How To Use The Mail App With Siri

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As new email comes in throughout the day, there are moments where you’d wish managing email was a hands-free process. That moment has arrived now that Siri easily manages basic functions of the mail app in iOS. It can check your mail for new messages, check for new email from a specific person in your contacts. Siri helps you find existing mail messages in your inbox, and you can have Siri compose new mail messages for you, and send it to a single or multiple persons in your contacts. Below are some tips on what to tell Siri to have it handle mail in iOS.

How To Check For New Mail With Siri

Tell Siri:

“Check my email.”
“Any new mail messages?”
“Any new messages from my mother?”
“Any new email from Apple today?”

How To Reply To Mail Messages With Siri

Once Siri is showing you all new mail messages in your inbox, telling Siri to “reply” will make you reply to that latest message. If Siri has found a message from a specific person, telling Siri to “reply” will make you reply to that specific message. See the tips under “Composing a New Email Message” below for more.

How To Find Email Messages With Siri

Ask Siri:

“Did my brother send me any email?”
“Find email from Apple.”
“Show the email from my father yesterday.”

How To Compose New Email Messages With Siri

Tell Siri:

“New email to Vincent.”
“Email the office about the bill.”
“Mail my brother about the family reunion.”
“Email my wife and say I love you.”
“Mail my brother and sister about the barbecue.”

Once you start composing your new mail message:

  • Say “new line” to begin the next sentence of your message on a new line.
  • Say “question mark” at the end of a sentence to insert a question mark.
  • Say “exclamation mark” to add an exclamation mark.
  • Say “change subject” to change the subject of the message.
  • Say “change message” to change the message.
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