Saturday, March 23, 2024

Never Forget Where You Parked Again: Teach Siri to Remember

Misplacing your car in a crowded parking lot can be a frustrating experience. With a simple Siri command, you can ensure you always find your way back to your vehicle.

By Rodger Mansfield, Editor
March 23, 2024

Have you ever found yourself wandering aimlessly through a vast parking lot, desperately searching for your car? 

If so, you're not alone!  

Here's a Cool Tip.  Use this easy Siri command to save the day.

Simply say "Hey Siri, I parked my car," and your trusty iPhone will keep tabs on your vehicle's location. 

This handy feature can alleviate parking anxiety and save you precious time.

Here's how to do it.

Before you can use this feature, you need to ensure a few settings are in place:
  1. Go to Settings > Privacy & Security> Location Services. Toggle Location Services on.
  2. In the same Location Services menu, scroll down, tap System Services, and ensure Significant Locations is toggled on.
  3. Open Settings > Maps. Toggle on the Show Parked Location setting.
Once your settings are ready, follow these steps:
  1. Park your vehicle.
  2. Let Siri know: Say, "Hey Siri, I parked my car.
  3. Siri will mark your location on Maps.

Apple Siri Maps Parked Car
fig. 1 - Apple Siri - Parked Car

Finding Your Parked Car

When you're ready to return to your car,  you can ask Siri "Where did I park?"  

Maps will provide walking directions back to your vehicle.

This feature is fantastic for navigating large parking structures or busy lots. 

Real-World Applications

Imagine attending a packed sporting event or exploring a sprawling shopping mall.  

With Siri tracking your parking spot, you can enjoy these outings without worrying about finding your car later.

By setting up your iPhone and using the simple Siri command "Hey Siri, I parked my car," you can gain peace of mind and save yourself from stressful searches for your vehicle.


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Rodger Mansfield, a seasoned tech expert, is the mastermind behind, where he serves as both writer and editor. With a keen eye for simplifying complex tech, Rodger delivers practical advice that empowers readers to navigate the digital world with confidence. Dive into for a treasure trove of savvy tips and tricks that keep you one step ahead in tech.
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