7. Dictation

The preceding chapters of this book have shown you how Siri works with your spoken voice to serve your needs and answer a lot of questions. Apple’s intelligent assistant does much more than just answer questions and make jokes, and that’s what this chapter is all about.

One of the key features of Siri is its ability to take dictation. That means that it can listen to your voice and translate your spoken words into text. Through dictation, you can reduce your usage of the tiny keyboard of the iPhone and leave the typing to Siri.

In this chapter, you learn how to get the most accurate responses from Siri through fun examples and practice phrases. Siri knows how to add punctuation if you tell it to do so, and you will find that it’s ...

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