10 great Siri tricks that iPhone owners probably don't know

Apple first introduced Siri in October 2011, inspiring widespread excitement over what the virtual assistant was capable of. Still in her beta stage, she's full of surprises – and rumored to be gearing up for an upgrade with the next iPhone. In the meantime, we've compiled a list of Siri's 10 most useful, entertaining, and underused tricks.

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1. Adjust your home button

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Find your "click" by adjusting the pressure sensitivity of your iPhone 7's home button.

Note: This only works with iPhone 7.

The iPhone 7 doesn’t have the same pressable home button as its predecessors. Instead, it operates on haptic technology, which responds even when it feels light pressure. You’re not alone if you find that there’s a learning curve for using the new home button.

Fortunately, you can adjust the sensors in the home button to find what is most instinctive to your finger. Apple offers three different levels of sensitivity that you can choose from in Settings. Simply go to Settings > General > Home Button. Apple will walk you through the steps to “choose your click.”

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