Create a custom shortcut on iPhone or iPad
It’s easy to create a new, customised shortcut using the Shortcuts app for iPhone or iPad:
Step 1: Create a new shortcut in your shortcuts collection.
Step 2: Add actions in the shortcut editor.
Step 3: Run your new shortcut to test it.
Create a new shortcut
In the Shortcuts app on your iOS or iPadOS device, Tap in the upper-right corner of the screen.
An empty, untitled shortcut appears in the shortcut editor.
Tap New Shortcut, tap Rename, type the name of your shortcut, then tap Done.
Tap Add Action.
A list of action categories appears.
Tap a category (such as Media or Web), then tap an action in the list to add it to your shortcut.
Note: You may have to scroll to see all the available actions in a category.
You can also touch and hold an action in the list, then drag it to the position you want in the shortcut editor.
To add another action, swipe up on the search field at the bottom of the screen, then choose an action.
Tip: When you add another action, the action category you previously chose from opens. To return to the list of all action categories, tap Done.
When you’ve finished adding actions to your workflow, tap Done.
The shortcut is added to your shortcuts collection, in both the All Shortcuts and My Shortcuts categories.
For information on customising the appearance of your new shortcut (the rectangle in your shortcuts collection), see Modify shortcut colours and icons on iPhone or iPad.
To test your new shortcut, tap on the shortcut to open it in the shortcut editor, then tap .
To stop the shortcut, tap .
Tip: You can also create a new shortcut by touching and holding the Shortcuts app icon on the Home Screen of your device and then tapping Create Shortcut.
For information on rearranging your shortcuts collection, see Reorder shortcuts on iPhone or iPad.
Undo or redo steps while composing your shortcut
In the Shortcuts app, tap or in the shortcut editor to undo or redo your steps.
You can also tap on an action to remove it from the shortcut editor.