Apart from answering every other question and fulfilling almost all of our commands, Siri can do many other amazing things as well. For instance,
Yes, Siri HomePod can call 911 in case of an emergency. Just say, “Hey, Siri, call emergency services,” or “Hey, Siri, call 911,” and Siri will use the connected iPhone to place the call.
HomePod allows you to make and receive phone calls and FaceTime audio calls using your iOS or iPadOS smartphone (iPhone is required for telephone calls). You must configure your iOS or iPadOS device to send Personal Requests via HomePod in order to use these functionalities.
This article will discuss how you can use Siri through HomePod to call 911.
Using Siri HomePod to place calls
HomePod and HomePod Mini are smart speakers with Siri’s intelligence. In case of an emergency HomePod makes a call through the iPhone you used to make Personal Requests on HomePod.
If that iPhone isn’t available, then HomePod will try to transfer the call to any other iPhone connected to the same network as the HomePod.
In case an iPhone or HomePod owner needs assistance but is unable to make a call, Siri has capabilities for calling emergency contacts since the iOS 14.5 update.
You can tell Siri to dial 911 or to contact emergency services. Once you do this, Siri will use the iPhone connected to HomePod to make a call.
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Final thoughts on whether Siri HomePod can call 911
HomePod can call your personal contacts in case of an emergency through the iPhone or another iPhone, iPod, or iPad on the same network. Siri will be at your command then to call 911 or your emergency contacts!