Pro Tip: Enable or Disable Personal Automations in Shortcuts on iPhone or iPad

Personal automations automatically trigger a series of actions to work in the background, so you don't have to toggle them yourself. There's a wide variety of personal automations, including: Airplane mode, Charger, Driving, CarPlay, Commuting, Alarm, Sleep, etc.

Enable a Personal Automation

  • Go to the Shortcuts app

  • Tap Automation

  • Tap Create Personal Automation, if this is your first time using it

  • Tap the Automation you want to enable

  • Click Next and choose your preferred actions and preferences

  • Tap Done

After this, the automation will either run or ask you to run it depending on the which setting you choose in the next task.


Disable a Personal Automation

  • Go to the Shortcuts App

  • Tap Automation

  • Tap the Automation you want to disable

  • Tap Done




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