How to Find Out Your GPS Coordinates Using Siri on iPhone or iPad

Jun 1, 2020
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Here's how you can use Siri to find your exact GPS coordinates (Latitude and Longitude) on either your iPhone or iPad.

You Can Actually Ask Siri to Show You Your Exact GPS Coordinates with Latitude and Longitude, Here's How

Finding your exact GPS coordinates using your iPhone is actually pretty simple. Just fire up the Compass app, give it location permissions and boom, you're done. On the iPad, however, there is no Compass app to help you out immediately. So, to keep things consistent across the board, we will show you how to use Siri in order to find out your exact GPS coordinates instead. It's actually quite simple. Just pick up your iPhone or iPad and follow through.

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First and foremost, invoke Siri by pressing and holding the Home or the sleep / wake button on your iPhone or iPad. If you have "Hey Siri" enabled, then that will work here too. Now simply say "Show me my GPS coordinates." In a few seconds, you'll see the details along with your current address, latitude and longitude.

Find GPS coordinates using Siri on iPhone or iPad

Where and how you want to use this data is entirely up to you. Also keep one thing in mind, this value will change based on how good the GPS signal is. It is highly recommended that you get these coordinates in an open field or a rooftop with as many satellites connected for far accurate results. Also make sure that you have Wi-Fi enabled far even more accuracy.

Interestingly, if you have coordinates with you at hand and need to know exactly where they are from, you can simply do a search for it in either Apple Maps or Google Maps.

There are a lot of things Siri can do which can be handy on a daily basis. The above feature can prove to be a lifesaver if you are out camping and want to send over your exact location to someone. But of course, it's only useful as long as you have a working data connection as Siri requires it to work. Even if you don't, you can always revert to the Compass app on the iPhone. On iPad, it's a totally different story.

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