Siri Shortcuts Stories June 20

One of the top features introduced with macOS Monterey is the Shortcuts app. Previewed during the WWDC21 keynote, the operating system is set to launch this fall. This marks the first time the Shortcuts app has been available on the Mac.

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Siri Shortcuts Stories May 25

Apple this week released iOS 14.6 to the public, which includes enhanced support for AirTag, Apple Card Family, paid subscriptions in the Apple Podcasts app, and more. However, it seems that Apple has also quietly made improvements to the Shortcuts app, which now runs actions faster on the iPhone and iPad with the latest version of the operating system.

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Siri Shortcuts Stories March 24

If you’re facing problems when sharing automations via the Shortcuts app, or when trying to access shortcuts shared with you, you’re not alone. A bizarre issue has surfaced that causes the Shortcuts app to throw an error message when trying to open a shared shortcut.

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Siri Shortcuts Stories February 16

iOS 14.5 beta has been surprising us with several new features, including new options to unlock the iPhone using the Apple Watch, changing the default music player for Siri, and more. With the release of iOS 14.5 beta 2 earlier today, Apple added new actions to the Shortcuts app for taking screenshots, changing orientation lock, and even changing cellular data mode.

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Siri Shortcuts Stories January 12

As we noted in our previous hands-on looks at iOS 14.3, Apple has brought back the Set Wallpaper action to the Shortcuts app. With this handy action, users are able to create dynamic wallpaper that can be triggered using automations, such as when connecting an iPhone to power, or at certain times of the day. In addition, this tutorial shows you how to (temporarily) disable the annoying Shortcuts banner notification for that uber-clean look.

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Siri Shortcuts Stories August 28, 2020

If you once had an iPod with Click Wheel, you might remember a mini game called Music Quiz, which consists of correctly guessing which song is being played. With iOS 14, Apple has quietly revived this game as a complex shortcut — and it works just like the old version running on iPods.

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