Share Tool

share photos/screenshots/videos/files, or links to these items, using Messages, Mail or Share Sheet


The purpose of Share Tool is to share one or more photos/screenshots/video files, or links to these items, using the Messages app, the Mail app, or the iOS Share Sheet.

A video demonstration of Share Tool is available here.

Shortcut Testing

Share Tool has been tested with the following:

  • iOS 14
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPad Pro 10.5"

Shortcut Development and Acknowledgments

  • Share Tool is available exclusively at Versions obtained elsewhere might be out-of-date.

  • The framed screenshots were created using the shortcut Apple Frames (iOS) from the MacStories Shortcuts Archive. Video demonstrations were created with the macOS application ScreenFlow.

  • The photos used in the Share Tool demonstration video are from r/EarthPorn.

  • Updated versions of Share Tool will be published here, but to maximize execution speed, the shortcut does not include any actions to automatically check for updates.

Latest Release Notes

1.1 - Sept. 19, 2020, 8:12 p.m.

- Add the Clipboard as a Share option.
- Various cosmetic changes for iOS 14.

Version history