Open App on Apple TV

📺

Launches an app on the specified Apple TV.

Score
Type
InterActivity
Expertise
5/5
Type
InterActivity
Expertise

Action Information

Parameters

Open [App] on [Apple TV]

Notes

Select from any Apple TV devices on the network, then “App” becomes selectable and you can choose from a list of installed apps.

Can be set using Ask Each Time, cannot be set using Magic Variables.

Input

This action passes input through as output.

Result

This action passes input through as output.

Comments

In previous betas, Magic Variable selection was technically possible but failed on launch – I filed Feedback and it was removed while not working, but returned without variable support.

I’d like variable support back 🙏

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Details

Type
Interactivity
Expertise Needed
Matthew's Score
5/5
Category
Date Added to Shortcuts
27/08/2019
Identifier
com.apple.TVRemoteUIService.LaunchApplicationIntent


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