What you need to know
- Siri may have leaked Find My support for the Apple TV remote.
- When asked, Siri will attempt to find an Apple TV remote attached to your iCloud account.
Did Siri just leak another Apple announcement?
As reported by 9to5Mac, in iOS 14.5, Siri will attempt to find an Apple TV remote connected to your iCloud account. If you ask Siri to "Find my Siri Remote" or "Find my Apple TV Remote," the smart assistant replies that "You don't have any Siri Remotes linked to your iCloud account."
As the report points out, despite Apple announcing its new AirTag item tracker at its 'Spring loaded' event last week, Find My integration was not included in its new Siri Remote for the new Apple TV 4K. However, Siri seems to think that some level of Find My integration is coming or at least planned for the Siri Remote.
It's currently unclear if this was a mistake on behalf of the Siri team and the feature was scrubbed by Apple for now or if the company actually plans to release an update that would bring some level of Find My integration to the Siri Remote. It's also unclear if Apple would need to release a new Siri Remote or if it could bring the feature to its existing remote.
The new Apple TV 4K with the redesigned Siri Remote will be available for preorder tomorrow, April 30.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.