How to control iPhone camera using Siri


Take a picture on iPhone or iPad? There is nothing easier – this simple procedure is known to every owner of an “apple” gadget. But did you know that you can launch the desired camera not only with your hands, but also with the help of Siri? This can be very handy sometimes! All you have to do is give the correct voice command.

Starting with iOS 10, the personal assistant Siri learned how to control the camera. Below we will show you how to use it.

It should be noted right away that Siri does not know how to shoot, but can only launch the necessary camera mode.

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How to open the camera using Siri

1… Call Siri assistant by voice command or by pressing the button.
2… Say “Make a photo” or “Take a photo“.
3… The Camera application opens in photo mode. All that remains to be done is to press the button.

How to open a video camera using Siri

1… Call Siri by voice command or using the button.
2… Say “Take a video“.
3… The Camera application will open, but this time – already on the tab Video… All that remains to be done is to press the red button.

How to trigger a selfie camera using Siri

1. Call Siri by voice command or using the button.
2… Say “Take a selfie“.
3… application Camera will open with an already running front-end. All that remains to be done is to press the button.

As you can see, so far Siri can only launch the camera in one mode or another. There is no point in asking for something more complicated (enable LivePhotos, HDR, timer, take a picture, etc.). But we have no doubt that Apple will add these and other features to its assistant in the near future.

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