iOS Today with Mikah Sargent and Rosemary Orchard

Jul 30th 2021

iOS Today 560

Make Shortcuts More Powerful With These Apps

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Category: Reviews

Rosemary and Mikah show you how to empower your Shortcuts with third-party apps. If the Shortcuts app, alone, won't do what you need, there's probably a third-party app for that!



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Shortcuts Corner

  • Mikah asks for help setting up a timer Shortcut for washing his clothes and a Timezone Shortcut for determining the current time of specific people in his life.
  • Kolecki asks for help pausing music playback.



  • James is curious about default apps on iOS.


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