If you add your personal contact information to your iPhone or iPad, it allows Siri to carry out more complex queries and offer better suggestions, such as giving you directions home or reminding you about your scheduled meeting when you arrive at the office.

siri iphone x
For best results, you need to make sure your self-identifying contact card – called My Card in the Contacts app – includes sufficient information about you. Your ‌iPhone‌ or ‌iPad‌ should use your Apple ID to create your contact card, but you may need to provide additional details like your name and address to complete it.

editing my card in contacts for better siri suggestions
To do so, open the Contacts app on your device and tap My Card at the top of your contacts list, then tap Edit and enter your information – you can insert additional fields as desired using the plus buttons. If you don't see My Card, tap the Add button and enter your info, then return to your device's Home screen and follow the steps below.

  1. Launch the Settings app on your ‌iPhone‌ or ‌iPad‌.
  2. Scroll down and tap Contacts.
  3. Tap My Info.
    editing my card in contacts for better siri suggestions 1

  4. Select your name in the contacts list that appears.
  5. Next, tap Siri & Search.
  6. Make sure the toggle next to Siri & Suggestions is in the green ON position.

If you like, you can enable these personalized ‌Siri‌ Suggestions on your ‌iPhone‌'s lock screen – just make sure the toggle next to Allow on Lock Screen is also in the green ON position.

You can also enhance ‌Siri‌'s responses by establishing relationships between your familial contacts. Click here to learn how.

Popular Stories

Apple Watch Series 7 Starlight Midnight

Standard Apple Watch Series 8 Rumored to Feature Same Design as Series 7

Friday August 5, 2022 7:46 am PDT by
The standard 41mm and 45mm models of the Apple Watch Series 8 will feature the same design as the Apple Watch Series 7, according to Twitter user @ShrimpApplePro, who was first to reveal that iPhone 14 Pro models would feature a new pill-and-hole display. Titanium will not be an option for the standard Apple Watch Series 8 models either, according to @ShrimpApplePro, but Bloomberg's Mark...
cook sept 2020 event

Gurman: Apple Preparing Pre-Recorded iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Series 8 Event

Sunday August 7, 2022 6:13 am PDT by
Apple has "started to record" its virtual September event, where it's expected to announce the upcoming iPhone 14 lineup, the Apple Watch Series 8, and a new "rugged" Apple Watch model, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Writing in his latest Power On newsletter, Gurman says the event, which is expected to take place in the early part of September, is already under production, implying...
iPhone 14 Pro Purple Front and Back MacRumors Exclusive

Five iPhone 14 Rumors You May Have Missed

Thursday August 4, 2022 6:05 am PDT by
With August upon us, the countdown is officially on. We're just weeks away from when we're expecting Apple to announce the iPhone 14 lineup. Rumors of the next iPhone start early in the year, and as a result, some details about the upcoming device sometimes get lost in the crowd. Exclusive MacRumors iPhone 14 Pro renders by graphic designer Ian Zelbo To help MacRumors readers, we've created a ...
banish safari app pop ups

New iOS App Blocks Those Annoying 'Open in App' Pop-Ups in Safari

Friday August 5, 2022 2:47 am PDT by
You've probably experienced visiting a website like Reddit or LinkedIn on your iPhone only to be greeted with an annoying, almost full-screen pop-up urging you to view the content in their app instead of on the website. It's a common practice for websites that have accompanying iOS apps to push users to open (if they already have the app installed) or download their app from the App Store to ...
top stories 7aug22

Top Stories: iPadOS 16 Delayed, iPhone 14 Pro Rumors, Studio Display Speaker Issues

Saturday August 6, 2022 6:00 am PDT by
The big Apple news this week was word that the upcoming iPadOS 16 update apparently won't be arriving alongside its counterpart update for the iPhone in September, largely due to a need to continue refining the new Stage Manager multitasking feature. Other popular stories this week included more hints about the iPhone 14 Pro's rumored always-on display, potential design leaks for the...