Now it is possible to use Siri on iPad 2. Only if your iPad 2 is jailbroken.
Using Siri on iPad 2 became a lot more compelling with the release of tweaks like SiriToggles, and updates to Hands-Free Control.
You need SiriProxy. SiriProxy will work with other operating systems,but Ubuntu is incredibly straight forward and dependable. AT the same time, it is free. So install SiriProxy using Ubuntu.
Install Spire in your iPad 2 at your own risk. The Apple Bites will not be responsible if the results are different from what you desire. You need iFile in you iPad 2 before you start jailbreaking procedure. Following is the procedure to install iFile.
STEP 1 – Download and install iFile from Cydia. Open iFile and navigate to /System/Library/CoreServices/Springboard.app/. Once you are there, tap and open the K.plist file (K93AP.plist, K94AP.plist, etc) with the Property List Viewer.
STEP 2 – Tap capabilities, and scroll down until you see iPad. Switch iPad from On to Off. Then tap “Done”. Restart your iPad.
STEP 3 – Open Cydia, and install Spire, it will ask you to reboot again. Do it.
STEP 4 – Once back up, go back into /System/Library/CoreServices/Springboard.app/ using iFile. Once you are there, tap and open the K.plist file (K93AP.plist, K94AP.plist, etc) with the Property List Viewer.
STEP 5 – Tap capabilities, and scroll down until you see iPad. Switch iPad from Off to On. Tap “Done” and exit iFile.
Now you are ready to use Spire in your iPad 2. Following video explains how to install Siri on iPad 2:
Now we explain this procedure to you, step-by-step:
STEP 1 – Familiarize yourself with Spire and install SiriProxy in your iPad 2.
STEP 2 – Install Spire in your iPad 2.
STEP 3 – Download and install Dropbox. Log in, and download the ca.pem file. Select it, copy link and paste it in Safari Browser. The “Install Profile” window should open now. Select “Install”, and tap Done.
STEP 4 – Open iFile and navigate to /etc/. Tap “hosts” and choose “Text Viewer”. Tap “Edit” in the upper-left hand corner, and add the following line:
After adding that line, tap “Save” and then tap “Done”.
STEP 5 – Open the “Settings” app. Go General > Siri. Enable Siri.
STEP 6 – Open the “Settings” app. Under “Extensions”, select “Spire”. Type the following in the Proxy Host field:
STEP 7 – Open “iFile”. Navigate to /var/mobile/Library/Preferences/. Once you are there, tap and open com.apple.assistant.plist
Tap on Accounts > Choose your hex key (this will be a random alphanumeric value) > and add the following three fields utilizing the “+” sign in the bottom right-hand corner. After this, tap “Done”:
STEP 8 – Open Settings > Wi-Fi > and Select the right blue arrow corresponding to your Wi-Fi connection. Now, change the DNS field to the IP address of your Siri Proxy Server.
STEP 9 – Exit “Settings”. Test Siri by pressing and holding the “Home” button. You should also see feedback in the terminal window of your Ubuntu server, just the way you saw it when running Siri Proxy on the iPhone 4S, or iPhone 4.
STEP 10 – Install some plugins like Hands-Free Control or SiriToggles . They both work well on iPad 2.
Now Siri is there on your iPad 2. Did you find this procedure helpful? Share your views with us.
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