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Apple iPad Air (iOS8)

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How to

Using voice control (Siri) on my tablet

Want to use voice control? It's easy, but remember you need to set up your tablet for internet and turn on voice control before you can use this function.

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1. Turn on voice control

Tap and hold the Home key until a tone sounds.
If you've turned on automatic activation, you can activate voice control by saying "Hey Siri". See how to turn on automatic activation.

2. Use voice control

Say what you want your tablet to do. It's not necessary to use a specific command for each function.
CALL ‹number›
HOW DO I GET TO ‹address›
SEARCH THE WEB FOR ‹information›
If a menu item is open on your tablet, such as a message, you can also use the functions available here.
Apple iPad Air (iOS8)
For example:
REPLY ‹text›
Tap the help icon to see more examples.

3. Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
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