How to Use Siri to Search for Objects in Photos

One of the really cool features of iOS is the ability to search for objects within Photos. Even better, you can use Siri to search Photos for you. Simply ask Siri to show you pictures of an object, then select the photo you’re looking for. Here’s how to use Siri to search for objects in Photos.

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How to Use Siri to Search for Objects in Photos

  • Activate Siri by pressing and holding the Home button. Or say, "Hey Siri," if you have that function enabled.

  • Tell Siri something along the lines of, “Siri search Photos for [Object].” In this case, the objects we’re looking for are trees.

  • Unlock your phone (if it was locked).

  • Siri will show you all the pictures it found of trees from your Camera Roll.

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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or watching anime. Her personal blog can be found at; you can also follow her on twitter @connerleecarey.