How to personalize iPhone Voice Control

Learn how to personalize your iPhone contacts to make better use of Voice Control dialing features.


The iPhone's Voice Control features are fun and futuristic. Voice commands also offer commuters a practical way to dial phone numbers without taking their eyes off the road.

But Voice Control isn't perfect, and unique names or pronunciations in your Contacts list can easily foil the software.

Fortunately, the iPhone allows you to get under the hood a little to make Voice Control run more smoothly. By adding fields for phonetic spellings, nicknames, middle names, and more, you can personalize your contacts to work seamlessly with the iPhone's voice-dialing capabilities.

To learn how to bend the iPhone's Voice Control to your will, check out the video tutorial.

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How to personalize iPhone Voice Control

Learn how to give your contacts nicknames and phonetic spellings in order to make your iPhone's Voice Control more useful.