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16 Best Siri Alternative Apps for Android Phones

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Looking for Siri-like functionality on your Android smartphone? Look no further, below we’ve compiled a list of Siri alternative Android apps for you to choose from. Siri is a cool voice assistant exclusively developed for iPhone, iPad and other Apple devices. The voice assistant enables users to perform a variety of tasks in a completely different way. Instead of tapping the screen, you can just speak to the phone to make voice dial, send text messages and emails, search the Web, create appointments and reminders and even post your status updates on Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

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Although Siri can only be used on Apple devices, the good news for Android users is that there are many voice assistant apps available on Google Play for free download. So just go through the list below and choose the app that best suits your needs.

Voice Actions for Android
Voice Actions for Android let you control your phone using your voice. It enables you call contacts and businesses, send messages, browse the Web, and complete common tasks.
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Skyvi (Siri for Android)
Skyvi knows everything from local businesses to celebrities. The app can text, call friends, find places, make witty remarks and even tells jokes. You can also use it to post update on Facebook and Twitter.
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Speaktoit Assistant
Speaktoit Assistant is a virtual buddy for your Android device that uses natural language technology to answer questions, find information, launch apps and connect you with various web services, such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Evernote, and many others.

Vlingo Virtual Assistant
Vlingo is a voice-powered virtual assistant for android smartphones. Simply speak to Vlingo, it’ll help you to send texts and emails, voice dial, search the web, find places, get directions, update your status on Facebook or Twitter and many more.
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Jeannie (like Siri)
With Jeannie you will be able to answer questions, send emails, voice dial your contacts, set alarms, reminders, listen to music automatically and much more. You will no longer need to memorize special keywords or phrases, simply speak into your smartphone and voice actions will automatically respond to what you need.

iris. (alpha)
iris makes your phone talk on topics ranging from Mozart to stock prices. Just ask iris what you want to know from asking how to cope up with your breakup to movie recommendations and questions on science, culture, history etc.

Andy (Siri for Android)
Andy is a voice controlled access to encyclopedic information on a vast array of topics. Ask anything. Andy covers culture and the arts, biographies and persons, geography and places, society and social sciences, history and events, and many other topics.

EVA Intern – Virtual Assistant
EVA Intern is an application that provides hands-free operation of your phone to open apps, read and reply to text messages, Facebook and email, schedule calendar events and many more functions that you can perform using just your voice.

Edwin, Speech-to-Speech
Edwin is a speech-to-speech voice assistant & utility. Ask it the weather, make calls, SMS, tweet and many more.
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Sonalight Text by Voice
Text by Voice allows you to safely text while you drive entirely through voice. There’s no need to touch or look at the screen at all. The app will automatically read incoming text messages aloud and give you a chance to respond. You can also set an auto responder for incoming text messages, and have Text by Voice start automatically when you start driving, and make calls hands-free.

Choice Dialer Plus
Choice Dialer Plus is a hands-free voice dialer, with voice confirmation and added commands and options. It confirms commands interactively by voice, making it much safer for driving.
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TopVoiceControl
TopVoiceControl provides text-to-speech features which are best for in-car use, when you can’t look at the screen.
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Risi Beta Lite
Risi has fully featured voice recognition and also communicates with you like Siri does.

Pocket Stalin
Pocket Stalin is here to answer your most pressing questions. Just shake your phone, and Pocket Stalin will dig into his endless wisdom and guide you to the correct choice.

PhoneVoice
PhoneVoice is a 1×1 widget that turns on or off reading out who is calling you or sending you a message. When a call or message comes in, if the volume is on, it will say the name of the contact. The app is useful for the cases, when you drive, work, etc.

Cyberon Voice Commander (UK)
Cyberon Voice Commander is a voice dialing and command-and-control application that provides users to make phone calls, look up contact info, launch program and more.

Author: Jules, Quertime Editorial

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