Voice Control is available only in the United States.
View a list of commands
To see the full list of Voice Control commands, follow these steps:
- Go to Settings.
- Select Accessibility, then select Voice Control.
- Select Customize Commands, then go through the list of commands.
Commands are divided into groups based on their functionality, such as Basic Navigation and Overlays. Each group has a list of commands with the status listed next to it.
Turn a command on or off
To turn a specific command on or off, follow these steps:
- Select the command group that you want, such as Basic Navigation.
- Select the command, such as Open App Switcher.
- Turn the command on or off. You can also enable Confirmation Required to control how the command is used.
Create a custom command
You can create custom commands to perform various actions on your device, such as inserting text or performing a series of recorded commands. To create a new command, follow these steps:
- Go to Settings and select Accessibility.
- Select Voice Control, then Customize Commands.
- Select Create New Command, then enter a phrase for your command.
- Give your command an action by choosing Action and selecting one of these options:
- Insert text: Lets you quickly insert custom text. This is a good option for information like email addresses or passwords since the text that’s entered doesn’t have to match what is spoken.
- Run Custom Gesture: Lets you record your custom gestures. This is useful for games or other apps that require unique motions.
- Run Shortcut: Provides you a list of Siri Shortcuts that can be activated by Voice Control.
- Playback Recorded Commands: Lets you record a series of commands that can be played back with a single command.
- Go back to the New Command menu and select Application. Then choose to make the command available on any app or only within specified apps.
- Select Back, then choose Save to finish creating your custom command.
To delete a custom command, go to the Custom Commands list, select your command. Then select Edit, then Delete Command.