In iOS 15, Apple has significantly improved Siri by adding some much-anticipated features like on-device processing and support for offline requests, while also making the voice assistant more context-aware.

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One result of ‌Siri‌'s increased contextual awareness is its ability to help you share whatever's on your iPhone screen with someone else via a Message, be it a website in Safari, a song in Apple Music, a photo, or just the local weather forecast.

To share something at any time, say "Hey ‌Siri‌," then "Share this with [person]." ‌Siri‌ will spring into action and confirm your request by asking "Are you ready to send it?" At that point, you can either say yes/no, or you can add a comment to the message using the input field and then hit Send.

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If it's something that can't be shared directly, like the weather forecast, ‌‌Siri‌‌ will take a screenshot and send that instead. All you have to do is say "Share this with [person]," and ‌‌Siri‌‌ will take the screenshot, then confirm the request with you in the same way.

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The feature works with ‌‌Apple Music‌‌, Apple Podcasts, Apple News, Maps, Safari web pages, photos, Messages, and more. When ‌iOS 15‌ is released in September, expect third-party apps to gain support for sharing via ‌Siri‌, too.

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Top Rated Comments

CarlJ Avatar
8 weeks ago

Sharing songs with Siri has been available for a long time. I use it a lot when I’m in the car, using CarPlay. I’ll say “hey Siri, send this song to Carl” and she’ll literally message them a link to the song
That’s odd, I haven’t gotten any of those links.
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