Open Threads app

Opens the Threads app from Instagram/Meta. On iPhone, works well with custom icons. On iPad, uses Stage Manager to make proper window. On Mac, opens web app created using Add to Dock.

Actions Used

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Open App
Opens the specified app.
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If
Tests if a condition is true, and if so, runs the actions inside. Otherwise, the actions under “Otherwise” are run.
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URL
Passes the specified URL to the next action.
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Open URLs
Opens URLs passed into the action in Safari (or the corresponding app if it’s a deep link).

Extra Details

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

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