How to take a note on your iPhone or iPad with Siri

How to take a note on your iPhone or iPad with Siri

The default Notes app on the iPhone and iPad is a great place to jot down random thoughts, memos, and other bits of text. If your hands are full, however, or if you're driving, or if you're simply to lazy to type, you can use Siri to take the notes for you.

How to dictate a note to Siri on iPhone and iPad

  1. Press and hold the Home button on your iPhone or iPad to launch Siri.
  2. Say "Take a note."
  3. Dictate your note to Siri.
  4. Once you're done talking Siri will automatically save what you dictated to the built-in Notes app.
  5. Press the Home button to return to your Lock screen or Home screen again.

Dictating notes to Siri may not be perfect in its current form but it's much quicker than typing them out. Then when you have time later, you can go in and add a title and change anything that needs to be added. Give it a try and then let me know how it works for you in the comments!

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Allyson Kazmucha

Senior editor for iMore. I can take apart an iPhone in less than 6 minutes. I also like coffee and Harry Potter more than anyone really should.

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