How to Use Voice Controls On Iphone

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With voice controls on iphone you now have the ability to call someone in your contacts list, dial a number, control music playback, and even get information about a song that is currently playing!Things You’ll Need:

  • Iphone

Instructions:

Step 1

To use voice controls on IPhone you should always speak into the phone like you are on a phone call. Either into the phone its self on the microphone on the head set. Make sure you speak clearly leaving a short pause between names or numbers. You should also use your natural voice and speaking tone. Make sure you are very specific about what you are looking for. If you are looking for Ashli in your phone contacts don’t say Ash because your voice controls on iphone will not find that name in your contact list. Also if you have the full name of the person in your contact list you will need to give the full name. When you are dialing numbers make sure you include the area code if you normally have to include this when dialing a number. And lastly you should use the iphone voice commands that your iphone is set to recognize.

Step 2

To use voice controls on iphone you need to simply press and hold the home button (circular button on the front of your iphone) until the voice control screen pulls up. You should hear a beep. Once the voice controls on iphone have been turned on you can use the simple voice commands to make and receive phone calls or change music on your iphone.

Step 3

Voice controls on iphone for making calls

** Call someone listed in your contact list:
Say call or dial allow a small pause and say the name of the person you would like to call as it appears in your contact list. If there is more than one listing for that person after the name say the phone you would like to call; home or mobile. (EXAMPLE: Call Marc Mobile)

** To dial a number not listed in your contact list:
Say call or dial allow a small pause and say the number. Remember to leave a small pause between the numbers to allow the voice controls to clearly identify the number you are saying.

** To correct a name or number that was identified incorrectly by the voice control on iphone
You can say no, nope, wrong, not that one, or not that to let your voice controls on iphone know that is not what you were telling it.

Step 4

Voice controls on iphone for ipod

** To use voice controls on iphone for music you can say Play or play music. To pause the current music say pause or pause music. To skip forward to the next song say next song or previous song for the last song played.

** To play a specific playlist, artist or album you should say Play then playlist, artist, or album and the name.

** To find out more details about a song that is currently playing say what’s playing or who sings this song. You can also say what song is this or who is this song by.

** To shuffle the play list with voice controls on iphone just say shuffle.

** To play similar songs you will need to access Genius; say genius then play more like this or Genius – Play more songs like this.

Step 5

** Say cancel when you would like to turn the voice controls on iphone off.

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