Fixed Unable to Add Untrusted Shortcuts on Shortcut App iPhone

How to Allow ‘Untrusted Shortcuts’ in Your Library on iPhone: Fixed Allow Untrusted Shortcuts Grayed Out

If you are new to Shortcuts App on the iPhone, it might be difficult for you to address the settings of Shortcuts app like Allowing Untrusted Shortcuts, while it is greyed out. So follow along with the tutorial and see how to Allow Untrusted Shortcuts in your library on iPhone. By default, there are plenty of shortcuts available in Gallery, solely made by Apple for iPhone users, but if you look outside the Apple’s Shortcuts app Gallery, you will be amazed by finding the hundreds of shortcuts made by the Apple freaks, however, since they are not available in Shortcuts app Gallery, Apple calls them as an Untrusted Shortcuts.

Apple’s criteria for Untrusted Shortcuts is absolutely correct to some extent because many of us directly install the shortcuts from the untrusted sources and damage the phone. It’s important to take precautions and check the source of shortcuts if you are going with untrusted shortcuts on the iPhone. Get started with the Allow Untrusted Shortcuts greyed out and later how to add Shortcuts into the iPhone.

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Enable Untrusted Shortcut on iPhone Shortcuts app

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and tap Shortcuts.

    Shortcuts App Settings on iPhone
    Shortcuts App Settings on iPhone
  3. Under SHARING SECURITY, the Allow Untrusted Shortcuts option is greyed out, is that right? (Create a New Shortcut first and Run to Enable the Grayed out Untrusted Shortcuts Explaining in next part of this tutorial)
  4. Well, to toggle on Allow Untrusted Shortcuts on iPhone, you’ve to create a shortcut. After creating shortcuts, come back again and turn on the Allow Untrusted Shortcuts option.

    Unable to Enable Allow Untrusted Shortcut toggle on iPhone
    Unable to Enable Allow Untrusted Shortcut toggle on iPhone
  5. Once you’ve created and run the shortcut in the Shortcuts app, you can now Allow Untrusted Shortcuts to run on iPhone.
  6. Turn ON Allow Untrusted Shortcuts and enter iPhone’s Passcode to continue.

    Go back to iPhone Shortcut settings and Enable Untrusted Shortcut allow for Shortcuts app on iphone
    Go back to iPhone Shortcut settings and Enable Untrusted Shortcut to allow for Shortcuts app on iPhone

Allow Untrusted Shortcuts Grayed Out in Shortcuts Settings on iPhone

  1. Launch the Shortcuts App on your iPhone.
  2. Select My Shortcuts tab and tap on Create Shortcut.

    3 Open Shortcuts app and Create a new Shortcut
    3 Open Shortcuts app and Create a new Shortcut
  3. Tap Add Action.
  4. You can use the search bar to search for Actions or Apps or directly choose the Apps button.

    4 Create a Shortcut for app installed on your iPhone
    4 Create a Shortcut for app installed on your iPhone
  5. Now the Shortcut supported apps will appear in the list, here we’ve taken Camera to show you how it works.
  6. Choose the appropriate option, to create a shortcut. In this case Take Photo is selected.

    5 Take a Photo shortcut for Camera on iPhone
    5 Take a Photo shortcut for Camera on iPhone
  7. Next, tap Next.
  8. Rename the shortcut, for instance, we’ve used the word Camera; so the shortcut will work upon saying, “Hey Siri, camera” this command will run the shortcut.

    Give Shortcut name for new Shortcut on iphone shortcuts app
    Give Shortcut name for new Shortcut on iphone shortcuts app
  9. Go back to the main screen of the Shortcuts app.
  10. Run the newly created shortcut from that screen.

    run Recently created Shortcut on iPhone shortcuts app
    run Recently created Shortcut on iPhone shortcuts app
  11. That’s It! Now you can Allow Untrusted Shortcuts on iPhone. To do so, go back to the above steps.
Succssfully add untrusted Shortcut on iPhone shortcuts app
Successfully add untrusted Shortcut on iPhone shortcuts app

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