Siri is useful for all kinds of things, including quickly sending an iTunes gift card.

Wait, what? You didn't know that? Well, neither did I, not until this week! Whether you forget that birthday or just want to give a random gift of kindness, Siri can help you do it quickly and easily. All you have to do is ask!

How to send an iTunes gift card using Siri

  1. Press and hold your Home button to launch Siri.
  2. Say something like "I want to purchase an iTunes gift card."
  3. Siri will automatically launch iTunes and bring up the iTunes gift card option.
  4. Fill out the required information, select an amount, and tap Next in the top right corner.
  5. Select the gift card theme you want to use and tap Next again.
  6. Confirm everything looks okay and tap Buy in the upper right hand corner.
  7. Enter any iTunes account info to finish the purchase and you're done!

How to purchase an iTunes gift card instantly with SiriHow to purchase an iTunes gift card instantly with Siri