how to manually control Siri plus more

, Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 Ever had a time where you’re using Siri and your iPhone or iPad doesn’t stop listening when you want it to? Maybe someone else is talking or there’s noise in the background, but you’re done and the wave form just won’t stop. Luckily iOS 7.1 solves that problem by letting you control not only when Siri starts but it stops as well! How to hold down the Home button to control when Siri stops listening 1. Press and hold down the Home button on your iPhone or iPad to start Siri listening. 2. Keep holding down the Home button and speak your request to Siri. 3. Release the Home button to stop Siri listening. That’s all there is to it. Instead of pressing the Home button just to activate Siri, You’re holding it down the entire time you’re talking to Siri.. * iOS 7.1 is the first major update to Apple’s seventh generation iPhone , iPad , and iPod touch operating system. Code-named Sochi and released on Monday, March 10, 2014, iOS 7.1 not only provides much needed – and long overdue – bug fixes but several feature improvements as well. Here’s the official iOS 7 change log from Apple: CarPlay . iOS experience designed for the car . Simply connect your iPhone to a CarPlay enabled vehicle . Supports Phone, Music, Maps, Messages, and 3rd-party audio apps . Control with Siri and the car’s touchscreen, knobs, and buttons Siri . Manually control when Siri listens by holding down the home button while you speak and releasing it when you’re done as an alternative to letting Siri automatically notice when you stop talking . New, more natural sounding male and female voices for Mandarin Chinese, UK English, Australian English, and Japanese iTunes Radio . Search field above Featured Stations to easily create stations based on your favorite artist or song . Buy albums with the tap of a button from Now Playing Subscribe to iTunes Match on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to enjoy iTunes Radio ad-free Calendar . Option to display events in month view . Country specific holidays automatically added for many countries Accessibility . Bold font option now includes the keyboard, calculator, and many icon glyphs . Reduce Motion option now includes Weather, Messages, and multitasking UI animations . New options to display button shapes, darken app colors, and reduce white point Other . New Camera setting to automatically enable HDR for iPhone 5s . iCloud Keychain support in additional countries . FaceTime call notifications are automatically cleared when you answer a call on another device . Fixes a bug that could occasionally cause a home screen crash . Improves Touch ID fingerprint recognition . Improved performance for iPhone 4 . Fixes display of Mail unread badge for numbers greater than 10,000 . Continued user interface refinements]]>

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