Mobile Photography & Art – Tip of the Day – Tell Siri To Fire The Shutter Button


We are re-igniting our Tip of the Day section and we have a great one here that’s going to be of huge use to many photographers and to my mind it’s a feature that ought to be written into camera firmware too. Siri, up and until now, has not been able to handle the prospect of literally firing the shutter button. It was possible to tell Siri to open the camera but not to fire the button but now there is a way! You’re going to need the Halide app for this. If you haven’t already downloaded it, I recommend that you do so. Just click here and then follow the steps below:


Open Halide Settings Menu

Next Select Advanced Settings – Scroll down to ‘Set Up Siri Shortcuts’

Next Select ‘Open Halide Settings’

Scroll down and select ‘Siri & Search’

Select ‘Fire the Shutter’

Press the Red circle and Record Your Voice, say ‘Fire the Shutter’

Next select Siri and Say ‘Fire the Shutter’ that’s it!

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