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Auto Message


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9.2.6 1 month, 2 weeks ago
iOS 15
Bug fix for showing contact photo when sending

42 downloads

9.2.5 1 month, 3 weeks ago
iOS 15
Updated the sending of images to Support the new “files“ actions in iOS 15.

23 downloads

9.2.4 8 months, 1 week ago
iOS 15
Updated to be fully functional with iOS/iPadOS 15.1. Still not working on 15.0, due to Apple bugs.

119 downloads

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

153 downloads

9.2.2 2 years 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

2576 downloads

9.2.1 2 years, 1 month ago
iOS 13
Fixed a bug that prevented contact photos from storing correctly when saving a favorite contact. (Thanks to dastefster for the assist)

1126 downloads

9.2 2 years, 2 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!

996 downloads

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

228 downloads

9.1.2 2 years, 3 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.

939 downloads

9.1.1 2 years, 3 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.

179 downloads

9.1 2 years, 3 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)

364 downloads

9.0.4 2 years, 3 months ago
iOS 13
More bug fixes for new WhatsApp feature

914 downloads

9.0.3 2 years, 3 months ago
iOS 13
Bug fixes for new WhatsApp feature

214 downloads

9.0.2 2 years, 3 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)

158 downloads

9.0.1 2 years, 3 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)

168 downloads

9.0 2 years, 3 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)

151 downloads

8.2.4 2 years, 4 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.

580 downloads

8.2.3 2 years, 4 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”

508 downloads

8.2.2 2 years, 4 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”

162 downloads

8.2.1 2 years, 4 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”

156 downloads

8.2 2 years, 4 months ago
iOS 13
New send menu feature: SEE who you’re messaging.

158 downloads

8.1 2 years, 5 months ago
iOS 13
Completely revamped UI, courtesy of the talented @carlislecreative on Instagram. Go check him out!

979 downloads

8.0.2 2 years, 5 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.

887 downloads

8.0.1 2 years, 6 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.

445 downloads

8.0 2 years, 6 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.

240 downloads

7.4 2 years, 6 months ago
iOS 13
New post-creation menu!

484 downloads

7.3.5 2 years, 6 months ago
iOS 13
Fixed a bug that created a duplicate reminder (blank) if you couldn’t find the contact on the first pass

887 downloads

7.3.4 2 years, 7 months ago
iOS 13
Default for custom group and mass messages correctly is the clipboard

635 downloads

7.3.3 2 years, 7 months ago
iOS 13
Fixed the bug when editing a future message.

760 downloads

7.3.2 2 years, 7 months ago
iOS 13
UI enhancements

349 downloads

7.3.1 2 years, 7 months ago
iOS 13
Small UI enhancements

188 downloads

7.3 2 years, 7 months ago
iOS 13
Now includes message previews when deleting individual messages

238 downloads

7.2.9 2 years, 7 months ago
iOS 13
Got rid of a pesky “quick look” action I left in

748 downloads

7.2.8 2 years, 7 months 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.

257 downloads

7.2.7 2 years, 7 months ago
iOS 13
Auto update fix

197 downloads

7.2.6 2 years, 7 months ago
iOS 13
Fixed it so the mass message shows the first AND last name in the reminder title

229 downloads

7.2.5 2 years, 7 months 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.

276 downloads

7.2.4 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Now, when editing a message, a preview of the message now accompanies the name and due date

467 downloads

7.2.3 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Easier flow to setup

978 downloads

7.2.2 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
New, permanent storage of chosen list, so it doesn’t need to be re-entered with each update.

228 downloads

7.2.1 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
New OutputKit-supported menu for displaying group details

223 downloads

7.2 2 years, 8 months 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!

207 downloads

7.1.4 2 years, 8 months 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.”

858 downloads

7.1.3 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
More instructional title in reminder alerts to help know how to use the shortcut

218 downloads

7.1.2 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Fixed a bug with missing names when creating an individual auto message

232 downloads

7.1.1 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Bug fixes and auto updating available

478 downloads

7.1.1 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Bug fixes and auto-updates

209 downloads

7.1.1 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Automatic update checks so you can stay up to date with the latest changes

209 downloads

7.1 2 years, 8 months 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.

363 downloads

7.0.3 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
New instructions in setup for enhanced clarity

229 downloads

7.0.2 2 years, 8 months ago
iOS 13
Improved title and notes for intuitive direction on what to do after a reminder is triggered.

617 downloads

7.0.1 2 years, 9 months ago
iOS 13
Fixed an accidental bug I created.

1108 downloads

7.0 2 years, 9 months ago
iOS 12
iOS 13 support

346 downloads

6.2.5 3 years 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

697 downloads

6.2.4 3 years ago
iOS 12
Bug fix for dictation

249 downloads

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

345 downloads

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

321 downloads

6.2.1 3 years 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!

223 downloads

6.2 3 years 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!

214 downloads

6.1 3 years, 2 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.

473 downloads

6.0.1 3 years, 2 months ago
iOS 12
New menu option to delete a past-due Auto Message if it is no longer necessary

381 downloads

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

254 downloads

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

264 downloads

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

344 downloads

5.3 3 years, 3 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.

259 downloads

5.2.2 3 years, 4 months ago
iOS 12
Updated to comply with RoutineHub’s new rules

447 downloads

5.2.1 3 years, 4 months ago
iOS 12
When editing a message from the send menu, the previous message is the default

406 downloads

5.2 3 years, 4 months ago
iOS 12
Updated the “reminder set” screen to include details of the reminder upon completion for review

256 downloads

5.1 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Added support for scheduling images to be sent with a message

288 downloads

5.0.1 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed some small things in the new send menu

346 downloads

5.0 3 years, 5 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.

226 downloads

4.2 3 years, 5 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.

244 downloads

4.1 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Added new support for menu builder for better-looking menus

397 downloads

4.0 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Isolated the UpdateKit function to its own menu option so other processes are faster

332 downloads

3.6 3 years, 5 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

268 downloads

3.5 3 years, 5 months ago
iOS 12
Added the menu option to edit a scheduled Auto Message

293 downloads

3.4.7 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Further UI enhancements

448 downloads

3.4.6 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Enhanced UI in reminder notification

316 downloads

3.4.5 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Added a line in the reminder title to direct user to notes

255 downloads

3.4.4 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Added a “click here” sign in the reminder notes for easier accessibility with launching the shortcut to send the message.

233 downloads

3.4.3 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed one last error with new lines in the “group message” flow.

347 downloads

3.4.2 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed an extra “new line” of text that snuck in with the group message flow

233 downloads

3.4.1 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed some wording with the new “how to send” instructions

228 downloads

3.4 3 years, 6 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.

241 downloads

3.3.2 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Unified the language of the main menu

354 downloads

3.3.1 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Clarified the difference between “group” and “mass” texts

233 downloads

3.3 3 years, 6 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!

251 downloads

3.2.4 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Bug fixes

506 downloads

3.2.3 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Better instructions for changing reminders list if that's something you want to do

247 downloads

3.2.2 3 years, 6 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

229 downloads

3.2.1 3 years, 6 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

245 downloads

3.2 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
If a contact has multiple phone numbers, this allows you to choose which one to use

255 downloads

3.1.1 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed an issue with contact groups and also enhanced the reminders list variable tracking

890 downloads

3.1 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Added import questions for better setup

259 downloads

3.0 3 years, 6 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!

350 downloads

2.2.2 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed error with group text names not showing up in reminder

300 downloads

2.2.1 3 years, 6 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

240 downloads

2.2 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Support for scheduled group texts added!

235 downloads

2.1.2 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Bug fixes when deleting a single reminder

237 downloads

2.1.1 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Fixed an error with retrieving a variable.

227 downloads

2.1 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Added the ability to look at the scheduled text before deleting, when choosing to delete a single scheduled text

223 downloads

2.0.5 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Minor tweaks. No more DependKit

282 downloads

2.0.4 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Added a “comment” box for DependKit clarification

236 downloads

2.0.3 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Minor Tweaks

249 downloads

2.0.2 3 years, 6 months ago
iOS 12
Added DependKit support

235 downloads

2.0.1 3 years, 7 months 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.

260 downloads

2.0 3 years, 7 months 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

254 downloads

1.2.1 3 years, 7 months ago
iOS 12
Minor fixes with UpdateKit

260 downloads

1.2 3 years, 7 months ago
iOS 12
UpdateKit Support!

261 downloads

1.1.1 3 years, 7 months ago
iOS 12
Got rid of my attempt at UpdateKit integration.

243 downloads

1.1 3 years, 7 months ago
iOS 12
UpdateKit support

239 downloads

1.0.1 3 years, 7 months ago
iOS 12
UpdateKit support

221 downloads

1.0 3 years, 7 months ago
iOS 12
Original publication

287 downloads