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How to Use Siri to Search Your Photos by Date or Location

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Apple’s Photo app has a pretty god reputation for what its purpose is but if you take a lot of photos it can leave you in a whirlwind on manage your photos. Among all the other useful things Siri can help you with, she can also help make finding photos a whole lot easier.

It is a pretty straightforward job, press and hold the Home button to launch Siri, then say “Hey Siri”. Once she is listening, say something like “Show me photos from June 30”.

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If she finds matching photos, Siri will open your for you with photos from that date selected.

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You can also use Siri to search for photos taken at a specific , so long as you have location services enabled for your camera. As of this writing, Siri can only handle searching by city name, even though the information for a photo might show a more specific location, such as a street name. While she’s listening, just say something like “Show me photos from Huntsville.”

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Now Siri will display all the photos taken at this location and categorize it by date as well.

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And finally, if you want to get a bit more specific with your search, you can ask Siri to show you photos from a particular location and taken on a specific date. For example, you could tell her something like “Show me photos from Huntsville on June 9.”

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And you’d get back just the results you want displayed in the Photos app.

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That’s all she can do right now. We’re hoping that Siri will attain more photo-searching powers in the future, since both Siri and the Photos app are due for a feature boost in the upcoming 10. But for now, at least she can help you narrow down your search if you tend to be a photo hoarder.

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