Search App Store

Asks you for a query, then finds up to 25 results from the App Store and asks you which one to open. Change the “Results” parameter to iPad or Mac to specify for those platforms.

Actions Used

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Search App Store
Searches the App Store, returning the apps that match the specified search terms. Search by name, product ID, or developer name across the iPhone, iPad, and Mac app stores
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Open URLs
Opens URLs passed into the action in Safari (or the corresponding app if it’s a deep link).
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Choose from List
Presents a menu of the items passed as input to the action and outputs the user’s selection. Prompt The instruction provided when the list is presented. Select Multiple When enabled, multiple items may be chosen from the list.

Extra Details

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

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Open the App Store

Opens deep links into App Store tabs – Today, Apps, Games, Arcade, Search, and Updates on iOS and Discover, Arcade, Create, Work, Play, Develop, Categories, and Search on macOS.

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Opens the native Apple Store app for iPhone and iPad. Use this shortcut to access Apple’s store page, nearby Sessions, your orders, search, and your bag, plus your account.

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Sets the playback destination to the current device, turns off Do Not Disturb and Airplane Mode, turns on Cellular Data, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi, sets the volume to 85%, the brightness to 100%, and turns on Light mode, then turns on every option for Sound Recognition, then vibrates if run from iPhone when it’s all done.

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