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iOS 9's Spotlight Suggestions now available in 7 more regions

The Spotlight Suggestions feature of iOS 9 has now expanded to seven additional countries (opens in new tab) and regions, allowing even more people to receive hyperlocal recommendations on iPhone and iPad searches. The latest parts of the globe to gain access to the feature include Hong Kong, India, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates.

If you're unfamiliar with Spotlight Suggestions, the feature allows Spotlight Search in iOS 9 to serve up contextual results based on location. People in regions where the feature is live can use it to check out local businesses, news and much more, all from Spotlight Search.

In all, Spotlight Suggestions are now available in the following 26 countries:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • United Arab Emirates
  • USA
  • It's also available in Finland. Sent from the iMore App
  • No african countries in Apple world map... Sent from the iMore App
  • I am from India, and as this article says Spotlight is live in India as well, I tried searching a movie (say X-men) but it does not pop up the suggestion automatically (as to where it's playing etc). I checked under settings and everything is turned on.... Anything specific needs to be done ?
  • No Bulgaria... Not happy at all.. Here laws are pretty low.. What's the problem..