Shortcuts

Keep the Shortcuts app from displaying automation notifications with this jailbreak tweak

Anyone who takes advantage of the Shortcuts app to perform automations would be familiar with the notification banner that manliest itself after the automation completes.

Apple intended for this notification to let the user know when the automation finishes running, but if you’re already familiar with what your automation is supposed to do, then sometimes it can come off as redundant information.

How to type the degree symbol on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Degree Sign on iPhone Keyboard

When you’re writing something where you want to use the degree symbol°, do you just type the word “degrees” instead? Whether you’re talking about the temperature, an angle, the direction, or something similar, you don’t have to use the word.

Here, we’ll show you how to type the degree symbol on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. And once you see how easy it is, you’ll wish you had found out sooner.

List of keyboard shortcuts for the Script Editor on Mac

iMac keyboard - Terminal keyboard shortcuts

If you’ve recently began using the Script Editor on Mac or plan to start, you might be interested in these keyboard shortcuts. They can help you perform tasks like record or stop as well as change what you see in the Script Editor window.

Concentrate on your code without fumbling for your mouse or trackpad with these keyboard shortcuts for Script Editor.

How to automatically silence your Apple Watch based on location

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While your Apple Watch makes some nice and useful sounds, you don’t always want to hear them. You may have sounds for alerts, reminders, or to let you know the time. But if you’re heading someplace where those sounds can annoy others, you probably want to silence them.

So that you never forget to enable Theater Mode or Silent Mode, you can set up shortcuts to turn these on automatically based on your location. Here, we’ll show you how to create these automations for your Apple Watch in the Shortcuts app.

5 great iPhone Shortcuts for fun with your photos

Shoot a GIF Add Shortcut to iPhone

We’ve shown you some terrific ways to use the Shortcuts app for quick actions on your iPhone. From helping around the house to creating blank icons for your Home Screen, you can use Shortcuts for keeping yourself or your screen organized.

This time, we want to do something enjoyable, so we’ll show you some great Shortcuts for fun with your Photos. From creating a GIF to texting the last photo you took; all it takes it is a tap.

How to automatically change your Apple Watch face based on time or location

Automations can be wonderful. You can make things happen with a one-time action and have them repeat. And with the Shortcuts app on iPhone you can set up personal automations for your Apple Watch.

One such automation you may find handy is changing your Watch face based on time of day, location, or action. For instance, you might like a certain face in the morning as your day is starting and a different one as your evening begins. As another example, you might prefer a particular face for when you head to the office and another when you arrive home.

Sharecuts makes it easier to share Shortcuts with other iPhone or iPad users

iPhone and iPad Shortcuts have becoming increasingly popular in recent years, especially since Apple began bundling its acquired Shortcuts app with the native operating systems on these devices. It’s possible to download or even share shortcuts with other people, but perhaps not as readily as some users would like, hence the release of a new and free jailbreak tweak called Sharecuts by iOS developer daniel.

This cleverly named tweak allows users to import and export .shortcut files from directly within the app using the native Share menu interface instead of uploading them to iCloud. The developer claims that the feature is actually built into iOS by default, but that Apple has disabled it by default. With that in mind, Sharecuts merely enables it for jailbreakers.

How to change your iPhone or iPad wallpaper automatically with a single tap

Changing the Lock and Home screen wallpapers on your iPhone or iPad requires using the Settings app. Wouldn't it be great if you could change your wallpaper automatically, with a single tap? With wallpaper automation that's now available in iOS 14.3 and iPadOS 14.3, you can do just that. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to use a custom workflow in Apple's Shortcuts app to automate changing wallpaper with a single tap of a Home screen icon.