Check Out How To Use These 21 Shortcuts On Your Mobile Phone

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Shortcuts are detours that are used to reach a location easily. You could imagine using the setting for 1seconds through shortcuts instead of using 3minutes to search for where you want to punch.

Shortcuts are incredible especially on iPhone, they create avenues for time reduction and less stress of one trying to figure out where a particular app is.

Let’s learn the 21 ways to use shortcuts.

1_FIND THE PERFECT GIF IN SECONDS

What does it do? This search GIPHY and shares offer you a super$speedy way to find just the right GIF for any occasion and send it via the usual channels, it to your social media platforms.

All you do is simply tapping the shortcut, enter the word or phrase you want to depict, select from the options, and share away.

2_CREATE A PLAYLIST OF YOUR Favorite SONGS.

While creating a playroom for your favorite songs, make sure to create a top, 25 playlists should make it so.

In creating a playlist of your favorite songs, Make Top 25 playlist does just that. If you actually want a one you h solution to hearing your fave music, this widget analyzes which tunes you’ve listened to most in your music app and automatically generates a playlist of what is presumably your current top tracks.

3_CREATE A ONE_TAP APP TO CALL YOUR BAE.

This one is a speed dial that allows you to create an app tile for iPhone’s home screen which when you tap on it, calls the person in your contacts you’ve selected.

What’s even more interesting is that you can select a photo or customized icon design to show on the tile.

4_FAKE ANY NUMBER OF TEXT MESSAGES.

This iPhone notification has a rather silly default to automatically send 500 notifications, but you can adjust the amount in the app to a more believable number.

If you are actually looking for a rather excuse to give or probably stop chatting, get off the phone, look popular, or whatever, covertly tapping on this shortcut will instigate the text alert audio as many times as you tell it.

5_LEAVE THE PERFECT TIP.

Calculating tip is actually great for anyone who struggles with mental arithmetic and is worried about looking mean by leaving too little or overspending by leaving too much.

All you have to do is enter the amount of the check and this shortcut tells you the tip amount and what the new Total will be.

6_SILENCE YOUR PHONE IN A PARTICULAR SITUATION.

You could do something like, do not disturb, that’s the functionality, so rather than fuss around with your setting menu, one tap of this shortcut turns on do not disturb until you physically leave your current location.

7_MAKE A LIVE GIF

This helps you create a down and dirty photo_based GIF whenever you like.

You can actually choose how long you want each photo to display, then use the front or back camera to create your slideshow and share straight away.

8_GET DIRECTIONS TO YOUR NEAREST NEED.

What would you rather prefer for a breakfast? You can walk into any coffee shop close to you.

You can also change the type of business to anything. Customize it to find your nearest bookshop, grocery store, public restrooms, or anything that would be useful to you that you look up often.

9_CREATE A KID_FRIENDLY MUSIC APP.

Keep a child entertained or lull a child to sleep by creating a shortcut to a particular record.

If you have a piece of music on your phone your child likes or loves playing, you can add one top button on your home screen, so they don’t have to mess around in your music app to find what they are looking for.

10_NEVER FORGET YOUR SHOPPING LIST.

What you want to do matters a lot, do not leave your shopping list behind so that you won’t forget all you want to buy.

 11_TAKE I.C.E. TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

When this occurs, the case of an emergency is really needed to add ICE contact.

This shortcut will actually send an initial message to your chosen emergency contacts with your location, send a second message to other key contacts 11_TAKE I.C.E. TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

When this occurs, the case of an emergency is really needed to add ICE contact.

This shortcut will actually send an initial message to your chosen emergency contacts with your location, send a second message to other key contacts if required, and display a message on your phone screen for the first responder to see.

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12_CUE UP YOUR OWN LAUGHTER TRACK.

This is a total novelty laugh app, it had its own uses in comedy situations.

If you want to own your laugh track or have always wanted to, for it to play as you deliver your side-splittingly hilarious punchlines, this app is for you.

13_TURN ON YOUR APPLE TV WITHOUT THE REMOTE.

This wake-up Apple TV is a lifesaver if you can’t find the tiny remote, or can’t be bothered to move from the couch.

If the TV that the Apple TV is connected to support Ms. HDMI_CEC connecting and most recent ones do, then this shortcut will turn on your TV too.

14_MAKE A QUICK IMAGE COLLAGE.

An app called photo grind is a quick and simple way to turn multiple images from your iPhone’s camera roll into a collage and then share quickly and easily.

15_TELL YOUR HONEY WHEN YOU WILL BE HOME.

This app looks at your current location, sees how far away you are from your preloaded home address, and calculates how long it will take you to return to base.

It then messages a pre_selected contact to give them your ETA.

16_INSTANTLY SHARE WHAT YOU’VE JUST SCREEN-GRABBED.

You would probably want to show the world what you have to show, airdrops screenshot sends you the very latest screenshot you’ve grabbed to another device via Airdrops.

If no devices are actually found, this shortcut brings up the standard sharing choices to give you other options.

17_GET SIRI TO SNAP A HANDS-FREE PHOTO.

The mantra, say cheese is a brilliantly named shortcut that uses the Siri integration to grab a snap from your iPhone’s camera.

18_SHARE YOUR CURRENT SONG.

How about you try the Shazam app, it allows you to share songs that you don’t know.

It creates a message with the artist’s name and the song title preloaded, so you can share it with a friend or send it to yourself.

19_COUNT THE SLEEPS UNTIL A BIG EVENT

This big event day allows you to see how long it is until a special day in your life.

Whether you want to see how many days until a birthday, or a holiday, or just can’t wait for your next out with your besties, this app will reveal how long is left and gives you the option to message this update to others.

20_PRACTICE GOOD HAND HYGIENE.

Hygiene is health we all know, washing hand music here helps you and your kids with good handwashing hygiene.

21_PICK THE WINNING LOTTERY NUMBERS.

This random number generator will take the brain strain out of coming up with random numbers.

It is obvious we are joking about the lottery, but you can use this simple took to generate numbers at random for lotto tickets, to pick competition winners, to create passwords, and more

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