Though the feature is actually designed for physically disabled people, it also comes in handy at times when we can’t use the smartphone physically. Basically, the voice control feature is an Accessibility option as an alternative to physical control.
Read to know how to enable voice controls and what all you can do with it.
- iOS 13 or above
- Working internet connectivity
How to enable Voice control feature on your iPhone
Open Settings on your iPhone
Navigate to Accessibility option
Look for Voice Control option and top on it
Tap on Set Up Voice Control to start the process
At the setup screen go through all the commands and controls you can do with your Voice and then tap on the Set Up button. After this, it will automatically download the necessary files required to enable the feature in the background.
What all you can do
As per Apple’s claim, this is a direct alternative to physical controls and can do almost everything from opening a message, typing a message, to navigating through menus and other options. Here’s a sample list.
Navigate on the screen: Up, down, left and right
Zoom in and out, scroll, rotate, two-finger tap, long press, pan up or down, double-tap
Select an item on the screen
Navigate through menu options and change them
Check Notification Center
Open third-party apps like Facebook, Twitter, Browsers, etc.
Make a new post, open a new browser, etc.
Tap on a specific location the screen
Select texts or entire statements, copy, paste, drag and drop
Navigate to home, go back, open Siri, take screenshot
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