Lone Working with Siri on your iPhone

The latest version of our Ok Alone lone worker app provides Siri shortcuts so you can now use Siri to update your Ok Alone status. This means you can use Ok Alone when working alone in a vehicle, working on the move or any other time you may need to be hands free.

What is Siri?

Siri is the voice controlled personal assistant on your iPhone. Siri allows you to use your voice to do things on your iPhone, such as sending an sms, making a call or playing music. Any user with iOS12 and Ok Alone can now easily use Siri to start a shift, check in or get help – all using you voice, hands free.

How Does Ok Alone Work With Siri?

When you have installed Ok Alone and registered your account using your Worker ID we will provide some shortcuts to Siri.

This means that you can use Siri to perform actions on the Ok Alone lone worker app, such as starting a shift or checking in.

All you need to do is record a voice command for each action and you are ready to go.

Ok Alone lone worker shortcuts for Siri on iPhone
Ok Alone lone worker shortcuts for Siri on iPhone

How to Link Siri to Ok Alone

Once you have set up the Ok Alone app carry out the following steps to use Siri when you are lone working.

  1. Go to Settings > Siri & Search
  2. Click on the ‘All Shortcuts’ button
  3. Scroll down to ‘Ok Alone’ and click ‘See All’
  4. Choose a shortcut to add, e.g. ‘Check in with Ok Alone’
  5. Record your voice command, e.g. “Check in now”
Record shortcuts for Siri to use with Ok Alone when lone working
Record shortcuts for Siri to use with Ok Alone when lone working

 

You are ready to go. You can simply say “Check in now” to Siri and the Ok Alone lone worker app will be opened and automatically check you in.

You can record Siri Shortcuts for

  • Check in with Ok Alone
  • Start Shift with Ok Alone
  • Get Help with Ok Alone
  • End Shift with Ok Alone
  • Open Ok Alone.

To view all your lone worker shortcuts you can go to Settings > Siri & Search >My Shortcuts.

All the Siri lone worker shortcuts  for Ok Alone lone working
All the Siri lone worker shortcuts for the Ok Alone lone working app