Search the Apple TV Store

Asks you to enter a search query and category of media, then searches the iTunes Store, asks you pick from the results, and opens it in the Apple TV app.

Actions Used

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Choose from Menu
Presents a menu and runs different actions based on which menu item was chosen.
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Get URLs from Input
Returns any links found in the output from the previous action.
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Replace Text
Replaces some text passed into the action with other text.
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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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Search iTunes Store
Searches the iTunes Store, returning the items that match the specified search terms. You can get more details about the results using the Get Details of iTunes Product action.
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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.
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Ask for Input
Prompts the user to enter a piece of information.

Extra Details

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

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