Can a Shortcut Tile open an App?

Shortcut Tiles can be used to link to some Apps on Android and iOS, provided the App's developer has registered "intents": special URL prefixes.

For example, you may be able to open a Pandora channel with a shortcut link of the form:

  • pandora://channel_name
  • spotify://app/browse

Some Additional iOS Examples:

Calendar: calshow://

Notes: mobilenotes://

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