Steps to enable and use Siri with third-party apps on your iPhone

54Siri is undoubtedly one of the most advanced virtual helpers out there. Apple’s personal assistant is getting better and smarter every year, making what you do most much easier and quicker. With the release of iOS 10, Apple has finally opened its virtual helper to third-party apps, meaning that you now can control many non-Apple apps with your voice. For example, you can use Siri to look for pins you have saved in Pinterest or send messages to people you are connected with in LinkedIn.

If you are new to Siri, chances are that the process of using Siri with third-party apps on your iPhone may be a little bit confusing. With that in mind, we will show how it works.

In this step-by-step guide, we will run you through the steps to enable and use Siri with third-party apps on your iPhone. Before we begin, make sure that you are running iOS 10 or later.

Steps to turn on Siri with third-party apps on your iPhone

To use Siri with third-party apps, you first need to enable it on your iPhone. Here is how you can do that.

Step one: First off, you need to launch the Settings app from your home screen. After that, you have to scroll down a little bit and tap on Siri

Step two: Next up, scroll down to the bottom of the page and tap on App Support

Step three: Once you are done, you will see a list of all third-party apps that can work with Siri. All you need to do is to tap on the switch next to the app you want to use with Siri.

Steps to use Siri with third-party apps on your iPhone

Once you have toggled on the switch, Siri is now ready to listen to your commands. For example, if you want to use Siri with LinkedIn, you can say “Hey Siri, send a LinkedIn message to Michael that says, ‘See you at 9.”

Make sure that you have enabled Siri on your iPhone before proceed. To do this, you simply need to press and hold the Home button or say Hey Siri.

Also read: Steps to check the charge status of AirPods and Charging Case on your iPhone/iPad

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