i e”) ‘i e’ when you learn to ride a bike i.e. I.e. when you learn to ride a bike

Apple Siri Command on dictation shortcuts

Command Action
 Space bar  Prevent a hyphen from appearing in a normally hyphenated word
 No space  Prevent a space between words
 No space on … no space off  Prevent a section of text from having spaces between words
 “Period” or “full stop”  Place a “.” at the end of a sentence
 “Ellipsis” or “dot dot dot”  …
 Comma  ,
 Double comma  ,,
 “Quote” or “quotation mark”  “
 Apostrophe  ‘
 Exclamation point  !
 Inverted exclamation point  ¡
 Question mark  ?
 Inverted question mark  ¿
 Ampersand  &
 Asterisk  *
 Open parenthesis  (
 Close parenthesis  )
 Open bracket  [
 Close bracket  ]
 Open brace  {
 Close brace  }
 Em dash  —
 Underscore  _
 Percent sign  %
 Copyright sign  ©
 Registered sign  ®
 Section sign  §
 Dollar sign  $
 Cent sign  ¢
 Euro sign  €
 Yen sign  ¥
 Degree sign  ∘
 Caret  ^
 At sign  @
 Pound sterling sign  £
 Pound sign  #
 Greater than sign  >
 Less than sign  <
 Forward slash  /
 Back slash  \
 Vertical bar  |
 “Smiley” or “smiley face” or “smile face”  :-)
 “Frowny” or “frowny face” or “frown face”  :-(
 “Winky” or “winky face” or “wink face”  😉

So, those are Apple Siri Command on dictation shortcuts. Hope this helps you to enjoy Siri more.

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