More URL Scheming

URL schemes and deep links that aren’t mentioned enough


This is a collection of URL schemes and deep links that I think someone might find useful!


This Shortcut contains the following links/link templates:

  • YouTube
    • search
    • open specific channel
    • open and watch video
    • open Explore page
    • open Subscriptions page
    • open Library
  • Snapchat
    • add by username
    • open chat page
  • Gmail
    • compose
    • option to construct a Gmail compose URL template with optional parameters: to, from, subject, body, cc, and bcc
  • Google Docs
    • create new document
    • edit document
    • search for document
  • Reminders
    • open reminder in app

Just the Links

If you just want the URLs, here is a link to the JSON file containing all of them!

How to Use

Run this Shortcut and choose the link you want to copy. Or just copy the desired link directly from the dictionary action containing them.


To use the “edit document” link for Google Docs, you will need the desired document’s id. Access it by pressing the three dots next to the document within the app and select “copy link”. The link should look something like this:

The URL scheme to open a reminder within the app requires the UUID of the desired reminder. One way you can get it is by using my “Get Reminder UUID” Shortcut that you can find here :)

Latest Release Notes

1.0 - April 3, 2021, 3:19 a.m.

Initial release