Currently Being ModeratedJan 30, 2012 1:45 PM (in response to edario)
"Siri is available in Beta only on iPhone 4S and requires Internet access. Siri may not be available in all languages or in all areas, and features may vary by area. Cellular data charges may apply."
Currently Being ModeratedJan 30, 2012 1:47 PM (in response to edario)
Siri is a BETA at the present time, which whining is not going to change
Language Support and Availability
Siri works exclusively on iPhone 4S. Siri understands and can speak the following languages:
English (United States, United Kingdom, Australia)
In 2012, Siri will support additional languages, including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Italian, and Spanish.
We are barely into 2012.
Currently Being ModeratedJan 30, 2012 2:14 PM (in response to Allan Sampson)
@Allan, I am paying customer of this incredible device, and wether or not Siri is in beta I'd like to voice my own experience and opinions about it thus far. If you don't like my "whining" then don't read nor reply man it's that simple.
Anyways languages, yea that's what they mention and that's nice and all but will it understand local company names, street names, city names, store names.
Even better, will it understand bilingual converstations, meaning I usually do reminders and notes in English but if I have to say a word or two in spanish will it be able to understand... will it be able to understand cultural words at all, meaning there might be a word thats popular in Colombia or Spain but not so popular in other countries and vice versa.
Currently Being ModeratedJan 30, 2012 2:24 PM (in response to edario)
Sorry, but you need to teach me how to know if someone is whining/ranting here without reading it.
And the same goes to you. If you don't like my reply, then don't read nor reply "man", it's that simple.
None of your questions can be answered. Siri is a BETA and Spanish is not supported yet.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 2, 2012 10:41 AM (in response to edario)
same for me...i live in Brazil and this is my 4rd iPhone.. the 4s...and i bought only to have Siri...
but Siri do not understand Portugues (even with iphone 4s already available on all Brazilians carriers)...
but, i love Siri, i just can imagine what will gonna be when maps and location be available here...and of course portuguese...
Come on Apple, keep up....
Currently Being ModeratedApr 4, 2012 6:48 PM (in response to costamatrix)
Don't feel bad.and don't get excited about it coming in Spanish. It's no better in the US in Engish. I tried over and over in the car, I'd say call so and so and it says, "I'm sorry, I can't do that right now." Every time. Never did that before Siri. I always have to manually call. I don't even try to use it anymore ever for anything. Another stupid Apple gimmick that doesn't work most of the time.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 4, 2012 6:57 PM (in response to Richard Caughlan)
So...before Siri if you asked your phone to call someone it did? But now it doesn't? Were you using Voice Control? If you prefer that, you can always go back to that. Just turn off Siri.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 4, 2012 7:51 PM (in response to Richard Caughlan)
Richard, Costamatrix isn't excited about it coming in Spanish -- s/he is wanting it in PORTUGUESE, since they are in BRAZIL. Spanish voice recognition would be useless to Costamatrix.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 4, 2012 7:50 PM (in response to Meg St._Clair)
OMG! I forgot you could do that. Thanks! Yes, it did recognize phone commands pretty well before, and I will turn her off. Say goodbye Siri. The biggest problem is that she doesn't reset after failing but just sits there so you have to get it out of your pocket to reset the screen and make the call. The voice command module resets and you can try again if it doesn't understand.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 4, 2012 8:42 PM (in response to Richard Caughlan)
Edario said Spanish. Costamatrix, who you replied to said s/he lived in Brazil. And they speak Portuguese, not Spanish.
I have no idea why you are saying "what language you speak" to me, as I speak and write English. I'm trying to let Costamatrix know that not ALL Apple users are geographically stupid, and that they don't ALL reply willy-nilly to people as if their specific problems didn't matter. Some help that would be in a help forum.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 4, 2012 11:29 PM (in response to JVXB)
I think you knew what I meant before you started scolding me like a nitpicking twit with a superiority complex. It was not necessary or worthwhile. What kind of forum would it be where people just pick at others supersiliously? I'm thinking you would know.