Apple logoSiri often misunderstands your contacts names and doesn't pronounce them correctly. Fortunately you can teach her how to speak properly by adding phonetic pronunciations to your contacts.



  1. Open up the desired contact and tap the "Edit" button up top.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the contact page and tap "Add New Field."
  3. Choose "Phonetic First Name" (or "Phonetic Last Name," depending on which one is the problem).
  4. Enter in the phonetic version of the problematic name and tap "Done".


A bug, or feature?!, of the above process is that your contacts will then sort by that phonetic spelling.

A quick fix for your iPhone and iOS devices from osxdaily!

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