“Hey Siri. OK Google.” No, really. With Siri Shortcuts support in Google’s AI helper, you can now assign a custom phrase such as “OK Google” or “Hey Google” to open the Assistant app just by asking Siri.
The proactive Siri assistant learns your routines across the apps you use on your iPhone and iPad, then suggests an easy way to perform common tasks on the Lock screen. You can reduce information overload by excluding these Lock screen shortcut suggestions for any apps that you don’t care about, as explained in our step-by-step tutorial.
With support for Siri Shortcuts in the popular email app now a reality, Spark users can automate repetitive tasks such as opening a specific folder, searching for email or composing a message to someone.
An updated version of the Shortcuts app sports limited integration with Apple’s HomeKit system for the connected home. This might suggest that Siri Suggestions, and not the Home app, is powering current HomeKit integration.
This step-by-step tutorial will teach you how to add—and instantly play—your favorite Apple Music album right from the Home screen of your iPhone or iPad. Although this requires iOS 12’s new Shortcuts app, our instructions apply to the Apple-owned Workflow app as well.
Apple’s new Siri Shortcuts app is now available for developer testing. iDownloadBlog takes a look at creating custom voice commands via strings and cause-and-effect logistics. Here’s what you need to know about Siri Shortcuts so far!