Create a custom shortcut
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 , Tap in the upper-right corner.
An empty, untitled shortcut appears in the shortcut editor.
Tap Add Action.
A list of action categories appear.
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.
For more information about choosing actions, see Share shortcuts.
To add another action, tap and choose an action.
Tip: When you tap to 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 Next, enter a name for your custom shortcut, then tap Done.
The shortcut appears in My Shortcuts .
For information on customizing the appearance of your new shortcut (the colored rectangle in your shortcuts collection), see Change icons in the Shortcuts app.
To test your new shortcut, tap on the shortcut to open it in the shortcut editor, then tap .
To stop the shortcut, tap .
To give the shortcut a custom name, tap to open Details, then tap the Shortcut Name, type a new name, then tap Done.
To save your new shortcut, tap Done.
Note: If your shortcut doesn’t have a name, tap Next, then name your shortcut. Tap Done to save.
The new shortcut appears at the bottom of your shortcuts collection, ready for use.
Tip: You can also create a new shortcut by touching and holding the Shortcuts app icon on the Home screen and then tapping Create Shortcut.
For information on rearranging your shortcuts collection, see Reorder shortcuts.
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.