How to Use ‘Type to Siri’ on macOS High Sierra

When it comes to Siri, Apple’s intelligent voice assistant, you can only think of a verbal interaction. Well, this will be your myth in the next few minutes. You can use Type to Siri feature rolled out in the macOS High Sierra release during WWDC 2017. As a matter of fact, ‘Hey Siri’ is missing from the developer beta 1 of macOS High Sierra and this is the reason why you need to use Type to Siri on macOS High Sierra.

On the brighter side, this type to Siri will allow you to interact with Siri in the middle of a conference or meeting at your office or when you are at library. So when you ask Siri something on your Mac, you will not disturb others around you. Note that this feature may not necessarily be there in the final public version of macOS High Sierra. So make the most of this feature and use Type to Siri on macOS High Sierra.

How to Enable Type to Siri on macOS High Sierra

Step #1: First off, click on Apple menu from the top left corner of your Mac.

Step #2: Now click on Preferences.

Step #3: Next, click on Accessibility.

Step #4: You need to click on Siri now.

Step #5: Check the box ‘Enable Type to Siri’.

How can I type a question to Siri on macOS High Sierra?

When you enable Type to Siri, a text field appears above the keyboard whenever you wake Siri. Simply type your query there and your virtual personal assistant will answer your question with all its abilities.

Does Siri answer back in its sweet voice? No, Siri will talk back; you need to keep the volume on your Mac a little low so that it doesn’t capture attention of people sitting around you.

How to Disable Type to Siri on macOS High Sierra

Step #1: Launch Apple menu from the top left corner of Mac screen.

Step #2: Now click on Preferences.

Step #3: Next, you need to click on Accessibility.

Step #4: Click Siri now.

Step #5: Uncheck the box ‘Enable Type to Siri’.

That’s it!

Isn’t it amazing feature? There are more such amazing macOS High Sierra features; simply download macOS High Sierra on your Mac and explore them one by one.

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