How to turn on Siri for third-party apps in iOS 10

By Roger Fingas
Friday, January 13, 2017, 02:47 pm PT (05:47 pm ET)
 
Apple made a big deal of third-party Siri integration when it introduced iOS 10 last year, but you may have noticed that you can’t order your favorite apps around by default —here’s how to make it work.

 
First, open up the Settings app from the iOS home screen, then scroll down to the Siri menu option. Here’s where Apple’s been needlessly cryptic, as the next step is tapping on a vague “App Support” option.
 
The truth is that third-party Siri support is off by default, and has to be manually toggled on app-by-app for titles that support the technology. And there aren’t many that do at this time. As you can see, on an iPad with over 100 apps installed very few are Siri-compatible, and the situation isn’t much better on iPhones.
 
It can also take some extensive web searches to figure out what commands Siri will accept from which apps. One common trope, though, is that you have to…

 

Read the entire article from AppleInsider here: How to turn on Siri for third-party apps in iOS 10

 



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