Open a WhatsApp conversation for a selected contact. The shortcut needs to be configured for contacts that have a Country in their contact card's Address field; the country and its phone prefix (country code) have to be added in a list at the beginning of the shortcut.
A comprehensive shortcut for your morning routine. This shortcut can read you the news, list your upcoming agenda, turn on HomeKit scenes, and much more. By default, the shortcut requires the AutoSleep app to process sleep data (AutoSleep is only available on iPhone), LookUp for the word of the day, and GoodTask for Reminders lists. It also uses the Today Weather Forecast shortcut. Optionally, the shortcut can also integrate with Apple Music, Overcast, and Deliveries. More details about this shortcut are available in the MacStories iOS 12 review.
Get your current coordinates and copy them to the clipboard. The shortcut uses native location access to identify your position on Earth. Best used with Dark Sky shortcuts for weather data.
Run multiple currency conversions in Siri using a number from the clipboard. This shortcut requires the PCalc app to be installed. By default, it works with EUR, USD, and GBP currencies.
Home Screen Icon Creator
Create a custom icon on your iOS home screen for any app URL scheme, shortcut, contact, or solid color. This shortcut uses the same technique of Apple's Shortcuts app to save an icon to the home screen, but extends it with the ability to fully customize the launcher, including icons and launch images.
Convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit with a menu that lets you pick a starting unit. The shortcuts supports interactions (including entering numbers) in the widget as well.
Convert between centimeters and inches with a menu that lets you pick a starting unit. The shortcuts supports interactions (including entering numbers) in the widget as well.
Pay for Lunch
Send money to a friend who paid for lunch. The shortcut will add the local business' name in the payment's note field.
Enable Do Not Disturb choosing from three different types of expiration times: until manually turned off, until a calendar event is over, or until a specific time.
Start your workday by turning on a HomeKit switch, setting Hue lights to a focus mode, and waking up your Mac using the 'Remote for Mac' app.
Copy Latest from Yoink
Copy the most recent item saved in the Yoink app. Can be used from the Shortcuts app, the extension, the widget, or Siri.
Clip to Yoink
Save the contents of the system clipboard to Yoink. Can be used from the Shortcuts app, the extension, the widget, or Siri.
Make PDFs from Safari Selection Links
Create separate PDFs for each hyperlink contained in a Safari selection. Ideal for list of links that have to be converted to multiple PDFs (such as the Club MacStories newsletter archive). The resulting PDFs are saved into iCloud Drive.
Get Article Hero Image
Use Shortcuts' native support for parsing web articles to identify the featured (hero) image of an article and save it to the Photos app. The shortcut needs to run as an extension in Safari or Safari View Controller.
Parse JSON Feed
Parse any JSON feed and display a list of recent posts to choose from. You can pick any post from the list to instantly open it in Safari.
Inspect RSS Feed
Find the RSS feed for a Safari webpage and inspect its raw XML contents inside the Shortcuts extension.
Linked Post → Ulysses
Create a template for a linked post to an article in Ulysses. The text selection from a Safari webpage is used as a Markdown blockquote. The original title, author name, and URL of the webpage are also preserved in the sheet.
Snooze Slack 1 Hour
Snooze your Slack notifications for 1 hour. The shortcut supports setting a different duration for Slack's do not disturb mode and can also turn off snooze if already enabled. Requires a test API token.
Netatmo Weather Today
Return information from a Netatmo Home Weather Station, which includes indoor and outdoor temperature, humidity, and data from air quality sensors.
Uses the ComEd Current Hour Average electricity price API for Northern Illinois to return the average price of electricity for the current hour in USD.
Add Clipboard Row to Google Sheet
Send a link from the iOS clipboard to IFTTT, which will add it as a new row in a Google spreadsheet. Requires setup of an IFTTT applet to turn a webhook request into a Google Sheets row.
Trigger IFTTT Webhook
Trigger a webhook-based IFTTT applet from Shortcuts. Requires an IFTTT Maker developer key. The shortcut can be executed from Siri or the widget as well.
Extract Image Links from Webpage
Given a selection in Safari, the shortcut finds all image links contained in the selected portion of the page and offers to open them as new tabs. Selected image links are also copied to the clipboard.
Search your last 50 unread Pocket items for a particular search query, which you can type directly in the shortcut. The result you pick will be opened in Safari.
Get the latest Apple news from one of your favorite tech blogs. Headlines can be previewed in Siri or the widget.
Linked Post → Drafts 5
Create a template for a linked post to an article in Drafts 5. The text selection from a Safari webpage is used as a Markdown blockquote. The original title, author name, and URL of the webpage are also preserved in the note.
Share Long URL
Expand a short URL into the long, unfurled version. Optionally, you can share a textshot associated with the URL by picking a photo from the library.
Get Images from Webpage
Count the number of images contained in the current Safari webpage. This shortcut can run in Safari and Safari View Controller from the share sheet.
Dark Sky Check
Use the Dark Sky API to display a short summary of current weather conditions and the forecast for today. The shortcut requires a free Dark Sky API key, which has to be saved in iCloud Drive. It also requires pasting your coordinates in the first Text action. Once configured, the shortcut can be used with the widget or Siri.
Display a list of forecasts for the next few days, provided by the iOS Weather app. You can pass your street address to quickly return forecasts.
Get the current weather for a specific location provided as a street address. The shortcut can be used in the app, widget, or Siri.
Search Twitter User's Mentions
View all the mentions, @replies, and quoted tweets sent to a specific Twitter user in a single screen. The shortcut is based on Twitter's advanced search syntax and opens the native Twitter app for iOS.
Open in Twitter Apps
Open a Twitter link in Tweetbot, Twitterrific, or the official Twitter app. Both profile links and individual tweets are supported. The shortcut can be run inside the widget.
Share the song you're listening to on Twitter. The shortcut shares the song's name, artist, and artwork.
Start Timer for Event
Start a Toggl timer (with the Timery app) based on an event name found in a specific calendar (or multiple calendars). You have to specify the event name in a list and replace the Siri shortcuts for Timery if you don't have the app installed.
Focused Work Session
Start a 20-minute focused work session by setting a timer, enabling Do Not Disturb, and starting time tracking with the Toggl iOS app.
Prepare Toggl Template
This shortcut extracts a project ID and task ID from a project in your Toggl account. These IDs are needed to configure shortcuts that start timers. To access your Toggl account over the API, enter your email:password combination below. The shortcut communicates directly with the Toggl API.
Start Toggl Timer
Start a new timer in your Toggl account. The timer can be assigned a specific description, task, and tag using variables.
Clean Up Rich Text
Remove unnecessary styles from rich text stored in the system clipboard. This shortcut will maintain formatting for bold, italics, and links, but it'll remove other elements such as custom fonts, font sizes, colors, and more. The cleaned up rich text will be put back in the clipboard at the end.
Share the text shared as input via iOS extensions. The shortcut is best used as a function of other shortcuts or as a simple launcher with apps such as Drafts or Launch Center Pro.
Use iOS' native speech-to-text to dictate a note in a language of your choosing from the Shortcuts widget. The list of supported languages can be customized in the shortcut. Starting with Shortcuts 2.2, it is possible to save dictated text to Notes in the background – directly from the widget – without showing the Notes composer. The Notes action can be replaced with other note-taking apps such as Evernote or Drafts.
Create a rich text hyperlink based on a URL from the system clipboard. This shortcut is ideal for creating underlined links for apps that do not support rich link creation such as Notes or Apple Mail.
iCloud Drive Clipboard
Copy items items previously clipped to the Clipboard.txt file in iCloud Drive back to the system clipboard. The shortcut can be executed from the widget.
Clip to iCloud Clipboard
Clip any kind of text contained in the system clipboard to a Clipboard.txt file stored in iCloud Drive. This shortcut is designed to allow you to keep a record of previously copied bits of text and easily sync them across devices. The shortcut can be executed from the widget, and it also supports rich text and URLs.
Copy Blank Characters
Generate a string of invisible characters based on the Braille Pattern Blank Unicode character (U+2800). This is a workaround to create shortcuts with invisible names on the iOS home screen. The shortcut lets you choose how many times you'd like to repeat the blank character to avoid issues with multiple shortcuts having the same name.