In iOS 10, Apple finally opened its reputed personal assistant to third-party developers, offering users the ability to control many non-Apple apps. You now can send your messages to your friends in LinkedIn, send money to someone in Square Cash or locate your favorite photos using keywords in the Roll.
If you are new to iOS 10, there might be chances that the process of using Siri with third-party apps is a little confusing. However, don’t worry because we are here to help. To use Siri to control third-party apps, you first need to enable its ability to work with third-party apps on your iPhone.
In this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to enable and use Siri with third-party apps on your iPhone. Before we proceed, make sure that your iPhone is now running iOS 10 or newer.
Steps to enable Siri with third-party apps on your iPhone
Step one: First off, fire up the Settings app from your home screen. Once you are in, you simply need to scroll down a little bit and hit Siri
Step two: Next up, scroll down to the bottom of the page and tap App Support to proceed
Step three: Once you are done, you will see a list of all apps that support Siri. All you need to do is to turn on the switch(es) next to all apps you want to use with Siri on your iPhone.
That’s all you need to do is to enable Siri with third-party apps on your iPhone. The next step is to use it with your apps you have toggled on.
The process is pretty simple. If you have turned on the switch next to Uber, you now can call for ride without launching the app. Instead, all you need to do is to activate Siri and say “Order me an Uber”.
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