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50+ apps that work with App Shortcuts in iOS 16

Photograph of App Shortcuts open on an iPhone 14 Pro with an iPad and AirPods visible in the background.
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Released with iOS 16, the new App Shortcuts features adds powerful new Siri capabilities automatically, generating folders of shortcuts for your apps programmatically in the Shortcuts app for you — it's a big deal for Apple's Siri strategy.

Taking advantage of App Shortcuts does require having supported apps installed — once you have them installed, however, their shortcuts will work with Siri right away (and especially well from the Dynamic Island on one of the best iPhones).

To help you get started taking advantage of this new feature, we scoured the internet and found every app we could that adopted App Shortcuts for iOS 16 — here's over 50 apps to get you started:

Cooking

One area that's proved extremely popular with App Shortcuts on debut is cooking apps, which naturally provide a lot of opportunity for voice interaction, regular usage, and an array of actions to take in each app.

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Foodlapse

Track the days your tastebuds get the best of you.

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Crouton: Cooking Companion 

Never fear with your cooking companion near.

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Cuisine

Track the recipes that make the best meals.

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Seeds: Plant-based recipes

Cook with plant-based recipes.

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Pestle: Recipe Organizer

Hands-free recipe planning and instructions.

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No Meat Today

Stay away from animals and eat your vegetables.

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Kookin

Ask Siri to give your next recipe instruction.

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Crumbl Cookies

Make the best cookies possible.

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Health

Health apps are also great with App Shortcuts, letting you stay on top of fitness, see how you're doing day-to-day, and even take care of important loved ones.

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Ultrahuman: Metabolic fitness

Unlock what's already inside you.

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Coachy: AR Calisthenics & HIIT

Get a true view on your fitness goals.

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Liftlog+ Progressive Overload

Build your way up with Siri as you go.

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Tempo for Runners

Keep up the pace.

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Mango Baby

Track everything you need for a newborn in the house.

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Steps - Activity Tracker

See how big your day has been.

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Lifestyle

Lifestyle apps work great with App Shortcuts, letting you do little things throughout your day to make each moment a little easier — make sure to try out Sticker Drop's background removal feature new to iOS 16.

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Sticker Drop

Turn anything into an iMessage sticker

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GoodLinks

Keep track of all your important links.

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Day One Journal: Private Diary

Look back and think forward on each new day.

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stoic.

Reflect on your day-to-day peacefully.

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Motivation - Daily quotes

Who doesn’t need a daily dose of inspiration?

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one sec — better screen time

Stay away from frivolous apps with a little breath.

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Tracking

Life-logging and collection apps also work great with App Shortcuts, letting you take advantage of digital tools to keep track of everything much better — these unique apps are great at doing one thing very well.

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Classifier: Collection Tracker

Track and organize anything you desire.

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MusicHarbor - Track New Music

Stay on top of everything new coming out.

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AirScrobble

Use Shazam to track your songs in Last.FM.

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GameTrack

Finally a way to keep on top of your backlog.

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Book Tracker: Bookshelf log

Never forget a story you want to read.

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Coffee Book

Make your next brew the right way.

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Tally • Quick Counter

Count anything with just a few taps.

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Location

Whether you're out of the house or planning a trip, App Shortcuts make it easy to take advantage of your travel or weather apps without setting up shortcuts in advance.

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Whiz: Plan, Track, Go

Make a plan and get yourself there.

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Tripsy – The Trip Planner

Getting you there in style.

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Magica - Mileage Tracker

Log exactly how you got from point A to point B.

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Air Matters

Breathe free and be happy.

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Tide Guide: Charts & Tables

Track the way the waves are changing.

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Waterspeed Track Kayak Paddle

Keep your eye on the water spedometer.

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Planning

Whether you're trying to figure out you're schedule, making it through your day, or keeping track of important work, there's a variety of App Shortcuts you can take advantage of right away with iOS 16.

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Calendar by Fantastical

The right calendar at the right time.

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Clendar

Focus on your day with a minimal calendar.

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Timelines Time Tracking

Keep track of where the time goes.

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Tasks: To Do Lists & Planner

Planning done the way you want it.

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Doneit: Kanban Board, To Do

Get it, track it, do it, done it.

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aTimeLogger Pro Time Tracker

Don’t waste time tracking on the clock.

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Flexishift Work Hours & Pay

Clock in, clock out, and get paid.

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Pomodoro Timer - Focused Work

Stay in the zone and out of your own head.

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Tiny Timer: Focus, Study, Work

Give yourself a small corner to focus on.

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Bluebird Focus

Focus in when you need to.

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Note-taking

When you need to capture unstructured information, there's not better place than your notes apps — this category has already jumped on App Shortcuts and let you interact with your notes via Siri's new capabilities.

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Agenda.

Organize your notes based on when you need them.

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Drafts

Process anything from where text starts.

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Flashtex - Spaced Repetition

Learn things with flashcards — the digital way.

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Listy · Beautiful lists

Jot down anything you need to remember.

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SnipNotes Notebook & Clipboard

Keep track of the important details.

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Utilities

The best tools are the ones you have on you, and triggering all the functions from your utility apps works very well from Siri too — check out these tools that you can automate with your assistant:

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Signals for HomeKit

Flash your HomeKit lights as a beacon to others.

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Noir - Dark Mode for Safari

Save your eyes with dark mode on any site.

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NFC・QR Code・Document Scanner

Interact with the world around you.

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Scanner Mini – Scan PDF & Fax

Make a copy of your most important hard copy.

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Scanner Pro-OCR Scanning & Fax

How to live the paperless lifestyle

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Finances

Staying on top of money and purchases is important, and App Shortcuts make that process a bit easier — now you can just ask Siri to give you a tip.

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CardPointers for Credit Cards

Get your free money back from credit card companies.

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Accountit: Budget Tracker

Stay on top of where all the money goes.

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Recur - Subscription Manager

Keep track of those pesky subscriptions piling up.

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Parcel - Delivery Tracking

Keep your eye on the delivery guy.

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Your Siri just got an upgrade

As you can see from the list, a wide variety of apps have taken advantage of App Shortcuts — there's a lot of opportunity for users to interact with their apps via Siri now, and these apps are on the forefront of that experience.

Once you've played around with these app's App Shortcuts, makes sure to look in the Shortcuts app for more actions that they offer as well — you can build even more powerful tools by turning them into custom shortcuts.

Make sure to check out all the actions that are new to Shortcuts in iOS 16 as well — there's a lot to play around with.