Siri for iPhone 4: iOS 5 Dictation download live for those on the dark side

 

By Posted 28 Nov 2011, 15:18

We recently informed you about the latest status on getting a full working port of Siri running on older iOS devices such as the iPhone 4, but now it has been confirmed that even more Siri functionality has come to Apple’s older iPhone 4 too.

For those of you that are not aware, Siri can also input dictation by voice and if you have a jailbroken iPhone 4 you can now download a few apps and get this running on your device too. Just like the main Siri app, Apple has restricted this feature for the new iPhone 4S only, but if you want to try this out yourself, you can via Cydia and a new jailbreak app called Siri0us.

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If you are curious as to how Siri dictation handles on the iPhone 4, we have a useful video for you to check out below, courtesy of the iDownloadBlog. Dictation works via the Apple search bar either online or offline and also via the notes application as well. As you can see from the video, the accuracy isn’t 100% perfect, but it does work so perhaps a little microphone fine tuning is needed to get the desired passage of text each time.

As noted in the video, Siri0us works for the iPhone 4 but it should also run without any problems on the iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4 running iOS 5 as well. We’re not sure if this package is worth jailbreaking your iPhone 4 solely, but it is a very nice feature to have on your device nevertheless, especially if you enjoy taking notes when you are out but never have the time to write something down physically.

Are you going to try Siri0us out on your jailbroken handset? If you already have this running, let us know how it is handling so far, so other users can follow and install.

  • Osama

    I didnt find the siri0us in cydia maybe its fake

  • CHarliec1976

    You need to add it as said in video.

  • Osmargadf

    Works perfect for me. I love it. Very nice job. Congratulations!!!