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How to Use Proactive Assistant on iPhone SE

Proactive Assistant is a feature debuted with iOS 9 which pays attention to what you do and where you use iPhone. Proactive Assistant on iPhone SE works with Siri to give you Spotlight Suggestions, but the habit learning program has its set of tips to help you out. We can conclude that Proactive Assistant offers suggestions for what you might want to do next based on how you use your iPhone. If you want to know more about how to use Proactive Assistant on iPhone SE, read this tutorial to get all the information about that.

What Proactive Assistant on iPhone SE can do

As we mentioned before that Proactive Assistant on iPhone SE is helping you with suggestions for what you might want to do next based on how you use your iPhone. You can learn what this feature can do for you in this tutorial about how to use Proactive Assistant on iPhone SE. Here are several things Proactive Assistant can do for you when you:

Listen to music

Anytime you plug in your headphones; your proactive assistant recognizes you that you might want to play an album you started earlier. With this suggestion, your music is ready to play from the Lock screen. You can also get this suggestion when you swipe up the Music icon up from the lower left. Automatically your proactive assistant opens the Music app after you unlock your iPhone SE.

Create email and events

The proactive assistant also can automatically suggest you with something you might want to do when you start adding people to an email or calendar event. It suggests the people you included in previous emails or events.

Receive calls

This proactive assistant helps you find who might be calling you when you get an incoming call from an unknown number. This feature helps you find out who might be calling you based on phone numbers included in your emails.

Leave for an event

The proactive assistant can be very much helpful when you leave for an event, especially if your calendar event includes a location. Whenever you might want to leave for an event, proactive assistant assesses traffic conditions and notifies you when to leave.

How to turn off proactive assistant on iPhone SE

Proactive Assistant might be helpful for some people in some situation. If you don’t feel comfortable with what proactive assistant suggestions, or maybe you just want to stop this feature from giving you tips, you can turn it off anytime you want in this tutorial of how to use Proactive Assistant on iPhone SE. Follow the steps below:

1. Turn off contact suggestions

You can turn off contact suggestions by going to Settings > Contacts, then turn off Contacts Found in Apps.

2. Turn off event suggestions

Simply go to Settings > Calendar, then turn off Events Found in Apps to stop proactive assistant from suggesting you when you leave for an event.

Taken from: iPhone SE User Guide