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How to use Bear with Siri on iOS

With Bear 1.6 for iPad and iPhone, you can now search your notes and create new notes using Siri and the beautiful sound of your voice.


Check out some real-world examples of Bear shortcuts in action on our blog. If you want to see a broad array of shortcuts for other apps and tasks, check out communities like Sharecuts and RoutineHub.

You can also get started with Bear shortcuts by trying these commands in Siri:

Create a new note in Bear


Create a note called Vacation saying I love Montreal in Bear

To search Bear with Siri, try:

Show me all my notes on Bear


Show me what I created last week on Bear

Siri Shortcuts

In iOS 12 and 13, Bear supports Apple’s new Siri Shortcuts feature. This means you can create custom Siri commands to control Bear to do things like:

To create your own Siri Shortcuts for supported Bear actions:

Note: iOS 12 users may need to download Apple Shortcuts from the App Store. But it comes preinstalled on iOS 13

Remember, you can find and download lots of pre-built Shortcuts for Bear and many other apps from communities like Sharecuts and RoutineHub.

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