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What’s New in Shortcuts? Issue 2

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Welcome to Issue 2 of “What’s New in Shortcuts?”

iOS 14, iPad OS 14, and watchOS 7 are finally here! There’s so much new, let’s get into it right away:

🏋️ APPLE’S FITNESS+, IPAD AIR, & APPLE WATCH EVENT

Apple launched a workout video service that syncs across devices, a new iPad Air that looks like a great choice for anyone who doesn’t need an iPad Pro, and the Apple Watch Series 6 & SE:

🆕 NEW ACTIONS IN SHORTCUTS

Shortcuts got a new set of actions in iOS 14 – check out the full list in the Action Directory:

🤖 WIDGETS AND WIND DOWN TIME

You can set shortcuts on your Home Screen with the widget and Lock Screen at night with Wind Down – here’s how I’m using those features:

🔄 CATALOG UPDATES

  • The Shortcuts Catalog is fully updated with 20 actions new in iOS 14 and 50 shortcuts built with them – plus 30 new shortcuts for members.
    Sign up for a membership to get early access and unlock even more new shortcuts every week.
  • Save my iOS 14 Shortcuts walkthrough on YouTube before I unlist it.
    Thanks if you tuned in – it was a chaotic but fun 2 hours! Stay tuned for more iOS 14 videos.
  • The Membership Perks page has been updated.
    Check out all the ways to browse – you might find a unique angle on a shortcut you already use.

Hope you all had a good week! If you’re using something from my Shortcuts Catalog anytime soon, send me a screenshot on Twitter!

Read the Catalog announcement.