The sensation of Siri in the iPhone 4S has created a lot of buzz for which most of the earlier users of iPhone are looking for a solution of how to install Siri on iPhone 4.
A different vision with a versatile conception is the key to achieve an unsorted market which has an everlasting impact on the customers. Moreover, after the launch of iPhone 4S, one of the questions which has been talked a lot is – how to install Siri on iPhone 4 /3GS.
Certainly, the recent launch of iPhone 4S created one of the biggest buzz in the world of Smartphone as it had delivered something really unique to the world in form of a voice assistance program which is known as the Siri voice command. Now the issue which lies to be sorted out is with the existing users of the iPhone who are currently using the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 3GS who also want to opt for the same function in their existing device.
Update: Unofficial Siri Port for iPhone 4/3GS Available For Free – Known as Spire. Read more.
Update: i4Siri has been brought out by developers to install siri on iPhone 4 legally and it will soon be made legal for the iPhone 4, 3GS and iPod Touch. Read more.
However there seems to be a conflict among the Apple and its users in such respect as Apple believes that the facility of Siri Voice Assistance Program shall only be reserved for the iOS 5 from Apple. The Siri application runs on the iPhone 4S with the help of the Apple server to which is directly connected to, therefore, it becomes almost impossible to evade the supervision of Apple in this case. On the other hand, the issue also lies in making a distinct product and apart from the Siri voice assistance feature, the iPhone 4S hardly has any other key features which separates it from the iPhone 4 not forgetting the advanced 8 mega pixel version of camera. Therefore, the dilemma continues to prevail but for people who have a desire to show off the Siri Voice assistance program just as an attraction, here is a Christmas present for all.
How to install Siri on iPhone 4 or How to install Siri on iPhone 3GS?
Before any thoughts are developed in the mind of the readers there is a statutory warning that this operation would only lead to Siri application view, it will not make the Siri operate on the device.
Make sure that the following have also been downloaded in order to eliminate any further inconvenience:
Jail broken iOS 5 device
OpenSSH and iFile from Cydia
SFTP client ( CyberDuck for Mac OS X and WinSCP for Windows)
Now to begin with the process of how to install Siri on iPhone 4 or how to install Siri on iPhone 3GS, one needs to follow certain steps with high end precision:
The foremost step is to ensure that the current device is running on the iOS 5 which will enable the iOS to install the provisions of Siri on the existing device. One can get it done through by way of upgrading the iOS on the current device.
The next step is to ensure that the currently installed iOS 5 is jail broken for the purpose of implementing the Siri voice assistance program with the help of redsn0w.
After jail breaking the iOS 5, connect the device to the computer by using iPhone explorer or the i-Funbox in order to copy AssistantServices.framework folder files, which can be obtained from the above downloads. These downloads shall be stored in the device zone: Root>System>Library>PrivateFrameworks
Access the Springboard folder and then duplicate all the data and store the same on the device zone: Root>System>Library>CoreServices>Springboard.app
Now it is time to access Cydia where from the iFile location one needs to visit: System>Library>CoreServices>Springboard.app
The .plist file needs to be accessed from here which will be different for different devices. For an instance, in case of iPhone 4, it will be in form of N90, N91, etc, and in case of iPod touch it will be named as N81Ap, etc.
A new property list need to be added in the same .plist file and should be named assistant. Make sure that the class is set to Boolean and the value is stated as a Yes.
At the end of it ensure that ‘assistant’ has been added to the .plist file
Once all of these steps have been executed properly one ca have the Siri application on the iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS, but again is shall be remembered that these are only for demonstration, the application will not work and if precision is not maintained, it can also permanently damage the iPhone.
Below is a video tutorial that will show you how to port Siri on iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G:
Update: H1Siri Cydia App, a new jailbreak mod claims to allow a fully working port Siri on iPhone 4 and offer full Siri functionality on the iPhone. Read more on it.
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