The fact that Apple had no plans to release Siri for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and other Apple devices was really very disappointing for the owners of previous Apple devices. However, the jailbreak community remained absorbed to create Siri ports for iPhone 4 and other devices. We now have a successful solution that makes Siri dictation available free of cost for the users of iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS. Although Siri dictation is only a part of what Siri can actually do, it nevertheless was better than having nothing.
There was an immense demand from the iPhone community to have Siri dictation available on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G. Keeping this in view Eric Day, a member of the jailbreak hacking community has released a jailbreak tweak called Siri0us that allows iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 4G users to have Siri Dictation on their devices. In this article we will explain how to get Siri dictation on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS right now with Siri0us (Jailbreak):
How To Get Siri Dictation On iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS Right Now With Siri0us (Jailbreak)
Just follow the following steps to install Siri Dictation on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPod Touch 4G:
- First of all, as usual, you must have a Jailbroken iphone 3GS or 4, and running iOS 5 or iOS 5.0.1.
- Now, with your Jailbroken device, head to Cydia. Now, tap on Manage, then Sources, Edit, Add. Here, you write the repository from one of the following (which ever is working):
- Search Cydia for Siri0us (with a zero) and get it installed.
- It’s complete now, and you are ready to use Siri dictation from anywhere on your iDevice. You can also use it from your Notes; open it and tap on the “dictation” button, and do as shown in the video from iDB below:
Bug Alert: If your device keeps respringing, DONOT restore! Use iFunBox/iPhone Explorer/SSH to remove /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/AssistantServices.framework from your device.
The Siri0us tweak will work on all devices running iOS 5, and all devices here include iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch 3G, iPad 1, iPod touch 4G. It has successfully been tried on iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4G. We’ll be delighted if you share your observation.
Let us know if you’ve done (or couldn’t do) it.