Siri has a new look and becomes more helpful in iOS 18

Siri has a new look and becomes more helpful in iOS 18
Siri has a new look in iOS 18 starting with a new icon that resembles the infinity symbol inside a circle. In addition, when Siri has been activated, you will see a glowing light around the edge of your device. Siri will now help you learn how to use "thousands of questions" about how to use your Apple device. And when you need the virtual digital assistant to take action between Apple and third party apps, the virtual digital assistant will be there for you.

For example, Siri will help you send a news article you've seen in Apple News to the Messages app so you can quickly share it with others. With Apple Intelligence, Siri will be able to understand what information you're looking for using a regular conversational tone. For example, you might ask Siri for information about a specific location and continue with follow-up queries without using the name of the location and Siri will understand exactly what you mean. Even if you stumble over some words, don't worry as Siri will figure out what you meant to say.

The updated Siri will be able to go through any system app including Messages, Mail, and Photos, to help answer a question you need answered. For example, if you can't remember what time you are supposed to meet your mother at a certain restaurant, Siri will go through your apps to find any information such as an email or a text that includes the information and pass it along to you. Here's another example. Let's say your friend Frank sent you a list of book recommendations. You can ask Siri for the list of books recommended by Frank and even if you don't know if that list was on a text or email, Siri will find it and show it to you.

The updated version of Siri has more awareness of what is on the screen. Suppose a friend texts you his new address in Messages. You can tell Siri to "Add this address to his contact card," and it will be done. And with the update, you can quickly switch from voice to text so that you can quietly type a command or question to Siri.

We've been waiting a long time for a meaningful update to Siri and we can't wait for iOS 18 to drop.

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