The latest version for Apple’s “Hey Siri” feature can be found in a number of recently announced Apple mobile products, including the fifth-generation iPad mini, third-generation iPad Air, and the AirPods generation. second generation.
What is perhaps less well known is that many of Apple’s new Macs also support the “Hey Siri” feature, meaning users no longer have to click on the menu bar icon or press shortcuts, before starting to talk. with this digital “assistant”.
Below is a list of Macs that support “Hey Siri” and instructions on how to enable this on a Mac. Note that future Mac models including Apple’s T2 security chip will likely support this feature as well.
Models that support “Hey Siri”
- MacBook Pro (15 inch, 2018)
- MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, 4 Thunderbolt 3 ports)
- MacBook Air (Retina, 13 inch, 2018)
- iMac Pro
How to enable “Hey Siri” on a Mac
1. Click the Apple logo in the top left corner of the Mac screen and select System Preferences…
2. Click the Siri icon in the options panel.
3. Select the check box beside Listen for “Hey Siri”.
4. Click Continue to monitor the Siri setup process, verbally repeat the commands displayed on the screen.
5. Press Done and then close the options panel.
Now that you have successfully activated this feature, just say “Hey Siri” to call the digital assistant and ask a question or command. If you’re familiar with the Siri function on your iPhone or iPad, you’ll find most commands work similarly on a Mac as well. Refer to the article: How to use “Hey Siri” on an old Mac if the Mac you are using is not in the list of supported models for “Hey Siri” feature.
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