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Siri will properly pronounce your name thanks to iOS 7

News   •   Jun 25, 2013 16:29 BST

Sick and tired of Siri mispronouncing your name on your iPhone 4S (check out Apple iPhone 4S here) or your iPhone 5 (check out Apple iPhone 5 here)? If this is the case, you won’t have to be annoyed for very long. This issue will be resolved once iOS 7 rolls out, according to a report.

The report comes from 9to5Mac (check out site here). According to the site, “When Siri first launched, many users found lots of names were pronounced incorrectly and couldn’t do much beyond adding phonetic spellings manually for each contact. With iOS 7, it appears that Siri can now take initiative for learning proper pronunciations.

“As discovered by 9to5Mac reader RY, Siri will ask for help pronouncing a name if it has trouble understanding you the first time you pronounce a name. In addition, we have found that you can simply say, “That’s not how you pronounce [any name]” and Siri will go through the learning process.

“In that phase, it will ask you to say the name then present a few options of how it thinks you said it. Once you choose an option, it will save and always (try to) correctly pronounce the name.”

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