Here’s A Big List Of MacOS Sierra Specific Questions You Can Ask Siri

Here’s A Big List Of MacOS Sierra Specific Questions You Can Ask Siri

Mac: Siri is the big new feature in macOS Sierra and while you can ask it just about anything you can ask it on iOS, it does have a few tricks of its own. OS X Daily put together a list of some of those.

Siri can do all kinds of things, like alter system settings, open applications and check storage on iCloud. Here’s what OS X Daily has gathered up so far, though some of these double-over on iOS as well:

  • Put my computer to sleep
  • Activate the screen saver
  • Make the screen brighter
  • Make the screen dimmer
  • Is Bluetooth on?
  • Turn Bluetooth off / on
  • Lower the volume
  • Increase the volume
  • Show me privacy settings
  • Show me location settings
  • Show me network settings
  • What is my desktop wallpaper
  • I forgot my iTunes Password
  • How fast is my Mac?
  • How much memory does my Mac have?
  • How much free disk storage is available?
  • What is my Mac serial number?
  • What OS version is this?
  • How much iCloud storage do I have?
  • Open Mail application
  • Open Safari
  • Open Messages
  • Open the website for
  • Open the webpage (site name or site URL)
  • Send a message to (name) saying (message)
  • Open the Documents folder
  • Open the Pictures folder
  • Show me files named “screen shot”
  • Show me files from yesterday
  • Show me image files from last week
  • Show me documents from two days ago
  • Show me what I was working on yesterday
  • Show me my music
  • Play (song name) in iTunes
  • What song is playing?
  • Skip this song
  • Remind me to call (name) in 20 minutes
  • Show me pictures from last October
  • Show me my photos from Hawaii

Some of this stuff is pretty useful, like quickly grabbing your serial number or going directly to settings in System Preferences, especially for less savvy computer users. OS X Daily has a big list of a bunch of other questions you can ask.

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