Create a custom shortcut on iPhone or iPad
It’s easy to create a new, custom 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 My Shortcuts in the Shortcuts app on iPhone or iPad, Tap in the upper-right corner.
An empty, untitled shortcut appears in the shortcut editor.
Tap Shortcut Name, type the name of your shortcut, then tap Done.
If Siri is enabled on your device, a “Hey Siri” command is displayed below the name.
Tap Add Action.
A list of action categories appears.
Tap an action in the list to add it to your shortcut.
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 action list 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 .
When you’re finished adding actions to your workflow, tap .
The shortcut appears in My Shortcuts .
For information on customizing the appearance of your new shortcut (the rectangle in your shortcuts collection), see Modify shortcut colors 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.