Tip: Tell Siri to use Celsius

Macworld Australia Staff
30 December, 2012
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Even if you live in a country that uses the Celsius scale for temperatures, if you ask Siri on your iPad to indicate the temperature, it will report the reading in Fahrenheit degrees.

Oddly, this isn’t the case with iPhones – perhaps because you set a preference for Celsius or Fahrenheit in the iPhone’s Weather app. Since the iPad doesn’t have a Weather app, it doesn’t provide a place to specify that preference.

Fortunately, you can arrange to have the iPad give you the temperature in the scale you prefer: Open Clock and tap Edit. You’ll see two buttons at the bottom of the clock list, one for F and the other for C. Select the one you want, and Siri should make the switch.


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  1. john says:

    ummm. no. works just fine.

  2. seanf says:

    Thanks for this post. I found that Celsius was already selected in Clock, so I tried changing to Fahrenheit and back again. That did the trick.

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