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Imagine a situation when you are working on your Mac in a library. Suddenly, an interesting question comes to your mind, and you wish to take the help of Siri. Wouldn't you feel a bit inconvenient to speak your query to the virtual assistant; considering others would get disturbed by your conversation? Yes, you would. But now you will no longer have to face such embarrassment as you can use Type to Siri in  macOS High Sierra your Mac.

Interestingly, the process of enabling “Type to Siri” in iOS 11 is very much in line with High Sierra. It's a very functional feature which offers you more freedom to communicate with the virtual assistant. Whether you have difficulty in speaking or the virtual assistant is not able to understand your accent properly, you will just type out your query to breeze through the conversation.

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How to Enable Type to Siri on Mac in macOS High Sierra

How to Enable “Type to Siri” in macOS High Sierra on Mac

A quick glance at what we have covered in this post:

Enable Type to Siri in macOS High Sierra

Step #1. First off, click on the Apple icon at the top-left corner of the screen → Next, click on System Preferences.

Click on System Preferences in macOS High Sierra

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Step #2. Now, you need to click on Accessibility.

Click on Accessibility in macOS High Sierra on Mac

Step #3. Click on Siri.

Click on Siri in macOS High Sierra on Mac

Step #4. Check the box next to “Enable Type to Siri.”

Enable Type to Siri on Mac

How to Use Type to Siri in macOS High Sierra

Tip: If you want to communicate with Siri silently or just don't wish to disturb other's peace, make sure to turn down the volume.

Step #1. Click on the Siri icon in the menu bar or Dock.

Click on Siri Icon on Mac Running macOS High Sierra

Step #2. Now, you will see a text field. Just type out your query. The virtual assistant will respond to your question smartly.

Use Type to Siri on MacUse Type to Siri in macOS High Sierra on Mac

How to Disable Type to Siri in macOS High Sierra on Mac

Don't want to use “Type to Siri” as it doesn’t interest you anymore? No problem. You can easily turn it off.

Step #1. Click on the Apple icon at the top-left corner of the screen → Next, click on System Preferences.

Click on System Preferences in macOS High Sierra

Step #2. Click on Accessiblity.

Click on Accessibility in macOS High Sierra on Mac

Step #2. Next, click on Siri.

Click on Siri in macOS High Sierra on Mac

Step #3. Finally, uncheck the box next to “Enable Type to Siri.”

Disable Type to Siri in macOS High Sierra

Wrapping up

How much satisfied are you with Siri in macOS High Sierra? Feel free to let your valuable feedback come across.

The one thing I would want Apple's virtual assistant to have on Mac is the ability to get activated through voice. Hopefully, the official version of macOS High Sierra comes with this neat feature.

You may want to check out: Enable Hands-free Hey Siri on Mac

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