Apple releases Shortcuts 2.1.2 with a ‘Post to Tumblr’ action

Apple has updated Shortcuts, its iOS productivity app, to version 2.1.2. A free download at the Apple App Store it adds a "Post to Tumblr" action.

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The Get Time Between Dates action can now count the number of months between two dates.  Other improvements, according to Apple's release notes:


  • Fixed an issue where the screen describing which apps and services are used by a shortcut may not appear when downloading a shortcut

  • Fixed an issue that caused shortcuts with the Open App or Play Sound actions to fail when Siri is used to run the shortcuts

  • Fixed an issue where shortcuts with Repeat with Each actions may freeze when they're run from the widget or Library tab

  • Fixed an issue where the Phone Number action may not understand phone numbers that contain commas (pauses) or have long extension codes

  • Fixed an issue where the Show Directions action may not work when it's run from the Shortcuts Today View widget on the Lock screen

  • Fixed an issue where the Add New Reminder action doesn't work when a time or location isn't entered

  • Fixed an issue where the Send Payment action may not appear to finish when making Apple Pay Cash payments

  • Fixed an issue where the Ask for Input action's default answer field for dates wouldn’t support 24-hour time

  • Fixed an issue where the Get Name of Emoji action showed the emoji name in English when the device is set to another language

  • Fixed an issue where some shortcuts may show an error message when they're run from Search

  • Fixed an issue where shortcuts may fail to download web pages with long Unicode titles

  • Fixed an issue where the Run Editorial Workflow action doesn't pass a result.