Some time ago Apple has officially confirmed that the use of call recording users to improve the quality of the voice assistant Siri. To many, this practice is not liked, in the end, kupertinovtsy decided to add a special setting that allows you to remove private data. To make it simple enough.

It is worth noting that Apple has warned users about collecting some data. Mention of the existence of such mechanisms is in the user agreement, as well as in the welcome dialog that explains different features of the iOS and macOS.

Most users did not like that the recorded conversations contained quite a lot of personal data. This was reported by journalists. According to them, the records were found fragments recorded during medical appointments, talks and even sex scenes.

After the release of iOS and macOS 13.2 Catalina 10.15.2 Apple added to their operating system special switches with which the owners of Apple devices can send a request to delete all of the data that has been collected by the company during the use of the voice assistant Siri and Dictation functions.

How to delete all records of calls to Siri on macOS

  • To open System settings.
  • Select Siri.
  • Click on the button to Delete the history of Siri and Dictation.
  • How to delete all records of calls to Siri on iOS

    A similar setup exists in Apple’s mobile operating system. To delete all the entries you need:

  • To open the Settings menu.
  • Select Siri and Search.
  • Click on the item History Siri and Dictation.
  • Click on the button to Delete the history of Siri and Dictation.
  • How to refuse records requests to Siri

    After removing all the existing history, users can also choose to completely abandon the storage of such data in the future. To do this:

  • Go to System settings.
  • Select Security and privacy.
  • Go to Analytics and improvement.
  • Click on the lock icon in the lower left corner and enter the administrator password.
  • Uncheck the box next to the item to Improve Siri and Dictation.
  • After these simple manipulations the analytical information ceases to be supplied to Apple.

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