Apple Releases Shortcuts 2.1.2 with Direct Posts to Tumblr, Better Time Calculations, Bugfixes

Apple released Shortcuts 2.1.2 for iOS on Tuesday. The update includes the ability to post directly to Tumblr, a new way of calculating time for your Shortcuts, and a lot of bug fixes.

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The update is a 139.9MB download through the App Store.

Apple’s patch notes for Shortcuts 2.1.2

What’s new in Shortcuts 2.1.2

  • Added the Post to Tumblr action
  • The Get Time Between Dates action can now count the number of months between two dates

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the screen describing which apps and services are used by a shortcut may not appear when downloading a shortcut
  • Fixed an issue that caused shortcuts with the Open App or Play Sound actions to fail when Siri is used to run the shortcuts
  • Fixed an issue where shortcuts with Repeat with Each actions may freeze when they’re run from the widget or Library tab
  • Fixed an issue where the Phone Number action may not understand phone numbers that contain commas (pauses) or have long extension codes
  • Fixed an issue where the Show Directions action may not work when it’s run from the Shortcuts Today View widget on the Lock screen
  • Fixed an issue where the Add New Reminder action doesn’t work when a time or location isn’t entered
  • Fixed an issue where the Send Payment action may not appear to finish when making Apple Pay Cash payments
  • Fixed an issue where the Ask for Input action’s default answer field for dates wouldn’t support 24-hour time
  • Fixed an issue where the Get Name of Emoji action showed the emoji name in English when the device is set to another language
  • Fixed an issue where some shortcuts may show an error message when they’re run from Search
  • Fixed an issue where shortcuts may fail to download web pages with long Unicode titles
  • Fixed an issue where the Run Editorial Workflow action doesn’t pass a result
  • iCloud sync improvements
  • Localization improvements

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