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Does Siri Work On Apple Watch?

Apple Watches like Series 3, Series 4, Series 5, Series 6, Watch SE, Series 7, and the latest Apple Watch Series 8 support/work with Siri.

In case you are wondering what we mean by Siri on Apple Watches, it simply is a built-in virtual personal voice assistant that eases search work.

Apple Watches are able to use the Siri function because like tvOS, macOS, and iOS they use artificial intelligence (AI).

Since you now know that Siri works on Apple Watches it is time we showed you how to use Siri on them but before that here are the top 8 Commands you can give Siri on Apple Watch.

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8 Things Siri Can Do on Apple Watch

There is so much Siri can do on Apple Watches. Today we are only going to highlight and discuss the top 8 uses of Siri on the Apple Watch. Let’s begin,

1. Set Alarm on Apple Watch Using Siri

You don’t have to it the long way so that you get an alarm to wake you up tomorrow.

Consider setting up your alarm the easy and short way using Siri. Just raise your wrist and tell the watch, “Hey Siri, set an alarm at X time for X date”, and you all set.

2. Search for Images on Apple Watch Using Siri

If you like photos of lakes, forests, lakes,  cars, animals, or food you can start Siri and say, “Hey Siri, show me lakes photos”, “Hey Siri, show me photos of cars”, “Hey Siri, show me photos of animals”, or “Hey Siri, show me photos of foods”.

3. Use Siri on Apple Watch to Get Answers

Instead of typing questions in the Google search for answers on your phone why not ask the watch? It is easy and doesn’t require writing.

Simply start Siri on Apple Watch, bring it closer to the mouth and ask queries like “How far are we from space”, “What is the date today”, “What is the time”, “ Who is the president of Ukraine, etc.

Siri will go online and answer each of your questions through the Apple Watch.

4. Switch on Airplane Mode on Apple Watch Using Siri

Like on iPhone, it is also possible to toggle on airplane mode on  Apple Watch by just speaking to Siri. You only need to raise your wrist and tell Siri, “Hey Siri, turn ON Airplane Mode”.

5. Send Messages on Apple Watch Using Siri

You don’t need to struggle typing. Here is how to send messages or text on Apple Watch using Siri, Simply activate Siri and then say, “Hey Siri, send contact x a message”.

Speak your message and then preview it before sending it. Can always cancel the message if you do not want to send it. Remember to say, “Hey Siri, finish My Workout”, to signal Siri you are done with exercising.

6. Start Workouts on Apple Watch Using Siri

Siri on your Apple Watch can also start a workout to track your activities when you tell it to. Simply raise your wrist and use the Digital Crown to activate Siri and say words, “Hey Siri, go to Yoga, swimming, running, or cycling Workout” etc.

7. Get Directions on Apple Watch Using Siri

For example, if you tell Siri to find you the nearest restaurant, it will come up with a list of the ones closest to you. You will pick one and it will provide you with the shortest route to the restaurant.

8. Make Phone Calls on Apple Watch Using Siri

Siri makes calling a friend on Apple Watch easy, all you have to say is activate Siri and say, “Hey Siri, call Contact X”, and the watch will do just that! 

How to Use Siri on Apple Watch in 2 Easy Steps

You can use the illustration provided below on Apple Watch Series 3, Apple Watch Series 4, Apple Watch 5, Watch Series 6, Apple Watch Series 7, Apple Watch SE, and Apple Watch Series 8. To use Siri on either Apple Watch do the following:

Step 1 – First active Siri and to do so, raise your wrist and speak to the watch say, “Hey Siri“. Alternatively, press and hold the Digital Crown, tap the screen, and say “Hey Siri“.

Step 2 – Give Siri a command, for example, say, “Hey Siri, call contact X or Text contact X, “on my way“.

You could also ask Siri to give you directions, here you will say “Hey Siri, get Directions to North Carolina”.

Without forgetting, Siri can also offer you Reminders just say “Hey Siri, remind me about going to the gym“. That’s it, you now know how to use Siri.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can Siri Call 911 Apple Watch?

Yes, you can call 911 on Apple Watch with the help of Siri. You simply need to add the 911 emergency contact and ensure you are connected to data then say, “Hey Siri, Call 911” and the magic will happen.

2. What Triggers Siri on Apple Watch

How Do I Get My Apple Watch to Talk? There are two ways to trigger Siri on Apple Watch.

The first way to activate or start Siri on your Apple Watch is by raising your wrist and saying “Hey Siri”.

The second way to trigger Siri on Apple Watch is by pressing and holding the Digital Crown, tapping the screen, and saying “Hey Siri“.

3. Why is Siri not Working on Apple Watch

The reason why the Siri on your Apple Watch Series 3, Series 4, Series 5, Series 6, SE, Series 7, and Series 8 has suddenly stopped working or will not let you talk is that the “Hey Siri” has been turned off. Consider turning it back on and then try using Siri again.

To turn Siri back on go to Settings on your Apple Watch > tap Siri > and then turn o the toggle to listen for “Hey Siri”.

4. Does Siri Work on Apple Watch Without a Phone

You don’t necessarily need your iPhone to be close to using Siri on your Apple Watch.

Siri can work without your phone being in range as long there is a compatible data connection (Wi-Fi). Siri cannot run in absence of data.

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