Thanks for the manual instructions Justin!
If the person has a middle name, Siri will ask you how to pronounce that as well. Activate Siri again and say: I'm not sure what else to do.?
It also seems to help her recognize the name when you are speaking to Siri, which is handy if she often confuses the names of your husband and your lover, for example. Tap "Other" then choose Caoimhe from your contact list.
You can already do this with names of people so why not cities? Feature Request: If none of the existing terms are a good match, tap the entry at the bottom to "Add Custom Label.
If the nickname is saved in your entry in the Contacts app, just edit your entry and tap on the Delete button to remove the nickname and relationship. Launch the Contacts app, open the person's entry, and tap on Edit in the upper-right corner.
If you have more than one contact with the same last name, Siri will still ask you to specify the correct person. Then tap on the info button next to Related Name and select the contact you want to associate with the term you selected. Hot Latest. I am puzzled by the other choice "Phonetic first name" listed in the screenshot. Common errors like these are understandable, but not changing after years is surprising.
Siri gets better all the time, but most of us will never know because we gave up trying years ago. You can then ask Siri to show you contact information for that person, and Siri will now pronounce the full name. Zac Hall's favorite gear. You may unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time.
Tap the little play icon to preview them. Hi So I've done all these steps and Siri still says it incorrectly.
Pronounce the name for Siri. Surviving a long and varied career in publishing, advertising, and IT, Lance Whitney now wears a few different technology hats.
For instance, sending iMessages to folks via your EarPods or AirPods, with your iPhone still in your pocket, works well enough that you can use it reliably all the time.