Do you know about possibility to start photo and video recording not manually, but using Siri? Sometimes it can be very convenient! All you need to do is to select proper voice command.

How to take a photo, video or selfie using Siri in iOS10

In iOS 10, Apple voice assistant has been opened up to third-party integration, thus now Siri is able to do many useful things – for example, to send messages through any applications, call a taxi, search movies on certain topics, and – which is much more useful – to control the camera. Below we will explain how to take advantage of the last opportunity.

How to make a photo using Siri

1. Press and hold the Home button on the iPhone or iPad. Alternatively, you can say “Hey Siri” if you have enabled this feature.
2. Say “Take a photo” or “Make a photo”.
3. Open the Camera application. All you need to do is press on the button.

How to record video using Siri

1. Press and hold the Home button on the iPhone or iPad. Alternatively, you can say “Hey Siri” if you have enabled this feature.
2. Say “Take a video”.
3. Siri will open the Camera app with the video mode you asked for. All you need to do is press on the red button.

How to make a selfie using Siri

1. Press and hold the Home button on the iPhone or iPad. Alternatively, you can say “Hey Siri” if you have enabled this feature.
2. Say “Open camera and make a selfie”.
3. Siri will now open the Camera app and switch to the front-facing camera so that you can capture a selfie. All you need to do is press on the button.