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is it possible to always have Siri respond in some audible way when activated with Hey Siri

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Dec 15, 2017 2:38 PM in response to deggie In response to deggie

with one of the previous ios versions, siri provided a text base preference as to how to answer, which on occasion worked so I press Home and I would hear "how can i help master" (ego I guess) would not happen every time I activated it , about once every 4 or 5 times, I can't remember which ios, but I was thinking maybe 8 but I know my 5s had to press home and only respond to hey siri if plugged in

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Dec 15, 2017 2:51 PM in response to keary1213 In response to keary1213

In previous versions when you held down the home button for Siri it chimed and if you didn't ask something she responded and a list of possibilities was shown. Bot the chime and her answer were removed a few versions ago. Your best bet is to add your question to the alert, such as "Hey Siri, did the Lakers win last night?", etc.


If you would like to suggest bringing it back go here: Feedback - iPhone - Apple

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Dec 15, 2017 3:05 PM in response to deggie In response to deggie

I was just thinking about that remembering i had asked about a ball game result.

Thanks and thanks for the clarity about the previous versions, I knew there as something different now

( oh well, so much for ego stroking:)

I would like to suggest some form of immediate reply besides the ding. It's in many folks nature I think when hailing someone, to expect some audible reply. In a car it is hard to hear the ding at times and to fight that little urge to look at the screen to see if the app has responded (I guess one could always do the leggo Batman hail I just read about)

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