With upcoming iOS 6.1 update, Siri will be able to purchase movie tickets via Fandago

Mon, Nov 5, 2012


9to5Mac reports that the impending release of iOS 6.1 will bring with it a new Siri feature – namely the ability to purchase movie tickets via Fandago.

To purchase movie tickets, a user simply needs to ask their iOS device to buy tickets for a certain movie.

When a user asks for movie tickets for a certain movie, the applicable showtimes and theater information will be shown. Then, a user can click the buy movie tickets button and they will be routed to finish their purchase via the Fandango app from the App Store. If the user does not have Fandango installed, Siri provides a button to download the Fandango app.

Apple says that the feature is currently exclusive to users in the U.S. Additionally, developers who have used the feature say that it is not compatible with all theaters. Compatible theaters listed by Siri are accompanied by a small movie tickets icon.



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