Extensive List of Siri’s Dictation Commands for iPhone 4S

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Jim Rhoades of Crush Apps has made an extensive list of commands that Siri’s dictation service understands.

new line move to the next line (like pressing “Return” on a keyboard)
new paragraph to start a new paragraph
all caps to make the next word all uppercaseFor example, saying:
I am hungry feed me all caps now pleaseproduces the text:
I am hungry feed me NOW please
all caps on … all caps off to make part of what you say uppercaseFor example, saying:
I am hungry all caps on feed me now all caps off pleaseproduces the text:
I am hungry FEED ME NOW please
no caps to make the next word lowercaseFor example, saying:
I like no caps Mikeproduces the text:
I like mike
no caps on … no caps off to make sure part of what you say is all lowercaseFor example, saying:
Our friends no caps on Steve and Tina no caps off live in Californiaproduces the text:
Our friends steve and tina live in California
space bar to prevent a hyphen from appearing in a normally hyphenated wordFor example, saying:
This restaurant is first space bar classprevents first-class from being hyphenated, and produces the text:
This restaurant is first class
period .
comma ,
apostrophe ‘(although in many cases, apostrophes are automatically inserted, like when saying Sam’s new iPhone)
exclamation point !
question mark ?
ampersand &
asterisk *
open parenthesis (
close parenthesis )
open bracket [
close bracket ]
open brace {
close brace }
dash -For example, saying:
This dash is dash my dash cheeseproduces the text:
This – is – my – cheese(note the difference in spacing between this and when saying hyphen)
hyphen -For example, saying:
This hyphen is hyphen my hyphen cheeseproduces the text:
This-is-my-cheese(note the difference in spacing between this and when saying dash)
em dash
percent sign %
copyright sign ©
registered sign ®
section sign §
dollar sign $
cent sign ¢
degree sign °
caret ^
at sign @
pound sterling sign £
pound sign #
greater than sign >
less than sign <
forward slash /
back slash \
vertical bar |
smiley (or smiley face, or smile face) 🙂
frowny (or frowny face, or frown face) 😦
winky (or winky face, or wink face) 😉

See Rhoades’ post on the Crush Apps blog for the full list of Siri dictation commands.

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