Shortcuts App gets new Wallpapers and Books addition

Samantha Wiley
By Samantha Wiley - Senior News Editor
Shortcuts App

Apple recently launched a new update for its Shortcuts app to add new actions.

Shortcuts is an app that lets users create iPhone, Mac, and iPad automation. In macOS 13.1, iPadOS 16.2, and iOS, it has gained several functionalities, including the ability to switch wallpapers and set up new actions on the Books app.

Shortcuts App

The new Books shortcuts include search, a turn page action, opening collection, changing a book’s appearance, opening a book, and playing an audiobook, among others. The new actions can come in handy for multiple users. The actions should work on Macs, iPads, and iPhones on iOS 16.2.

Wallpaper actions include a get wallpaper function and the ability to switch wallpapers. As for quality of life improvements, the Shortcuts app will now shows a battery charging status, allow the users to find and edit Calendar events in greater detail, and more. Users can update their devices to the latest system to see the new features.

By Samantha Wiley Senior News Editor
Samantha is a senior news editor at iLounge. She has been covering the technology industry for over five years, writing about Apple, Google, and other major companies. Samantha has also worked as a reporter and editor for several other publications.