Little by little, Apple is skipping the limitations of its operating system, allowing users to have much more customization.
A clear example of this is how we can change the voice of Siri and customize many of its other functions, such as the write mode to Siri.
Most of these features can be found in the Siri section of the iOS Settings app 11. iPhone and iPad users can choose from different options. Today, we show you how to customize Siri on your device.
How to activate Oye Siri
The functionality “Hey Siri” (Oye Siri) is one of the most useful features of the virtual assistant of iOS 11. Thanks to it, users can activate Siri even more than 5 meters away, something especially useful in the use of HomeKit. To activate this service, perform the following steps:
1. Open the Settings app on iOS 11.
2. Go to the “Siri and Search” section.
3. Activate the “On hearing Oye Siri” option.
How to change Siri’s voice
The customization of Siri also allows iOS 11 users to change the voice of Siri. You can opt for a male voice, for a female voice, for a Mexican accent … It’s fun to keep changing!
1. Open Settings.
2. Enter Siri and Search.
3. Press the “Voice of Siri” option.
4. Choose your favorite!
Making Siri Announce Call
The options on your iPhone also offer the possibility to make Siri announce each and every one of the incoming calls to your phone. It is very easy, you only have to follow the following steps:
1. Enter Settings.
2. Access the Phone section.
3. Press the “Announce Calls” option.
4. Choose between “Always, Headphones and Car, Headset or Never”.
How to write to Siri
You can choose to write text to Siri instead of sending voice commands. Something really practical in work meetings, class projects, etc.
1. Open the iOS Settings app 11.
2. Enter General.
3. Go to Accessibility.
4. Click on Siri.
5. Enable the Write to Siri option.