Bathroom break

Starts off by waking up the TV, setting it to my account and my preferences, and then presents a menu for taking advantage of all the Apple TV remote actions available in Shortcuts, including:
• activating the Screensaver
• the Up Next queue in the TV app
• turning subtitles on or off
• recreating the “What did they just say?” feature and other Skip controls
• opening a specific app
• showing the Remote on the current device
• sleeping the TV

Matthew's Score
4/5
Total Actions
2
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Shortcut Information

This multitool is part of my “Watch Something” shortcut on my Home Screen, letting me have full control over the Apple TV without needing to find that tiny little remote.

These actions could be separated out into single commands for Siri usage as well.
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Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Bathroom%20break
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Bathroom%20break
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Bathroom break” end tell

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Dishes break

Starts off by waking up the TV, setting it to my account and my preferences, and then presents a menu for taking advantage of all the Apple TV remote actions available in Shortcuts, including:
• activating the Screensaver
• the Up Next queue in the TV app
• turning subtitles on or off
• recreating the “What did they just say?” feature and other Skip controls
• opening a specific app
• showing the Remote on the current device
• sleeping the TV

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