The The Shortcuts app receives important news with the arrival of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. Now, we can automate shortcuts based on time without requiring confirmation from us, we have more options when choosing triggers, and we can create folders. Let’s focus on this latest development.

Folders, the organization accesses shortcuts

Files

Over time the Shortcuts app has gained more and more functionality and if we are a little creative we can use shortcuts for almost any task. With him, the number of shortcuts we store in the app is increasing until we need to be able to order them.

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The Shortcuts application comes with three default folders: All shortcuts, Share sheet and Apple Watch. In her are cataloged automatically, just like smart folders, all the shortcuts, those that will appear in the sharing menu and those that you want to appear on the Apple Watch.

Regardless of this classification we can create our own files and move the different shortcuts.

How to create a new folder on our iPhone or iPad

Create

Can we create all the folders we want. The steps are as follows:

  1. We open the app Shortcuts on our iPhone or iPad.
  2. On the iPhone, if it appears, we touch at the top left to return to the folder view. On the iPad we show the sidebar using the button that appears at the top left.
  3. We touch the button in the form of a folder and a “+” sign.
  4. We write a name and we press Accept or Enter.
  5. We choose the icon we want to assign from the options. We can swipe from right to left to find out more.
  6. We touch Add.

We will see that the folder appears at the bottom, under the title Files, separate from smart folders which we just spoke about.

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How to move shortcuts to a folder

Move

Once we have created the folder you can move the different shortcuts there.

  1. We open the Shortcuts app on our iPhone or iPad.
  2. On the iPhone, if it appears, we touch at the top left to return to the folder view. On the iPad, we show the sidebar using the button that appears at the top left.
  3. We enter the file All shortcuts.
  4. We touch To select.
  5. We mark the shortcuts we want to move.
  6. We touch Moveat the bottom of the screen.
  7. We choose the folder to which we want to transfer them or, if we have skipped the previous steps, we choose New folder.

How to modify a folder

Modifier

Finally, if we wish change the name, icon or delete a folder The steps are as follows:

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  1. We open the Shortcuts app on our iPhone or iPad.
  2. On the iPhone, if it appears, we touch at the top left to return to the folder view. On the iPad, we show the sidebar using the button that appears at the top left.
  3. We are maintaining the file that interests us.
  4. We choose between Edit name and icon or Remove.

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It’s simple. From now on, we can order all of our shortcuts in a way that makes it easier for us to access and interact with them. A necessary, simple and extremely useful addition that greatly improves our daily life with shortcuts.

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