YouTube on TV

Opens the YouTube app on the chosen Apple TV, then opens the YouTube app on your mobile device – this lets you connect the two and manage your TV queue from your phone or iPad.

Actions Used

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Open App on Apple TV
Launches an app on the specified Apple TV.
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Wake Apple TV
Wakes the specified Apple TV.
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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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Choose from Menu
Presents a menu and runs different actions based on which menu item was chosen.

Extra Details

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

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