iPhone Is it possible to open an app and run a task in shortcuts?

budhardy

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I’d like to say “hey Siri, set alarm” and have my best app open and set the alarm. I’ve figure out how to make a shortcut to open an app, but I want it to open and then complete a task in the app. How can this be done?

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GreyOS

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I’d like to say “hey Siri, set alarm” and have my best app open and set the alarm. I’ve figure out how to make a shortcut to open an app, but I want it to open and then complete a task in the app. How can this be done?

Thanks
The app has to support Siri shortcuts. An app that supports Siri Shortcuts can suggest you create a shortcut based on your common actions or one you just did (I think). Basically it’s down the app developer to help you out there.
 
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techpr

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I want to make a Siri / Voice Shortcut for Keynote to open an specific presentation.key file. I can do that but found that once I run the shortcut the .key file duplicates itself on the iCloud Keynote folder (presentation.key 1 - presentation.key 2...3...4 and so on).
 
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