Siri Tip of the Day: Turn on the Flashlight

Siri can turn the flashlight on and off. Very handy, especially when you do it hands-free (via “Hey Siri”). Try it in the dark!

Siri icon, iOS 12

Very handy, especially in the dark: just say “Hey Siri, turn on the flashlight.”

Turn on the flashlight

You can also ask Siri to turn off the flashlight.

Turn off the flashlight

If you ask Siri to turn on the flashlight when it’s already on, or off when it’s already off, you get a message:

Siri knows the flashlight is already on (or already off) in case you ask for the same thing twice.

Author: Christian Boyce

Christian Boyce is a Mac and iPhone expert specializing in teaching people how to use Apple devices better, to get more done with them, and to have more fun doing it. He bought his first Mac (a Mac Plus) in 1986 and his first iPhone in 2007. He's written books and magazine articles, and given seminars at Macworld Expo, MacFair/LA, and the California Computer Expo. Over 30 years in the business.

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