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dianed143@comcast.net
While I’m driving I often see cool things or a house for sale that I want to check out later. I’ve tried a variety of ways of asking Siri to mark my location but:

a) it doesn’t always work
b) there is often a huge lag so by the time she wakes up and marks, I’m 1/2 mile down the road
c) she doesn’t alway understand me anyway, i.e. if I try and say something like Hey Siri, remind me about the house on Market St it may come up as a complete mess.

Once in awhile it does work and shows up as a marked location in my maps app but it’s not consistent and I think sometimes earlier ones disappear


Am I crazy for thinking this is possible?

Diane


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Re: Marking my location while on the go

Gerald Bock-2
You can geolocate your photos so if you take a picture you should have it.

GNB

On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 8:36 AM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
While I’m driving I often see cool things or a house for sale that I want to check out later. I’ve tried a variety of ways of asking Siri to mark my location but:

a) it doesn’t always work
b) there is often a huge lag so by the time she wakes up and marks, I’m 1/2 mile down the road
c) she doesn’t alway understand me anyway, i.e. if I try and say something like Hey Siri, remind me about the house on Market St it may come up as a complete mess.

Once in awhile it does work and shows up as a marked location in my maps app but it’s not consistent and I think sometimes earlier ones disappear


Am I crazy for thinking this is possible?

Diane


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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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> On Feb 18, 2018, at 10:36 AM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
> While I’m driving I often see cool things or a house for sale that I want to check out later. I’ve tried a variety of ways of asking Siri to mark my location but:

That’s a cool idea, and I hadn’t thought of it. I’m not sure it’s workable with the current state of the phone, though.
>
> a) it doesn’t always work
> b) there is often a huge lag so by the time she wakes up and marks, I’m 1/2 mile down the road

Yeah, I don’t think anything can be done about this. Siri queries still have to be sent over the cell network for processing, last I knew; that’s going to have a certain amount of lag even in perfect network conditions, to say nothing of when the signal is spotty. The only way I could see this working in principle is if you actually pull over and stop to give it time to process.

> c) she doesn’t alway understand me anyway, i.e. if I try and say something like Hey Siri, remind me about the house on Market St it may come up as a complete mess.

It would depend on the phrasing of the question. I don’t really see how ‘the house on Market Street’ would work well; Siri would have to a) realize you’re talking about your GPS location and not trying to search the map database, b) look at the GPS coordinates and try to figure out what you mean by ‘house’ - since I’d bet that it doesn’t recognize houses as individual entities, just street addresses, and c) decide what you mean by ‘remind me’ - I would guess it would try to parse that as a geofenced ‘remind me about <something> when I’m at this location’ , which isn’t what you want.

I would guess ‘Hey, Siri, remember this location’ would work better, since there’s less ambiguity, but I haven’t tried it. And I would expect ‘this address’ would work better than ‘this house’.

> Once in awhile it does work and shows up as a marked location in my maps app but it’s not consistent and I think sometimes earlier ones disappear

If the Siri command ends up creating the equivalent of a Maps pushpin (which shows up for me as ‘marked location’ when I bring up Maps to get directions), Maps only saves one ‘marked location’ at a time; creating a new one forgets the old one. To save a marked location permanently, it has to be converted into a contact.

> Am I crazy for thinking this is possible?

I think Siri and Maps, as currently designed, are not really suited for this at all - and until/unless all Siri processing gets moved directly into the phone, I don’t see how it can work well period, because the lag issues are unavoidable as long as it has to send data over the cell network for processing.

The best thing I can think of instead is one of the apps designed for runners/hikers, to track their hike and mark points of interest; they’re at least designed to store lists of spots you’re interested in.

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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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How about dictating a note or text to yourself with the approximate address. You could then paste it into Maps or any other app concerned with geography or real estate (Zillow?). It strikes me that that gives you more flexibility than just a pushpin on a map.

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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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> On Feb 18, 2018, at 11:36 AM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
> While I’m driving I often see cool things or a house for sale that I want to check out later.

Stop & take a picture of it.

The iPhone will geotag the photo, and you'll be able to look at it on the Photos app map later.

And because it's a photo, if the geotag data is imprecise, hey, you can work out a more accurate location from the image itself.


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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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> On Feb 18, 2018, at 1:01 PM, Travis Butler <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
>
>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 10:36 AM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>> While I’m driving I often see cool things or a house for sale that I want to check out later. I’ve tried a variety of ways of asking Siri to mark my location but:
>
> That’s a cool idea, and I hadn’t thought of it. I’m not sure it’s workable with the current state of the phone, though.

In October, I was able to say “Hey Siri mark my location” and low and behold, I’d find a marked location in Maps. Now she wants me to unlock my phone if it isn’t, and then tells me I don’t have an address for a person named Mark in my contacts.

I can say “Map my location” and it will pop up on the screen but I don’t think it’s saved anywhere.

I can also say “email my location to my home”  but it just opens a blank email.

I’ve tried to have her share my location and she won’t do that either but that may be a setting issue as I thought that was possible.


>>
>> a) it doesn’t always work
>> b) there is often a huge lag so by the time she wakes up and marks, I’m 1/2 mile down the road
>
> Yeah, I don’t think anything can be done about this. Siri queries still have to be sent over the cell network for processing, last I knew; that’s going to have a certain amount of lag even in perfect network conditions, to say nothing of when the signal is spotty. The only way I could see this working in principle is if you actually pull over and stop to give it time to process.

At that point I can just write a note and it’s not always feasible to pull over.

>
>> c) she doesn’t alway understand me anyway, i.e. if I try and say something like Hey Siri, remind me about the house on Market St it may come up as a complete mess.
>
> It would depend on the phrasing of the question. I don’t really see how ‘the house on Market Street’ would work well; Siri would have to a) realize you’re talking about your GPS location and not trying to search the map database, b) look at the GPS coordinates and try to figure out what you mean by ‘house’ - since I’d bet that it doesn’t recognize houses as individual entities, just street addresses, and c) decide what you mean by ‘remind me’ - I would guess it would try to parse that as a geofenced ‘remind me about <something> when I’m at this location’ , which isn’t what you want.
>
> I would guess ‘Hey, Siri, remember this location’ would work better, since there’s less ambiguity, but I haven’t tried it. And I would expect ‘this address’ would work better than ‘this house’.

If you say “hey siri remind me about the house on market st” you will get a reminder setup that says “the house on market st” so that does work …. IF you know you are on market st.

So that works if I know where I am but since this often happens when I am driving unfamiliar areas, I don’t always know the street much less the physical address as I whiz by.


>
>> Once in awhile it does work and shows up as a marked location in my maps app but it’s not consistent and I think sometimes earlier ones disappear
>
> If the Siri command ends up creating the equivalent of a Maps pushpin (which shows up for me as ‘marked location’ when I bring up Maps to get directions), Maps only saves one ‘marked location’ at a time; creating a new one forgets the old one. To save a marked location permanently, it has to be converted into a contact.

I had found a few at one point but it was prior to the latest OS update.


>
>> Am I crazy for thinking this is possible?
>
> I think Siri and Maps, as currently designed, are not really suited for this at all - and until/unless all Siri processing gets moved directly into the phone, I don’t see how it can work well period, because the lag issues are unavoidable as long as it has to send data over the cell network for processing.
>
> The best thing I can think of instead is one of the apps designed for runners/hikers, to track their hike and mark points of interest; they’re at least designed to store lists of spots you’re interested in.

I do that often in MotionX-GPS or on my Garmin but I’d like to find a solution for this while I’m out driving! Trying to be hands free and functional ;)

Thanks
Diane


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Re: Marking my location while on the go

dianed143@comcast.net
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> On Feb 18, 2018, at 1:20 PM, Alan Forkosh <[hidden email]> wrote:
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> How about dictating a note or text to yourself with the approximate address. You could then paste it into Maps or any other app concerned with geography or real estate (Zillow?). It strikes me that that gives you more flexibility than just a pushpin on a map.

I’d like to but Siri doesn’t always like me. Unfortunately I deleted it, but the other night I sent a text to my SO that was supposed to say “On my way home” and Siri translated it to something like “Moulder cross”. When she gets in moods like that there is no stopping her :(

Diane




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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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> On Feb 18, 2018, at 1:31 PM, Chris Devers <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
>
>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 11:36 AM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>> While I’m driving I often see cool things or a house for sale that I want to check out later.
>
> Stop & take a picture of it.
>
> The iPhone will geotag the photo, and you'll be able to look at it on the Photos app map later.
>
> And because it's a photo, if the geotag data is imprecise, hey, you can work out a more accurate location from the image itself.


I can’t always stop (traffic, etc). I’m trying not to lose time by stopping. And I don’t have location data turned on for photos so I’d have to take more time to do that and then remember to turn it off again.

But yes, the location would be close enough and with a pic I’d remember what I was looking for.


Diane


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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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> On Feb 18, 2018, at 10:56 AM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 1:31 PM, Chris Devers <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>> Stop & take a picture of it.
>
> I can’t always stop (traffic, etc). I’m trying not to lose time by stopping.

You don't need to stop -- iPhone won't care what the picture is of, so you don't have to aim and take a "real" picture. It could be a picture of your car's floorboards or the inside of your purse or anything -- the location info would be the same. You can even use Siri ("take a photo") to get to the camera app quickly so you could touch the shutter (or physical volume button) while not taking your eyes off the road.


> And I don’t have location data turned on for photos so I’d have to take more time to do that and then remember to turn it off again.

That's bizarre. Why do you have it turned off? It's a very useful feature. I love using Places in Photos to see where I took various photos during my travels. It's also helpful for finding photos, like if I know I have a particular photo during a certain trip, I can quickly get to photos of that area and then scrub through them to find the exact one I'm wanting (faster than searching through hundreds of photos from a particular trip).

If you're worried about sharing your location via a photo, there are ways to delete that info (I use the Metapho app extension so it's right there in my Photos app) and some apps (like Flickr) can be set to automatically remove geo-tagging before posting. Photos on Mac can also remove such info during exporting.


> But yes, the location would be close enough and with a pic I’d remember what I was looking for.

Another idea: if you have an Apple Watch, there's a "share my location" button that lets you quickly text someone your GPS coordinates (I've used it while driving to show someone where I am so they can guess approximately when I'll arrive). You can text it to yourself so you'd have a record of locations when you get home.

I suspect you don't have an Apple Watch, though -- Siri works much better in a noisy environment like a moving car than the phone and you mentioned having Siri problems. Probably best to look for an app. Maybe one of those parking apps that lets you mark a location of where you parked your car?


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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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> On Feb 18, 2018, at 3:32 PM, Zeedar Marc <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
>
>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 10:56 AM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 1:31 PM, Chris Devers <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>
>>> Stop & take a picture of it.
>>
>> I can’t always stop (traffic, etc). I’m trying not to lose time by stopping.
>
> You don't need to stop -- iPhone won't care what the picture is of, so you don't have to aim and take a "real" picture. It could be a picture of your car's floorboards or the inside of your purse or anything -- the location info would be the same. You can even use Siri ("take a photo") to get to the camera app quickly so you could touch the shutter (or physical volume button) while not taking your eyes off the road.

Ah now that’s a good idea. See, there’s always something I didn’t consider! :)


>
>
>> And I don’t have location data turned on for photos so I’d have to take more time to do that and then remember to turn it off again.
>
> That's bizarre. Why do you have it turned off? It's a very useful feature. I love using Places in Photos to see where I took various photos during my travels. It's also helpful for finding photos, like if I know I have a particular photo during a certain trip, I can quickly get to photos of that area and then scrub through them to find the exact one I'm wanting (faster than searching through hundreds of photos from a particular trip).
>
> If you're worried about sharing your location via a photo, there are ways to delete that info (I use the Metapho app extension so it's right there in my Photos app) and some apps (like Flickr) can be set to automatically remove geo-tagging before posting. Photos on Mac can also remove such info during exporting.
>

Because I don’t want to go through the trouble of stripping the info out of it. It’s amazing what you can find out about people when they post stuff online as it is. I am often out alone (biking/hiking) and do not share any of my location data anywhere. (sad to say, this is sometimes a man vs woman thing)

If I was in a location where I’d like the info, I certainly turn it on but it’s rare.


>
>> But yes, the location would be close enough and with a pic I’d remember what I was looking for.
>
> Another idea: if you have an Apple Watch, there's a "share my location" button that lets you quickly text someone your GPS coordinates (I've used it while driving to show someone where I am so they can guess approximately when I'll arrive). You can text it to yourself so you'd have a record of locations when you get home.
>
> I suspect you don't have an Apple Watch, though -- Siri works much better in a noisy environment like a moving car than the phone and you mentioned having Siri problems. Probably best to look for an app. Maybe one of those parking apps that lets you mark a location of where you parked your car?

No watch. I have used parking apps in the past but I think the one I used the most only allowed for one pinned location at a time. I tried to use it to mark locations where we bought items at a swap meet! But I should look and see if there are newer ones.

Thanks!
Diane


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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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I leave locations on, but I don’t like sharing the exact locations of private residences. Since I don’t generally care (and, in fact, still having the general location of any picture, I use the Photos app on my Mac  to substitute a nearby public location such as a park for the actual private location. Note that I do use iCloud Library.

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That's bizarre. Why do you have it turned off? It's a very useful feature. I love using Places in Photos to see where I took various photos during my travels. It's also helpful for finding photos, like if I know I have a particular photo during a certain trip, I can quickly get to photos of that area and then scrub through them to find the exact one I'm wanting (faster than searching through hundreds of photos from a particular trip).

If you're worried about sharing your location via a photo, there are ways to delete that info (I use the Metapho app extension so it's right there in my Photos app) and some apps (like Flickr) can be set to automatically remove geo-tagging before posting. Photos on Mac can also remove such info during exporting.






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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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On 2018-02-18 (09:36 MST), Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
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> c) she doesn’t alway understand me anyway, i.e. if I try and say something like Hey Siri, remind me about the house on Market St it may come up as a complete mess.


Have you tried "Hey siri remind me of this location"?

Short and sweet, and chances are pretty good you'll be able to figure out why that location when you're next not driving.

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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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> On Feb 18, 2018, at 12:52 PM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
>
>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 1:01 PM, Travis Butler <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>>
>>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 10:36 AM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>
>>> While I’m driving I often see cool things or a house for sale that I want to check out later. I’ve tried a variety of ways of asking Siri to mark my location but:
>>
>> That’s a cool idea, and I hadn’t thought of it. I’m not sure it’s workable with the current state of the phone, though.
>
> In October, I was able to say “Hey Siri mark my location” and low and behold, I’d find a marked location in Maps. Now she wants me to unlock my phone if it isn’t, and then tells me I don’t have an address for a person named Mark in my contacts.

It does the same thing for me, except that I actually do have three 'Mark’s in my contacts, so it asks me which one. ^^;;

My guess is that they did some changes to the voice processing algorithms on the server end, to put more weight on 'Mark' as a proper name instead of an instruction.

>>> c) she doesn’t alway understand me anyway, i.e. if I try and say something like Hey Siri, remind me about the house on Market St it may come up as a complete mess.
>>
>> It would depend on the phrasing of the question. I don’t really see how ‘the house on Market Street’ would work well; Siri would have to a) realize you’re talking about your GPS location and not trying to search the map database, b) look at the GPS coordinates and try to figure out what you mean by ‘house’ - since I’d bet that it doesn’t recognize houses as individual entities, just street addresses, and c) decide what you mean by ‘remind me’ - I would guess it would try to parse that as a geofenced ‘remind me about <something> when I’m at this location’ , which isn’t what you want.
>>
>> I would guess ‘Hey, Siri, remember this location’ would work better, since there’s less ambiguity, but I haven’t tried it. And I would expect ‘this address’ would work better than ‘this house’.
>
> If you say “hey siri remind me about the house on market st” you will get a reminder setup that says “the house on market st” so that does work …. IF you know you are on market st.

Yeah… in that case, Siri isn’t even trying to interpret ’the house on market street' as a command, just as literal text; 'remind me' sets the reminder, and I’m guessing 'about' is what triggers Siri to treat everything after that as the text for the reminder. If you add 'when', Siri will try to interpret everything after *that* as a time or place to trigger the reminder. If you use 'at this location', that seems to trigger a geofenced reminder for the next time you’re at that spot. (Which does save the location data, or at least a rough approximation, as part of the reminder; that might do what you want. 'Hey, Siri, remind me about the really cool statue at this location', for example. Though you’ll have to go back and look through your reminders, instead of just seeing a marked location in Maps, and you’ll still have some network lag.)

>>> Am I crazy for thinking this is possible?
>>
>> I think Siri and Maps, as currently designed, are not really suited for this at all - and until/unless all Siri processing gets moved directly into the phone, I don’t see how it can work well period, because the lag issues are unavoidable as long as it has to send data over the cell network for processing.
>>
>> The best thing I can think of instead is one of the apps designed for runners/hikers, to track their hike and mark points of interest; they’re at least designed to store lists of spots you’re interested in.
>
> I do that often in MotionX-GPS or on my Garmin but I’d like to find a solution for this while I’m out driving! Trying to be hands free and functional ;)

Heh! A worthy goal.






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Re: Marking my location while on the go

dianed143@comcast.net
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> On Feb 19, 2018, at 2:13 AM, @lbutlr <[hidden email]> wrote:
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> On 2018-02-18 (09:36 MST), Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
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>> c) she doesn’t alway understand me anyway, i.e. if I try and say something like Hey Siri, remind me about the house on Market St it may come up as a complete mess.
>
>
> Have you tried "Hey siri remind me of this location”?

She says “just tell me what you want to be reminded about”

Diane


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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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On 2018-02-19 (16:12 MST), Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:

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>> On Feb 19, 2018, at 2:13 AM, @lbutlr <[hidden email]> wrote:
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>> On 2018-02-18 (09:36 MST), Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>
>>> c) she doesn’t alway understand me anyway, i.e. if I try and say something like Hey Siri, remind me about the house on Market St it may come up as a complete mess.
>>
>>
>> Have you tried "Hey siri remind me of this location”?
>
> She says “just tell me what you want to be reminded about”

Do you have the Map application open?

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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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> On Feb 19, 2018, at 2:40 AM, Travis Butler <[hidden email]> wrote:
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>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 12:52 PM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
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>>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 1:01 PM, Travis Butler <[hidden email]> wrote:
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>>>> On Feb 18, 2018, at 10:36 AM, Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
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>>>> While I’m driving I often see cool things or a house for sale that I want to check out later. I’ve tried a variety of ways of asking Siri to mark my location but:
>>>
>>> That’s a cool idea, and I hadn’t thought of it. I’m not sure it’s workable with the current state of the phone, though.
>>
>> In October, I was able to say “Hey Siri mark my location” and low and behold, I’d find a marked location in Maps. Now she wants me to unlock my phone if it isn’t, and then tells me I don’t have an address for a person named Mark in my contacts.
>
> It does the same thing for me, except that I actually do have three 'Mark’s in my contacts, so it asks me which one. ^^;;

Apparently I don’t have an address for any of my “Mark’s”! LOL



>
> My guess is that they did some changes to the voice processing algorithms on the server end, to put more weight on 'Mark' as a proper name instead of an instruction.
>

Some days it seems like there are changes daily :-/


>>
>> If you say “hey siri remind me about the house on market st” you will get a reminder setup that says “the house on market st” so that does work …. IF you know you are on market st.
>
> Yeah… in that case, Siri isn’t even trying to interpret ’the house on market street' as a command, just as literal text; 'remind me' sets the reminder, and I’m guessing 'about' is what triggers Siri to treat everything after that as the text for the reminder. If you add 'when', Siri will try to interpret everything after *that* as a time or place to trigger the reminder. If you use 'at this location', that seems to trigger a geofenced reminder for the next time you’re at that spot. (Which does save the location data, or at least a rough approximation, as part of the reminder; that might do what you want. 'Hey, Siri, remind me about the really cool statue at this location', for example. Though you’ll have to go back and look through your reminders, instead of just seeing a marked location in Maps, and you’ll still have some network lag.)


Well that may work. I just said “remind me about the statue at this location” and she tagged my current location and said she’d remind me when I arrived.

BUT if I say “remind me about the house at this location” or “the building at this location” I literally get a reminder that says “the house at” or “the building at” with no geotag.

I tried it with horse and it worked. So what is it about house or building that does not work?

Using reminders would be fine - if it continues to work ;)



>
>>
>> I do that often in MotionX-GPS or on my Garmin but I’d like to find a solution for this while I’m out driving! Trying to be hands free and functional ;)
>
> Heh! A worthy goal.
>


I only started using Siri recently thanks to Tidbits. :)

The photos suggestion will work as well if I remember to turn on location before I start driving. Then all I have to do is say hey siri take a picture and she at least opens the app but won’t take the pic. I don’t mind taking blank pics as the phone is in a holder.

Diane


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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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> On Feb 19, 2018, at 6:18 PM, @lbutlr <[hidden email]> wrote:
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> On 2018-02-19 (16:12 MST), Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
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>>> On Feb 19, 2018, at 2:13 AM, @lbutlr <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 2018-02-18 (09:36 MST), Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> c) she doesn’t alway understand me anyway, i.e. if I try and say something like Hey Siri, remind me about the house on Market St it may come up as a complete mess.
>>>
>>>
>>> Have you tried "Hey siri remind me of this location”?
>>
>> She says “just tell me what you want to be reminded about”
>
> Do you have the Map application open?


Yes and she is still trying to find an address for one of my Marks

Diane




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Re: Marking my location while on the go

@lbutlr
On 2018-02-19 (16:21 MST), Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:

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>> On Feb 19, 2018, at 6:18 PM, @lbutlr <[hidden email]> wrote:
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>> On 2018-02-19 (16:12 MST), Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Feb 19, 2018, at 2:13 AM, @lbutlr <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 2018-02-18 (09:36 MST), Diane <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> c) she doesn’t alway understand me anyway, i.e. if I try and say something like Hey Siri, remind me about the house on Market St it may come up as a complete mess.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Have you tried "Hey siri remind me of this location”?
>>>
>>> She says “just tell me what you want to be reminded about”
>>
>> Do you have the Map application open?
>
>
> Yes and she is still trying to find an address for one of my Marks

Um... the wor=d "mark" is not in the sir command I suggested.

When I open maps and say "Hey siri, remind me of this location" I get a reminder with a dropped pin.

Every time.

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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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>>>>>
>>>>> Have you tried "Hey siri remind me of this location”?
>>>>
>>>> She says “just tell me what you want to be reminded about”
>>>
>>> Do you have the Map application open?
>>
>>
>> Yes and she is still trying to find an address for one of my Marks
>
> Um... the wor=d "mark" is not in the sir command I suggested.
>
> When I open maps and say "Hey siri, remind me of this location" I get a reminder with a dropped pin.
>
> Every time

What do we have different then? When I asked that question she says "just tell me what you would like to be reminded about " (yes I did it wrong last time)

Even with Maps open.

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Re: Marking my location while on the go

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On 19 Feb 2018, at 22:13, [hidden email] wrote:

What do we have different then? When I asked that question she says "just tell me what you would like to be reminded about " (yes I did it wrong last time)

Even with Maps open.

I too get the same results you're getting. However, if I say something unusual, like

Hey Siri, remind me of the pink horse at this location.
-or-
Hey Siri, remind of the flag at this location.

Then I get a reminder with the location coordinates.

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