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Auto Message


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9.2.6 6 months, 2 weeks ago
iOS 15
Bug fix for showing contact photo when sending

749 downloads

9.2.5 6 months, 3 weeks ago
iOS 15
Updated the sending of images to Support the new “files“ actions in iOS 15.

54 downloads

9.2.4 1 year, 1 month ago
iOS 15
Updated to be fully functional with iOS/iPadOS 15.1. Still not working on 15.0, due to Apple bugs.

193 downloads

9.2.3 1 year, 5 months ago
iOS 14
Now reminders will include a URL that can be tapped to launch the shortcut from the reminder.

282 downloads

9.2.2 2 years, 5 months ago
iOS 13
Now the images attached with messages that you delete from the “send“ menu will actually be deleted. If you are unsure if you have undeleted images, check out iCloud drive>Shortcuts>Auto Message>Images

2611 downloads

9.2.1 2 years, 6 months ago
iOS 13
Fixed a bug that prevented contact photos from storing correctly when saving a favorite contact. (Thanks to dastefster for the assist)

1163 downloads

9.2 2 years, 7 months ago
iOS 13
Now users will be alerted if they put in a list name incorrectly during the setup process. Now it’s foolproof!

1033 downloads

9.1.3 2 years, 7 months ago
iOS 13
Changed an icon and made some quality of life changes for the developer side of things.

269 downloads

9.1.2 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Added the ability to change the send time of pending messages from within the shortcut. The feature is in the “edit pending message” menu option.

New in the previous version:
Added a “continue in app” action so Auto Message can be run from the lock screen widget in the only way I’m smart enough to figure out for now.

974 downloads

9.1.1 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Added “continue in app” so it can be launched from widgets if desired. Right now there’s no way a shortcut of this size can be launched from the widget due to constraints placed by Apple. At least my know-how is limiting me from doing so at the moment.

216 downloads

9.1 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
-Added a tip jar (because people have requested)
-Added an “Exit” button to the main menu to streamline your crazy routines. (Looking at you, D)

406 downloads

9.0.4 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
More bug fixes for new WhatsApp feature

957 downloads

9.0.3 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Bug fixes for new WhatsApp feature

254 downloads

9.0.2 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Auto Message now supports WhatsApp!

(Only tested with 10-digit US numbers for contacts that have WhatsApp linked to their phone. As I live in the U.S., I can’t experiment with international usage, and you may need to play around with things yourself)

196 downloads

9.0.1 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Auto Message now supports WhatsApp!

(Only tested with 10-digit US numbers for contacts that have WhatsApp linked to their phone. As I live in the U.S., I can’t experiment with international usage, and you may need to play around with things yourself)

202 downloads

9.0 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Auto Message now supports WhatsApp!

(Only tested with 10-digit US numbers for contacts that have WhatsApp linked to their phone. As I live in the U.S., I can’t experiment with international usage, and you may need to play around with things yourself)

190 downloads

8.2.4 2 years, 9 months ago
iOS 13
Now the shortcut can be exited after things like dictating, editing, or deleting a message. This can come in handy when running it from another shortcut.

622 downloads

8.2.3 2 years, 9 months ago
iOS 13
New in 8.2—New feature: SEE who you’re sending message to

In this version, I added an option to re-run the shortcut, in case the new announcement didn’t load correctly in “quick look”

543 downloads

8.2.2 2 years, 9 months ago
iOS 13
New in 8.2—New feature: SEE who you’re sending message to

In this version, I added an option to re-run the shortcut, in case the new announcement didn’t load correctly in “quick look”

201 downloads

8.2.1 2 years, 9 months ago
iOS 13
New in 8.2—New feature: SEE who you’re sending message to

In this version, I added an option to re-run the shortcut, in case the new announcement didn’t load correctly in “quick look”

200 downloads

8.2 2 years, 9 months ago
iOS 13
New send menu feature: SEE who you’re messaging.

198 downloads

8.1 2 years, 10 months ago
iOS 13
Completely revamped UI, courtesy of the talented @carlislecreative on Instagram. Go check him out!

1017 downloads

8.0.2 2 years, 11 months ago
iOS 13
Bug fixes
Slight menu design changes

Changes in 8.0:
-Completely reworked the flow of the entire shortcut to support “Back” buttons. Now you can navigate to earlier sections of the shortcut without re-running it.
-Favorites support. Now you can use commonly-used contacts with just a tap when scheduling individual messages
-“View Group Details” function has a beautiful new interface.
-This update wouldn’t have been possible without the incredible help and support of u/Dastefster.

922 downloads

8.0.1 2 years, 11 months ago
iOS 13
Bug fixes for new features

Changes in 8.0:
-Completely reworked the flow of the entire shortcut to support “Back” buttons. Now you can navigate to earlier sections of the shortcut without re-running it.
-Favorites support. Now you can use commonly-used contacts with just a tap when scheduling individual messages
-“View Group Details” function has a beautiful new interface.
-This update wouldn’t have been possible without the incredible help and support of u/Dastefster.

486 downloads

8.0 2 years, 11 months ago
iOS 13
-Completely reworked the flow of the entire shortcut to support “Back” buttons. Now you can navigate to earlier sections of the shortcut without re-running it.
-Favorites support. Now you can use commonly-used contacts with just a tap when scheduling individual messages
-“View Group Details” function has a beautiful new interface.
-This update wouldn’t have been possible without the incredible help and support of u/Dastefster.

272 downloads

7.4 2 years, 11 months ago
iOS 13
New post-creation menu!

517 downloads

7.3.5 2 years, 11 months ago
iOS 13
Fixed a bug that created a duplicate reminder (blank) if you couldn’t find the contact on the first pass

926 downloads

7.3.4 3 years ago
iOS 13
Default for custom group and mass messages correctly is the clipboard

669 downloads

7.3.3 3 years ago
iOS 13
Fixed the bug when editing a future message.

798 downloads

7.3.2 3 years ago
iOS 13
UI enhancements

393 downloads

7.3.1 3 years ago
iOS 13
Small UI enhancements

226 downloads

7.3 3 years ago
iOS 13
Now includes message previews when deleting individual messages

277 downloads

7.2.9 3 years ago
iOS 13
Got rid of a pesky “quick look” action I left in

787 downloads

7.2.8 3 years ago
iOS 13
Fixed some bugs where editing a future message where more than one message was assigned to that person would pull up incorrect messages to edit.

294 downloads

7.2.7 3 years ago
iOS 13
Auto update fix

229 downloads

7.2.6 3 years ago
iOS 13
Fixed it so the mass message shows the first AND last name in the reminder title

268 downloads

7.2.5 3 years ago
iOS 13
Made a volume adjustment so that you can hear the prompts for “Dictate Message.”

Also made a style change to the “message created” alert so the categories of the descriptions are italicized.

322 downloads

7.2.4 3 years ago
iOS 13
Now, when editing a message, a preview of the message now accompanies the name and due date

510 downloads

7.2.3 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
Easier flow to setup

1010 downloads

7.2.2 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
New, permanent storage of chosen list, so it doesn’t need to be re-entered with each update.

265 downloads

7.2.1 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
New OutputKit-supported menu for displaying group details

260 downloads

7.2 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
-Now automatic updates will be checked for only once every 7 days
-New “Groups” option for “group” and “mass” messaging. Now you can save your collections of favorites for rapid scheduling of these frequent contacts. Enjoy!

242 downloads

7.1.4 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
No longer using “UpdateKit.” So if you have that installed solely for this shortcut, it’s no longer necessary. Go ahead and delete it. :-) Future updates will come from built-in actions thanks to “embed-a-update.”

892 downloads

7.1.3 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
More instructional title in reminder alerts to help know how to use the shortcut

257 downloads

7.1.2 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
Fixed a bug with missing names when creating an individual auto message

268 downloads

7.1.1 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
Bug fixes and auto updating available

515 downloads

7.1.1 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
Bug fixes and auto-updates

246 downloads

7.1.1 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
Automatic update checks so you can stay up to date with the latest changes

243 downloads

7.1 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
Enhanced interface to know when an auto message has an image associated with it when you’re about to send it, and when you are about to delete a pending message.

397 downloads

7.0.3 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
New instructions in setup for enhanced clarity

263 downloads

7.0.2 3 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
Improved title and notes for intuitive direction on what to do after a reminder is triggered.

656 downloads

7.0.1 3 years, 2 months ago
iOS 13
Fixed an accidental bug I created.

1142 downloads

7.0 3 years, 2 months ago
iOS 12
iOS 13 support

390 downloads

6.2.5 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Added a “continue in app” action if the user chooses to dictate their message, so as to prevent crashes when launched from the widget screen

730 downloads

6.2.4 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Bug fix for dictation

281 downloads

6.2.3 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Updated shortcut to be compatible with all photo types when retrieving photos to send.

382 downloads

6.2.2 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Bug fix to accommodate new method of sending

352 downloads

6.2.1 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Switched method of scheduling messages with photos from imgur, where images would be made public, to iCloud Drive for the sake of security and privacy. Enjoy!

252 downloads

6.2 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Switched method of scheduling messages with photos from imgur, where images would be made public, to iCloud Drive for the sake of security and privacy. Enjoy!

248 downloads

6.1 3 years, 7 months ago
iOS 12
Sadly, my theory on how to activate location-based reminders didn’t actually work, and I have had to remove the “rough draft attempt” from this shortcut, as it never was able to function.

503 downloads

6.0.1 3 years, 8 months ago
iOS 12
New menu option to delete a past-due Auto Message if it is no longer necessary

421 downloads

6.0 3 years, 8 months ago
iOS 12
New menu option for dictating Auto Messages! Only supports single addressee

287 downloads

5.3.2 3 years, 8 months ago
iOS 12
Made the clipboard the default message. Handy for sending URLs and the like.

294 downloads

5.3.1 3 years, 8 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed a bug in mass texts

377 downloads

5.3 3 years, 8 months ago
iOS 12
Here at last is support for location-based Auto Messages!

The goal with this update is to get exposure so any bugs can be found. If you find something’s not working quite right, please leave feedback on the RoutineHub page—the link is found in the “comment” box at the top of the shortcut.

294 downloads

5.2.2 3 years, 9 months ago
iOS 12
Updated to comply with RoutineHub’s new rules

479 downloads

5.2.1 3 years, 9 months ago
iOS 12
When editing a message from the send menu, the previous message is the default

441 downloads

5.2 3 years, 9 months ago
iOS 12
Updated the “reminder set” screen to include details of the reminder upon completion for review

288 downloads

5.1 3 years, 10 months ago
iOS 12
Added support for scheduling images to be sent with a message

320 downloads

5.0.1 3 years, 10 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed some small things in the new send menu

381 downloads

5.0 3 years, 10 months ago
iOS 12
Added new functionality to the sending interface. Now you can choose to make last-minute adjustments to a message regarding the date and message content.

262 downloads

4.2 3 years, 10 months ago
iOS 12
As cool as sending messages from the reminder is, I made the side-widget more user-friendly. It now gives a preview of the message before sending it.

279 downloads

4.1 3 years, 10 months ago
iOS 12
Added new support for menu builder for better-looking menus

427 downloads

4.0 3 years, 10 months ago
iOS 12
Isolated the UpdateKit function to its own menu option so other processes are faster

373 downloads

3.6 3 years, 10 months ago
iOS 12
Got rid of some code and switched off the “show when run” for sending a scheduled message. These allow a message to be sent from the widget without launching the shortcuts app or messaging app

308 downloads

3.5 3 years, 10 months ago
iOS 12
Added the menu option to edit a scheduled Auto Message

323 downloads

3.4.7 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Further UI enhancements

480 downloads

3.4.6 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Enhanced UI in reminder notification

346 downloads

3.4.5 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Added a line in the reminder title to direct user to notes

287 downloads

3.4.4 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Added a “click here” sign in the reminder notes for easier accessibility with launching the shortcut to send the message.

265 downloads

3.4.3 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed one last error with new lines in the “group message” flow.

373 downloads

3.4.2 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed an extra “new line” of text that snuck in with the group message flow

264 downloads

3.4.1 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed some wording with the new “how to send” instructions

259 downloads

3.4 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Due to the confusion with how to send the messages after the reminder notification goes off, I’ve included an alert detailing what to do, in order to send it.

272 downloads

3.3.2 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Unified the language of the main menu

385 downloads

3.3.1 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Clarified the difference between “group” and “mass” texts

261 downloads

3.3 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Mass text support! Now you can send the same message to many contacts and not have them see each other, as they would in a group text!

281 downloads

3.2.4 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Bug fixes

544 downloads

3.2.3 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Better instructions for changing reminders list if that's something you want to do

283 downloads

3.2.2 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Moved the box that has the name of the reminders list you'd like to use to the top for easier access

259 downloads

3.2.1 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Removed a bug.

What's new in 3.2: allows you to pick a specific phone number for contacts with more than one

276 downloads

3.2 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
If a contact has multiple phone numbers, this allows you to choose which one to use

287 downloads

3.1.1 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed an issue with contact groups and also enhanced the reminders list variable tracking

917 downloads

3.1 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Added import questions for better setup

295 downloads

3.0 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Removed the options to “send” and “send, but edit first” from the menu, and just made the shortcut so it would check first each time. This makes it much faster when trying to send!

384 downloads

2.2.2 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed error with group text names not showing up in reminder

337 downloads

2.2.1 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Includes names of addressees in the prompt for the group message so you can confirm who your message is going to

274 downloads

2.2 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Support for scheduled group texts added!

262 downloads

2.1.2 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Bug fixes when deleting a single reminder

263 downloads

2.1.1 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed an error with retrieving a variable.

250 downloads

2.1 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Added the ability to look at the scheduled text before deleting, when choosing to delete a single scheduled text

252 downloads

2.0.5 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Minor tweaks. No more DependKit

314 downloads

2.0.4 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Added a “comment” box for DependKit clarification

265 downloads

2.0.3 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Minor Tweaks

283 downloads

2.0.2 3 years, 11 months ago
iOS 12
Added DependKit support

260 downloads

2.0.1 4 years ago
iOS 12
I noticed how popular the shortcut was, and wanted to let people know that I have a version that supports dictation, and can be run through Siri. This update includes a one-time notification at the beginning.

291 downloads

2.0 4 years ago
iOS 12
-Added option to delete specific scheduled messages from the shortcut
-Added option to delete all scheduled messages
-Streamlined the choice of list to use during initial setup

288 downloads

1.2.1 4 years ago
iOS 12
Minor fixes with UpdateKit

294 downloads

1.2 4 years ago
iOS 12
UpdateKit Support!

295 downloads

1.1.1 4 years ago
iOS 12
Got rid of my attempt at UpdateKit integration.

278 downloads

1.1 4 years ago
iOS 12
UpdateKit support

270 downloads

1.0.1 4 years ago
iOS 12
UpdateKit support

250 downloads

1.0 4 years ago
iOS 12
Original publication

324 downloads