First, make sure that your iOS device and HomePod are on the same Wi-Fi network, so that the Notes and Reminders apps get synced to the requests you make to Siri on HomePod. Then, check out the commands below that you can speak to Siri so you can create new notes and reminders on your iPhone or iPad.
Siri Commands for Reminders
The basic starter command for the Reminders app when speaking to Siri is "Hey Siri, remind me to..." After that, you can follow up with essentially any everyday task that you want to be sure to remember.
Reminders can be more specific, as well. You can add a specific time of day or future date when you want the reminder to appear as a push notification on your iOS device, and use places that are in your Contacts to set off a reminder.
- "Hey Siri, remind me to clean the kitchen."
- "Hey Siri, remind me to tell Sam happy birthday tomorrow at 10:00 a.m."
- "Hey Siri, remind me to pack for the beach Monday afternoon."
- "Hey Siri, remind me to text Dad when I leave the house."
- "Hey Siri, mark take out the trash as complete."
- "Hey Siri, create a new shopping list."
- "Hey Siri, add bread to my shopping list."
- "Hey Siri, what's on my shopping list?"
- "Hey Siri, remove milk from my shopping list."
- "Hey Siri, mark coffee as completed on my shopping list."
Siri Commands for Notes
Similar to Reminders, Siri can create you a new Note through simple voice commands when you're near your HomePod. If you already have a Note created, you can also add new text into it through Siri.
- "Hey Siri, add a note called birthday present ideas."
- "Hey Siri, add iTunes gift card to my birthday present ideas list."
- "Hey Siri, create a note called shows to watch."
- "Hey Siri, add Parks and Recreation to my shows to watch note."